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Wednesday, July 25



The Italy recap posts are officially OVER. Thank God. I really did those more for myself - I know after my last two trips I regretted not blogging about them so I wanted to make sure I really documented my time this trip. I hope you guys weren't too bored.

My brain is pretty much fried - I'm still nursing my vacation hangover and day-dreaming about my next great adventure. In lieu of a nicely written and well thought-out post, I've decided to hijack this idea that I originally saw posted by Jenni and then later by Stephanie.


If you really knew me, you'd know:

- I make up ridiculous nicknames for my animals.
  • Bella becomes Bella Roo, then Roo Boo, then Pooh Bear, then Boo Boo, then Smelly Belly or Smella Bella.
  • Moose becomes Goose, then Goosie, then PompleMoose, then Moosie Roosie, then Poopy Pants, then Chubbulubb.
  • Buffalo becomes Buffy, then Buffins, then Muffin, then Muffles, then Buffle Muff, and on and on and on. It's a problem.
- I am obssessed with my pets, but I think that goes without saying.

- I am more faithful to cheese & wine than any other food "group..."

- but I could eat Mexican or Italian for every meal. 

- I am 100% an advocate for online dating. 

- I cringe at the thought of negative confrontation and avoid it at all costs. 

- I give everyone the benefit of the doubt.

- I would always rather think than talk. Probably because I am the most awkward person on the planet. 

- My pipe dream is to write a book (as it seems to be for most bloggers...lol) 

- I find the idea of childbirth absolutely terrifying...it defies the laws of physics. 

- I cry more when animals die in movies than when humans do.

- It takes me forever to fall asleep. When I go to bed, my brain relentlessly replays the day's events, thinking about things I should have done differently. A lot of time I rehearse something coming up soon - either pre-writing a blog post or chapter of my novel. It's annoying.

- I'm obsessed with photographs and feel the incessant need to document everything around me. I love having the memories to look back on, but sometimes I feel like I miss the forrest for the trees. Apparently life is more interesting when you experience it first hand rather than constantly looking through a camera lens. 

- I'm an eternal optimist and very outgoing in certain circles, but I am AWFUL at making new friends. There's a certain level of "comfortableness" with the people who already know me that I can never recreate. 

- I often wish I had gone to school for graphic design or something more business related - writing would have been my passion whether I'd pursued it as a degree or not. I also wished I taken a year off between high school and college so that I'd have been more appreciative of my education. Grad School is still looming on my horizon - I so want a masters degree!

- I love to read and once I start a book, I get ridiculously committed to finishing it in one sitting. 

7 comments:

  1. I love these posts - I am definitely going to have to do one!

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  2. Molly has more nicknames than I can even list and I, too, am totally terrified by childbirth. It's so weird and something about it is just not right.

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  3. loved this, that photo of you is gorgeous!!

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  4. I love this! I don't think I've called my dog by his "real" name since the day we got him.

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  5. love getting to know you!! you are beautiful!

    xxS

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  6. I totally make up weird nicknames for my animals, too! I had a cat named Sid when I was a kid, but I insisted on calling him Henry. Like, what? And my cat Mr. Feeney is often referred to as Bean. I don't even know. hah.

    Loved reading more about you!

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  7. I too, am awkward. And I am so lazy to recap my wedding but feel that I might regret it.. blogger remorse much??

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