1 i like making lists.
2 people think i’m weird because i like making lists.
3 i often sing aloud to music playing in my car.
4 i do not, however, sing in the shower.
5 i love my family. every single one of ’em!
6 summer flies too quickly for my tastes.
7 i’m a stickler for grammar and spelling.
8 i don’t ride my bike nearly enough.
9 i’ve finally admitted that i have a *slight* obsession with shoes.
10 despite my job description, i’m much more of an introvert than an extravert.
11 i am a christian, and i sometimes struggle with how to be one.
12 i bruise easily.
13 i have an abnormal memory for entertainment trivia.
14 guns scare me.
15 so do motorcycles.
16 and tom cruise.
17 whoever thought it was a good idea for me to do this was an idiot.
18 that “whoever” would be me.
19 i’m often surprised by love.
20 cubs baseball is the only sport you’ll catch me watching.
21 i’m more high-maintenance than i’d like people (or myself) to think i am.
22 i love getting pedicures (see 21).
23 sometimes when i’m alone, the tune for the hymn “o breath of life” pops into my head.
24 i love me a good hymn sing.
25 living in chicago is incredible; i just wish i took advantage of its offerings more.
26 before people get to know me, they sometimes assume i’m conceited.
27 i’m going to start working out on a regular basis at my gym.
28 i AM.
29 my tastes in music are broad, ranging from pop to classical, jazz to country.
30 some day i’d like to own a dog. or two.
31 i lived in florida for eight months five years ago and have very little desire to go back.
32 i lived in sweden for six months twelve years ago and have every intention of going back.
33 i can’t dance to save my life.
34 i enjoy a nice glass of wine at the end of a stressful day.
35 i wish i hadn’t quit piano lessons during my freshman year of high school.
36 my thumb is as black as the day is long.
37 my mother’s plants have suffered as a result of this fact.
38 when i was a kid i wanted to be a veterinarian, a teacher, or an actress.
39 i often wish my blog were more interesting.
40 in a mere seven years, i will be this old.
41 i know how to make myself burp.
42 modern art often eludes me.
43 i’m a relatively good judge of character.
44 it is not in my nature to be a daredevil.
45 i’m extremely ticklish in some places, not so much in others.
46 i like beer.
47 my favorite ice cream is ben & jerry’s coffee coffee buzz buzz buzz.
48 i was bitten by a squirrel when i was seven years old, and by a dog when i was eleven.
49 i still love animals in spite of 48.
50 i love google; you can find anything there.
51 this year i became much more comfortable in my own skin.
52 i have no known allergies.
53 i’m learning how to give honest answers, even if it’s not what the one asking wants to hear.
54 i drive a two-door honda civic.
55 i had been involved in two car accidents by the time i was old enough to drive.
56 i’ve never understood why people name their cars.
57 new brakes are not cheap.
58 lunch at tre kronor with the girls is great fun, even if you do leave smelling like a swedish pancake.
59 i love the idea of cooking; i do not, however, love to cook.
60 spiders give me the creeps.
61 i purchased my first two christmas presents this week.
62 sappy movies make me cry. easily.
63 plane tickets cost too much.
64 i wish i ate better.
65 change is not always easy for me.
66 i start to yawn every afternoon around 3:00.
67 even though i love the city, small-town life has a lot of appeal for me.
68 i never think people remember who i am.
69 i like to drive with the windows wide open on warm summer days.
70 my goal lately has been to simplify and scale down.
71 when i was in college i did a six-week internship on “the danny bonaduce show.”
72 this is the year i was born.
73 even when i think life is hard, i stop and remind myself that my life is really dang easy compared to that of a lot of other people.
74 the fact that i can’t update and edit my blog on my home computer as easily as i can at work bugs me.
75 i’m good with directions.
76 i used to be a freckle-faced kid. now i’m a freckle-shouldered adult.
77 cystic acne was the source of much frustration, pain, and low self-esteem for a good (and by “good” i mean substantial) thirteen years of my life.
78 i look forward to the days of being a wife and mother.
79 as much as i love to read, i nearly always fall asleep while i’m doing it.
80 my dream car starts with “volvo” and ends with “s40.”
81 if i could change something about me, i’d be more athletic in my body and less self-deprecating in my humor.
82 i believe there is a song—or a song lyric—for every occasion.
83 if i had extra money laying around i’d take voice lessons.
84 people often think i’m younger than i am.
85 i would much prefer to be warm than cold.
86 past friendships gone bad have made me cautious in my current friendships.
87 i’m a neat freak.
88 my swedish stomach does not do well with spicy foods.
89 my skin isn’t always as thick as i’d like to think it is.
90 my life is filled with admirable people, both in my family and in my friendships.
91 in a lot of respects, i was a late bloomer. this used to bother me, but now i’m thankful for it.
92 i own rollerblades. i have used them twice in ten years.
93 it makes me sad that, soon, i will not be able to leave my windows open for fresh air.
94 while i’m not a great fan of adult cats, i adore kittens.
95 bad drivers make me crazy.
96 a life-long career is not something i’ve ever seen for myself.
97 sometimes i take myself too seriously.
98 i speak a little swedish, but not as much as i wish i did.
99 bottles of beer on the wall . . . 99 bottles of beer! take one down, pass it aro-- (oh, come on. gimme a break. one hundred is a lotta stuff!)
100 i have become keenly aware that god doesn’t give us anything we can’t handle, nor does he give us things we need (or want) before we are ready for them.