Friday, February 15, 2008

Julia's Meme

I haven't done a meme for a while, and never this one, so here is more stuff about me. I tried to do one word answers, but just couldn't do it. Anyhow, thanks for a few minutes of diverting entertainment, Julia!

What time did you get up this morning?

I hesitate to say...4:45 am
Diamonds or pearls?
Diamonds, real or fake, doesn't matter.
What was the last film you saw at the cinema?
National Treasure 2
What is your favorite TV show?
M*A*S*H
What do you usually have for breakfast?
Oatmeal, yogurt, smoothies, and the occasional bowl of Cocoa Puffs.
What food do you dislike?
Liver
What is your favorite CD at the moment?
Fleetwood Mac: Rumours
What kind of car do you drive?
Black 2005 Honda Accord
Favorite Sandwich
Peanut Butter and Honey on homemade bread
Favorite item of clothing?
Socks
If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go?
At this moment, England.
Favorite Brand of clothing
J Jill
Where would you retire to?
Somewhere in the country. With mountains. And water.
What is your most recent memorable birthday?
Last year-41-friends threw me a party-way fun.
Favorite sport to watch
Tennis
When is your birthday?
August 23
Are you a morning person or a night person?
In truth a night person, but mostly I wish I didn't have to sleep. I might actually be able to keep up on the laundry.
What is your shoe size?
8 EEEE. Those are hard to find, so I mostly wear 8 1/2 or 9. Euro 39 fits the best.
Pets?
Many
Any new and exciting news you'd like to share?
My son will be home from his mission for our church in July!
What did you want to be when you were little?
a Mom and Jacques Cousteau
How are you today?
Great! I'm done teaching seminary and am looking at a lovely three-day weekend.
What is your favorite candy?
Homemade truffles
What is your favorite flower?
All of them. Roses for looks, Daylilies for reliability, Lilacs for scent, Peonies for all out gorgeousness, etc...
What is a day on the calendar you are looking forward to?
Feb 25th: I'll be home from a business trip. It is fun to go, but way more fun to come home.
What are you listening to right now?
Quiet hum of my iMac G5, kids getting ready for school
What is the last thing you ate?
I licked the peanut butter knife after making lunches.
Do you wish on stars?
No
If you were a crayon, what color would you be?
Sky Blue
How is the weather right now?
Thin high clouds and cold
Last person you spoke to on the phone.
My daughter
Favorite Soft Drink
IBC Cream Soda
Favorite Resturant
La Madeleine or Panera, because I've had so many wonderful, cozy lunches at those places with friends.
Hair Color
Reddish Brown, starting to go grey
What was your favorite toy as a child?
my bike
Summer or winter
Winter: it is easier for me to keep warm than fight the humidity
Hugs or kisses
Hugs
Chocolate or vanilla
Chocolate-dark
When was the last time you cried?
Yesterday
What is under your bed?
books, yarn, wrapping paper
What did you do last night?
Went out to dinner with my Valentine. He even surprised me.
What are you afraid of?
House fires, not being liked-I suffer from debilitating insecurity.
Salty or sweet
Sweet
Favorite day of the week?
Sunday, especially the afternoon
How many towns have you lived in?
Nine. Ten if you count my summer as an exchange student in Costa Rica.
Do you make friends easily?
Loaded question. It is one of the biggest challenges in my life, but one with some of the greatest rewards of my life.

6 comments:

  1. It was fun reading this and getting to know you a bit more. And also realizing how much I already know about you. :-) Have a great 3 day weekend.

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  2. I've learned some fun things about you, like you have to get up way too early and you are such a likeable person, that shouldn't be one of your fears. I too love dark chocolate. Thanks for the fun read.

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  3. This was fun times. I hope you get to sleep in past 5 pretty soon!

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  4. Come see me in England! I'm an excellent tour guide! It'd be so fun to go traveling around England with you.

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  5. Thanks for playing! It's great to know a little more about you :)

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  6. thanks, kellie. it's always fun to read some new things about you. i think it's great you wanted to be jacques cousteau!

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Thank you for sharing your insights!