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39 Things About Me

It's my Birthday!  I'm one year away from the big 4-0!  Am I where I thought I'd be at 39?  Probably not, but I'm also not sure I ever gave it any thought.  I'm just not bent that way.  I just live life and take what comes.  I thought today it would be fun to share 39 things about me you might not know.

39 Things About Me
  1. My youngest sibling is 15 years older than me.
  2. In the last 9 years, I've lived in four different states and five different houses. 
  3. I lived in the same town until a few months before my 30th birthday.
  4. I read mostly nonfiction.
  5. I'm an action flick junkie.
  6. I love second-hand shopping and the thrill of a good buy at a thrift store.
  7. I eat more ice cream in the winter than any other time of year.
  8. I could eat Mexican food every day of the week.
  9. I'm an extroverted introvert.
  10. I recharge by being alone in my studio.
  11. I wish I lived by the water.
  12. Italy is on my bucket list.
  13. I learned to walk in an RV.
  14. I hate the cold, yet live in one of the coldest states.
  15. I was 20 before I learned to cook.
  16. I've only recently started drinking my coffee black.
  17. In my world, Chocolate is its own food group.
  18. I prefer red wine. 
  19. My pets are my children.
  20. I hate folding laundry.
  21. I'd rather shop for craft supplies than anything else.
  22. I come from a long line of crafty ladies.
  23. If I find it interesting I will seek info and teach myself how to do it.
  24. I love the ocean.
  25. I have enough "stash" in my studio I could survive any craft apocalypse.  
  26. I love sharing what I know.
  27. My life isn't perfect, but it's full of happy.
  28. I go on vacation to eat new foods.
  29. Grocery stores are one of my favorite places to check out while on vacation.
  30. I take photos of food all the time.
  31. I rarely drink soda.
  32. I eat dinner so I can have dessert.
  33. I've got a ton of hobbies, but I always go back to my first love - paper.
  34. In the real world, I work for an educational consortium and am a student advocate.
  35. I enjoy my own company.
  36. I despise politics.
  37. Me being creative is an essential part of my life.
  38. I'm a creature of habit and thrive better with routines
  39. Sending happy mail is a self-indulgent thing.
Happy Birthday to me!  Enjoy my day and share kindness with someone.