25 Things About Me

  1. I wish I started having children earlier.
  2. One of my favorite books is Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead.
  3. Angelina Jolie is my favorite actress (and I’m not embarrassed to admit it).
  4. I wish my mom had taught me to sew when I was a kid.
  5. My first job was as a file clerk at an ear, nose, and throat specialist.
  6. When I was young, the books that made a big impression on me were The Little House on the Prairie, Anne of Green Gables, and The Chronicles of Narnia.
  7. Hard to believe now, but I was a cheerleader for 3 years.
  8. I met my husband in high school. We finally married 13 years later.
  9. I attended 8 colleges and universities before getting my degree (including community colleges and 4-weeks of “study abroad”).
  10. Needless to say, I’ll probably be paying down my student loans for a very long time.
  11. I finally got a degree in Graphic Design.
  12. I am considered a small business owner (even though the only employees have been my husband and I).
  13. I love to garden.
  14. I love to take photographs.
  15. I love visiting other countries. Actually this would be my #1 favorite.
  16. I like girlie music: Sarah McLachlan, Alanis Morrissette, Avril Lavigne. Maybe I have a thing for Canadians?
  17. In my next life, I would like to be a successful architect… or writer.
  18. A few of my favorite architects are Michelle Kaufman, Richard Neutra, and of course, Frank Lloyd Wright.
  19. Whenever I order a sundae from a fast food place I ask for half hot fudge, half caramel.
  20. I taught snowboarding for 2 years.
  21. It was 1998 when I knew someday I’d have a little girl named Autumn. Here she is, 10 years later, although Autumn turns out to be her middle name, and not her first.
  22. I like shoes, but I mostly tend to wear Danskos or flip-flops.
  23. I really enjoy eating out at new restaurants.
  24. I really like modern design.
  25. Today is my birthday.
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11 Responses to “25 Things About Me”


  1. 1 Sarah Jackson January 31, 2009 at 7:30 pm

    Happy birthday! Very sweet photo.

    Loved learning more about you.

  2. 2 Tina January 31, 2009 at 7:32 pm

    What a sweet pic!

    Here’s what I have in common with you …

    I wish I started having children earlier.
    I wish my mom would have taught me to sew when I was a kid.
    I’m considered a small business owner.
    I love girlie music.
    In my next life, I’d like to be a writer.
    I really like modern design.

    Happy birthday!

  3. 3 lera January 31, 2009 at 8:06 pm

    Happy birthday to you!

  4. 4 patricia January 31, 2009 at 9:26 pm

    Happy birthday! I love that photo. So sweet.

  5. 5 Irene January 31, 2009 at 10:05 pm

    It was great to read more about you. Have a happy birthday!

  6. 7 leslie February 1, 2009 at 3:25 am

    oh, a big happy birthday to you.
    that was a super fun list to read.
    i love random things. love them.

  7. 8 'Paris' Bill February 1, 2009 at 7:26 am

    Happy Birthday. Love your design, your photos, and your writing. Your posts always bring a little sunshine to me here in D.C.

  8. 9 Kiva, Farmstead Lady February 1, 2009 at 8:55 pm

    Ooh, happy belated birthday!!!

    I too wish I had learned to sew at an early age and I love shoes but don’t find myself wearing my “hot mama” shoes as much. 🙂

  9. 10 Pina February 2, 2009 at 3:27 am

    I am two days late (yes, I have a home without Internet connection!) but anyway: Happy Birthday! It was nice to get to know you better. 🙂

  10. 11 Carrie February 2, 2009 at 9:08 pm

    happy belated. thanks for sharing!


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