Monday, February 11, 2008

Ya want quirky? I'll GIVE ya quirky!

I have joined Shamelessly Sassy's quirkiness meme, but am too cheap to pay the $5/year to have the meme widget on my blog. So, you know, go enjoy the beauty of the widget over there.

1 Ever since Hubby lost the hearing in one ear, I can only stand on the right side of people. I stand on your right and turn my head toward you, and we can speak. If I am on your left, I just...can't...stand it.

2 I find cold, condensed soup out of the can to be a very satisfying meal. I am prepared to be a homeless person, so long as I have a can opener.

3 I can't sleep in an unmade bed. Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and can only get back to sleep if I smooth the blankets and square everything off.

4 I can remember all the lyrics, but almost none of the names of songs or the artists who made them famous. This drives my children nuts and makes me look like an idiot among my musician friends. Just, you know, start the song and I'll sing along.

5 I hate talking on the phone. This would shock and amaze my parents, who had to put in a second line, while I was in high school.

7 About every 10 years, I am so absolutely furious that I need a cigarette. I smoke one, and feel better. Aside from that, I do not smoke. Apparently, if I am not choking back the urge to kill, tobacco holds no charm for me.

8 Love the beach, hate the water.

9 Love to dance, am completely uncoordinated. (Oh, you really SHOULD come out with me.)

10 I almost never can identify voices. Perhaps this is a factor in my hating the phone...

11 comments:

Laura B. said...

Oh, I'm with ya on the beach thing. Although I love the beach but hate the ocean. It's the sand and the salt and the grit in all the wrong places. UGH!! I spend all day at the pool being calmed by the sound of the waves.

Sue said...

#3 ME TOO! ME TOO! I'm so tickled! I can show this to Josh and he'll have to believe this is not as 'rare' as he likes to think it is! hahahaha.

Sue said...

Oh.. and on #1 would work perfectly with me.

My best friend years ago, actually, two of them, were deaf in their right ears, so I had to stand on their left.

Now I can't stand on somebody's right side, like you can't stand on somebody's left. We'd go great together! hahah

Around The Funny Farm said...

I totally get the love the beach and hate the water! Me too!

I am also satisfied with tomato soup.. it is the perfect meal ;-)

Penelope said...

Oh this looks like fun!!
I am all about the bed thing. I can't walk past my bed without smoothing down the duvet - Lil Sis calls it my obsession! Years at boarding school and bedroom inspections can do strange thing to a girl ;o)

amanda said...

I can know all of the lyrics to a song..and never be able to identify the artist. It makes my husband so irritated haha. Thanks for participating!! :)

Jane the Sane said...

I hate talking on the phone too. Probably because I do it all day at work. The last thing I want to do is talk on the phone at home.

suchsimplepleasures said...

love reading about quirks and, i must say...yours were particularly fun!!

Manners & Moxie said...

The standing on the right side of people is a lovely quirk! :) And at least you can remember the lyrics! I can't remember names or titles and the words are often wrong in my head too (i.e. "broken arms" for "open arms"). ;)

lottifish said...

I'm the same way with the phone. I was on it constantly when I was a teenager and now my husband loves the phone way more than I do.

Jill/Twipply Skwood said...

Oh I love to dance and am completely uncoordinated too!!!!!!! And the phone thing...I think I like the bed unmade, because I have to wrap up my feet in the bottom of the covers.