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63-I thought I knew the names of all types of precipitation. However, the terms “Freezing Drizzle” and “Freezing Fog” are new. And annoying.
62-I’m not feelin the love when it comes to Christmas shopping.
61-I’m a devout American Idol fan. Simon may piss everybody off, but he’s usually correct.
60-I’m a seriously picky vegetable eater. Don’t even ask me about brussel sprouts.
59-This year, I discovered that I enjoy fresh, roasted beets, like the kind my daughter-in-law makes. Maybe it’s because of the pecans and maple syrup mixed in with the beets and butter nut squash.
58-Okra is a furry, slimy excuse of a vegetable.
57-I’m perfectly comfortable singing in front of a large crowds of people that I don’t know.
56-Singing for a small group of people I know makes me nervous.
55-Don’t even ask me to stand up and give a speech.
54-Most people call me Sue. Nuns and people who don’t know me call me Susan. My family calls me Susie.
53-One of my biggest joys in life is cooking for people I love.
52-I used to think I would re-marry someday. Now I’m not so sure about that.
51-I moved from a 3 bedroom home with a yard to a 2 bedroom “townhome”. Translated … NO MORE YARD WORK. No leaves to rake. No grass to cut. Nirvana!
50-I still like to garden and am content to indulge in container gardening and planters. I have a 6+ foot tree in my dining room that I haven’t killed yet.
49-I prefer hardware stores to shopping malls. And I prefer on-line shopping to malls. In fact, I really dislike malls in general. Well maybe antique malls … but my limit is 30 minutes.
48-Yes. It’s true. I color outside the lines.
47-I read magazines starting at the back. Less stupid ads to wade through.
46-I first sprained my ankle when I was 14. I was running cross country and thought I could jump down a flight of 12 concrete stairs … outside. Actually, I made it down the stairs. The landing was less than perfect.
45-My approach to aging is kinda like my father’s. When he turned 70 he decided he would get a year younger on his birthdays. So when he passed away at the age of 80, he was really only 60.
44-The so-called allure of video games completely escapes me.
43-For the life of me, I cannot remember jokes. But I will laugh at yours.
42-I wear flip-flops year ’round. Maybe that’s why I broke my toe this year.
41-My hands and feet are double jointed. Don’t get any weird ideas about that, now.
40-My mother almost named me Amber or Michelle. Glad she decided on Susan.
39-I have a phobic aversion to crossing bridges. Especially rickity ones.
38-There’s a really gross scar on my left knee from when I fell off my bike. instead of getting stitches, my mom just cut the skin off and it took forever to heal. Blech.
37-My favorite color is yellow.
36-I am adept at gleeking on command. If you don’t know what that is, look it up.
35-In grade school orchestra I played the xylophone. And it wasn’t pretty.
34-More than one case of soda has been known to explode in my car.
33-I was born an Aries but don’t fit the description. Guess my moon is rising somewhere else or something like that?
32-Once I accidentally boiled all my son’s aquarium fish by turning the heater too high. My bad. Sorry, Matthew.
31-I’m still considering the thought of getting a tattoo on my ankle but can’t make up my mind on the design so there you are.
30-I do not like coffee.
29-Unless it’s some white chocolate mocha something with whipped cream.
28-I do not like beer.
27-I do not like tea.
26-I worked for a non-profit organization called Acid Rescue. Yes, it was all about drugs.
25-I once knew the names of most all the popular street drugs in the 70’s and 80’s.
24-When a “client” called the hotline freaking out because he had swallowed himself, I told him to throw up. It worked.
23-I am allergic to ibuprofen.
22-At age 5, I almost fell off a ferris wheel. If my father hadn’t caught my leg after the seat collapsed, I’d be dead because we were second from the top when it happened.
21-In 1973, I drove Brian Wilson (Beach Boys) from a restaurant I was at to his hotel.
20-My “prostitute name” would be Pandy Middlebush.
19- Once, just once, I went on a blind date. I actually thought this guy was blind but turns out he had new contacts.
18-I play an acoustic guitar. It’s a 1972 Martin D-18.
17-I was raised in a Catholic household that does not observe Lent on St. Patrick’s Day. Yes, I’m Irish and we get the day off.
16-While vacationing in Ireland, the bus i was on crashed into a bridge overpass. It was a slow news day because the story was picked up by CNN.
15-How did I survive the bus crash? We had just left the Jamison Whiskey Distillery. Me and my bottles were unscathed.
14-I’m a purse snob.
13-I took piano lessons for 10 years and practiced about 3 hours a day. I still don’t understand music theory.
12-I’ve always had cats. Right now, I have 2 … Charlie and Tigger. Charlie is an orange tabby and is very laid back. Tigger is a brown tabby and is a spazmo.
11-I like dogs as long as they don’t slobber on my face or sniff my ass. Or drool.
10-I once owned a baby blue Pinto. It never exploded.
9-I type 90+ words a minute.
8-My fantasy job would be working as a photo journalist for National Geographic.
7-Ringo and George were fab, Paul was the cutest, but John was my favorite.
6-I work for a doctor and wear scrubs/lab coats. And the scary thing about that is people think I know a lot about the medical profession. I don’t.
5-My favorite cuss word is F$@K. It’s so versatile … can be a noun, a verb, an adjective. And I just realized it’s easier for me to say it out loud than to write it.
4-Last year I took up painting. It is a whole lot harder than it looks but I totally enjoy it.
3-I have Parking Karma … the uncanny ability to find a good space to park.
2-Football is my favorite spectator sport.
1-In 1967, I memorized an obscure poem written by John Lennon, entitled The Toy Boy. And I still remember it, which is kinda scary because I don’t remember a lot of really important stuff.