1 - People who are ambivalent towards the US at best and mock 4th of July celebrations but will still gather for a 4th of July bbq with their like-minded friends. Is it just an attempt at irony or an excuse for beer?
2 - People who need an excuse to gather with friends and drink beer.
3 - What Linkedin is.
4 - Why my husband ever liked the band Nightwish. It's embarrassing.
5 - Why the US isn't set up like Spain with built-in siestas. If there's one thing I've learned as an adult it's that everyone could use a good nap in the middle of the day.
6 - How professional bloggers have time to professionally blog.
7 - Why a pedicure is not covered by insurance in the 9th month of pregnancy.
8 - Why our insurance decided they would not pay for JF's epi pen.
9 - Using explicit language in songs that are obviously intended to be top 40 music. Especially the f bomb. Not that Mariah's "Beautiful" is all that great lyrically but the frequent "f---ing beautiful"s make the song pretty family un-friendly when it otherwise has a great feel. (Which I don't care what Marc Barnes says - he's a male college student for pete's sake and is not raising small children who inhale music and lyrics like air - it does matter that music is "family friendly" because I don't want my five year old daughter saying, "If your girl acts up I'm smackin' the ho" (House of Pain) or "everybody on my d---, please no homos" (JayZ feat Kanye) or "I really f---ed it up this time" (Marc's beloved Mumford & Sons). It's bad enough that my kids say "Oh damnit!" because they have a near-heathen for a mother. One bad influence is enough in their lives.
10 - Why I feel like I should have ten things in this list. Lame. I'm gonna buck the system... and have eleven
11 - How I cannot go back and re-watch Lost. I loved it the first time through but now I just don't care.
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