Thursday, June 30, 2005

100 Things About Me

1. I am left handed
2. I have an older brother who just had a baby
3. I can't spell well
4. I am dyslexic
5. I can't tell the difference between b and p
6. I get upset when people make fun of my spelling
7. I was a national merit scholar
8. I went to Smith College.
9. I have mixed feeling about it
10. I have two bachelor degrees: English Literature and Biochemistry
11. I spent my junior year of college in Scotland. (St. Andrew's University. I loved it)
12. I taught myself to knit
13. I have a PhD in Pathobiology from Brown University
14. I miss studying parasites but bacteria are almost as much fun.
15. I am afraid to go to Africa because I studied parasitology
16. In fact I have a list of countries I won't go to
17. I love being a scientist
18. I wish I got paid more
19. I am tired of being a post-doc
20. My belly button is pierced
21. I don't have any tattoos and never would get one
22. My politics are left of center
23. I believe in a woman's right to choose
24. I think gays should be allowed to marry
25. I believe in the separation of church and state
26. I am an atheist
27. I was raised Presbyterian
28. I played the flute in grade school
29. I was a goalie in field hockey
30. I played rugby for a year in college
31. Backstroke is my best stroke
32. I started speed swimming when I was 4
33. I went to collegiat nationals in synchronized swimming three times
34. I was a lifeguard for 6 years
35. I kill plants (without meaning to)
36. I have a cat named Kitty. I kept thinking I would come up with something clever and meaningful but I never did.
37. Kristen has been my best friend since 2001.
38. We have never gotten in a fight
39. I have never smoked a cigarette; tobacco or otherwise
40. I watch WAY to much television
41. I like anime and Kung Fu movies
42. I hardly ever watch movies (at the theater or on TV)
43. I love to read mysteries
44. I learned to walk when I was 6 months old
45. I was an exchange student in England, Germany and the USSR (as it was called back then)
46. I love salty snacks
47. I hate skittles, starbursts and jolly ranchers
48. I love diet coke
49. I was allergic to milk as a child
50. I am allergic to most allergy medications
51. I love sports cars
52. I drive too fast
53. I drive a stick shift
54. If I won the lottery I would open a yarn store
55. I'm blonde
56. I love being blonde
57. I think my hair is my best feature
58. I am very insecure about my looks.
59. I am not shy
60. My favorite color is purple
61. I was born on March 25, 1973
62. In Philadelphia
63. I love jewelry
64. I am 5'7"
65. I don't think that is tall
66. I am bothered that other people think this is tall
67. I love pesto
68. I love Thai food
69. I don't like Mexican food
70. I have always related better to women then men
71. I like to go camping
72. I love boats
73. I prefer pools to beaches
74. Fall is my favorite season
75. My favorite vacation ever was backpacking through Ireland
76. I can't sing
78. I am single
79. I have been single for 5 years
80. I am OK with that
81. I hate washing dishes
82. I am in a book club
83. I am part of a knitting group
84. I am tolerant of others
85. I am very easy going
86. I had the lead in our high school play
87. I wish I were funnier
88. I have always gotten along with my parents
89. I have 20/20 vision
90. I am bowlegged
91. I am allergic to raw tomatoes
92. I hate mushrooms
93. Right now I wish I lived in the city
94. Some day I would like to like in a small village
95. I would like to work for the FBI
96. I have only ever lived on the east coast
97. I would love to live in the UK again, for a while anyway
98. I love lilacs
99. This was much harder to do than I thought it would be
100. I hope that I keep up with my blogging