Friday, September 26, 2008

100 things....

A few other bloggers have done this, so I thought I would give it a try. I will try to get to 100, but we will see. So here it goes...

1. I was born in San Jose, California
2. I lived in Santa Clara until I was 4 years old.
3. I grew up in Pleasanton, California
4. My husband and I went to rival high school's, but did not know each other until we were in our 20's.
5. I have one sister (who is 21 months younger)
6. While growing up many people did not think we were sisters because we were so opposite in looks (dark brown hair vs. blond, almond shaped eyes vs round eyes, fair skinned vs easy to tan, etc....)
7. I was named after a radio talk show host (thanks, Dad)
8. I did not travel much as a kid except for the every other year trip to visit relatives in Oregon and Washington
9 I live to travel
10. Traveling is one of many things that hubby and I have in common
11. My dream trip would be Australia/New Zealand
12. I love Mexican food
13. I could eat Mexican food every day
14. I love chocolate
15. My favorite soda is Diet Cherry Coke
16. I also love coffee!
17 I started drinking coffee around 12 when my uncle let me try a taste of his coffee (with cream and sugar)
18 My first job was at Swenson's Ice Cream
19. Ice cream became my theme job for the next 3 years
20. My favorite, but most rewarding job is being a Mom
21. My favorite color is red
22. My Grandma was neighbors with Bing Crosby
23. My Grandma was a natural in playing baseball (she could have played in a girl's league)
24. I believe that my daughter has this gift too!
25. Both my kids were named by my husband; I came up with the middle names
26. We had our daughter's name picked out during our first year dating; she is named after a Fleetwood Mac song.
27. My son is named after one of my husband's favorite camp counselors
28 My first concert was a Madonna concert
29 I did not get married until I was 27
30 I had my first child at age 30
31. I went to 3 different colleges and graduated from 2
32. I was the first in my family to graduate from college
33. My husband and I are 10 months apart to the day
34. Both my husband and I are the oldest in our families
35. I love to create photobooks on shutterfly
36. I did not like mushrooms until I met my husband
37. I had braces for 5 years
38 I got my braces off on Halloween when I was in 8th grade (and I had a carmel apple to celebrate!)
39 I love to have popcorn with lots of butter when I go to the movies
40 I cannot sing; many people ask me to stop signing becuase it's not very good
41 In high school my friends called me "Sing Along Pam" because I would create new words for the songs but not for fun; I just heard the words incorrectly in the song:))
42. I was in drama in high school
43. I ended up finding my best skill in drama was being the make-up artist and not acting
44. I was also the Sports and Clubs editor for the high school yearbook
45 And one of my 2 page spreads in the yearbook won an award
46 I got in big trouble in 4th grade for chewing gum
47 I love getting pedicures
48 I love being barefoot; I don't like to wear shoes
49 One of my favorite vacations is being on a cruise
50 My favorite cruise was in 2005 when I went with my parents, sister & family, and my family
51. My favorite cruise excursion was horse back riding on the beach with my family
52. My favorite cruise destination is the Caribbean
53. My favorite cruise line is Royal Caribbean
54. I once ate 3 helpings of Tiramsu on a cruise
55. I can be shy at times, usually when I first meet you
56. I prefer small gatherings instead of large ones
57. I have trouble hearing in crowded areas
58. I popped my eardrum in high school and lost about 10% hearing in that ear; all from an ear infection that I did not know I had. (I have a high tolerance for pain)
59. My blond hair is natural; I do get it highlighted about twice a year
60. I'm the only natural blond in my family (my sis and mom dye their hair)
61. The first thing my father in-law asked me when I met him is if my blond hair was real
62. My son is more like me
63. My daughter is more like my hubby
64. I love details
65. I love to plan our travel trips by doings lots of research
66. I love ladybugs
67. I love children's books
68 I love to read
69 I love reality TV shows
70 My favorite movie is the Wizard of Oz
71. Grease, Mama Mia, Wedding Singer and Valley Girl come in 2nd
72. My favorite place to be is by the beach
73. I love sunsets
74. I love to hear waves
75. I sleep the best when I'm on a cruise; the waves just rock me to sleep
76. I love Fall
77. My favorite holiday is Christmas
78. Second is Halloween
79. I love to cook and bake
80. I don't like to mop floors
81. I like doing dishes
82. I love to read a good book
83. I had my tonsils taken out when I was in 1st grade
84. I stayed back in Kindergarten; I started when I was 4 years old & we just moved to a new town
85. My husband and I have been to Disneyland/Disneyworld every year except one since we met (didn't go the year our son was born)
86. My daughter went to Disneyland at 3 months old
87. I was in drama with 2 people who became famous (David Yost~the first blue Power Ranger, Kristin Baer~Romi and Michelle's High School Reunion
88. I love anything with cheese
89. In the winter, I love to curl up with a blanket and my family and watch a movie
90. For the last 20 or so years, we have had an ornament exchange during Christmas with my side of the family
91. My favorite flower is the rose
92. I wish I could be about 5 inches taller
93. My feet grew 1/2 a size with each kid
94. My middle fingers on both hands are very crooked; unfortunately my son inherited this
95. I love the smell on baking apples, roses, citrus, and clean clothes
96. I love going wine tasting
97. I don't like to drive when there is another adult in the car; I guess I'm self-conscience of the way I drive
98. I did not get my driver's license until I was 19 years old
99. I almost hit a power source when I was learning how to drive
100. I'm a very cautious driver
oh my... I made it. I did not think that I would make it to 100! Hope I did not bore you!

1 comment:

Jen said...

Very interesting!!! It is wierd how much we have in common!!! But the things we don't have in common are almost complete opposites.