Saturday, September 16, 2006

Blog Challenge 5 - Countdown List

In honor of Shuttle Atlantis, which finally blasted off yesterday, and because my friend Cara likes it when I make lists like this, this week's blog challenge is a Countdown List. 10...9...8...7...

10 Things I Wanna Do Before I Die
9 Places I Last Spent Money
8 Sounds I Routinely Hear Around My House
7 Real Restaurants Where I Last Ate Out
6 Things I've Recently Scratched Off My To-Do List
5 People I Don't Know by would Like to Hang Out With
4 Songs That Make Me Happy
3 Things I Hate To Do
2 Things I'm Really Good At
1 Bad Habit

10 Things I Want to Do Before I Die

  1. Have and raise two wonderful kids
  2. Own a new home
  3. Visit New England in the Fall
  4. Vacation in Hawaii
  5. Vacation in Italy & Portugal
  6. Shop for and fit in to clothes from a non-plus sized shop
  7. Take singing lessons
  8. Own a fun car, just ‘cause it’s fun, not ‘cause it is practical
  9. Learn to play an instrument
  10. Take a cruise to Alaska
9 Places I Last Spent Money
  1. McDonald’s
  2. Office Max
  3. Comp USA
  4. Beverly’s Fabrics & Crafts
  5. Golden Hour Chinese Restaurant
  6. Pacific Pride Fuel & Mini Mart
  7. McDonald’s
  8. Arco Fuel
  9. Home Goods
8 Sounds I Routinely Hear Around My House
  1. Cars going by
  2. Chirping birds
  3. My husband’s voice
  4. The hum of my computer
  5. The sound of the TV
  6. Emergency Vehicles responding to calls
  7. My cat meowing
  8. The neighbor’s dogs barking
7 Real Restaurants Where I Last Ate Out
  1. Familia Juarez
  2. Golden Hour Chinese Restaurant
  3. Stockton Joe’s
  4. Ming’s Chinese Restaurant
  5. Chef’s of New York Pizza & Pasta
  6. Perko's
  7. La Parilla
6 Things I’ve Recently Scratched Off of My To-Do List
  1. Hooked up wireless Internet connection
  2. Finished designing forms needed for our new business
  3. Washed Sheets
  4. Sorted Laundry
  5. Paid a bill
  6. Scrubbed the toilet
5 People I Don’t Know, But Would Like to Hang Out With
  1. My deceased Grandfather Manuel (He is my dad's father who passed when my dad was 3)
  2. Dr. Phil
  3. GeorgeStrait
  4. Many of the ladies on ScrapShare
  5. Keith Urban
4 Songs That Make Me Happy
  1. If Your Going Through Hell by Rodney Atkins
  2. Amazed by Lonestar
  3. YMCA by The Village People
  4. Better Life by Keith Urban
3 Things I Hate to Do
  1. Clean the toilet
  2. Fold & put away laundry
  3. Wake up and get out of bed early in the morning
2 Things I’m Really Good At
  1. Desktop Publishing/Document Design
  2. Making Egg Nog Cake & Carmel Chocolate Pecan Pies
1 Bad Habit
  1. Procrastination!!!!!

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