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Get to Know Me Tag

I've been thinking about doing a post like this for a while, but I couldn't think of a good way to do it. So when I saw the Get to Know Me Tag on Opal's blog...I stole it. Though she did tag anyone who wanted to do it, so I suppose it's not quite stealing. So, in case you want to know more about me, here you go!
Vital Stats:
Name: Clara
Nicknames: None. Clara doesn't lend itself well to nicknames.
Birthday: May 24th
Place of birth: California, USA
Star Sign: Gemini
Occupation: High school student, occasional math tutor

Hair color: Brown - reddish in the summer, dark in the winter
Hair length: Almost halfway down my back
Eye color: Blue
Best feature: Hair
Braces: I used to have Invisalign, but now I just have a retainer
Piercings: hahaha NO. I am TERRIFIED of needles, so that's not happening.
Tattoos: See above. No way.
Righty or lefty: Righty

First best friend: Heather, in first grade
Award: Probably some kind of X number of days of consecutive piano practice thing. Maybe 100 days?
Sport: Soccer.
Real holiday: Either Chanukah or Thanksgiving.
Concert: No clue.

Film: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Color: At the moment, blue. It's been changing surprisingly often.
Song: Another one that changes all the time, but definitely House of Memories by Panic! at the Disco.
Restaurant: Cheesecake Factory, as long as it's not super-crowded. There's also a really good pizza place near my house with perfect thick-crust comfort food pizza.
Shop: Besides Barnes & Noble? Probably Aeropostale.
Book: Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
Magazine: Smithsonian
Shoes: Boots or TOMS

Feeling: Hungry. And pretty exhausted - today's been quite the roller coaster.
Single or taken: Single
Eating: Nothing. Hence the hunger.
Listening to: I've had Death of a Bachelor (the album and the song) by Panic! at the Disco on repeat pretty much all day.
Thinking about: All of the terrifyingly huge choices I have to make in the next few months.
Watching: Agent Carter on TV (but I'm unfortunately behind), Parks & Rec on Netflix
Wearing: A sweatshirt and jeans

Want children: No thanks. I've already established that I'm going to be the aunt who spoils all my friends' children, and that's enough for me.
Want to be married: Not particularly.
Careers in mind: Good question. We'll see.
Where do you want to live: Probably somewhere on the East Coast, but not in a big city.

Do you believe in:
God: In some way, yes.
Miracles: If people are looking for them.
Love at first sight: Absolutely not.
Ghosts: Not really, but not an emphatic no.
Aliens: In some sense, yes.
Soul mates: Not in the "one person who you're romantically destined to be with forever" sense, no, but I believe in people who just get each other in some unexplainable way.
Heaven: Still thinking about this one.
Hell: Same as above.
Kissing on the first date: Not personally.
Yourself: Not as consistently as I'd like to.

What about you? Introduce yourself! What's your favorite book? What are you thinking about? Are you as terrified of needles as I am? Tell me in the comments!


  1. I'm with you on the whole marriage and kids thing--I'm just not interested. :P

    I've never actually been to Cheesecake Factory before, but I've heard so many good things about it, I'll have to see if there's one near where I live.

    It was really fun to read all your answers! Thanks for sharing! :)

    1. Yeah, there's just so many things I want to do in my life that just don't involve marriage and kids.

      Cheesecake Factory is WONDERFUL! The menu is so huge that there's pretty much something for everyone. All the portions are so huge that you order dinner one day and have lunch for the next two. And the fudge cake is incredible.

  2. OH MY GOODNESS YOU LIKE PARKS AND REC??? You are my new best friend. Also, I watched the first episode of Agent Carter and didn't particularly love it? Does it get better? I love the idea of it but I just didn't love the first episode.

    It was great to read more about you!

    1. I LOVE Parks & Rec! I'm watching it slowly because I'm on Season 5 now and I DON'T WANT IT TO END! I personally loved Agent Carter from the beginning, but I think it gets even better. I won't pretend it's perfect - there are a couple of slower episodes here and there - but I'd say it's definitely worth giving a try if there were parts of the first episode that you liked!


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