7 Random Things Take 2

I did an 8 Random list before, but that was about a year ago. Norbert over at Gnorb.net tagged me so I’m making this a refresher course. Besides, I had a different car back then and everyone knows Angelenos are known by their cars (and New Yorkers by their coats – Don’t say Tyra Banks never taught you anything). So I’m going to get right into it.

  1. Actually, I feel somewhat guilty about owning a convertible. When I have the top down, I feel like people that are in their cars next to me at the stoplight are thinking, “Look at that girl, she thinks she’s so cool in her convertible. She obviously has a really small dog or something.” I mean, what I want to say is I’m really a cat person. I know that subconsciously I want to decrease that pretentious hipster factor so maybe that’s why I’ll just randomly yawn really wide and scratch my armpits.
  2. I have always been surrounded by guys. I have 3 brothers, no sisters and work with 30 boys and 5 women. Ask me “Nurture or nature?” and I’ll have absolutely no clue.
  3. As mentioned in the About section, I name my things. I’ll use this opportunity to go more into it. My car’s name is Chelsea, my Macbook is named Mariah, my phone is named Nielsen, my Nano is named 2Pedro (you can guess what my first iPod was named). When I get into my car on the street or in a parking garage, I’ll greet her by her first name. If I’m mentioning one of my possessions I’ve named, I’ll use its name like it were a person. Maybe this means I’m lonely. (Though I do choose to watch movies by myself so maybe it is a bit of voluntary loneliness…) Continue reading