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my list.... part III

My list, 36 to 50:

36. Playing dress up with my sister, friends and sometimes my brother.

37. Seeing New Kids on the Block from the spot light booth with my dad at the state fair.

38. Also watching the Bangles from the spot light booth too. Crazy view up there!

39. Hearing the story of my brother, who was riding his bike when a rain/sleet storm came on. He buckled down and petaled his butt of with his head down. He was just down the street and was trying to get home before it got too bad. Before he got to the drive way he hit a stopped car (like stopped in the middle of the lane because he couldn't see, stopped). Unfortunately my brother was sighted and had to pay for the damage to the car. How rude, IMO??!! He was biking in something that even the car couldn't drive in.

40. Piano lessons at Mrs. DeWitt's house in the basement.

41. Swinging on the tree swing at Sam and Jack's house, next door.

42. Picking out Oscar at the human society.

43. "Working" at Polaris with the Marketing dept. asking people to fill out surveys before concerts and then getting into the concert for free! The best time was when it was Jewel & Rusted Root, however the hippies that came late didn't realize that Rusted Root had opened for Jewel and not the other way around. They were all so pissed off and left. The show was pretty empty but still enjoyable on the lawn.

44. Meeting Mr. Hope for the first time!

45. Being back stage and meeting the cast of RENT.

46. Getting my red convertible car for my barbies. It was a hit! I was waiting for it through several birthdays and holidays, it seemed.

47. Sitting with my mom through her chemo treatments.

48. Swinging on the porch swing with my grandma and having her tell me time and time again, "Don't hit the wall!" I never listened... or maybe I did and I just couldn't help myself. It was fun. I was little and didn't know any better.

49. Going to Scotty MacBean's, drinking steamers and just taking in the surroundings OR talking about life and when we were going to do with ours once we were out of high school.

50. Going to the "castle park" at 9pm or later and talking or swinging.


Kim said…
Wow I cannot believe the bike story about your brother! That seems so unfair! NCLM
t.w.i.t. said…
I'm so glad you're doing this!

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