Monday, July 23, 2007

Random Time

Okay, so Christen tagged me awhile ago to do this 7 Random Things thingy. And to kick it off right, here's a random photo to go along with it. It's me at the top of the Andes mountains, stradling the border between Argentina and Chile. One of the coolest places I've been in my days.

1. I've become a germ-a-phobe. I can not touch public door handles or buttons. I will use my shirt to open doors and use the knuckle of my middle finger to press buttons for the elevator or ATM or whatever. Some days are worse than others. On the bad days I wish I had rubber gloves to wear. Especially if I have to push a grocery cart or carry a basket. Yuck. I wish it wouldn't be weird to wear gloves all the time. You know, like in the old days. Dainty white gloves. Maybe I'm almost to the point where I don't care if it's weird. Hmmm. I think I'll be on the look-out for the perfect pair.

2. I spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about/looking at fabric. And if I have spending money, it almost always gets spent buying fabric online.

3. I also spend a lot of time day-dreaming about traveling. I NEED to go to every place possible. I get irrationally pissed off if someone I know goes some place I haven't been before. I take it as a personal offense.

4. I hate raisins. I will go out of my way to pick them out of things. I think I'm pretty not-picky about food and eat pretty much everything. But I just have to draw the line when it comes to raisins. Unless they're chocolate covered. What can I say?

5. I love birds. Not necessarily real-life birds, unless from a distance (as with all animals), but pretty much anything with a bird likeness on it must immediately find it's way into my possession.

6. I am a list-maker. I love lists. Written out with a pen onto lined paper. So good.

7. One of my favorite smells in the world is a dusty garage. I wish I had a garage just so I could sit in it and smell it. And the craving for that smell has intensified with being pregnant. The thought of a garage or hot, wet cement after a summer rainstorm drives me crazy. I want to lick some rocks.

I'll tag Lisa. She's the only other person I know reads this blog who also has a blog. So there you go.


Christen said...

Oddly enough, despite being deemed The Pickiest Eater Ever, I love raisins. Please pick them out of your food and send them to me. I promise to send you everything I pick out of mine...Onions, lettuce, tomatoes, basically anything green...

Lisa said...

OK. Before I go off to do my random things... I have some things to say.

Germs: I totally agree! We need dainty gloves to wear all the time to protect us from the gross stuff. If you find a nice pair, let me know!

Traveling: I want my passport. I have not been out of the U.S. except for a week at an orphanage in Mexico. I'm tired of California!

Birds: So this weekend we were in Fresno shopping with our friends. Two things I almost got you, 1)Really huge and colorful book that had every kind of bird possible AND it had a thing so you could play their call/song as you were reading about the bird factoids. I thought it would be the perfect little kid educational book with your favorite, birds. AND 2)At Anthropologie they had THE CUTEST wooden birds that were almost like sconces or something that you could hang on the wall. Unfortunately I was shopping with Stephen and so was not given free reign with the spending money. Boo!

cara lou said...

Those bird things both sound awesome! Especially the wooden bird wall thingies. Maybe I'll have to sneak over to Anthropologie. :) Thanks for thinking of me!