100 Things about Me
1/ I [used to] play the banjo.
2/ when my kids are older, I will again.
3/ I love covers, the weirder, the better.
4/ I collect covers of “These Boots are Made for Walkin’”.
5/ I am a librarian.
6/ My favorite job was working for the Library of Congress.
7/ I don’t have time to read books.
8/ I have 3 sons.
9/ Each of my sons were born on the birthday of someone dear to us.
10 / I grew up in
11/ I was born in The Bay Area, and live there now.
12/ I went to Montessori school until 10th grade.
13/ I have studied Spanish, Italian, French, Latin, German and Modern Greek.
14/ I am not fluent in any of them.
15/ I am addicted to knitting.
16/ I love afternoon tea.
17/ I met my DH at U.C.L.A.
18/ We’ve been together most of the time since.
19/ I was a college radio D.J. at two stations.
20/ I had a show dedicated to covers.
21/ I have had a covers website since 1998.
22/ My favorite cover is “Alone Again Or” by the Damned.
23/ I have been on two game shows.
24/ I got to the last round of one, but didn’t win.
25/ I love the ‘80s.
26/ Is the day of my birth.
27/ I don’t celebrate birthdays anymore.
28/ Or divulge how tall (“short”) I am.
29/ My favorite comedian is Jim Gaffigan.
30/ I really wanted to name one of my sons “Reuben”. (J.G. joke)
31/ My favorite author is Roald Dahl.
32/ My favorite author who acts is Crispin Glover.
33/ I have seen Crispin glover perform 3 times and met him once.
34/ Every time I visit
35/ My favorite cancelled TV show is “It’s Like … You Know”.
36/ and anything by the “Freaks and Geeks” creator.
37/ My favorite current TV show is “The Office”.
38/ One of my favorite movies is “Bottle Rocket”.
39/ Another is “The Warriors”.
40/ I own “The Warriors” on laserdisc.
41/ and its soundtrack on vinyl.
42/ I have too many favorite bands to count.
43/ One is The Ophelias.
44/ I am a natural blonde.
45/ It can be rather boring.
46/ My favorite color is red.
47/ and black.
48/ I started wearing “all black” in 1987.
49/ Except my hair which will go there eventually (Thanks Suicide Girls!).
50/ Until I moved [back] to
51/ I love [Round Table] pizza.
52/ They didn’t hire me to be their librarian!
53/ I wouldn’t have liked the commute anyway.
54/ I’m a picky eater.
55/ I have a huge sweet tooth.
56/ I’m baking right now.
57/ I love polka.
58/ And ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic.
59/ When he was unattached, I secretly wanted to leave my DH for him.
60/ Or at least play banjo in his band.
61/ My DH works in the video game industry.
62/ We rarely play video games.
63/ But I do study them in graduate school.
64/ Hopefully someday I’ll finish my degree.
65/ I’m in my 5th year of a 1 year program.
66/ I also love the sound of film and television.
67/ Walter Murch is a genius.
68/ I have 3 tattoos.
69/ I plan on getting 2 more.
70/ I hate that they have become so popular.
71/ DH, DSs and I have a [tiny] house in the Bay Area.
72/ We are not rich.
73/ I do hope to move back to the city when I go back to work.
74/ I miss public transportation.
75/ Although I do love my Honda Pilot.
76/ We had to get a vehicle to fit 3 boys and their carseats.
77/ I was carjacked, and then got my Honda Accord back.
78/ I had it for another 5 years before having to upgrade.
79/ I am not a vegetarian.
80/ I hate when “vegetarians” eat seafood.
81/ I don’t eat seafood.
82/ I’m afraid of crabs.
83/ Yes, I did spend much of my childhood in
84/ I don’t like bugs or rodents that much either.
85/ I miss
86/ I went to the
87/ I have a degree in Linguistics.
88/ I worked at
89/ I specialized in cataloging non-print media.
90/ I love all kinds of library work.
91/ But not the lack of respect libraries and librarians get.
92/ I hated “Party Girl”.
93/ Although I do like the U2 song of the same name.
94/ I would never catalog my albums in the Dewey Decimal System.
95/ I have seen all of the Almodovar movies.
96/ My favorite is “Laberinto de Pasiones”.
97/ Even though my kids get up really early, I stay up really late.
98/ I am not a morning person.
99/ I hear “I’m an Adult Now” by The Pursuit of Happiness in my head right now.
100/ I am done!