The List

I like lists and recently I found this list on line and thought it was a great way to start a trip. things to ask each other while traveling, we will be going to visit one of our sons soon, so I am sharing it here with you in case you have a long trip in the near future.


30 Things:

To spice things up a little I will be posting something random about myself each blog (or close to it for a month) according to the following list of questions I have conjured up. 

The idea is to record different parts of my personality for my posterity, and I guess you get to know me better by default.  I think this’ll be super fun and I invite you to play along! I would LOVE to read what you have to say about yourself in regards to these questions, and get to know you better, too.  

This could potentially be very hilarious.
I’m also thinking this list would make a fun date night? 


1. List 20 random facts about yourself.
2. Describe 3 legitimate fears you have and explain how they became fears.
3. Describe your relationship with your parents.
4. List 10 things you would tell your 16 year-old self, if you could.
5. What are the 5 things that make you most happy right now?
6. What is the hardest thing you have ever experienced?
7. What is your dream job, and why?
8. What are 5 passions you have?
9. List 10 people who have influenced you and describe how.
10. Describe your most embarrassing moment.
11. Describe 10 pet peeves you have.
12. Describe a typical day in your current life.
13. Describe 5 weaknesses you have.
14. Describe 5 strengths you have.
15. If you were an animal, what would you be and why?
16. What are your 5 greatest accomplishments?
17. What is the thing you most wish you were great at?
18. What has been the most difficult thing you have had to forgive?
19. If you could live anywhere, where would it be and why?
20. Describe 3 significant memories from your childhood.
21. If you could have one superpower, what would it be and what would you do with it first?
22. Where do you see yourself in 5 years? 10 years? 15 years?
23. List your top 5 hobbies and why you love them.
24. Describe your family dynamic of your childhood vs. your family dynamic now.
25. If you could have dinner with anyone in history, who would it be and what would you eat?
26. What popular notion do you think the world has most wrong?
27. What is your favorite part of your body and why?
28. What is your love language?
29. What do you think people misunderstand most about you?
30. List 10 things you would hope to be remembered for.

So here we go.
A few random facts about myself –

  1. I like coffee ice cream A LOT
  2. I don’t care for chocolate
  3. I sleep a lot, I find I need at least 8 hours in a 24 hour cycle
  4. I make up words all the time
  5. I am innately messy but very clean
  6. I love watching movies in bed
  7. I don’t read the daily newspaper
  8. I listen to NPR in the mornings
  9. I love Science Friday and Car Talk
  10. I collect tatted hankies
  11. I like hand stitching
  13. I like working out
  14. I am a younger sister
  15. I am way too sensitive and get my feelings hurt over stupid stuff
  16. I collect pin cushions
  17. I love my dog George very much (well you already knew that)
  18. I went to fashion design school
  19. I am a loner
  20. Laura Wasilowski and I are “kind of” partners. We share booth space at quilts shows.

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Tell me a few random things about you.

I hope you are ready for the big day tomorrow!

6 responses on “The List

  1. Gale Wrigley

    1, Quilting truly is my passion
    2. I wish I could draw
    3. I LOVE driving – especially cross-country. Alone.
    4. I think the Italian language is beautiful.
    5. I am definitely a political animal – love politics (even when it makes me boil).
    6. I’m retired and still don’t have enough time
    7. I would be a doctor if I had my life to live over. Or maybe a lawyer specializing in constitutional law.
    8. There is never too much purple.
    9. Paris is always a good idea
    10. Pinterest is way cool
    11. I wish I were neater; I’m too cluttered
    12. I love to cook.
    13. I finally went to college at age 53. One of these days I’ll write my thesis & then be finished with my Masters. (in Philosophy).
    14. When I was at the Louvre, I was most excited to see to busts of the dead Greek guys (the philosophers).
    15. I walk 7 miles a day
    16. I love coffee – a lot!
    17. Red is a neutral color (credit: Freddie Moran)
    18. I like to knit but am not very good at it
    19. I am a cat person, definitely not a dog person.
    20. I don’t trust people that don’t like chocolate (JUST KIDDING!!)

    That was fun!

  2. Cornwoman

    1. I have loved history since I was 4 or 5 years old, and have never found it to be boring. When I was in around 3rd or 4th grade, I read everything about the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln that I could get my hands on.

    2. When I was growing up I wanted to either be a paleontologist or an archeologist.

    3. One of my favorite things to do is to learn new things. When I was a kid I used to read the encyclopedia like a novel.

    4. Color is one of my favorite things.

    5. I adore my husband, and he’s also my best friend.

    6. I’m a hugger.

    7. Cooking is my least favorite thing, and if I could figure out how to get someone else to do it, I would never cook again.

    8. I have always wanted to live in Europe, amongst all of that history, and have that sort of casual lifestyle where things are a bit slower and people are more connected to each other.

    9. When I was in 4th grade I fell down a flight of stairs and broke my right wrist, which caused me to be ambidextrous.

    10. I love God with all of my heart.

  3. ms lottie

    Twenty’s a lot!
    1. I don’t like coffee.
    2. I’m a midwife, but I get awfully grumpy when I don’t have enough sleep.
    3. Too much noise stresses me out.
    4. I think feet with long middle toes look funny.
    5. I’m not very good at interior decorating but wish I was.
    6. I can touch my nose with my tongue.
    7. I love the idea of working through a list like that on a trip, but know that it would drive my husband crazy so would have to find someone else to take a drive with!

    Merry Christmas!

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