Sunday, February 1, 2009

Emily's 25 Random Facts

1. When I was little I used to say I didn't like any fruits and only one vegatable, potatoes. I now eat most fruits and vegetables. Except I don't like any kinds of melons, cucumbers or grapefruit.
2. I love plain yogurt, but don't like milk.
3. I was in a Jazz Band, 2 choral choirs and Bell Choir in high school.
4. At one point I had a job as a piano accompianst for a singing of my favorite jobs EVER!
5. I was a nursing assistant during college, the job was hard but I love the people I worked with. I got a minor in gerontology, because I love old people.
6. My husband was the first boy I kissed.
7. I ran cross country, 800m, 1600m and hurdles when I was 12-16 years old.
8. At age 15 I had surgery on both my knees. No fun.
9. I love walking and when the weather is warm I take my little girl on daily stroller rides.
10. I played the piano at a convention for the guy that wrote the Color Code books.
11. I totally love being a mom, but I am constantly surprised at how challenging and humbling it is.
12. I have been an Enrichment counselor, enrichment babysitting cordinator, enrichment leader, enrichment board member and enrichment teacher. Yeah, I don't know why. I am always the one who says, "Okay, how can we simplify this activity."
13. I love swimming but I am not good at it.
14. I really love bread... I love eating it and making it, but especially eating it. If you offer me any kind of dessert or candy I will turn it down to a homeade roll any day.
15. I like Birkenstock sandals.
16. I like drawing and painting with watercolors. But I really get nervous whenever I am doing a project. I am afraid I am going to mess it up.
17. My favorite book is Jane Erye. I really enjoy reading.
18. I love to organize and de-junk.
19. I am a good thrift store shopping. But generallly I don't like shopping of anykind.
20. My favorite foods- enchiladas, pizza, hummus, my mom's pumpkin pie and enchiladas.
21. When I was pregnant with Abigail, I went through 3 bottles of Sambal Indonesian Red Pepper Sauce.
22. My family did a lot of camping when I was growing up. While some families would go to Disneyland for a trip. We would go to Tooele to do some shooting.
23. I have survived a roasted chestnut exploding in my face.
24. As a young adolescent I would regularly eat an entire batch of chocolate no-bake cookies. My friend and I would double the batch and just get it bowl-fulls at a time.
25. When I get tired my eyes blink independently of each other.


Whitney said...

Hey Emily! I love your blog! How cute your little family is! You should check my blog out if you get the chance.. Your little girl is adorable! We should get together next time you're in town!

jenn said...

fun to read about you today. it made me miss you, your bread, and our daily walks.

emcqueen said...

Emily, There are some interesting facts there! We need to have you guys over for some enchiladas sometime soon.