Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Tag: Personal Quirks

photo: USA today

Juliam of Over the Undies and Stephanie of My 20 Something Cents both tagged us. Thanks ladies! Here's what it's all about:

The rules:

* link to the person that tagged you
* post the rules on your blog
* share six non-important things/habits/quirks about yourself
* tag six random people at the end of your post by linking to their blogs
* let each random person know that they have been tagged by leaving a comment on their blog

Six quirks you're going to wish you never knew.

1. If I spend more than a couple of minutes in a room I start redecorating it in my head.
2. I'm constantly pressing down the cuticles of my nails - I feel like it helps them grow. I don't even like having long finger nails.
3. I can't go to sleep without reading a few pages of a book/magazine first.
4. I'm always pointing my feet - left over from my ballet days I suppose.
5. I don't recycle any fashion magazines until I've gone through them one last time and ripped out the pages that I think are inspiring.
6. I start to get panicky on long road trips if I can't find the local NPR station.

1. I've always wanted a triplet (not that you aren't enough, C! But I know you feel the same way)
2. I always have a book with me wherever I go, even if I don't end up reading it. It's a bit like a security blanket for me. I feel panic-y if I don't have reading material and get stuck some place with nothing to do.
3. I flush public toilets with my foot instead of my hand (I do realize how this is unfair and equally unsanitary for the next person- I try to use the side edge of my shoe!).
4. I have an unnatural aversion to running long distances... I find it unnatural.
5. The more nervous/uncomfortable I am, the higher my voice. On two separate occasions by two different strangers, I was told I sounded like Mini-Mouse and that I should get a job with Adult Swim.
6. I'm superstitious... always the right shoe on first.

We tag:
Hiking in Stilettos
Breaking Curfew
Faith Salutes
Hand it Over

If some of you bloggers aren't big fans of tags we won't take it personally if you don't continue the tag.



Wendy said...

Thanks for the tag but I've already done this one!

Stephanie said...

I love reading people's quirks!

Cath, I press down my cuticles all the time too, and I don't have long nails either. I never thought of them growing faster that way, I just know it gives me something to do in my free time. :)

Lar, I don't know why anyone WOULD use their hand to flush in a public place. I use my foot too. Sorry person that goes after me. :P

Ashley said...

This post made me laugh! Cath, I know what you mean about redecorating a room in your head. I do it all the time. Lar, I agree with Stephanie. I think more people than not use their feet to flush public toilets!

J.M. Powell said...

okay, so i was in a public bathroom today looking at the handle on the toilet and i thought...yeah, that flushing with your foot thing has some merit. haha1

AsianCajuns said...

Wendy, I thought you might have done!

Stephanie, I'm so glad I'm not alone about the cuticle thing. I have no idea if they really make your nails grow longer.

Ash, yay! you redecorate too! I always feel super crazy when I catch myself doing it.

Juliam, join the crowd - it's time to start flushing with your foot!