5 ThingsWednesday, March 27, 2013
You've probably seen this meme around the blogosphere already, but I was tagged by the lovely Elle to share 5 things about me. So, her...
You've probably seen this meme around the blogosphere already, but I was tagged by the lovely Elle to share 5 things about me. So, here we go - five totally random things about me:
1. I'm kind of a total romantic. Not in the roses and poetry and candlelight way, but in the "I believe in true love" way. Sappy, right? I don't think I tend to act that way in real life, but inside...I'm a true believer. Which is possibly also why I may end up single forever, but honestly, I'd rather be single than be in the wrong relationship. (Bonus: any relationship drama in my life is not my own!)
2. I'm not a sports person at all, and up until three years ago all I knew about football was what a touchdown was (you know, the equivalent of a goal. Don't ask me how many points a touchdown's worth though!). Today, partly due to Friday Night Lights, I am a huge 49ers fan. (Even though I only know the basic rules and sometimes am not altogether sure what's going on.)
3. Sometimes I forget I have a law degree. Probably only because I never actually use anything I learned in law school, but still. How does one forget that they have a law degree?
4. When I was little, my parents asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up and I said, "A waitress." My parents freaked out until they had the bright idea to question me a little further, and when asked why I wanted to be a waitress, I answered, "Because I like the little notepad and pen." See, a love of stationery starts young!
5. One of the best days of my life was the day I realized I could read. I remember it so vividly - Lauren and I had "camped" in my parents' room in the giant sleeping bag, and I had tucked The Cat in the Hat under my pillow because that was my newest book (I used to keep all my newest things under my pillow because I was so excited about them that I wanted them within easy reach as soon I woke up the next morning), and the next morning I pulled it out, sat up, and started reading it aloud all by myself. I remember just getting more and more excited until I finished the entire book by myself. And that feeling is the reason I'm starting to go through training to help eradicate adult illiteracy next week. Can you imagine not even being able to fill out, say, a form at the post office or bank by yourself? We're not even talking about enjoying reading just for the love of it, but about functioning as an adult every day. I'm excited to have found a cause that I am so passionate about, and can't wait to start volunteering!