WHAT I WANTED TO BE GROWING UP, CHRONOLOGICALLY

  1. 1.
    Barrel Racer (I grew up in Oklahoma and I'm Asian ... so ...)
  2. 2.
    Rodeo Queen (so I could wear a crown on my cowboy hat) see above.
  3. 3.
    Olympic Gymnast. Three words: Mary Lou Retton
  4. 4.
    Horse greeter at the amphitheater for the play "Oklahoma!"
  5. 5.
    Fashion Designer for Miss America evening gown competition