Thursday, June 20, 2013

50 Questions.

I literally LITERALLY do not even remember how this works anymore.  It took me like 10 minutes to find the "New Post" button. But here I am, back on the horse. Not making any declarations about what a great blogger I am going to be from here on out, but I will say that something inexplicable has been drawing me back to the blogosphere. So here I am. I'm gonna start out easy with a meme that my friend Genny did on her blog because it didn't seem too hard.

So, hi.

Here we go.

50 Questions! From Buzzingfridge.

1. When you looked at yourself in the mirror today, what was the first thing you thought?

Please understand that I have been sick as a dog all week so all of my answers are going to reflect that. Without that context you are going to really think there is something seriously wrong with me. The first time I looked at myself in the mirror today was after I took a shower at like 4 this afternoon. And what I thought was "I wish my stomach looked like this all the time and not just when I am recovering from being violently ill."

2. How much cash do you have on you?

I think I have about $20 in my wallet. I try to always have $20, just in case.

3. What’s a word that rhymes with DOOR?

Snore which is what this questi
on makes me do.

4. Favorite planet?

Earth? I haven't had the opportunity to experience any others. 

5. Who is the 4th person on your missed call list on your cell phone?

Blargh now I have to stand up and get my phone. I thought this was going to be easy.

My sister.

6. What is your favorite ring tone on your phone?

Marimba all the way.

7. What shirt are you wearing?

A blue t shirt with kind of rainbow palm trees on it from Target. They sold it as a pajama top but I wear it out all the time. F*ck the police.

8. Do you label yourself?

Yes but many of the labels are conflicting. I will blame that on my Gemini-ness.

9. Name the brand of the shoes you’re currently wearing?

None. But the last ones I wore were my favorite Keen sandals. But I have not left the house in like 5 days, y'all.

10. Bright or Dark Room?

Bright. Unless it's night time. Then dark.

11. What do you think about the person who took this survey before you?

I love them dearly and I hope they know that.

12. What does your watch look like?

Silver Bulova. Simple and classy.

13. What were you doing at midnight last night?

Lightly sleeping and half listening for the sound of my children getting sick.

14. What did your last text message you received on your cell say?

"That will change soon."

15. Where is your nearest 7-11?

Wayyyy down by Target, I believe.

16. What's a word that you say a lot?

Probably "like." Also I make this grumbling sound a LOT which I was not fully aware of until Sophia started to make the same sound whenever she gets exasperated. Now I am aware that I make that noise way way too much.

17. Who told you he/she loved you last?

Sophie, I think.

18. Last furry thing you touched?

Coda the wonder mutt.

19. How many drugs have you done in the last three days?

Like I said, I've been sick. So too many to mention. On a normal day just my thyroid meds and my pill.

20. How many rolls of film do you need developed?

One, actually. In an underwater camera that I took last summer and never got developed. Because who thinks to take film to get developed these days?

21. Favorite age you have been so far?

Um, I usually like whatever age I am at the moment. I mean, I have liked different things about different ages. Except for like 13-15. Nothing redeeming there comes to mind.

22. Your worst enemy?

I... actually don't have one. I mean, there are some people I dislike to varying degrees, but no real "enemies." As far as I know. 

23. What is your current desktop picture?

A stock solar system pic that came with the computer. I don't even know how to change it.

24. What was the last thing you said to someone?

"Just wanted to be sure you are ok." to Sophia who has been upstairs singing to her stuffed animals since I tucked her in an hour ago.

25. If you had to choose between a million bucks or to be able to fly what would it be?

A million bucks because I could share it.

26. Do you like someone?

Lots of someones!

27. The last song you listened to?

This kid singing the national anthem (really well) before the Heat game.

28. What time of day were you born?

Around 9:30, at night I think but I'm not sure.

29. What’s your favorite number?

I don't have one. But I like to like 13 because I think superstitions are hooey.

30. Where did you live in 1987?

Hmm. Rockford, Michigan, I believe. I think we were in the green house by then.

31. Are you jealous of anyone?

Envious, for sure. Jealous? I don't know. Jealous sounds so ugly. I try not to be. Because the older I get the more I realize that what I perceive what other people have/are is not really superior to what I have and am.

32. Is anyone jealous of you?

I sure hope not.

33. Where were you when 9/11 happened?

Here in Orlando, in my old house with my first husband. I called my dad on the phone and neither one of us could believe what we were seeing. I remember the moment I realized it was not an accident. And I remember being terrified that, long-term, tourism (and my livelihood) would be impacted. And it was, but not as terribly as I thought it would.

34. What do you do when vending machines steal your money?

Pout. But usually try again. Because I'm an optimist like that.

35. Do you consider yourself kind?

Generally, yes, very kind. But I have a "mean girl" streak, if in the right company, that I am ashamed of.

36. If you had to get a tattoo, where would it be?

I have one. And I would not get another one I don't think. If I HAD TO, like gun to my head had to? Right on top of my first one, on my left hip. Maybe it would improve it.

37. If you could be fluent in any other language, what would it be?

Italian because it's soooo beautiful!

38. Would you move for the person you loved?

Absolutely. I love a fresh start.

39. Are you touchy feely?

I guess so. With my kids for sure, and I am not into PDA but I like holding hands with Dearest when the opportunity presents itself. With friends, not as much.

40. What’s your life motto?

"Bend like a blade of grass to the wind."

But I also like the Humans of New York lady with her "Be kind and thoughtful" platform. Some people make that more difficult than others.

41. Name three things that you have on you at all times?

iPhone, Sophia, Olivia.

Oh, THINGS? iPhone, package of wipes, sunglasses.

42. What’s your favourite town/city?

New York City. No contest. But Florence was pretty kick ass too.

43. What was the last thing you paid for with cash?

I don't even know. Maybe something at the Brooklyn Flea?

44. When was the last time you wrote a letter to someone on paper and mailed it?

Couldn't even tell ya. But we should do that. It's really nice.

45. Can you change the oil on a car?


46. Your first love: what is the last thing you heard about him/her?

Well I kind of have two people I could count as my first love. One was more a first lust. I hear he's sucking at life and that's fine by me. One was my first love, and I hear he's doing good, and that's also fine by me.

47. How far back do you know about your ancestry?

Ooh, I love the, and I went way way far back on my side of the family! We have pretty much been Americans for as long as there was an America. Before that lots of Irish and French.

48. The last time you dressed fancy, what did you wear and why did you dress fancy?

P.E.O. meeting, and I wore the dress I bought to wear to Pippin but couldn't on account of the deluge.

49. Does anything hurt on your body right now?

Actually... no.

50. Have you been burned by love?

I'm usually the burner, not the burnee. Which sounds worse than it is. I just mean I am usually the relationship ender. I have been hurt many times, but burned implies something more permanent and scarring. I'm pretty resilient, truthfully.


genevieve said...

Yayyy! Our responses are totally similar. I love that!

This made me laugh: iPhone, Sophia, Olivia.

Also, "That will change soon." sounds ominous. Unless it was from me. I guess it could have been ominous too. I just don't remember being ominous lately.

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