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Thursday, March 06, 2008

39 Questions

How would you answer?

1. Were you named after anyone?
Yes.
2. When was the last time you cried?
Approximately 1 year and 3 months ago
3. What is your favorite lunch meat?
Roast beef.
4. Do you have kids?
Yes.
5. Do you use sarcasm?
Often.
6. Gallows humor?
Frequently.
7. Do you still have your tonsils?
Yes.
8. Would you bungee jump?
No. But I might parachute from an airplane.
9. Do you untie your shoes when you take them off?
No.
10. What are you most afraid of?
Becoming mentally incompetent when I’m old (not remembering who my children
are).
11. Do you think you are strong?
Yes.
12. What is your favorite ice cream?
Chocolate. No, make that Heath Bar Coffee Crunch. Wait, I mean coffee. No,
I’ll stick with chocolate.
13. What is the first thing you notice about people?
Voice, facial expressions, hands
14. Red or pink?
Neither.
15. Who do you miss the most?
My parents.
16. North or south? East or west?
North. West.
17. What are you looking forward to in 2008?
Summer vacation and the general election.
18. What are you listening to right now?
The quiet of my apartment of a Thursday morning.
19. What did you watch on TV last night?
Nothing.
20. Who was the last person you talked to on the phone?
A man from New York.
21. What is your favorite sound?
Laughter.A bat hitting a ball out of the ballpark. A ball landing with a thud
in the catcher's mitt. And the sound of a man who cares for me calling me
sweetheart, or darling, or babe, or sweetie pie, or angel.
22. If you were a crayon, what color would you be?
Green.
23. What is your favorite smell?
Rosemary. Rain. Ocean.
24. What sport do you like to watch the most?
Baseball.
25. Favorite food?
Almost all of ’em.
26. Scary movies or happy endings?
Happy endings.
27. What is the last movie you watched?
Shenandoah with James Stewart.
28. Summer or winter?
Summer.
29. Hugs or kisses?
Both.
30. Favorite dessert?
Crème brulee. Chocolate anything.
31. What book are you reading now?
Atonement. Spoken Word Revolution. Women Word Warriors. Check the Rhyme.
32. Rolling Stones or Beatles?
Beatles. But ultimately – The Grateful Dead.
33. Heath Ledger or John Wayne?
Both.
34. Beethoven or Bach?
Neither – what about Vivaldi?
35. Where were you born?
Hawaii.
36. Do you have a special talent?
Yes.
37. What’s the furthest you’ve been from home?
Halfway around the world.
38. What is your favorite time of day?
Sunrise and sunset. Moonrise.
39. Beach or mountains?
Beach.

4 Comments:

Blogger boneman said...

...under the heading of, "make that fourty"....

#40. what is a teacher doing home at 8:30 on a Thursday morning?

March 06, 2008 8:56 AM  
Blogger ThursdayNext said...

Mmmm...I love chocolate ice cream and coffee ice cream and usually end up compromising with mocha chip ice cream. This is a lovely meme...but I am all about the Duke over ANY actor, even someone as good as Heath.

March 08, 2008 8:15 AM  
Blogger Bird said...

Boneman - yes indeed, what was a teacher doing home on a school day? hahahahaha - i don't teach on thursdays - hurrah! (at least not this semester.)

TN - i love JW. but heath is ... heath ... and he will be missed. i was thinking of course of BBM - JW would have secretly loved that flick. a man's gotta do what a man's gotta do.

March 08, 2008 8:55 AM  
Blogger Polly said...

Wow we have some things in common.
I didn't know you were born in Hawaii. Now that is pretty exotic.

Glad to hear you have someone to call you sweet names..you deserve it.

March 21, 2008 4:55 PM  

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