Thursday, July 13, 2006

Thirteen Things about Me!

I have wanted to do this for a few weeks now, and now I am finally getting around to doing it. So here goes.... Thirteen Things About Me!

1. As much as I outwardly show that I am confident, there is always that little person in me who second guesses EVERYthing.

2. I still seek my mother's advice, and listen to it.

3. I once hit a car ... and left the scene without reporting it. Hey ... it was icy, and I was in high school. Yeah... doesn't make it better, I know.

4. I knew I was going to have three kids.

5. I once was a local beauty queen.

6. I have the same disease that German Shepards get ... hip dysplasia.

7. I SOOOOOOOO would have married our German exchange student. Or had his children. Or something. You get the drift.

8. I hate Sex and the City and Seinfeld.

9. I don't know why I went to law school because I don't practice.

10. I want to be a high school teacher.

11. I would LOVE to live in London.

12. I would return to my high school and college years in a heartbeat.

13. Ben Kingsley told me to be quiet during a Shakespeare performance.

Get the Thursday Thirteen code here!

The purpose of the meme is to get to know everyone who participates a little bit better every Thursday. Visiting fellow Thirteeners is encouraged! If you participate, leave the link to your Thirteen in others comments. It’s easy, and fun! Be sure to update your Thirteen with links that are left for you, as well! I will link to everyone who participates and leaves a link to their 13 things. Trackbacks, pings, comment links accepted!


Blogger MommaK said...

Oh, you bad girl!! Ben had to shush you? What play were you seeing?

8:59 AM  
Blogger K T Cat said...

I'm not a big fan of those TV shows, either. I thought I was all alone!

My TT is up.

9:19 AM  
Blogger Elleoz said...

I just started doing Thursday Thirteen too!

Link me up baby!

9:25 AM  
Blogger Carmen said...

welcome to the list. :) Ben Kingsley talked to you? Wow!

9:31 AM  
Blogger Mama Duck said...

Ha ha ha, great list!

9:31 AM  
Blogger Knitting Maniac said...

We were seeing MacBeth. I can't even remember what part it was at ... but let me tell you, I was BORED OUT OF MY SKULL!!!! Something about seeing Shakespeare in London, with real English accents...

I was whispering something (well, I thought I was whispering) to my friend next to me, and he looked straight at me and said "will you KINDLY be quiet. There are those of us who want to SEE this production." I will never forget the mortification... and I didn't even know it was him until he spoke right at me. I was SOOOOO embarassed.

11:02 AM  
Anonymous gail said...

funny story on your #13! There would be more good plays if you lived in London!

1:54 PM  
Blogger Rachel said...

I LOVE your blog design! Did you do it yourself? It's beautiful.

What a FABULOUS encounter with a celebrity. (NOT!) Bet you wanted to crawl under your seat - I know that's what I would have wanted to do. :)

2:31 PM  
Anonymous kontan said...

I am a high school teacher, but I would love to go to high school.

2:36 PM  
Blogger Karen said...

Love your list! Thanks for visiting my TT! I would also go back to high school years again.

2:49 PM  
Blogger One Scrappy Gal said...

You were admonished by Ben Kingsley? That cracks me up more than the Little House dream! Hahahhaha!

As for Sex & The City. I agree. I hate that show too. You're on your own with Seinfeld though...

Happy TT!

3:42 PM  
Blogger Lazy Daisy said...

What a great list. I laughed all the way through it. As the mother of grown daughters I'm glad you still listen to your mom.

3:59 PM  
Blogger LadyBugCrossing said...

Great list!

4:05 PM  
Anonymous Stacy said...

Welcome to the T13, you did great for your first one! How cool is that, that Ben Kingsley told you to shush! :)

Have a great day, mine is up too...

4:17 PM  
Blogger -R- said...

I would also love to live in London, and I also hate Sex in the City. I like the story behind the Ben Kingsley encounter!

4:22 PM  
Blogger Lisa said...

I on the other hand love Sex in the City, but totally with you on the Seinfield bit. Thanks for sharing. My TT is up.

6:46 PM  
Blogger Lyn said...

Why London? Not the weather, surely. lol. My T13 is up at FBI - Bible Misquotes Edition.

7:11 PM  
Blogger Warm Fuzzies said...

I can relate to many of these, especially the leaving the scene of a collision...I did exactly the same thing in the IGA parking lot! Love your blog, will definitely visit again!


10:44 PM  
Blogger Happy Mama to Three said...

Welcome to the Thirteeners!! Stop by any time.


4:59 AM  
Blogger Gypsy said...

That's hilarious about Ben Kingsley. I loved it when he appeared on The Sopranos. It was so incongruous.

12:03 PM  
Blogger Gina said...

I enjoyed your TT. I am also a new "blogging chick" and this was my first TT-- I didn't even know to do the "code thing." Anyway, nice to meet cha!!

12:19 PM  
Blogger k-diggity said...

Good to know you!!
I still get my Moms advice on a daily basis!

11:03 AM  

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