Thursday, July 13, 2006

The Thursday Thirteen

1. I have a master's degree in rehab. counseling

2. The best hot chocolate I've ever had was at Angelina's cafe in Paris

3. I know how to use an electric screwdriver

4. But I don't know how to change a flat tire (and probably never will)

5. I went to a butterfly sanctuary today and was afraid of the butterflies (they flew all over the place)

6. I eat red meat 2-3 times a year

7. I eat chocolate 2-3 times a week

8. I like grocery shopping and paying bills but I hate doing laundry and vacuuming

9. My 2 week stint with the Red Cross in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina changed who I am--for the better

10. I stash away 20 dollar bills a couple of times a month and one time I accumulated over a thousand dollars that way

11. The funniest movie I've ever seen is "Sordid Lives"--I've seen it 3 times

12. I don't accessorize very well

13. When I come across a joke I like, I'll tell it to someone else every chance I get

14 comments:

  1. kj… thanks for the continued visits will i go through my adjustment period… the visits while i was away helped to bring me back… just what the doctor ordered… but i guess that's why you do what you do… rehab couseling is also something i could make use of… my wife and i have been rehabbing this old house for years and i just can't find the time… probably not the same kind of rehabbing… ah well… up too late again… peace…

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  2. #5. I can imagine.

    I like #10.

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  3. I am the same with number 6 and 7!

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  4. I'm completely with you on number 13!

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  5. Hey feel free to do my grocery shopping for me! Just kidding. Thanks for your comment on my "Skyline" piece...wish I was going away, too. Alas, no summer vacation for me. Living at the beach will have to do. However I did get away to Vermont for a weekend last month. First visit. Fell in love. Can't wait to go back!

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  6. I love the bit about the butterflies:)

    Love to see you openning up on your blog...you are so interesting!

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  7. I'm glad I'm not the only one to have been afraid of butterflies :) I went to the Butterfly Place in Tyngsboro, MA and I was so jumpy. It was very embarrassing. What the heck did I think was going to happen to me? But I just couldn't help it.

    I think that is wonderful and generous that you went down to New Orleans.

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  8. I have a great idea a year from now we will all meet up at #2!!! That way we can all finally meet and have the best hot chocolate in the world plus go to Paris! Whaddayasay???

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  9. The butterfly bit cracked me up. I'm going to have to try #10!

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  10. so nice to know i'm not alone my desire to avoid head-on collisions with butterflies!

    ah, how i wish i could sit in angelina's for hot chocolate a year from now. an intriguing thought...

    it is so much fun to compare notes with eachother! michael, ces, amy, elsa, joy, val: join in for the thursday thirteen any time. all it requires is 13 pieces of information about yourself. a--you have introduced a grand idea for summer fun.

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  11. Thanks, KJ. I just might do Thursday Thirteen this week! Sounds like fun!

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  12. Yes, I think I will try a Thursday 13 this week. Good idea. I wonder what I will come up with.

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  13. Dang! #10 sounds fabulous! :) I loved the butterfly thing -- very Hitchcocky. :) When I had the Jeep and was driving while pregnant with Charlotte, I thought to myself, "You know ... maybe I should learn how to change a tire on this thing before I have my baby ..." I got to where I was going, got out of the car, and heard, "Sssssssssssssssssssss." I learned how to change the tire ..

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