So I was tagged (and a little sexually harassed) by Predo to create a list of 7 random things about me. I'm supposed to tag 7 people but I can't think of anybody that hasn't already been tagged. So, here we go:

1. This usually tops my lists. I am foreign. I was born in Poland and was a political refugee due to the fact that my Dad had political ties to people that communist Russia/USSR did not like. Basically, he was an anti-communist and protested against the communist government. He was black listed, we left on "vacation" and never came back. I was 6.

2. I have known my husband since I was 18. When I was 17 I met a lovely boy named Ryan who eventually broke my little black heart. After slutting around for a year, I attended a New Year's party on the rose parade route in Pasadena in 1993 where I met B, Ryan's best friend. It was love at first make-out session. We've been married for almost 9 years.

3. I'm borderline OCD when it comes to cleaning up fish and chicken juices. My husband likes to fish, and he comes home with gigantic fish which he then guts and fillets in our kitchen. He's pretty good about cleaning up after himself, but I always follow up with anti-bacterial cleaners. I also take all of the kitchen towels and replace them, just in case he touched one of them with his fishy hands.

4. I am obsessed with all things tiny/freakish. You know those shows on TLC like "World's Smallest Girl" and "My unborn twin"? I LOVE that shit. If freak shows weren't so inhumane/politically incorrect, I would totally run one for a living. And it would be awesome.

5. Until 6 months ago I was a community blogger for my hood on It was a volunteer thing, but it was really fun to be the in-the-know chick on all things Sellwood. 6 months ago I got a really nasty and personal comment, which typically would drive me to blog even more. But for some reason I completely lost interest in the blog and stopped blogging. I have since been replaced.

6. I am guilty of loving really horrible horrible movies. I recite lines on a regular basis from the following:

Austin Powers Goldmember:
"Over and out you big pile of monkey nuts!"
"The little one doesn't get it because he is shmall!!!"

Nacho Libre:
"Chancho, sometimes, when you are a man, you wear stretchy pants in your room. For fun."
"Cannot we have something different to eat sometime? I have had diarrhea since the Easters!"

7. I love to buy handbags, but can't afford to buy as many as I want to. There is a store in my neighborhood called Tilde, inside of which are many lovelies made by Orla Kiely. This store is along the route on which I run 4 days a week. When passing by, I have tripped many many times because I find myself turning my head 90 degrees to scan the contents of the store window while running quickly by. There have been a few times when a new arrival has literally grabbed me by the spandex and dragged my sweaty ass in the store. Well not literally, but that's how it feels. It's a wonder I haven't fallen down yet. Knocking on wood, today is a running day.


Predo said...

Meow! Go Poland! I knew I loved that country for a reason! They gave us, YOU!!!!!! Rock on Soul Sister!!!

Big Hair Envy said...

Your meme list is SO much better than mine!! **jealous** God, I really AM a bore...