Sunday, January 21, 2007

30 things about me on my 30th birthday

1. I'm the oldest child and only girl in my family.
2. My first crush, ever, was on Harrison Ford, as Han Solo.
4. In high school I played 2 varsity sports - soccer and basketball.
5. My earliest career aspiration was "makeup artist".
6. I've never broken any of the bones in my body.
7. I've never had surgery.
8. I was 2nd runner up Miss Majorette of NJ when I was 10 years old.
9. My favorite foods are tomatoes, olives and goat cheese. (Ok, any kind of cheese.)
10. My least favorite food is bell peppers.
11. All of my pets are named after jazz musicians, except one.
12. I've had 13 jobs in my lifetime, including: paper girl, traveling salesperson and nanny.
13. I never had an imaginary friend.
14. I got my first camera when I was 6 years old.
15. I had my first kiss when I was 14 years old.
16. I believe that the month you are born in, predisposes you to the type of weather you enjoy.
17. I believe in astrology.
18. I have a fear of spiders and of heights.
19. I dislike large crowds, but like public transportation.
20. I have no alergies.
21. I didn't vote until I was 24 years old.
22. My favorite book and favorite movie changes with every year of my life.
23. I've never watched an episode of Survivor, 24 or The OC.
24. I have a bachelor's degree in English Lit and a minor in Art History.
25. I have read every Nancy Drew Mystery published until the year 1991.
26. My favorite painter is Vermeer.
27. I know how to drive a stick shift.
28. I know how to ski, ride a bike, roller skate, ice skate, but have never even put on a pair of roller blades.
29. My first car was crushed by a tree.
30. I have a tattoo that is almost half as old as I am.

11 comments:

Macoco said...

Happy Birthday! And thanks for sharing all the fun facts. :)

gleek said...

happy birthday!!!

i was born in january and really don't like winter :) i'm a summer gal through and through. maybe i should have been born in the southern hemisphere?

city girl said...

have a very happy birthday!!

PassionKNITly said...

Happy (very) Belated Birthday!

Karen said...

Happy Birthday!

(my birthday is in Nov. and I hate the winter...)

MUDNYC said...

Happy Birthday, Rebecca! You're so young! Yay for the 30's! And I mean that.

Rebecca said...

Ok, ok, I said I "believe" it. It may not really be true. ;-) Also, finding 30 things about yourself is kinda hard.:-D

Anonymous said...

I can't believe you're 30...thanks for being who you are...I love you!! Mom

Anonymous said...

Happy 30th!! I enjoyed reading those 30 things about you!!

Jessica said...

Can you get a tattoo when you're that young? Did you need a permission slip? ;)
Happy Birthday!

Stacey said...

Happy Birthday!