Monday, October 20, 2008

10 lists of 10

It is my 100th post on this blog!

I was trying to figure out something appropriate to write for my 100th post. Most people write 100 things about themselves. I don't think I have that fortitude. However, I'm going to go with 10 lists of 10 and see how it goes:

10 Songs That Evoke A Memory
1 "Ice Cream" by Sarah McLaughlin
2. "That's Amore" by Dean Martin
3. "Set Me as a Seal" by Matt Maher
4. "Selfless, Cold, and Composed" by Ben Folds Five
5. "Round Here" by Counting Crows.
6. "Piano Man" by Billy Joel
7. "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" by Iron Butterfly
8. "White Christmas" by Bing Crosby
9. "Ignition-Remix" by R. Kelly
10. "Crystal Blue Persuasion" by Tommy James and the Shondells

10 Interesting People I Came Across While Reporting
1. An adult film actress
2. An 89-year-old man who played piano in a bar on weekends
3. The casting people for MTV's Real World/Road Rules
4. Film director John Singleton
5. A former Playboy bunny turned AIDS activist
6. Author Jonathan Ames
7. Flipper the dolphin
8. People who run a summer camp for autistic children
9. The international students I interviewed on 9/11
10. The El Mundo De La Suenos cast

10 TV Shows I Loved As A Kid
1. David the Gnome
2. Sesame Street
3. Stick Stickley (not a TV show, but close enough)
4. Baywatch
5. American Gladiator
6. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
7. Hey Dude
9. Salute Your Shorts
10. Are You Afraid of the Dark?

10 Cool Cities I've Visited
1. Juneau, Alaska
2. Prague, Czech Republic
3. London, England
4. Dublin, Ireland
5. Salzburg, Austria
6. Munich, Germany
7. Belize City, Belize
8. Budapest, Hungary
9. Cozumel, Mexico
10. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

10 Sports Teams I've Played On
1. Erlanger Elsmere Youth Soccer
2. NKAC Cougars (soccer)
3. St. Henry Track and Field Team (shotput)
4. Hagendazs FC (soccer)
5. JV Soccer Team
6. St. Henry Volleyball 8A Team
7. Indiana U. Swim Club
8. St. Pius Panthers Softball
9. White Lightening Soccer
10. JV Basketball Team

10 Books In My Possession That I've Read More Than Twice
1. Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
2. Wasted by Marya Hornbacher
3. Lucky by Alice Sebold
4. Pastwatch: The Redemption of Christopher Columbus by Orson Scott Card
5. Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner
6. Strip City by Lily Burana
7. The Hunter by L.J. Smith
8. Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
9. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
10. Something's Rotten in the State of Maryland by Laura A. Sonnenmark

10 Foods Often At Family Parties (not all at the same time....well, maybe)
1. Bagel Dip
2. Beer Cheese
3. Black Bean Salsa
4. Mary Ellen's potatoes
5. Pretzel Salad
6. Angel Food Cake
7. Puffed Rice Balls (on Dad's side)
8. Skyline Chili Dip
9. Salami Roll Ups
10. Macaroni

10 Songs I Would Hear At A Middle School Dance
1. "The Tootsee Roll" by 69 Boyz
2. "Hero" by Mariah Carey
3. "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" by Bryan Adams
4. "End of the Road" by Boyz to Men
5. "When I Come Around" by Green Day
6. "Whoomp (There It Is)" by Tag Team
7. "Waterfalls" by TLC
8. "This Is How We Do It" by Montell Jordan
9. "Hold My Hand" by Hootie and the Blowfish
10. "Strong Enough" by Sheryl Crow

10 Board Games I Liked Through The Years
1. Mall Madness
2. Guess Who?
3. Risk
4. The Game of Life
5. Trivial Pursuit
6. Chutes and Ladders
7. Cranium
8. Monopoly
9. Don't Break the Ice
10. Hungry Hungry Hippos

10 Plays/Musicals I Like (and have seen live)
1. Closer
2. Wicked
3. Les Miserables
4. Godspell
5. Once on this Island
6. Cinderella
7. Once Upon a Mattress
8. Phantom of the Opera
9. Rent
10. Jesus Christ, Superstar

(This took too long! :) Back to my regularly scheduled type of blog tomorrow!)


Tracy said...

So many similarities ... Mall Madness, hello! All of the middle school songs (I almost jumped up and did the Tootsie Roll, but I thought Elliott might be scarred for life)

Rachel said...

The following jingle is now looping in my head:

Write to me, Stick Stickly
PO Box 963
New York City, New York state

(I loved him!!)

BoufMom9 said...

CONGRATS of your 100th Post!!!!
Great lists! You are a well traveled & well read person :)