Wednesday, August 08, 2007

8 random things

Jeff tagged me with an 8 Random Things Meme. I don't know how exciting this will be, but, here goes!

1. I have a pen fetish. I LOVE pens. I collect pens. I can't walk into an office supply store without buying pens. Or notebooks.

2. Remember those carnies your mom warned you about? I was one of them for about a year. I worked the east coast and the southern states with the Mighty Blue Grass Shows and loved nearly every minute of it. Even the sleeping in my car and bathing in public restroom sinks parts.

3. I have extremely small feet and love to paint my toenails. My favorite colors are Paint the Town Red and Purple Obsession.

4. I cuss like a sailor. One of Unruly's first words was "fucker" and I'm pretty sure it's my fault.

5. I can suck my toes.

6. Smoked oysters are one of my absolute favorite foods.

7. I really, really want to learn how to play the fiddle.

8. I have flown with the Blue Angels and the Thunderbirds.


Marriage-101 said... I did not know those things about you. Very intriguing!

My random thing for the day? When I first saw your post, my eyes saw the word "pens" repeated over and over and I thought there was an extra "i" in there. For a moment, I thought I was in for one helluva post. Turns out, I was, but for very different reasons ;)

Slackermommy said...

That's an interesting list! Suck your toes? When I was younger I would bite me toenails. Then I went to nursing school and found out about all the gross things living under our nails. I never thought about sucking them though. I also cuss like a sailor. Nothing gets me through a bad day like the word FUCK.

Ninja Of The Mundane said...

You've give me a good idea for a blog post ...

Pentha said...

These are GREAT! Usually people put mundane things ... but flying with the Blue Angels? sucking your toes? Awesome!

Jenn said...

Marriage 101...well, I won't admit to that particular fetish! Pens, pens, pens....

Slackermommy...mmmm...toe jam! I CAN, but I don't. Well, at least I haven't in a long, long time. Fucker is my favorite...and sometimes it just pops out at the most inappropriate times!

Ninja...Uh oh! I can't read to see what I inspired.

Pentha...One of the perks of my job is I get to do really awesome things. Last summer I got paid to spend on entire day on the a sailboat. Delightful!

Jenn said...

Ninja..that should have been I can't WAIT to read...

And this is why we have editors. Sheesh.

Ninja Of The Mundane said...

I'll give you a freebie, Jenn. Normally I charge $30 an hour for my freelance editing services. :)

Dorky Dad said...

You can suck your toes? Um ... um ... um ... is there a particular purpose in doing that?

And I'm totally mad for pens. I can't collect enough. I LOVE pens.

Absolutely Bananas said...

The Blue Angels thing is just WAY too cool. I love pens too!!

Jenn said...

Dorky Dad...nope, no particular reason at all. I discovered I could do it and that was that. Kind of like those people who can squirt milk from their tear real reason, "just because."

Jenny...It was very, very cool!

I'm having a sudden urge to go pen shopping. Egads. Some women buy shoes, I buy PENS!

Jeff said...

Toe sucking. I have no response to that.

Lisa said...

Fucker, huh? heeheee.

My son couldn't say the "f" and for awhile I didn't curb my language because "fucken" would come out as "buckin." And "shit" would come out as "sit."

But his language got clearer. Now I only cuss in the car. And recently he asked, "Why did you call that man an asshole mommy?"

Just a long way of saying thanks for this list. You crack me up and its nice to know I'm in good company. heehee

Jenn said...'s quite a talent.

Lisa...You're welcome! I knew I had to start cleaning up my language around Unruly when she got frustrated with her sister and called her a "stupid fucker." Ooops! My mouth was washed out with soap! I know she heard it in the car, because I cuss constantly at bad drivers...and that particular phrase is one of my favorites.