Chocolate milk. I used to buy two 125 ml-size Dairy Home chocolate milks from the cafeteria at ISB if I arrived a little early to collect Madeline from kindergarten; one for me and one for her. I would feel a little silly if I saw anyone I knew as I wandered down the corridors, sipping away. I don't remember my mom ever putting a carton of chocolate milk in her shopping cart when I was little, so maybe I am still compensating into my adulthood. Sadly, the chocolate milk here in Vietnam is not very good. It's sugary milk that happens to be brown. The chocolate element is noticably absent!
Sleeping in socks. I am not sure how old I was when I started doing this, but I have a serious issue with having my feet poke out of my covers when I'm sleeping. Wearing socks helps to prevent my toes from accidently brushing against a cold wall, a footboard, or - gasp - air!
Anne of Green Gables. I mean, of course, the two-part miniseries that aired on CBC when I was nine years old. I remember that it was a very special event; it was broadcast from 8 - 10 pm over two nights, and my usual bedtime was 9 o'clock. The first time I was allowed to stay up past nine was to watch Anne of Green Gables with my mom. For a number of years, I'd catch a re-run of Anne during the annual pledge drive from a PBS affiliate in Spokane that our local cable picked up, but now, I have to watch Anne on DVD. If someone on the street asked me what my favourite movie was, I'd probably say The Shawshank Redemption, but really, it's probably Anne of Green Gables. I loved the story, the casting, the Canadian-ness, and also the sequel (but not the third Anne movie, which was just so very wrong). Oddly enough, I don't really care for the actual novel. I thought it dragged!