Monday Listicles / BITB Edition

Welcome to BITB meets ML!

What on earth am I talking about? Some pretty ladies felt like going down memory lane, all the way to high school years. I said: how about we turn it into a list? And that is how BABES IN THE BLEACHERS came about. They are making a debut here, today! So just this once let us call this Monday Listicle a special edition.

Special because there is a cute button that will let everybody know you joined BITB.

Special because I will leave the link up open for a month, so nobody is late for the party.

Special because I will let you get away with anything high school, list or not.

Special because I say so.

For all you list makers, here is what we are doing next week: Your mission, should you choose to accept it is to find HOPES TO STAY AFLOAT blog among the link ups. Then find out what topic my neighbor Hopes chose for next list. In case you are not sure who Hopes is ( why aren’t you anyway?!): you will find her stuck between 3 boys and a husband, on her way to enjoy a vacation and umbrella drinks.

OK, let’s go back to school!

Make a list, check it twice, link it up. Read others. Have fun!


1.  I took public bus number 1 and then changed  to number 13 to get to my high school.

2. I struggled with math throughout high school.

3. If we skipped class, we usually went for a cappuccino in the gallery around the corner.

4. In year two I had my hair cut very, very short. Sinead O’Connor kind of short.

5. Our first class started at 7:10 AM and we were done by 1:10 PM.

6. I had student season tickets to the theatre all 4 years of high school.

7. I was assistant skiing coach. Mostly so I could hit the slopes for free.

8. I won national contest for best research paper in geography and a trip to Rome as a prize.

9. My favorite professor was Nives Ratkajec. She still teaches art class.

10. I only stay in touch with two of the girls from my class. Mojca and Mateja.

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  1. Jessica November 6, 2011 at 19:06 #

    Twitter: Mytimeasmom
    I can’t imagine waking up at 7:10 for high school although I’m sure I did.
    Jessica recently posted..Grateful Dead Was My Favorite

    • Stasha November 6, 2011 at 20:20 #

      Twitter: NorthWestMommy
      Got up at 6:00 in hope to make it to class on time. love your tattoo Jessica, you are one hip chick!

  2. Katie E November 6, 2011 at 19:16 #

    Twitter: euregirlsandboy
    7:10 seems so early! I had to leave early because I had a 45 minute bus ride to school my junior and senior years. I only really keep in touch with a couple people from high school, too – but I like to look at everyone’s pictures on facebook. No need to attend a reunion! And where are the pictures of your Sinead O’Connor hair?

    This was a very fun topic!
    Katie E recently posted..Monday Listicles: High School

    • Stasha November 6, 2011 at 19:59 #

      Twitter: NorthWestMommy
      ALL my photo albums were lost in the move 4 years ago. Shame, cause it looked kinda cool. Love your photos, I honestly would share mine if I could!
      I had a 45 minute commute too, so I was up at 6AM. You know it is early when your parents are still asleep when you are leaving for school :)

  3. Mommy2¢ November 6, 2011 at 19:18 #

    WOW… Rome!? I’m jealous! That’s one hell of a prize! The only thing I won back in HS was a free cheese burger from McDonald’s for winning a tricycle race during Homecoming week one year.
    Mommy2¢ recently posted..A week full of Funk, Pants on the ground, Shit & Skulls!

    • Stasha November 6, 2011 at 20:05 #

      Twitter: NorthWestMommy
      Never underestimate the power of a cheese burger! My trip was a nerd fest in Italy, we had a blast! Much better then pleading to 10 stinky 8 year old budding skiing champions to take a shower in a ski chalet in return for free ski lift passes.

  4. Cookie's Mom November 6, 2011 at 19:20 #

    Twitter: SJM_CookiesMom
    A lot of visits to the coffee shop when not in class here too. Many, many donuts eaten in said coffee shop. That is an early day – wow! And that’s quite the claim to fame, the national contest win. Rome? Wow!
    Cookie’s Mom recently posted..The High School Me

    • Stasha November 6, 2011 at 20:02 #

      Twitter: NorthWestMommy
      I worked very hard, it was a 500 page paper on something insanely boring. Real research too. The trip to Rome was with all the other winners and their mentors. I sat on the bus with the physics winner. It was fun! Even my professor turned out a bit more interesting then in school…

  5. Kimberly November 6, 2011 at 20:21 #

    Twitter: KimberlyAMuro
    A skiing coach? I’m impressed! I’ve actually never been on skis.
    Kimberly recently posted..Without Regret

    • Stasha November 7, 2011 at 00:18 #

      Twitter: NorthWestMommy
      When you visit we will hit the slopes, deal?

  6. Ado November 6, 2011 at 20:27 #

    God you were a complete over-achiever opposite of me except for the math challenges. I’m sure we would’ve been friends though! LOVE that you got a Sinead…in high school! That takes bravery!
    Ado recently posted..Ella’s Volcano Cake

    • Stasha November 6, 2011 at 20:45 #

      Twitter: NorthWestMommy
      Yes, we would have been friends. I loved to study but I really struggled with math! I failed more tests then I would like to admit…

  7. Amanda November 6, 2011 at 20:50 #

    Twitter: lilahbility
    You certainly were up early! But then I guess that left more time for homework and then more free time in the evenings. We definitely have to go skiing together someday, my friend!
    Amanda recently posted..Letter to Lilah – The High School Years

    • Stasha November 6, 2011 at 20:53 #

      Twitter: NorthWestMommy
      I just know we will. More then once!

  8. [email protected] Wants This November 6, 2011 at 21:36 #

    Twitter: MamaWantsThis
    I’m pretty sure I would have loved high school Stasha just as much.

    Yay for leaving the link open for a month, I can link up!
    [email protected] Wants This recently posted..I Do Not Regret

  9. Kiddothings November 6, 2011 at 21:53 #

    Twitter: kiddothings
    I’ve struggled with math my whole life. I would’ve loved to see a picture of you looking all Sinead. ;) That was so awesome winning a trip to Rome! :)
    Kiddothings recently posted..Tipsy Friend – June of Mamawearpapashirt

  10. jacqui November 6, 2011 at 21:58 #

    Twitter: chicktuition
    I should’ve known you were brilliant even then. You won a trip to Rome?? Very impressive!
    jacqui recently posted..It Is Unwise To Mock The Poet…

    • Stasha November 6, 2011 at 22:17 #

      Twitter: NorthWestMommy
      Thank you. I also won a summer of studying math in order to pass the final I failed…
      Love the poem you posted on trivia today, the boy will be so happy to know!

  11. deborah quinn November 6, 2011 at 23:59 #

    Twitter: mannahattamamma
    If I’d known you and the other posters in high school, maybe I wouldn’t have been so unhappy. Alas, I was stuck in the midwest with a lot of hair and boys with mullets. But that’s my own post, coming soon. Now in a hotel w/wifi, so a Babes list coming soon. These are great, and thank you, Stasha, for letting us all come play in the gym instead of getting into trouble somewhere after school with unsavory characters!
    deborah quinn recently there nutella on the path to enlightenment?

  12. Elena November 7, 2011 at 03:55 #

    Twitter: NaynaDub
    I would love to see a pic of the Sinead O’Connor short hair. I’m sure you looked awesome & totally pulled it off. That’s so cool with #8!

  13. JDaniel4's Mom November 7, 2011 at 04:55 #

    I don’t think we started the day until 7:30. Your day started super early!
    JDaniel4′s Mom recently posted..Mommy Moments and Frankenstein Stitches

  14. JDaniel4's Mom November 7, 2011 at 04:55 #

    I don’t think we started the day until 7:30. Your day started super early!
    JDaniel4′s Mom recently posted..Mommy Moments and Frankenstein Stitches

  15. Jackie November 7, 2011 at 05:41 #

    Twitter: notwifezilla
    I have always wanted to shave my head ala’ Sinead! I am jealous!
    Weren’t you so cultured, Stasha? Having four years of season passes to the theatre!

  16. stacey November 7, 2011 at 06:22 #

    Twitter: staceysmoments
    I went for breakfast a lot when I skipped school. In fact, once I got a flat tire at McDonald’s and went to great lengths not to let my parents find out. I’m jealous of your trip to Rome! That must have been fun.
    stacey recently posted..High school…here we come

  17. Ally November 7, 2011 at 06:47 #

    Twitter: normalmomally
    Love that you were the assistant ski coach so you could ski free! Smart girl.
    I think our day was about 7:40 to 2:20, which is funny because my son’s day is 7:30 to 2:10 now.
    And I was way too chicken to skip class :)
    Ally recently posted..Monday Listicles – Babes In The Bleachers

  18. Just Jennifer November 7, 2011 at 07:59 #

    Twitter: JenAnnHall
    The more I learn about you the more you show just how cool of a person you are. What was your geography paper about? I mean, besides geography, of course! WHERE did you write about?
    Just Jennifer recently posted..High School Me

  19. KLZ November 7, 2011 at 13:18 #

    Oh man, getting out at 1:10 sounds like heaven. Complete and utter heaven.
    KLZ recently posted..The REAL What to Expect When You’re Expecting

  20. Tracy November 7, 2011 at 14:10 #

    Twitter: nystoopmama
    Uh, is it just me, or did you go to the COOLEST HIGH SCHOOL EVER??!
    Tracy recently posted..Run, NYC, run!

  21. Jodi Hall November 7, 2011 at 16:53 #

    I still struggle with math.. i understand i just talk to one of my friends from school.
    Jodi Hall recently posted..A cloudy rainy shades of autumn monday!!

  22. Runnermom-jen November 7, 2011 at 19:52 #

    Twitter: runnermomjen
    Wow! What a fabulous prize to win for a paper!! And where’s the picture of your short hair? ;)
    Runnermom-jen recently posted..On Why I’m Giving Up M&M’s…

  23. Twisted Domestic Goddess November 7, 2011 at 20:04 #

    Alrighty Stasha I FINALLY did one!!! I’m hoping I did the link up the right way. Maybe I’ll actually do next weeks as well lol.
    Twisted Domestic Goddess recently posted..Ok I’m finally taking the plunge….

  24. Bruna November 7, 2011 at 20:43 #

    Twitter: beeswithhoney
    Wow! A trip to Rome! Oh how I would have died for that experience in high school. Good for you, you smarty-pants you!
    Bruna recently posted..i see you with my heart

  25. Greta @ Not Enough Patience November 8, 2011 at 12:39 #

    Twitter: gfunkified
    Wow…you can get into all kinds of trouble when you’re done with school at 1:00 in the afternoon, I bet!!
    Greta @ Not Enough Patience recently posted..These Are A Few Of My Favorite…

  26. Rach (DonutsMama) November 8, 2011 at 19:10 #

    You won a trip to Rome??? Like Italy? I’m so jealous! Skiing, I’m impressed there as well. I’ve never had the desire to go. It’s too cold for me!
    Rach (DonutsMama) recently posted..Naturally Made and a Giveaway

  27. Mama And The City November 8, 2011 at 22:49 #

    Twitter: Mama_AndTheCity
    Oh Wow! awesome. And Rome? doble wow!
    Mama And The City recently posted..And a mama was born

  28. Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell November 14, 2011 at 15:09 #

    I insist you pack me in your bags for each and every one of those trips!
    Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell recently posted..Sour Balls Denied

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