Thursday, May 29, 2008

List wierd things... about ME? NEVER!

So Roy was tagged to list 5 weird things about himself. When he told me his task my first thought was, "Only 5 weird things about you!?" and my second thought was, wow, that would be hard for me.

An hour later, I had come up with 7.

I'll only list my top 5, however, and spare you further details of my weirdness.

1. If I don't like a particular food, I will continue to eat it with the hopes that I will one day like it. I have been successful on this front when it comes to beets, sprouts, and avocados. Currently, I am trying VERY hard to like mushrooms but there's something about 'em that I just can't get used to. I keep trying, however. I keep trying.

2. I think often about shaving my head. I shaved my head in high school, then in college, then for the last time at the Catholic Worker. I loved it. To do it again would feel sooo good... sometimes, I fantasize about picking up scissors and just cutting it all off. Okay, I need to stop writing about this now or I'll do something drastic.

3. I Love John Carter of Mars. I guess this maybe isn't weird, but I'm not sure all women have the attachment to John Carter that I do. He's simultaneously proud and humble, noble and all gentleman. And ladies, just LOOK at those legs!

4. Of all the furniture in our 1600sf house, we have only purchased one new item. And it's the crappiest, cheapest thing we own. It's a $60 TV stand from Wal-Mart and it's quietly disintegrating into our floor. We have a lot of furniture. This is really quite impressive.

5. I love to pack. Mostly suitcases, but I'll pack a box just for kicks. I have a VERY specific method that involves laundry, folding, piles based upon article of clothing and event to which it might be worn, i.e. bed, breakfast, daytime, church, etc... sometimes, when it's too early to actually start the packing process, I will make a list of everything that I want/need to take and then never refer to it again. Now that I pack for Sophie too, it's extra fun!!


Anne and Leigh said...

I do the same thing with the food stuff. I never liked mushrooms and kept with it and now I love them. However something that is strange is I dont like and like popcorn. I know that sounds crazy, but I will never touch it, say I dont like it and I dont like the smell of it and hardly ever eat it. Go to the movies and never order it, BUT if I have one bite I will eat the whole thing.

As far as packing I leave all that to Leigh, she can go to CA on a business trip for 5 days and get all of her stuff in a back pack! I know it sounds crazy, but it is true.


Claire said...

Seriously, come up north for a few days and you can pack your heart out! We're moving in a few weeks. Oh, just think how fun it would be-- the kids can play, we keep good coffee within reach at all times, eat good lunches, and then there's happy hour to look forward to as well.

Think about it. :)

Anonymous said...

you ARE wonderfully weird.

oh, i was called weird all through elementary school...i bet people still do it.

p.s. i have clippers when you come in september.

Anonymous said...

oh, boy. i can't even spell wierd.


Modernicon said...

Jenny cut all of her hair off last March. Clip clip clip. People kept asking her if she had cancer or if she was just protesting something... "is everything O.K. Jenny?"

beinmyOWNself said...

john carter is HAWT *fact*

Anonymous said...

You should do it! I think shaving your head gets harder as you get older. Like you, I had shaved my head in college, and then again as a young 20-something who had just got sober. This time around I thought about it for almost a year before I actually did it, and the experience was a quite different as the mother of three young girls living in the suburbs of Dallas! It definitely provided me with some opportunities for spiritual growth. It was a wild mix of feeling liberated and exposed all at once. I say go for it!

As far as I'm concerned, wierd is good!

AnnaMarie said...

Oooooh Jenny... I don't know! I think my boss would have a coronary, I get tired of everyone thinking I'm dying.

Tempting, though... tempting...