things

things for you to know about me:

I have gray eyes with scars on each iris
I am the oldest of three
I got my name thanks to “Katie” in The Way We Were, and the spelling of my full name comes from Katharine Hepburn
I have spoken in front of congress
I have weird skin allergies when it comes to dyes/ingredients

I always use SPF of 45 or above

I was not a dog person until I met my husband

I will stay up all night reading if the book is good enough
I haven’t read much since my last eye surgery

I have sung with an orchestra
I had to go to my senior prom by myself
I save everything that might have a shred of sentimental value
I carry my camera with me at all times
I worry too much, I worry about worrying
My parents are still married, and my husband’s are as well
I’m a published poet
I know grade one Braille

I don’t have many friends
I can make conversation with anyone about anything
I always pick a woman cashier at the grocery store, even if a man’s line is shorter
My sister is the only person on earth who can drive me insane
I’m married, but lonely
I will sing along to a song, even if I hate it
I have lost two babies
I’m technically a Catholic

I started and now run a RESOLVE chapter
In high school, it was rumored that I was having an affair with the school counselor
I used to flirt mercilessly with my fertility specialist when he was on my answering service, before I was married, or his patient
I played Mother Superior in the Sound of Music, I am a broadway/show tunes junkie
I hate blue pens
I like Chinese food
I love my best friend, but her husband drives me nuts
I used to have two cats
I was married on Valentine’s day
I have good friends around the country whom I have never met

I often have trouble sleeping
I wear a 9 shoe
I cannot sew
I don’t drink caffeine anymore

I’ve never had a fun birthday party
When I talk to people who have accents, I sometimes start to acquire a similar one
My paternal grandmother died 4 days before I was born, I had a birthmark on my forehead, and everyone believed that she kissed me and sent me down
I was there when my maternal grandmother died
I’m unusually at ease at funerals
I do better with children and older adults than I do with my peers, I have no friends around my age
I’ve never seen the ocean up close
I’ve ridden a greyhound bus from here to CO and back
I’ve never watched an episode of American Idol

I’ve been arrested
I haven’t held a baby in almost a year
I love scrapbook magazines
I’m a Scorpio
I have a chunk missing out of my tibia
I have very long eyelashes
I’m forgetful
I like to use made up words and phrases
I hoard pens
My books, CD’s, computer files, have to be organized and alphabetized

I get the hiccups pretty often
I don’t know how to swim
I’d like to vacation in Greece
I never went on a honeymoon
I like white chocolate
I am deathly afraid of spiders
As a teenager, and young adult, I was in love with an unattainable man
I’ve sung the national anthem in public
I cry very easily
I wish I was more interesting
I’m afraid of losing my father
I know I will most likely be the caretaker for both sets of our parents
I’m very stubborn
I hate that my husband never argues with me
I don’t want to be alone, but I don’t know if I like being a wife

I like some country music
I curse in traffic
I love the first postcard snowstorm each winter
I have performed in Shakespeare in the Park
Very attractive men make me nervous
I love to make people laugh
I look a lot like my mom
I love to get my hair done
I threw away my journals a few years ago, and could kick myself for it now
I have pretty handwriting
I sometimes get annoyed with all my husband’s work crap laying around
I have a hard time saying no

I wonder if I’m going to be a mother
I wonder what life will be like if I’m not

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