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June 6, 2008

Tagged by Val

Val tagged me to post six quirky things about myself. Like her, I'm a quirky person. I have so many quirks that I can't think of them all, so here goes:

1. If 2 light switches control one light (like in a hallway), when the lights are off, both switches HAVE to be in the off position. I have gone downstairs and fixed the switch if it's in the up position while the lights are off.

2. I have to have my breakfast stuff set out the night before, as well as my lunch packed and in the fridge, and my clothes for the next day ready, before I go to bed. But only on weekdays.

3. My desk at work has to be tidy before I leave at the end of the day.

4. I talk to myself A LOT, but I think most only children do.

5. When I was a teenager, I couldn't shut the light off in my room to go to bed unless EVERYTHING was tidy - records put away, pens capped and in the pen holder, school books neatly stacked on the desk. If something was out of place, I'd get out of bed and fix it.

6. When I am coming to the end of a craft project, i.e., ready to put the last few beads and clasp on a necklace, one last thing to glue onto a homemade card or scrapbook page, I start putting all the tools, beads, findings, paper, etc. away and tidying up my craft table before I do the last step.

Now I have to tag 6 of you (forgive me). Don't feel obliged.

Here are the Rules:
1. Link the person(s) who tagged you.
2. Mention the rules on your blog.
3. Tell about 6 unspectacular quirks of yours.
4. Tag 6 following bloggers by linking them.
5. Leave a comment on each of the tagged blogs letting them know they’ve been tagged.

Unfortunately I have no idea how to link so I'm just going to put your names down and feel free to do, or not do, the list:

Danger Panda

Have an awesome weekend everyone and GO CELTICS!!


  1. thank you for not tagging me :). i would have no idea what quirky things to say about me..

    you're a anal about tidyness aren't you? that's a good thing. so am i :)

    have a great weekend!

  2. I know! As I re-read what my quirks were, I thought the same thing! My quirks seem to be about being tidy.

  3. Anonymous6:00 PM

    Have you considered that you have an obessive compulsive disorder? ;)

    Actually with the exception of the second one, I do all of those too.
    All my kids talk to themself at school- and often, I think when I am talking to them, I might just as well be talking to myself for all the ggood it does.

  4. Yikes! I live in a permanent state of chaos. I tried tidying up once but then I didn't know where anything was any more...

  5. ruh roh! i'll ponder your challenge... and a great list of quirks from you, jojo. your tidy habits remind me of my middle child/older daughter. youngest daughter appears to be the opposite.
    kooky kids-all of you!

  6. Liz - Ya think?

    White Rabbit - My hubby keeps accusing me of "moving things" b/c he can't find them after I've cleaned.

    Annie - looking forward to seeing your list!

  7. eyeyeeye! i just knew b4 i even scrolled to the bottom that you were going to tag me! i can't share my really quircky things. i recently told dh about them and he now thinks it's possible he married a loon.

    uhm, you really cap your pens?? that is definitely ocd behavior!

  8. Kris - Well, they'll dry out if I don't!!!

  9. Oh, JoJo, PLEEEASE come and tidy my work desk for me. It's only mine for 6 more weeks and I HAVE to clear it up before then!

  10. It is past 2 am.m,so I will think on this and post my list soon.I am not so much quirky as bitchy,but I will give quirky a go....

  11. Anonymous7:06 AM

    I'm an 'only child' too! I'm glad to know I'm not the only one who likes to be 'orderly' (thank you for that one dear Bobby). I think the one thing my parents have NEVER, ever had to say to me is 'Go tidy your room!' ;0)

  12. Diane - mine either. My mom never said, "make your bed" b/c I just did it every morning, even in elementary school.

  13. I did it--what do I win?