Thursday, August 14, 2008

8 Things

Since nothing much has happened this week and I seem to have misplaced my camera and I'm continuing to read the same book (its over 800 pages long, LARGE PRINT) I thought I'd do a little silly quiz found on my friend's blog.

Eight Things: A Theme

8 things I am passionate about:
*Family
*History
*Helping others
*Reading
*Portland
*Fall holidays (Halloween, Thanksgiving)
*Massages (passionate about receiving them)
*Ancestory

8 books I’ve read and enjoyed:
* The God of Small Things
* P.S. I love you
* Caucasia
* Bless Me Ultima
* The Bastard on the Couch
* Flags of our Fathers
* Always Running
* Burro Genius

8 words/phrases that I say often:
* Whatever
* Sure
* I have to get up.
* I have to go to bed.
* I love you too.
* Do you have my stamps?
* "Uuuuugh!" (frustration)
* I'm tired

8 things I want to do before I die:
* Get married
* Be a mother
* travel
* Live in a foreign country
* own a house
* Work on a documentary
* jump out of a plane
* watch my children grow and be taken care of.


8 things I’ve learned in my life:
* Emotional fulfillment (for me) is important.
* Compromising is key, as long as the other person does their part as well.
* I need more counter space cuz apparently, I like to bake!
* Communication is easy when it's good stuff, it's hard when it's bad stuff.
* Taking time for yourself is not selfish, of course within limits.
* Accepting who you are and not some idealized version of yourself is key to mental stability.
* My family is more important than ever and am so grateful for the close relationship.
* Having fun should not feel guilty (still working on that)

8 places I want to see:
* Castles in Ireland
* Historical land marks, USA
* Greece
* Sandy beaches, Mexico
* Australia
* Italy
* London
* Germany

8 things I currently want/need:
* My dept paid off.
* A bigger apartment
* A crystal ball to tell me if I'm doing the right thing.
* Learning how to relax.
* One shot public transportation that takes me from NW to SW hillsdale area.
* Isaiah's debt to be paid off.
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2 comments:

Kristin said...

I liked this quiz, I found it to be thought-provoking and a great way to waste some time!! hehe.

McJumpguez said...

Yeah, it was totally thought provoking.