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Ok, so random time: I was tagged by my knitty friend Jess on her blog, but instead of tagging people, I'll just let you do it on yours if you want:

6 Odd things:

1) I can't stop and relax at the end of the night until my house is clean. More annoying than not on most days. Something about dust and dog hair getting all over really bothers me!
2) I am a nutcase about doing the laundry--I can't wear jeans more than twice before I have to wash them. I generally do about 5 loads a week! Also, if I wore a shirt after I put on deodorant, but decide not to wear it--it has to be washed (it touched my armpits!)
3) I would wear nothing but pajamas and slippers if it was socially acceptable. Somehow, I think most people know this about me.
4) I love travelling and learning about different cultures around the world. I just won't try their food!
5) I am in an over year-long midst of decided about homeschooling or public schools. Please see me in 4 more years when I may or may not have read over 35 books on the subject.
6) I "stack" my phone calls because I hate talking on the phone. I may have to call 6 people back but will wait until it gets ridiculous and then call them all in one half hour time period. If you need me...EMAIL ME! :)

Comments

womeninhisimage said…
The similarities between you and I are astounding, Sarah! I could have written this list myself. I am so glad I am your friend! -- meg

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