My Life in Numbers

Anne Woodman from Writing by the Numbers always starts off her posts with a nod to the numerals that bear importance to her life and her work. I can never write anything number related without first thinking of Anne.

This morning I received an email update from Christine at Love, Life, Surf, who had followed another blogger's lead (Grteta from GFunctified) and created a list of numbers, which organized some of her life's data.

It's fun to play with numbers, and in honor of my blogging buddies, I thought I'd give it a go.

If my daughters were a part of this discussion they would accuse me of being a copy-cat, and in that they'd be correct.

Imitation, though, is the sincerest form of flattery.

1971 was the year I was born.

13 is my favorite number.

7 is a pretty good number too, especially when a slash is drawn through the center.

3 is how many times a year I get my hair cut.

1 is the number of marathons I've completed.

2  marathons will be run before I die.

1 piece of jewelry is enough (I feel like a peacock when I accessorize more).

04043 is Kennebunk's zip code.

155 is my perfect weight.

14 is how old I was when my dad died.

7 is (at last count) my number of siblings.

39 is how old I was when my birth sister found me.

55 feels awfully fast on the freeway.

2  boyfriends were serious husband contenders, had the timing been better.

63 degrees is the perfect temperature at any time of year.

3 is the number of times I do dishes everyday.

0 is how much I love doing dishes.

1985 was the year I first kissed a boy (for real).

36 plus DD is a number that needs to be contained.

206 posts have been published on this blog.

8 is close the number of hours I get to sleep at night.

12 hours of sleep would be better.

5 is the age of my twins, who are responsible for not allowing me more sleep.

2 dead yoga mats are kept in my living room for use with exercise videos where sneakers are needed (don't all dead yoga mats go the sneaker route?).

5 products must to be used on my face in the morning to make me look alive.

780 lovely people follow me on Twitter.

4 last names would follow Martha if I decided to use them all (Osmundson Feldman Merrill Wills).

1 more baby in my home would make me really happy.

1 little dog will have to do.

M.

What is your favorite number? How much do you love dishes? What do you do with dead yoga mats?

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