Friday, September 08, 2006

36 (things about me) today!

(i'm the one in the yellow.)

1. my grade one teacher wrote that
i may need psychological help in my
grade one report card.
2. my mom ignored her suggestion.
3. when i started university and handed
in a journal i was supposed to write, my
professor kindly suggested i look into
professional help.
4. i ignored her.
5. i was very anxious as a child.
6. and shy.
7. and cried alot
8. like, much more than the average child.
9. i'm not like that anymore though :).
10. i miss my brother.
11. he's in calgary.
12. far away from where i am.
13. i love to read
14. i love the color purple
15. i love the smell of gas
16. and permanent markers
17. and exhaust fumes
18. i once rode an elephant through mcdonald's drivethrough
19. i ordered a milkshake
20. i love greys anatomy
21. and toasted tomato sandwiches
22. i have a tattoo of the grinch on my ankle
23. i got it for my 21st birthday
24. i was drunk when i got it
25. they played rebel yell by billy idol while
i got the tattoo
26. i love sesame street
27. and the muppets
28. and fosters home for imaginary friends
29. and o'grady
30. i was the manager of a record store
31. and a book store
32. and a tacky t-shirt/tacky jewellry store
33. and a "hostess manager" at mcdonalds
34. and assistant manager/photographer at a photo studio
35. now i am an IBI tutor
36. i always add a year onto my age...this is my real age
but starting tomorrow, i will say that i am 37, should
anyone ask.


Susannah said...

Happy Birthday! love the list - and want to hear more about the elephant! x

Deb R said...

Happy Birthday!!

Love the photo and the list. And yeah, what Susannah said - tell us the elephant story!!!

♥ joleen ♥ said...

you are funny. :)

happy birthday!!

la vie en rose said...

...happy day to very glad i could be a part of it...

wendylou who? said...

Happy B-Day! I smiled all the way down your list. We have Billy Idol memories in common..Mine ...being my sister maid of honor when she got married the 1st time..She was 18 I was 16... Billy sang white weeding for us. My sister and I had fun..together..something whe rarely ever did.

Hope all your wishes come true!

Wendy from quiet.....

wendylou who? said...

I Meant White Wedding...but White weeding if funnier huh...

Heather said...

I think that was one of the best lists about someone I've read in awhile. It made me laugh.

deirdre said...

Great list. And happy birthday. There seems to be a whole bunch of us Virgos here.

twitches said...

Oh my gosh - I add a year to my age, too, although generally only in my mind. I tell myself I'm 38 now.

saltwaterprincess said...

Happy Birthday to a beautiful soul. :)

acumamakiki said...

What a fantastic list my dear! Happy belated birthday to another Virgo!!

Jessie said...

Ah maaaaan! I can't believe I missed your birthday! Well, better late than never, but HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

btw, I love your makes for an EXCEllENT and very CreATivE poem!