"You are meant to grace the world with your dance, to follow the lead of Jesus wherever he leads you." - Captivating

Aside from Jesus, "...traveling is the great true love of my life...I am loyal and constant in my love for travel...I just don't care what it puts me through. Because I adore it. Because its mine. Because it looks like me." - Eat.Pray.Love.

Here you will find my travels, not just physical travels but emotional and spiritual as well...journeys to different places in the world and journeys of the heart. And, of course, fun and silliness too :)

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

100 Things (tagged by Ryan)

So I finally finished my list! With school starting, it has taken me forever. A few of these are already in my about me section or I might have blogged about them before but hopefully most are new.

1. I’m allergic to cats and avocados.
2. I still eat avocados because I love them…especially in guacamole.
3. I finally stopped biting my nails last year…I have bitten my nails since I can remember.
4. I love the Olympics.
5. I cry and laugh easily.
6. I am copying this from Emily but it is the same for me – I remember people’s names and faces really well and everything about conversations I have with them.
7. I lived in Budapest for a month.
8. Other than that, I have lived in Fort Worth my whole life.
9. I have a random obsession with Paul Newman.
1o. If I have a paper in my hand I, absentmindedly, either doodle on it or fold it up.
11. My friends have recently told me I have two distinct laughs: a courtesy laugh and a real laugh but that if you don’t know me well my courtesy laugh sounds legit.
12. I fell in the fountain at the mall once.
13. I fell out of the raft while white water rafting on a fairly intense rapid.
14. I’m pretty clumsy (see #12 and #13).
15. I obsessively check my email and facebook…although that will soon end once teaching starts next week.
16. A lot will probably end when teaching starts in next week.
17. Over the last year I have somehow become a morning workout person despite my tendency to be a night owl…that too will soon have to change (see #16).
18. I want to go to Santorini, Greece on my honeymoon…I realize a few more things have to occur before that can happen.
19. Watching someone bite into a popsicle really bothers me.
20.Alison and I went to Starbucks nearly every day this summer.
21.I hate being late, people who are always late, or when people make me late.
22. Two of my favorite food treats are donuts with sprinkles and macaroni and cheese.
23. However, since I seem to constantly be dieting…for the past few years I have really only had the above food on my birthday.
24. I have a strange aversion to hotel sheets.
25. I love to dance but often get self-conscious doing it.
26. I can clog dance.
27. I took jazz and clog (and some others along the way) for 12 years.
28. I don’t really like lotion.
29. I can relate pretty much any situation to either a quote from Friends or Ellen's HBO comedy special.
30. My guilty pleasure is the SOAP network. (I watched reruns of All My Children, The OC, One Tree Hill, and 90210 a lot this summer.)
31. This is my first time to live in an apartment.
32. I am currently reading A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.
33. I think my favorite novel is Pride & Prejudice.
34. I think my favorite movie is The American President.
35. I think I have read every Fresh Ink card made.
36. I often wonder if I should branch out and live somewhere else but I love Ft. Worth so much.
37. Most of my family seems to end up in California.
38. I do consider California my second home.
39. My knees hyperextend.
40. I had an imaginary friend when I was younger named Miriam.
41. I broke my arm when I was 18 months old.
42. I had a Raggedy Ann sling.
43. Garth Brooks was the first concert I attended.
44. Colored pens and sharpies make me happy…I have received both of these on multiple occasions as presents from friends and family.
45. Really school supplies in general make me happy.
46. My roommate, Carrie, and I eat Pei Wei usually at least twice a week.
47. I probably bother people with how often I take pictures.
48. As much as I try to be, I’m not much of an animal person.
49. I’m addicted to Diet Coke.
50. I get annoyed when people are not patriotic.
51. I used to collect dolls from around the world.
52. I also went through a key chain collecting phase.
53. I loved (and still love) having an older brother while growing up.
54. My mom is an amazing role model.
55. She is one of the strongest people I know, with an incredible faith and compassionate spirit.
56. I have extremely bad vision in only my left eye.
57. My right eye is perfect.
58. My brother is one of the funniest people I know and makes me laugh more than anyone.
59. My best friend Alison easily competes with my brother as one of the funniest people I know and we probably laugh more together than I do with anyone else.
60. I wish I was more outdoorsy and adventurous.
61. I’m not at all spontaneous.
62. I can’t believe I will be in charge of educating 44 third graders next week.
63. I’m a freak about TCU…but anyone reading this probably knows that already ;)
64. My family watched the TV show Dallas every Friday night when I was growing up.
65. I watch way too much TV.
66. I can watch my favorite movies over and over.
67. I think Pride & Prejudice is catching up to Grease (which I used to watch several times a week growing up) as my most watched movie.
68. The rodeo is one of my favorite Ft. Worth events…and one reason I love this city.
69. My favorite board game is Trivial Pursuit or Apples to Apples.
70. I can’t imagine how I used to function without DVR.
71. I love wearing dresses.
72. I would love to be an extra in a movie.
73. I would actually love to be a real actress in movies but I have no skills or training in that whatsoever.
74. I miss college.
75. I can say the alphabet backwards fast.
76. I can flip my eyelids inside out.
77. I know way too much about silly celebrity gossip.
78. I get Sonic Vanilla Diet Cokes several times a week usually.
79. This list has been REALLY hard for me to do…its making me question if I’m a very interesting person.
80. I hate that I’m a pack rat.
81. I actually like eating frozen dinners.
82. I also like to cook.
83. I still love ABC Family and Disney channel movies.
84. I don’t really like chocolate desserts like brownies or chocolate cake or chocolate ice cream.
85. I do like chocolate candy.
86. I should be writing lesson plans right now instead of doing this.
87. I love Mexican food.
88. I have really thin wrists, hands, and fingers.
89. I love post-its.
90. It makes me feel good when someone laughs at my jokes.
91. I wish I could walk into any room and any situation and feel confident.
92. I remember celebrity names and what they have been in really well.
93. I only made 2 Bs in college.
94. They were in anthropology and religion.
95. Both were two of my favorite classes.
96. I drink iced coffee every morning…sometimes hot coffee in the winter.
97. I have never seen Napoleon Dynamite…which seems to bother a lot of people.
98. If a mirror is around, I can’t help looking at it…its really bad when I’m talking to someone but am constantly looking at the mirror.
99. I still really support President Bush.
100. I believe strongly in voting.

I don't know really who to tag that reads my blog that hasn't already done this list....

I tag Wezie, Mary Chris, and Alison (this can be how you start your blog.)