What’s on your bedside table?
Alarm clock, lamp, cd player, stack of cds, the various books I’m reading, couple of hair whoppies, incense burner, nag champa, brass latern, and candles
What is the geekiest part of your music collection?
Gotta be the album “Ol Yellow Eyes is Back” by Spinner – you know, the guy who played Data on Star Trek, the Next Generation
What do you eat when you raid the fridge late at night?
hrm…usually a bite of whatever is leftover from dinner earlier
What is your secret guaranteed weeping movie?
Do you have a completely irrational fear?
Roaches. Ick. say no more.
What is the little physical habit that gives away your insecure moment?
I don’t know. Is there?
Do you ever have to beg?
Are you a pyromaniac?
Umm. yes. But only for dancing near the flames at revel.
Do you have too many love interests?
Are we defining love interests as “possible lovers”? Either way, no I don’t think so.
Do you know anyone famous?
Not to my knowlege, unless you count Scarborough Faire famous. Then yeah, I know famous people.
Describe your bed.
California king size, covered with flannel sheets, quilts and a multitude of sleeping pillows.
Spontaneous or plan?
Depends on the day or activity I suppose. Big, important things I plan for. Otherwise, I am spontaneity personified.
Who should play you in a movie about your life?
Maybe Sandra Bullock. Not for looks necessarily (’cause no way I look that good) but for her down-to-earthness and ability to giggle.
Do you know how to play poker?
What do you carry with you at all times?
My datebook with my notes in it.
How do you drive?
Pretty safely nowadays. Few years ago – completely different song.
What do you miss most about being little?
Fingerpaints and the ability to be completely in the moment.
Are you happy with your given name?
Not really but its starting to grow on me. I also go by “Mare” which I feel suits me much better.
How much money would it take to get you to give up the Internet for one year?
What color is your bedroom?
Beige w/white crown moulding.
What was the last song you were listening to?
“Dust in the wind” by Kansas
Have you ever been in a play?
Only behind scenes, unless one counts passion plays (rituals)
Who are your best friends?
Tammy, Elizabeth, Kerry and Terri.
Have you ever been in love?
of course, have you?
Do you talk a lot?
Do you like yourself and believe in yourself?
that’s kind of a loaded question but I will try to answer it honestly. Yes, I more or less like myself. At my core, my spiritual being. But my outer self? No, not so much.
Have you ever done any illegal drugs?
Do you think you’re cute?
Depends on the makeup.
Do poor, homeless, or starving people sometimes annoy you?
No, because I used to be one of them.
Do you consider yourself to be a nice person?
Actually, yes I do. I try to be consistent with myself and friends.
Do you spend more time with your girlfriend, boyfriend, or your friends?
I spend more time with my daughter by virtue of being a SAHM.
What is your ideal marriage location?
In a fruit tree arbor in the spring, with the flowers perfuming the air with their glorious scent.
Which musical instrument do you wish you could play?
piano and drums
gotta be cotton
What kind of bedding do you use?
What kind of soap do you use?
Dove bar soap for my face and Lavender and Milk soap for my body.
What’s the one language you want to learn?
If I had to say just one then it would be ASL.
How do you eat an apple?
with peanut butter
What do you order at a bar?
Coffee or iced tea. I don’t drink
Have you ever pierced your body parts?
Do you have tattoos?
5 of them.
Would you ever admit to having done plastic surgery of any kind if confronted?
Sure. Why would I get something done if I wasn’t proud of it?
What’s one of the “funniest” things you’ve ever done?
Why is “funny” in quotation marks? what sort of funny are we talking about?
Do you drive stick?
I can work a manual transmission in a car yes. I also can fly a broomstick given enough flying ointment.
What’s one trait you hate in a person?
What kind of watch(es) do you wear?
I have not yet found a watch that doesn’t a.) stop b.) run backwards or c.) die a horrible smoking death.
Most frivolous purchase?
Err…um….bubble bath, I suppose when I should’ve paid more on the gas bill.
Do you consider yourself materialistic?
yeah a bit.
What do you cook the best?
Favorite writing instrument?
Do you prefer to stand out or blend in?
Right now? Blend in. Somewhere dark, preferably.
Would you ever go out dressed like the opposite sex?
What’s one car you will never buy?
A Chevy _________.
What kind of books do you like to read?
the kinds with words
If you won the lottery, what would you do first?
Pay off my debts
Burial or cremation?
Burial under a fruit tree, please.
How many online journals do you read regularly?
about 60 or so
What’s one thing you’re a sore loser at?
If you don’t like a person, how do you show it?
I don’t hang around with people I don’t like. Life is too short.
Do you cry in front of friends?
I try not to. IF I do, its overwhelming.
What kind of first impression do you think you give to people?
“now that chick has got some HIPS!!!!”
What’s one thing you like to do alone?
Write. Clean my house. Go potty. 🙂
What’s the worst thing you ever said to someone?
Fair warning – this is an awful thing I said. I was about 8 and at camp. I was being teased by this one girl unmercifully so I told her “I can see why you were adopted! No one wants to be around you!” I told you it was awful. We actually worked things out after that but…Ick.
When’s the last time you cried?
Favorite communication method?
What is one thing you don’t leave home without?
see above answer
What’s the most painful experience you’ve ever had?
Physically? Childbirth. Second most? I think it was the time the chain behind me snapped when I was sitting in a hammock. I had been rocking the hammock until it was almost perpendicular to the ground. The chain behind me snapped (I was sitting cross legged in it) and I bounced off the concrete below me, tailbone first.
Can you type with your eyes closed?
Can you ski?
Can you speak in sign language?
Can you do the butterfly stroke?
Can you say the alphabet backwards effortlessly?
Can you tie a knot in a cherry stem with your tongue?
I have better things to do with my tongue than that.
Can you run a mile in under ten minutes?
Can you stand the sight of blood?
Can you read palms or tarot cards?
I read cards.
Can you admit it when you’re wrong?
Can you ask for help when you need it?
Can you tie a necktie?
Can you successfully pierce someone’s ear?
Can you play soccer?
Can you sing?
Sure, I’m physically capable of it.
Can you name three kinds of clouds?
Yep. big,fat, puffy hot day clouds. Lowering, sulky not going to rain now clouds. And flat ironed misty ones raining down on the earth.
Can you make a joke out of anything?
Can you perform CPR on another human?
Do you know what CPR stands for?
Can you read minds?
Can you write better poetry than Shakespeare?
Can you speak more than one language?
Do you know karate?
Can you freestyle?
Sure. I can also do the backstroke and the butterfly.
6 thoughts on “Meme Goodness”
Flannel sheets are from hell.
I think you are way better looking than Sandra Bullock. She is among the many Hollywood “beautiful” actresses that I think looks like some kind of mutant.
I did not notice your hips first. I think your eyes win.
I had actually been meaning to ask if you have a no-booze policy. I’m a very occasional drinker but do have some bar stock, and should pass it off on my boyfriend if it’s a no-no.
Really, I don’t mind having it in the house. Its not a moral issue or anything. I just don’t drink. I don’t like its effects on me. And for me, the fun lasts way to short a time before the ickiness starts.
By all means, bring it on. 🙂
I’m very proud of my breasts and I’ve noticed that I am much less modest about them now that my 62 year-old plastic surgeon has looked at them, touched them, carved into them, and taken drains out of them. Chris and I went to HEB one day not too long after the surgery (and I believe after the depressive post-operative period) and I asked him if I could show the bag boys my new chest.
I think your hair is awesome. And I love flannel sheets. My husband does not.
After my reduction, my friend Carl would often grab me by the shoulders and aim me at people and say, “Look at them! Aren’t they fabulous?”
You should be pround of them! Both you and have *fantastic* boobies! /seanconneryvoice
Flannel sheets are warm and snuggly. There is nothing on earth like climbing into your warm and snuggly flannel sheet bed after a shower. Esp. since I tend to keep the house pretty cool.