Monday, March 29, 2010

This Makes Complete Sense

Last night I was asked if I consider myself left-brained or right-brained. I had to be reminded of the difference between the two. I knew one side is more creative/artsy than the other. I guessed I'd be more left-brained, more analytical, verbal, etc. But all my friends are the creative/artist types. Well, I was curious, so I Googled it today and just took a quiz. Turns out, I'm split in the middle. I'm not left-brained, nor right-brained, but both. Now I know why I'm so indecisive!!! Bah!

Right Brain/ Left Brain Quiz
The higher of these two numbers below indicates which side of your brain has dominance in your life. Realising your right brain/left brain tendency will help you interact with and to understand others.
Left Brain Dominance: 16(16)
Right Brain Dominance: 16(16)
Right Brain/ Left Brain Quiz

Friday, March 26, 2010

I Wanna Be Like Watts

One of my all time favorite movies is:produced by the late, and one and only, John Hughes. Most of my all-time favorites were done by that man, and all were made in the 80s. I'm a true 80s kid. In this movie, Watts is my favorite character. I guess it's because I feel like I can relate to her. No, I wasn't neglected by my parents while in high school, and I only wish I would've learned how to play the drums back then. But I WAS a bit of a tomboy. I had more guy friends than girl friends and felt comfortable as "one of the guys". I always prided myself as the girl that all the dudes liked to hang out with, because I was easy-going or cool or whatever. Maybe that's why I never really blossomed into a "girly girl"--one that accessorizes with jewelry, wears lipstick and high-heel shoes, or wears a skirt anytime besides just for church and weddings. And like Watts, I actually went through a phase in high school of wearing boys' boxers! Ha! I mainly wore the boxers (in addition to underwear) with pants that were too big for me, rather than wearing a belt. Oh man, I had actually forgotten about all this. Watching the movie and now writing has brought it all back! Good times. High school was an interesting time for everyone, right?

To this day, my mom and sisters still give me beauty tips (just last week my mom and sister helped me buy makeup, and I was taught how to apply just the right amount blush, or blush at all, for that matter. ha). I've come a long way since freshman year of high school (...I haven't worn boxers in years!!). I still don't wear belts very often, nor jewelry. But I did just get some sexy new Steve Madden black leather boots with a pretty steep, but chunky, heel! (Don't ask me to wear shoes with a skinny heel, 'cause the second I step down, my ankles wobble like crazy). I'm probably, like, 6'2 in these suckers (not that that makes me more feminine, but maybe like a supermodel, right?;)

Well anyway, I guess I don't wanna be like Watts...I've already been like her. She definitely was more feminine by the end of the movie, crying over a broken heart and admitting to wanting diamond earrings! And she gets the guy! Now I just need to find a nerdy guy to be my best friend and fall in love with him. I'll get to work on that.The End.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Mama in the Big Apple

Last week I played "tour guide" for my mom and sister. It was my mom's first time here! She's been all over Europe, but hadn't made it over this way. I was excited to be the one to introduce her to this crazy place. Unfortunately, I didn't take pictures on my own camera to post, but this one:

These two old ladies next to my mom on the bus were so adorable!! And look at my mom! She learned quick how to be a commuter in NYC--playing games on the iPhone!:)
I got this one, too:

My sister Sarah also came to visit. See how much fun they had?! I'm a great tour guide! I should start charging and make it my summer job.;)

Friday, March 5, 2010

I Love New York

Ever since these "Be Stupid" Diesel poster ads have gone up in the subway path tunnels I have been so confused. Looks like it took a fellow non-consumer of Diesel products to clear up my confusion.
The photo of a Diesel price tag is a new addition to the poster. Well done, whoever you are. Well done! Paying $330 for a pair of pants is, indeed, a STUPID thing to do.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Three Decades Later...

This is me a little less than three decades ago. Yes, I decided to make myself sound really old by referring to my age in decades (I know it's not). The thing is, I don't feel three decades old at all. That's the norm, though, I believe. No one really ever seems to feel there age. It's a strange thing, getting older. With each passing year, life gets more and more strange to me. I guess it's because I would have never guessed I'd go to the places I've gone, done the things I've done, or experience the things I've experienced. I've done a lot in my life that I'm proud of...and I'm still goin'. This picture says it I have felt for 99.9-percent of my life. Hey, nobody's perfect. ;)