Thursday, December 11, 2008

50 ODD Things about you!

Learn 50 things about your friends, and let them learn 50 things about you! I got this from my bloggless friend Annarita. there are some missing numbers, so it's more like there are 47 things, but that's how it came to me so that's how it's going to you. :p

1. Do you like blue cheese? no, only the dressing and that's only to cool the buffalo chicken strips that i make.
2. Do you own a gun? No but i did (do have an FID card, do they expire?) i had a boyfriend who was into guns and thought it would be a good idea if i learnt. however the only thing he tought me was how to drive his manual car, in case we went out and he was drunk and couldn't drive home.
3. Wax or Shave your body parts? depends on the body part
4. Do you get nervous before doctor appointments? No
5. Real or fake nails? Real - for the time being.
6. Favorite Christmas song? anything by Dean Martin
7. What do you prefer to drink in the morning? coffee
8. Can you do push ups? uh, no. actually i don't know.
9. What's your favorite piece of jewelry? diamond earrings (the only jewelry i wear) and the necklace that my dad gave me the valentines day the year he died. i had it wrapped around my bouquet when i got married.
10. Favorite hobby? cooking & knitting
11. Do you have A.D.D.? maybe
12. What's one trait that you hate about yourself? that i'm lazy
13. Middle Name? Louise - after my great aunt.
14. Name 3 thoughts at this exact moment? it's far to early to be awake. i need more coffee. i hate the guys digging in my driveway who rudely woke me up at 7:16am with loud banging
15. Name 3 drinks you regularly drink? Water, coffee, wine
16. Current worry right now? that i'm never going to get a job
17. Current hate right now? being unemployed
18. Favorite place to be? home, cuddled up on the couch.
20. Like to go Shopping? oh ya. especially for books and yarn.
22. Do you own slippers? yes, red fuzzy ones with no back and blue ballet fuzzy inside ones.
23. What color shirt are you wearing ? white t-shirt and a fleece thing.
24. Do you like sleeping on satin sheets? yes
26. Favorite color? red
27. Would you be a pirate? hell ya! pilledge, steal & drinking... who wouldnt' want to be a pirate??!?!?
28. What songs do you sing in the shower? whatevers on the radio, unless i'm up early enough to listen to Oppie & Anthony
29. Favorite girl's name? Isabella
30. Favorite boy's name? Robert or Joseph
31. What's in your pocket right now? nothing - am in my pj's and they don't have pockets.
32. Last thing that made you laugh? the dark knight - i'll make this pencil disapear!
33. Best bed sheets as a kid? my smurf sheets.
34. Worst injury you've ever had? when i fell directly onto my left knee walking (i slipped on some kinda of berry that fell from a knee swelled up, i couldn't walk on it. good times!)
35. Do you love where you live? yes, although not to fond of it this morning, with all the noise
36. How many TV's do you have in your house? 2 and sadly they are both in the living room.
37. Who is your loudest friend? annarita.
38. How many pets do you have? 2 my little lila girl and big cuddlebug sirius.
39. Does someone have a crush on you? um, sure, who not!
40 What is your favorite book? at the moment, the Twillight books and Lying in Bed by JD Landis
41. What is your favorite candy? gummies.
42. Favorite Sports Team? um, patriots. maybe... i don't really watch sports unless i'm forced to.
43. What were you doing 12 AM last night? going to bed.
44. What was the first thing you thought of when you woke up? want to hit the boys for being loud at 7:16 this morning.
45. Worst habit? bitting my nails
46. Do you play an instrument? i played bass for a little bit.
47. How long does it take you to get to work? no time at all and i think we've beaten that horse enough, don't you?
48. Plans for the weekend? sleeping, probably going to lunch with my mom where she'll yell at me for being a bad daughter and abandoning her on thanksgiving and choosing his family over her - but i digress.
49. If you could eat anything right this second what would it be? peanut butter cookies with reeses pieces in them

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Christmas Meme

1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? Both, sometimes i break out the fabric if it's an oddly shaped gift.
2. Real tree or artificial? fake, i use to live on the 3rd floor, by the time the tree made it up the stairs half the needles were off, plus, i have 2 cats, they would drink the water.
3. When do you put up the tree? usually around the 15th or so.
4. When do you take the tree down? day after little christmas
5. Do you like eggnog? no, but i do love me some hot cocoa with fluff
6. Favorite gift received as a child? my strawberry shortcake rollerskates?
7. Hardest person to buy for? doug
8. Easiest person to buy for? Mom
9. Do you have a nativity scene? my mom does and i don't let her put the baby jesus out till christmas day b/c hello, he wasn't born yet!!
10. Mail or e-mail Christmas cards? Mail.
11. Worst Christmas gift you ever received? i don't know
12. Favorite Christmas movie? A Christmas Story, the bishop's wife, it's a wonderful life, holiday inn and meet me in st. louis
13. When do you start shopping? Mid-December when the panic sets in
14. Have you ever recycled a Christmas present? no
15. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas? gingerbread cake (family recipe)
16. Lights on the tree? Lots of 'em. White
17. Favorite Christmas song? anything by dean martin
18. Travel at Christmas or stay home? go to my moms
19. Can you name all of Santa's reindeer? um, maybe... probably not...i can name all the 7 dwarves...
20. Angel on the tree top or a star? neither, jack skellington dressed up as santa...
21. Open the presents Christmas Eve or morning? Christmas morning!!
22. Most annoying thing about this time of the year? the fact that it now starts in October
23. Favorite ornament theme or color? all my ornaments are my favorite...
24. Favorite for Christmas dinner? lobster eve dinner
25. What do you want for Christmas this year? a job

Monday, December 8, 2008

Things I've Done...

In the meantime, I leave you with a meme, poached shamelessly from knittywhipped.Things I've Done (In Bold)
1. Started my own blog
2. Slept under the stars
3. Played in a band
4. Visited Hawaii
5. Watched a meteor shower
6. Given more than I can afford to charity
7. Been to Disneyland/world
8. Climbed a mountain (in flip flops no less)
9. Held a praying mantis
10. Sung a solo
11. Bungee jumped (kinda, it was a skydive thing in Maine.)
12. Visited Paris
13. Watched lightning at sea
14. Taught myself an art from scratch
15. Adopted a child
16. Had food poisoning
17. Walked to the top of the Statue of Liberty
18. Grown my own vegetables
19. Seen the Mona Lisa in France
20. Slept on an overnight train
21. Had a pillow fight
22. Hitchhiked
23. Taken a sick day when you’re not ill
24. Built a snow fort
25. Held a lamb
26. Gone skinny dipping
27. Run a marathon
28. Ridden in a gondola in Venice
29. Seen a total eclipse
30. Watched a sunrise or sunset
31. Hit a home run
32. Been on a cruise
33. Seen Niagara Falls in person
34. Visited the birthplace of my ancestors
35. Seen an Amish community
36. Taught myself a new language (trying counts right?)
37. Had enough money to be truly satisfied
38. Seen the Leaning Tower of Pisa in person
39. Gone rock climbing
40. Seen Michelangelo’s David
41. Sung karaoke
42. Seen Old Faithful geyser erupt
43. Bought a stranger a meal at a restaurant
44. Visited Africa
45. Walked on a beach by moonlight
46. Been transported in an ambulance
47. Had my portrait painted
48. Gone deep sea fishing
49. Seen the Sistine Chapel in person
50. Been to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris
51. Gone scuba diving or snorkeling
52. Kissed in the rain (and danced...)
53. Played in the mud
54. Gone to a drive-in theater
55. Been in a movie
56. Visited the Great Wall of China
57. Started a business
58. Taken a martial arts class
59. Visited Russia
60. Served at a soup kitchen
61. Sold Girl Scout Cookies
62. Gone whale watching
63. Got flowers for no reason
64. Donated blood, platelets or plasma
65. Gone sky diving
66. Visited a Nazi Concentration Camp
67. Bounced a check
68. Flown in a helicopter
69. Saved a favorite childhood toy
70. Visited the Lincoln Memorial
71. Eaten caviar
72. Pieced a quilt
73. Stood in Times Square
74. Toured the Everglades
75. Been fired from a job
76. Seen the Changing of the Guards in London
77. Broken a bone
78. Been on a speeding motorcycle
79. Seen the Grand Canyon in person
80. Published a book
81. Visited the Vatican
82. Bought a brand new car
83. Walked in Jerusalem
84. Had my picture in the newspaper
85. Read the entire Bible
86. Visited the White House
87. Killed and prepared an animal for eating
88. Had chickenpox
89. Saved someone’s life
90. Sat on a jury
91. Met someone famous (Glenn Koche of Wilco, Darren Grey and have run (twice, tripped over once) into Peter Wolfe (i believe the first time i referred to him as that guy wearing the ugly hat) on several occassions, usually revolving around me going to or coming from the bathroom at clubs)
92. Joined a book club
93. Lost a loved one
94. Had a baby
95. Seen the Alamo in person
96. Swam in the Great Salt Lake
97. Been involved in a lawsuit
98. Owned a cell phone
99. Been stung by a bee
100. Rode an elephant