Monday, January 23, 2012

100 More Things You Probably Didn't Need To Know About Me, But I Was Bored So Here They Are Anyway...

  1. Do you sleep with your closet doors open or closed? Closed. Tightly.
  2. Do you take the shampoos and conditioner bottles from hotel? Depends on how they smell.
  3. Do you sleep with your sheets tucked in or out? In.
  4. Have you ever stolen a street sign before? Not in my recorded memory.
  5. Do you like to use post-it notes? Yes.
  6. Do you cut out coupons but then never use them? Unfortunately...
  7. Would you rather be attacked by a big bear or a swarm of a bees? What's the bear's name? Define "attacked"... Either way, I'm pretty sure I'd pick the bear. Bees are a bit more unpredictable, I think.
  8. Do you have freckles? Most definitely. Wouldn't have it any other way!
  9. Do you always smile for pictures? Nope. Making crazy faces is *WAY* more fun.
  10. What is your biggest pet peeve? Intentional stupidity.
  11. Do you ever count your steps when you walk? That depends on if you think it's weird or not...
  12. Have you ever peed in the woods? In the dirt, actually. Have you ever tried climbing a tree when you have to pee? Weird.
  13. What about pooped in the woods? (Note: See answer to question 12. Substitute "pee" for "poop".)
  14. Do you ever dance even if there's no music playing? (Note: See answer to question 11.)
  15. Do you chew your pens and pencils? Pens: Yes. Pencils: NO!! Gross!
  16. Were you named after anyone? Yes; my Dad's mom and his oldest sister (who only lived a few days).
  17. What size is your bed? Twin.
  18. What is your song of the week? Say Hey (I Love You) by Michael Franti & Spearhead
  19. Is it okay for guys to wear pink? I have very mixed emotions about this... I think some guys can pull it off, but definitely not *all* guys. I feel the same way about facial hair.
  20. Do you still watch cartoons? Most definitely!!
  21. Whats your least favorite movie? That I've seen? A movie that shall remain nameless... because I've blocked it from my memory. So bad... I think it was one of the Monty Python movies. (Don't get me wrong; LOVE Holy Grail! But some of the others are... well... *disturbing* just doesn't quite cut it...)
  22. Where would you bury hidden treasure if you had some? Under all the clothes in the bottom drawer of my dresser. Oh wait, why do you need to know?
  23. What do you drink with dinner? Di-hydrogen monoxide.
  24. What do you dip a chicken nugget in? Ranch. Or honey mustard.
  25. What is your favorite food? Pretty much all things carbohydrate. Sucks for me.
  26. What movie could you watch over and over and still love? You've Got Mail & Just Like Heaven
  27. Last person you kissed/kissed you? The boy.
  28. Last person you talked to on the phone? My graphic designer at work.
  29. Were you ever a boy/girl scout? Nope.
  30. When was the last time you wrote a letter to someone on paper? Prolly over a year ago. Is that bad? I totally can't remember. I've written cards!
  31. Can you change the oil on a car? Yes, however, I do not choose to.
  32. Ever gotten a speeding ticket? Uh, yes. Two. One in Arizona (whilst on vacation) and once in Nevada (whilst driving my sister back to school in Utah).
  33. Ran out of gas? No. *SERIOUSLY knocking on wood*
  34. Favorite kind of sandwich? Reuben. Corned beef... none of this pastrami stuff. Blech.
  35. Best thing to eat for breakfast? Breakfasty foods, duh!
  36. What is your usual bedtime? Sometime between when the sun goes down and when it comes back up again...
  37. Are you lazy? Only sometimes...
  38. When you were a kid, what did you dress up as for Halloween? Cat, witch, honeybee, pirate, Pebbles Flinstone (oh wait, that was high school... uhhh...).
  39. What is your Chinese astrological sign? Dog.
  40. How many languages can you speak? 2: 1 verbally, 1 visually.
  41. Do you have any magazine subscriptions? Yes, the Friend LDS Church magazine.
  42. Which are better legos or lincoln logs? Lincoln Logs!!
  43. Are you stubborn? Silly question. Is the sky blue?
  44. Who is better...Leno or Letterman? I wouldn't choose to watch either.
  45. Ever watch soap operas? Nope.
  46. Afraid of heights? Depends... mostly no, but sometimes yes, very.
  47. Sing in the car? Every day!
  48. Dance in the shower? Occasionally... just have to be careful to not slip. :0/
  49. Dance in the car? Definitely!
  50. Ever used a gun? Yup, the poor soda can was defenseless!
  51. Last time you got a portrait taken by a photographer? Prolly in 2004...
  52. Do you think musicals are cheesy? Yup, that's why they're so awesome!!
  53. Is Christmas stressful? It can be, but I don't think it *should* be.
  54. Ever eat a pierogi? Yes. And the equivalent from other countries besides Poland too!
  55. Favorite type of fruit pie? Marion berry... unless pumpkin counts.
  56. Occupations you wanted to be when you were a kid? Veterinarian, zoo keeper & mommy.
  57. Do you believe in ghosts? Sure do.
  58. Ever have a Deja-vu feeling? I've had a few legit ones... Kinda surreal.
  59. Take a vitamin daily? I'm still a Flinstone kid! Woot!
  60. Wear slippers? Sometimes, but probably not enough. My feet are always cold!
  61. Wear a bath robe? Yes, but rarely after I shower or bathe... Usually in the middle of the night if I need to go to the bathroom or get a drink...
  62. What do you wear to bed? Safe Answer: a whole lot of blankets... :0D
  63. First concert? Probably the Area Band Festival at Concord High School when I was 10. I played the flute with a bunch of other 4th - 6th graders.
  64. Wal-Mart, Target or Kmart? Target.
  65. Nike or Adidas? Sketchers.
  66. Cheetos Or Fritos? Fritos.
  67. Peanuts or Sunflower seeds? Sunflower seeds.
  68. Ever hear of the group Tres Bien? Yes. Just now.
  69. Ever take dance lessons? Not officially.
  70. Is there a profession you picture your future spouse doing? Whatever he wants that will support our family and make him happy.
  71. Can you curl your tongue? Yuppers.
  72. Ever won a spelling bee? HA!! (That would be a no. Resoundingly so.)
  73. Have you ever cried because you were so happy? Many times.
  74. Own any record albums? No, but Mom & Dad do...
  75. Own a record player? Dad has a Victrola.
  76. Regularly burn incense? Smelly candles, essential oils, Vick's VapoSteam...
  77. Ever been in love? Yup. :0)
  78. Who would you like to see in concert? Some rock concerts are okay, but the level of enjoyment is equivalent to the level of hearing I still have after it's over. I *love* classical concerts, piano soloists, folk, easy listening, new age...
  79. What was the last concert you saw? Either TSO or Jon Schmidt...
  80. Hot tea or cold tea? No tea.
  81. Tea or coffee? Okay, well... herbal tea.
  82. Sugar or snickerdoodles? Straight sugar? Or snickerdoodles? Pretty sure those are both on a restricted-use basis nowadays.
  83. Can you swim well? Define well. I can swim well enough for some things, but don't plan on me going into the Coast Guard anytime in the next 1,000 years.
  84. Can you hold your breath without holding your nose? Yes. It's a little more challenging under water, but yes.
  85. Are you patient? I'm a whole lot better than I used to be, which may or may not scare some people, because I'm still pretty bad... :0(
  86. DJ or band, at a wedding? Homemade CDs on shuffle. :0D
  87. Ever won a contest? I won a tooth whitening from my dentist that they never gave me...
  88. Ever have plastic surgery? Nope. Prolly never will either.
  89. Which are better black or green olives? GREEN!! Loves the green olives!!
  90. Can you knit or crochet? Uh, no. But I can sew, glue and pin!
  91. Best room for a fireplace? Family room.
  92. Do you want to get married? Yup.
  93. Any tattoos? The not-so-permanent "just add water" types...
  94. Who was your HS crush? A boy that didn't deserve me.
  95. Do you cry and throw a fit until you get your own way? No. Pretty sure that wouldn't turn out the way I want it to anyway.
  96. Do you have kids? Not yet.
  97. Do you want kids? For surely!
  98. What's your favorite smell? I love the smell of a new sunrise in the mountains, a cold sunset on the beach, fresh rain on eucalyptus trees, O'Malley laying in the sun, clean babies and a certain boy.
  99. What's your favorite color? Blue takes first. Black is a close second. Followed by pretty much every neutral tone that looks good.
  100. Do you miss anyone right now? Yup. Fortunately that won't last very much longer...

2011 Reads

So I totally fell off the book-wagon the last 2 months, but still... not too shabby!

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (John Boyne)*
The Icarus Agenda (Robert Ludlum)
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Rebecca Skloot)*
Deliver Us From Evil (David Baldacci)
A Company of Swans (Eva Ibbotson)
One Last Chance (Jerry Borrowman) - CD
Warriors 6: The Darkets Hour (Erin Hunter)
Warriors 5: A Dangerous Path (Erin Hunter)
Warriors 4: Rising Storm (Erin Hunter)
Murder by the Book (Betsy Brannon Green) - CD
Warriors 3: Forest of Secrets (Erin Hunter)
If I Should Die (Jennie Hansen) - CD
Warriors 2: Fire and Ice (Erin Hunter)
Warriors 1: Into the Wild (Erin Hunter)
True Blue (David Baldacci)
The Shadow of Your Smile (Mary Higgins Clark)
Crispin (Avi)
The Thief Lord (Cornelia Funke)
Poppy & Ereth (Avi)
Poppy Returns (Avi)
Ereth's Birthday (Avi)
Poppy & Rye (Avi)
Poppy (Avi)
Ragweed (Avi)
Code Red (Jennie Hansen)
The Morning Gift (Eva Ibbotson)
The Spiderwick Chronicles (Tony DiTerlizzi & Holly Black)
Two Little Girls in Blue (Mary Higgins Clark)
The Diary of Mattie Spencer (Sandra Dallas)*
The Hiding Place (Corrie ten Boom)*
Water for Elephants (Sara Gruen)
Ben-Hur (Lew. Wallace)
All Around the Town (Mary Higgins Clark)
Unbroken (Laura Hillenbrand)*
I'll Be Seeing You (Mary Higgins Clark)
Daddy's Little Girl (Mary Higgins Clark)
Elantris (Brandon Sanderson)*
An American Childhood (Annie Dillard)*
Stillwatch (Mary Higgins Clark)
The Second Time Around (Mary Higgins Clark)
Science Fair (Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson)*
First Family (David Baldacci)
When Tomorrow Comes (Jennie Hansen)
Pirate Latitudes (Michael Crichton)
Silent Night (Mary Higgins Clark)
Until the Dawn (Gale Sears)
Some Sweet Day (Jennie Hansen)
War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy) cont.

* CV I R.S. Book Club books...