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I have a few of them.  Some are serious.  Some are not.  Some you might already know.  Here are five of the not-so-serious ones:

1. One of my favorite parts of visiting the doctor or the dentist is reading the trashy magazines in their office that I would never buy in real life.

2. I hate flying on airplanes.  That doesn’t mean I won’t do it.  I’ve flown across the country many times and to England and back four times.  But I don’t like it. 

3.  I used to think that when they said the South was trying to leave the Union, they were actually digging a trench and trying to turn into an entirely different country, separate in location as well as in ideals.  For way too long I believed this.  Good thing my high school history teacher set me straight.  (Yes, I believed it that long.  Sad.)

4.  A rainy day = a good day for me.   

5. When I was little, I dreamed of having a family of six.  Two boys, four girls.  I thought I would marry a boy from my hometown and live there happily ever after.  Now I have a family of three boys and I live happily ever after with a boy from Seattle.

It must be the rain.

+ comments (6)
  • Carolyn V.
    September 15, 2009

    I love the rain too. Shhh. It’s a secret. =)

  • Sara
    September 15, 2009

    I want to hear the big secrets… ha ha, jk. Yeah, I love the rain too. Except when it makes us have to cancel our plans to go to the Fair. Oh well. Yay for rain!

  • Shari
    September 15, 2009

    That was fun, Ally. Tell us more. Tell us more.

  • Julie D.
    September 15, 2009

    I love rainy days too! They make me so happy. And I loooove thunderstorms. I like to shiver with delight. But now I’m wondering about your other secrets….

  • Tasha
    September 16, 2009

    I love the idea of leaving the union, so much that I’m wondering how far down someone would have to dig to be able to start the separation. And then it reminded me of the book Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close because the boys dad tells him a story that involves a concept like that and a long jumper. Read it? You really should!

  • becca
    September 16, 2009

    The best place to read the trashy magazines is in the eye doc’s office – because nobody there can see very well what I’m looking at. IT’S FOOLPROOF!

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