35 Things You Might Not Know

Well, they say the mind is the first thing to go.  Today, for some reason, I thought I had a dentist appointment at 7 am.  I got up, got ready, and THEN turned on my phone to find a message from my dental hygienist that I DIDN’T have an appointment.  Crap.  Now, I am awake.  I decided to take myself to breakfast.  The reason I said the mind is the first thing to go is that today is my 35th birthday.  For 35 years I have been on this earth.  Damn, I’m getting old.  I thought today, in celebration of my birthday, I would do a fun thing and share 35 Things You Might Not Know about me.

  1. I am a die-hard Steelers fan
  2. I love mint chocolate chip ice cream
  3. I hate gold jewelry
  4. My dream job would be a professional drag racer
  5. I would love to see the pyramids in Egypt
  6. My favorite kids’ movie is Cars
  7. I am allergic to fresh cut anything– grass, flowers– if the liquid from the cut gets on me, I get hives
  8. I love to laugh
  9. I love I Love Lucy
  10. I love dark chocolate and white chocolate
  11. I have a secret ingredient that I put in my brownies (and no, I’m not telling)
  12. White tequilla makes me sick
  13. My drink of choice is a Jack and Coke
  14. I am really good a forging my mom’s signature– it came in handy when my brother and I would skip school or order pizza
  15. I once met David Hasselhoff and kept calling him Michael Knight
  16. I once spent 15 minutes talking to Frank Hawley in a concession stand line and had no clue who he was
  17. I have been thrown to the ground and handcuffed by a Cincinnati police man
  18. I used to play the clarinet and the tuba in band
  19. I used to power lift and could leg press 650 pounds
  20. I could squat 425
  21. I hate shopping
  22. I usually have an on-going commentary in my head all the time
  23. My favorite place to be is in Amish Country
  24. I love penguins
  25. Every time I see clover in the yard, I always stop to see if I can find a 4-leaf clover
  26. I have driven a Porsche in excess of 120 mph on the interstate
  27. I lost by 1/100th of a second at bracket finals in 1996
  28. I forgot to get professional pictures of my kids when they were 3
  29. You can’t talk to me in the morning and expect a logical answer before I have some soda
  30. I am allergic to racing fuel
  31. I hate math, but I am an accountant
  32. I love dirt racing
  33. I love jade plants
  34. I read a book to understand football when I was dating the Hubs– I was in the band, I didn’t pay attention
  35. I complain about my freckles all the time, but I secretly love them


Okay, there you have 35 Things You Might Not Know about me… how many did you truly know?

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  1. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!! 35 ROCKS!

    you don’t like math…but are an accountant…too funny babe. I love my nose freckles too.

  2. What a great way to celebrate 35! Happy Birthday to you!!!! I can’t believe you’re a Steelers fan. I’m a cheesehead so this is not good!! Ha ha!! I love that you count leaves on clovers and that you hate math (who likes it?) and please tell me your brownie secret!!! Have a great day my friend!

  3. Don Gibson says:

    Great story babe, I actually knew almost all of them with the exception of being arrested by a cincy police man. Happy Birthday!! And by the way I love your freckles too

  4. I knew some and there is a few I have questions about !!!! LOL
    I cant wait to hear about you when you are FIFTY !!!

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