100 Things About Me

  1. I was born in February, 1960…
  2. ...in Virginia
  3. I always wanted to be a hippie...
  4. ...I think it was because of the bright colors...
  5. ...& the beads
  6. I'm Irish...
  7. ...if I was any paler, I would be transparent
  8. I'm single...
  9. ...& plan to stay that way
  10. I'm not a breeder...
  11. ...have no pets...
  12. ...but have really healthy houseplants
  13. I'm a double Aquarius, Gemini Moon
  14. I'm Wiccan...
  15. ...but used to be Buddhist
  16. I believe in reincarnation...
  17. ...& meditate every day
  18. I'm not a morning person
  19. I create beadwork...
  20. ...textile art...
  21. ...art dolls...
  22. ...artist trading cards...
  23. ...& collage
  24. I am an artist
  25. My favorite colors are jewel-tones...teal, sapphire blue, emerald green, ruby red...
  26. ...my least favorite colors are yellow, orange & brown
  27. I live in Boston, MA
  28. I used to live in Seattle, WA...
  29. ...Santa Fe, NM...
  30. ...Scottsdale, AZ...
  31. ...Denver, CO...
  32. ...Germantown, MD...
  33. ...Alexandria, VA...
  34. ...& Washington, DC
  35. I'm not in the Witness Protection Program, it just appears that way
  36. I've visited London, Belgium & Ireland...
  37. ...& want to visit Italy & Greece
  38. I have addictions...
  39. ...beads (apparently I’m easily distracted by bright shiny objects…mmmm…What was I saying?)…
  40. …caffeine (clutches coffee mug to chest & growls menacingly)…
  41. …books & magazines (faces in the direction of Barnes & Noble & throws kisses)…
  42. …the Internet (gently stroking her laptop & Blackberry)…
  43. …deep tissue massages (waves to Madelon)
  44. I’m a workaholic…
  45. …but I like what I do
  46. My favorite authors are Armistead Maupin & Carol O’Connell
  47. I prefer to read in a bubble bath
  48. My favorite artists are…
  49. …Wassily Kandinsky & Salvador Dali (painters)…
  50. …Louise Nevelson (sculptor)…
  51. …Diane Arbus (photographer)…
  52. …Miriam Schapiro (mixed media)…
  53. ...Marilyn Radzat, Mai-Liis Peacock & Pam Grose (art dolls)…
  54. Sherry Serafini & Lidija Fairbanks (beadwork)…
  55. Melody Johnson & Pam RuBert (art quilts)…
  56. …& Susan Sorrell (fabric collage)
  57. My favorite art movements are Abstract Expressionism & Surrealism
  58. My favorite feminist artist is Judy Chicago
  59. My favorite movies are “Manhattan”, “Annie Hall”, & “Hannah & Her Sisters”…
  60. …Woody Allen is a genius
  61. My favorite singers are Cher…
  62. …the Bee Gees…
  63. …Tom Jones…
  64. …& Dean Martin…
  65. …don’t even try to find logic in that
  66. My preferred attire is jeans, sweaters & boots…
  67. …I can’t remember the last time I wore anything else
  68. I never leave my apartment without putting on my makeup
  69. My favorite food is pepperoni & jalapeno pepper pizza…
  70. …nachos…
  71. …& burgers & fries
  72. My favorite drink in the summer is a hot Bloody Mary…
  73. …in the winter, an Irish Coffee
  74. I love thunderstorms
  75. I prefer mountains instead of the beach…
  76. …& used to be a rock climber
  77. I have 4 tattoos…
  78. …& my navel is pierced
  79. I don’t plan to ever “act my age”
  80. I collect tarot cards, art dolls & Satsuma
  81. I’m a feminist…
  82. …& support gay rights
  83. I’m extremely competitive…
  84. …a perfectionist…
  85. …opinionated…
  86. …stubborn…
  87. …eccentric…
  88. …& those are my good qualities
  89. Patience is a virtue…
  90. …but not one of mine
  91. I’m a member of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston…
  92. …the American Craft Council…
  93. …the American Quilter’s Society…
  94. …Beadesigner International…
  95. …the Bead Society of Greater New York…
  96. …the Association for Gravestone Studies…
  97. …the Surface Design Association…
  98. …& Mensa
  99. I believe that sending positive energy out into the universe helps create the life that you want
  100. I’m still trying to decide exactly what I want to be when I grow up