Thursday, 9 October 2008

SS blog challenge #32

Haven't done one of these for a while so I thought it was about time to try again. (Comments in italics are added by me...who else?)

This blog challenge is easy (for some maybe!) .. Enjoy.

Countdown List

10 Things I Want to Do Before I Die:
  • See my children grown and happy
  • Watch my grandchildren grow up
  • Get back to a healthy weight
  • Travel overseas by myself
  • Scrap all my important photos
  • Learn sign language
  • Get over my fear of heights
  • Make a positive difference in a child's life (as well as in my own children's lives)
  • Visit the houses I grew up in (in England, Fiji, Singapore & Hawaii)
  • Learn to play a musical instrument .. properly!
9 Places I Last Spent Money:
  • Big W
  • Woolworths
  • Southern River Pharmacy
  • Laker's Tavern
  • Caltex
  • Creative Memories
  • Just Scrapbooks
  • McDonald's

8 Sounds I Routinely Hear Around My House:
  • "Muuuum" from any and all of the boys
  • Wii/PS2/Playstation/computer game sounds
  • Laughing
  • Arguing
  • The washing machine
  • Music
  • Doors slamming (no-one seems capable of closing one quietly around here!)
  • Kettle boiling

7 Real Restaurants Where I Last Ate Out:

(Not sure what is meant by a 'real' restaurant but I'm assuming a place with table service, real tablecloths, metal cutlery and alcohol. In which case, I haven't eaten out since last year's work Christmas party!)

  • Atrium @ Burswood (aforementioned Christmas party)
  • The Pasta Bowl in Margaret River
  • Nicholson's Bar & Grill
  • and that's about it! Sad huh?
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6 Things I've Recently Scratched Off My To-Do List:
  • Pay bills
  • Order Becky Fleck Sketch book
  • Tidy scrap area
  • Bake some snacks for the boys
  • Check boys' summer school uniform for sizing
  • Make doctor's appointment for Alex
5 People I Don't Know (or haven't met in person) But Would Like to Hang Out With:

4 Songs That Make Me Happy (or feel more upbeat):

  • Annie's song - John Denver
  • I'm yours - Jason Mraz
  • Can't touch this - Ricki-Lee Coulter
  • These are a few of my favourite things - Julie Andrews
3 Things I Hate To Do:
  • Clean toilets
  • Look foolish
  • Deal with arrogant people
2 Things I'm Really Good At:
  • Being positive (for other people!)
  • Retaining (useless) information

1 Bad Habit:

  • Procrastination .. "Procrastinators of the world, unite .. tomorrow."

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