Monday, July 30, 2007

More of Me


I’ve been tagged by Mike of Mike’s Homefront to list eight random facts about myself.

What a treat for those of you who have already read my previous lists of quirks. (Last one was July 12, 2007.)

The fact that I’m able to come up with more random things is disconcerting. I prefer to think the sum of me is not made up of such haphazard bits and pieces. There seems to be an endless supply.


Eight Useless Facts About Me


1) I fall asleep on my left side.

2) I have a teensy-tiny birthmark on my left inner thigh. I think it looks like a baby duck. I like it.

3). I hate peas and beets. If you put them on my plate, that’s where they’ll stay.

4). I prefer analog to digital when it comes to clocks and watches. I like the visual of time passing and time to come.

5). I swear. I find swear words to be extremely useful in blowing off steam.

6). I over tip at restaurants - although I once left a penny for absolutely abysmal service.

7). I am not infatuated with any male movie star. My heart belongs to the NHL.

8). My recurring dream involves me flying over a Catholic girls’ school. (I am not Catholic but the school does exist.)


So, there you go. More information than you need or want.

As usual, I’m going to dodge the tagging others thing. But if you care to leave a useless fact about yourself in the comments section, I’d be thrilled to read it.

And if you do want to post eight random facts about yourself – consider yourself tagged. Here are the rules. I just re-read them. Oops. I was supposed to put them at the beginning. (Sorry – I broke another rule.)


The rules:

1. We have to post these rules before we give you the facts.
2. Players start with eight random facts/habits about themselves.
3. People who are tagged need to write their own blog about their eight things and post these rules.
4. At the end of your blog, you need to choose eight people to get tagged and list their names.
5. Don’t forget to leave them a comment telling them they’re tagged, and to read your blog.


28 comments:

Philip. said...

Some pretty interesting facts :-)

Does the duck have a name?? - LOL

Beth said...

LOL!!! god, you crack me up!!

peas AND beats? Love both of 'em.

Beth said...

philip:
Yes, fascinating tidbits.
You know, I never thought to give a name to my baby duck. (And I don't think I ever will.)

beth:
And so, you are a good girl because you eat up all your peas and beets! (Blah...gag...)

The Guy Who Writes This said...

I love women who know how to swear well.

Beth said...

guy:
And I do swear very well.
So you would love me very much.
(PG Audience - no samples...)

tracey said...

LOL, Beth...you are a treasure trove of fascinating tidbits and random facts. The fact that your heart belongs to the NHL is a true sign of your Canuck-ness! Down here, we'd call you a cheeser... :)

Beth said...

tracey:
Being known as a Canuck is okay but what is a "cheeser?"
A fan? Or worse?
Should I be insulted?

oreneta said...

I sleep on my right, although that has varied over life, and I am so glad you swear too, I am BAD about that...my kids ask me to stop!
It will probably take the joy out of swearing for them. Poor things.

Beth said...

oreneta:
I really only started swearing (regularly) after I had kids.
Nice role model.

All Mod Cons said...

What's a swear word?

Beth said...

all mod cons:

"Arse."

(That's a very mild one.)

Eileen said...

Glad you were tagged again! Your list made me smile, love learning fun facts about you. By the way, I hate peas and beats too!! Not sure what the flying over the catholic school means, but it sounds like fun......as long as there is no catholic guilt involved with the dream.
Have a good week!

carmachu said...

you sound....interesting....

Beth said...

eileen:
Glad my quirks made you smile!
I've really never bothered to analyze that dream - but it's a pleasant one - no guilt involved at all.

carmachu:
I am...interesting...

(thanks for stopping by)

Diesel said...

If that duck turns into a swan, I'd get it checked.

Dorky Dad said...

I think swear words are hilarious. I can't get enough of them. Well, I can. But I can't help but laugh at them.

I honestly have a juvenile sense of humor. But you know that already.

All Mod Cons said...

oooooooo! (said just like those green things out of Toy Story)

Arse!

Cooooool....

Beth said...

diesel:
If the duck turns into a swan, I think that would be a good omen.
(Although of what, I don't really know.)

dorky dad:
A juvenile sense of humour is great - it's one of the few things we keep from childhood.
I'm kind of partial to phrases like "Na-na-nee-boo-boo!"

all mod cons:
Yes, "arse" is definitely one of the coolest swear words in use.

patricia said...

I don't know why, but I can totally imagine you flying in the air, dressed as a nun...

Beth said...

patricia:
Flying, yes.
A nun???
(Don't write me off so quickly...I have "miles to go before I sleep.")

Sornie said...

Beets. I have never understood how people find them tasty because I don't. Their texture alone weirds me out.

Beth said...

sornie:
Many people say beets taste sweet.
I find them gag-inducing.

And peas are mushy with yucky skin.

And I am a grown-up now so nobody can make me eat either one. So there.

Lainey-Paney said...

I hate beets too.
they taste like pickled dirt.

Dan said...

I hate peas and beets.

Oh great! And I was just about to invite you over this weekend for a wonderful pea and beet casserole. Drat.

Beth said...

lainey-paney:
Hey, great description!

dan:
Sorry to miss it.
(What kind of food do you serve your guests??? The kind that makes them never want to return?)

Philip. said...

Beth - love your definition of a swear word - LOL.

Beth said...

philip:
Well, those kind words come in very handy!

Beth said...

philip:
I meant to say those kind of words...