Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Stats on My Life in California Thus Far


1. Number of Freeways I’ve driven on: 1 (accidentally and traumatizing).

2. Number of Freeways I’m planning on driving on in the future: 0 (Are you kidding?!? See above).

3. Amount of Time it took me to realize that Hardee’s and Carl Jr’s are the same restaurant: Way Too Long (What is up with that?).

4. Amount of Time it took me to figure out that Jack in The Box deep frys its tacos once I crossed the California state line: 0.05 seconds.

5. Number of Deep Fried Tacos I’ve eaten since: 1,000 (Dude you get two for $.99 cents).

6.How Long It took for “Dude” to become part of my daily vocabulary: 2 weeks.

7. Number of Showers it took for me to realize that my feet were tanned not dirty: 3 (The flip flop strap should have been my first clue).

8. Number of Times I’ve opened my mouth and people have asked me where I’m from: Every time.

9. Number of Times people have been shocked that my hometown forbade alcohol: No one is shocked because they think I’m LYING.

10. Number of Times I’ve attempted to order Sweet Tea: 30.

11. Number of Times I was stared at blankly for ordering Sweet Tea: 15.

12. Number of Times I was just brought Unsweet Tea anyway: 30.

13. Number of Times I plan to order sweet tea in the future: Infinite Times, I will never give up until Californians accept that tea is better when it is brewed sweet.

14. Number of High Fashion Shops I’ve been in: Zero, like my lovely, big butt would fit into those clothes.

15. Number of Episodes of Law and Order, Cold Case, & Without a Trace I’ve watched since arriving: 500,000.

16. Number of Times watching Law and Order, Cold Case, & Without a Trace has made me think of ways to get away with murder: 500,000.

10 comments:

  1. It took moving to Texas from Utah for me to learn to appreciate sweet tea. Now I think there is a minimum daily requirement in our house. :p

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  2. Brittany,
    You are a hoot! I spent most of my life in the south and never really did understand sweet tea, although my husband swears by it.

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  3. you crack me up girl. i love sweet tea. i would smack someone if they stared blankly while i asked.

    damn.
    have a good weekend, darlin.

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  4. This was so funny. Thanks for making me LOL on a stressful Friday!
    Try ordering 'English Breakfast Tea' and see where it gets you... I'd be interested in whether ordering it there gets the same reaction as it does in Michigan?!

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  5. LMAO I love your list :) I wonder if I can come up with something as entertaining about moving from Malaysia to Chicago?

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  6. @Mom-I bet it will get an even more extreme reaction!

    @Lynne-I bet you could just think about the things that make each place different.

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  7. OMG! You crack me up. Love your stats, Dude. I LOVE Jack in the Box tacos! I grew up in Houston, TX but now live in Conway, AR where there is no alcohol and no Jack in the Box. WAAAAA! :)

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  8. Hi Brittany,

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    Thanks.

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  9. I say dude all the time too! I was just noticing that last night that almost everytime I speak to my husband I call him dude.

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