It’s All About Me

Date: 25 August 2013

Books Completed: 162

Books Left: 38

Today is my birthday. In honor of the day, I thought I’d share some random thoughts about myself. Some are well-known, some not so much.

Here goes:

  1. Favorite color is green
  2. Hate broccoli
  3. Was a teacher for 11 years
  4. Favorite g-u book is Pride and Prejudice
  5. Traveled to 9 foreign countries
  6. Have 1 older brother and 1 older sister
  7. Prefer to listen to classical music
  8. Don’t have a microwave
  9. Thought the movie Titanic was way overrated
  10. Took piano lessons for 8 years
  11. Love cats
  12. Been a librarian for 7 years
  13. Terrified of snakes
  14. Love boxing workouts
  15. Furthest east I’ve been is Vienna, Austria
  16. Wrote curriculum for 6 years
  17. My favorite movie soundtrack is The Commitments
  18. Prefer black ink to blue
  19. Prefer children’s fiction to grown-up fiction
  20. Tear up at patriotic songs
  21. Total Apollo program nerd
  22. Graduated Magna cum Laude from JMU
  23. Have been in 15 different states
  24. Drink at least 6 cups of tea a day
  25. Would love to be a Gryffindor, but likely would have been a Ravenclaw
  26. Tend to like volume 2 of trilogies
  27. Can’t whistle a tune
  28. Hate camping
  29. Used to want to be Jewish
  30. Wanted to be a bus driver when I was 4 years old
  31. Favorite movie musical is The Sound of Music
  32. Read The Grown-Up Day to my fellow preschoolers at age 4
  33. Prefer grown-up non-fiction to children’s non-fiction
  34. Hate the color pink
  35. Addicted to old episodes of Law & Order
  36. One place on travels would revisit is Westminster Abbey
  37. Want to attend a tennis Grand Slam event
  38. First car was a Plymouth Sundance
  39. Furthest west I’ve been is Covington, KY
  40. Favorite historical fiction book is Johnny Tremain
  41. Won a blue ribbon in the 25m fly when I was 10
  42. Secret career goal is to be a backup singer
  43. Prefer baths to showers
  44. First job was delivering newspapers for The Washington Post
  45. Favorite fantasy book is Ella Enchanted
  46. Am 46 years old today

There you have it. The Book Diva, in 400 words or less.

One thought on “It’s All About Me

  1. In some ways we are SO much alike (#2, #9, #11, #13, #17, #20, #27, #35, #36).

    In other ways we are such opposites (#8, #18, #34, #42).

    :-)

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