Wednesday, August 19, 2009

100 Things

My friend Alex over at I'm The Mom did this and I figured I'd do the same. I haven't really given a super-duper introduction to myself that was quite this thorough and I've got some time to kill over my lunch hour etc. so:

100 Things about Me

1. My name is Sarah.
2. I have a son.
3. He is adopted.
4. I have a husband.
5. We met at my prom.
6. He was with another girl.
7. They were long broken up before we got together.
8. My parents are divorced.
9. I love them.
10. I love my step-parents too.
11. I have a brother.
12. He's my son's godfather.
13. He also has excellent taste in women.
14. This time.
15. My faith in friends has taken a beating in recent years,
16. And I have turned more to family.
17. This isn't fair to my friends.
18. I was born in Montreal.
19. Grew up in Kitchener.
20. Went to school in Kingston before moving home to Kitchener.
21. Ottawa will mark only the 4th city I've lived in.
22. Although I've lived in 8 different apartments/houses in the last 8 years.
23. Make that 9 tomorrow.
24. I am a wrestling fan.
25. My favourites of all time are Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels.
26. This makes for some interesting inner turmoil.
27. I am a fan of the Twilight Saga and True Blood.
28. Which I guess makes me a fan of most things vampire these days.
29. 'My Soap' is Young and the Restless.
30. I am neither Shick nor Phick anymore (fans will know ...).
31. But I AM still a Bac fan 10 years later,
32. Although I think their acronym should be Milly.
33. My best guy friend is my ex-boyfriend.
34. We go back 20 years.
35. My best girlfriend lives too far away for my liking.
36. But she looks great these days!
37. She's my inspiration for weight loss.
38. That still doesn't seem to be working.
39. My mom is the best person I've ever known.
40. I am a Christian,
41. But not like that.
42. I will listen to almost any music that is good.
43. And some that isn't.
44. I enjoy any good movies.
45. Plus some that aren't.
46. My favourites are musicals.
47. My favourite male recording artists are Billy Joel and Eminem.
48. I don't get why so many people find this funny.
49. My favourite female recording artists are Pink and Katy Perry.
50. My favourite bands are Bon Jovi and the Dixie Chicks.
51. Barenaked Ladies is up there too.
52. I want to go back to school someday.
53. I don't know for what.
54. I once wanted to be a minister.
55. And a lawyer.
56. And an actor.
57. And a journalist. Or any kind of writer.
58. But I have come back to teaching over and over since I was about 3 years old.
59. I love my new home.
60. But I will also miss my old one.
61. I want to travel to Israel one day.
62. And also Europe.
63. My honeymoon was in Mexico.
64. It is tied with Scotland for best trip ever.
65. I love airplanes.
66. And trains and automobiles.
67. And boats.
68. My first car was a 2003 Hyundai Accent named Boris.
69. He met his untimely end in a duel with a telephone pole.
70. My current car is a 2004 Chevy Optra named Ruby.
71. Our dream car is a Mazda 6 or a Jetta.
72. We want at least one more child to put in said car.
73. And probably 2 or 3.
74. It would be like the Game of Life - not one of my favourites though.
75. That would be Scattergories.
76. Unless we're talking video games. Then - Zelda all the way.
77. And The Sims.
78. I have a laptop computer - I luvs it.
79. We have cats, a boy and a girl, Calvin and Lita.
80. We love them.
81. We also have a gerbil named Spyro.
82. We don't love him. OK ... Ari does.
83. We want a dog someday.
84. We will name her Yenta.
85. If you don't get it, watch Fiddler on the Roof.
86. I enjoy TLC reality shows like What Not to Wear.
87. This includes Jon and Kate Plus 8, inspite of myself.
88. I think the main TV Ari and I agree on is the 'Comedy Central Hour' (Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert).
89. I don't understand why the US is having such difficulty with universal healthcare.
90. I am Canadian and I love our system.
91. I enjoy Michael Moore but I don't consider his work journalism.
92. I don't enjoy Rush Limbaugh and I don't consider that journalism, either.
93. And Glenn Beck is worse than both of them.
94. I am addicted to Facebook.
95. But not much else (OK, maybe food ...).
96. I am a dancer (though you wouldn't know it to look at me).
97. So is Ari - we do ballroom.
98. We will miss our dance teacher in Kitchener. We loved her.
99. In fact, I will miss a lot about Kitchener.
100. But I'm looking forward to Ottawa too!

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