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Monday, April 23, 2007

Another List!

Sue is doing ANOTHER List??? Now you see what this has done? My nephew just can not face another of my inane lists! Okay sweetie....calm down. Auntie Sue will get you a cookie....after she plays with this list.....
This one is from our Terri....I will attempt this feat with honor and as much dignity as I can muster. Calm down now....I WILL be using a net. I seldom do anything these days without a safety device. It's in my contract.
1.What is your occupation?
Chauffeur, laundress, cook, cleaning lady, nurse, teacher, therapist, writer, food server, baby minder, love slave, decorator, movie reviewer, animal handler, gardener, painter, wise acre, domestic diva in blue jeans and bare feet.
2. What color are your socks right now?
Brown with white, blue and yellow polka dots
3. What are you listening to right now?
Bill's snoring, Kip's snoring, Henry's snoring, Lucy's purring, the laptop humming
4. What was the last thing that you ate?
Ritter's chocolate, chocolate chip frozen custard
5. Can you drive a stick shift?
Well, that all depends. Do you mean CAN I get the car to move occasionally in a forward motion with a great deal of sputtering and jerking? Okay then, I CAN drive a stick shift.
6. If you were a crayon, what color would you be?
Periwinkle Blue
7. Last person you spoke to on the phone?
One of my bestest buddies, P.
8. Do you like the person who sent this to you?
Well, I borrowed it from Terri and yes. I like her. I love her....she is a good egg.
9. How old are you today?
50 and I will be 50 tomorrow too.
10. Favorite drink?
Coca Cola, straight up
11. What is your favorite sport to watch?
College Basketball
12. Have you ever dyed your hair?
Are you insinuating something here? Yeah? Okay then, uh huh and will do so again this Thursday when I visit my lovely hairdresser, Erica.
13. Pets?
Are we counting kids too? No? Okay, then I have 3. Kipper, "Do not mess with me when I am asleep or you will be sorry", the dog, Lucy, "I am actually a foot stool with a tail", the cat and Henry, "Will you explain to me WHY your earrings can not be used as a cat's hockey puck?", the cat.
14. Favorite food?
Just ONE??? Gee whiz....risotto. A good risotto is art on a plate. Really!
15. What was the last movie you watched?
"Miss Potter" this afternoon at Dayton's Neon Movies. Absolutely charming film.
RUN to see it if you have not yet had the pleasure. Oh, and I had popcorn too.
16. What was the last book you read?
Re-read "Under The Tuscan Sun" again last week. I wanna go to Italy, wear large hats, frolic in a fountain....did someone mention risotto?
17. What do you do to vent anger?
Hm....cry, fume, shout a lot if I am by myself....cry again.
18. What was your favorite toy as a child?
My stuffed animals....all sorts, all sizes. Filled my bed and I was often hidden from the world under them all.
19. What is your favorite, fall or spring?
Fall. And then Fall. Uh huh, Fall. I LOVE Fall.
20. Hugs or kisses?
I thinking having to choose is just criminal! If I HAD to choose, I would say hugs. But kisses are so sweet....hugs. Okay then. Hugs. Big old bear hugs.
21. Cherries or blueberries?
Bowls full of fresh cherries....oh how I look forward to them being in season!
22. Do you want your friends to leave you comments?
I love it when they do...understand when they can't.
23. Who is the most likely to comment?
My dear fellow bloggers. Other friends and family rarely leave a comment! What does THIS mean?? Argh...something else to worry about.
24. Who is least likely to comment?
Those aforementioned family and friends...
25. Living arrangements?
In a house, with a cute, stubborn, messy, funny, retired Navy officer, defense contractor/sales rep. husband, one cute 20 something, stubborn, messy, funny, college student, software engineer son, one cute, stubborn, funny, messy, artistic, 9 year old fashionista daughter, one cute, stubborn, messy, funny, lovable dog, one cute, stubborn , messy, cuddling cat and one more cute, stubborn, VERY messy, very sweet cat.
26. When was the last time you cried?
At "Miss Potter"
27. What's on the floor of your closet?
My suitcase and the things I am adding to it daily. NYC in one week!
28. Who is the friend you have had the longest?
My buddy, T.
29. What did you do last night?
Had dinner with my mom,Bill and Grace.
30. Favorite smells?
Cinnamon, lilac, coffee brewing, perfume....
31. What inspires you?
Nature, art, books, history
32. What are you afraid of?
Do not ask me to go into the reptile exhibit at a zoo. Please. It would not be pretty. Really.
And math...do not ask me to count. Or multiply. Or subtract and for Heaven's sake and the sake of your future generations, do NOT ask me to divide fractions. Please, I am begging you.
33. Plain, cheese or spicy hamburgers?
Cheese, cheese and more cheese
34. Favourite dog breed?
I love a good mutt...but adore any dog. I am a sucker for dogs. I have always fancied Welsh Corgis and Newfoundlands...two very different breeds huh?
35. Number of keys on your key ring?
Let's see....front storm door, front door, back door, Mom's key, my brother and sis in law's key,
2 neighbor's keys, my van key, Bill's car's key, Dan's car's key....10 right? I hate all this counting!
36. Number of years at current job?
Hm....I have been a Domestic Goddess now for almost 29 years. I am just beginning to get the
important aspects of the position down pat.
37. Favorite day of the week?
Saturday
38. How many states have you lived in?
Ohio, Tennessee, Illinois, Texas, California, New York, Virginia, Florida...did that make 8? I am mathphobic you know. Try not to ask me to count. It is
not a pretty sight.
39. Favorite holiday?
Thanksgiving
40. Ever driven a Motorcycle or heavy machinery?
Are these two modes of transportation connected in some way?? I have been on the back of a motorcycle and ridden on a tractor and combine....driven a farm truck that was pretty heavy. Does that count?
Is that it? Aw gee....send me your worn out or neglected lists. I will try them! I love a good list. I am a list junkie. I am. Really. Try me. I will make a list of all the lists I have made....

11 comments:

Jane Weston said...

I liked your list...I have one on my blog from the early days...I love risotto too...a staple in our house...many of the recipes call for a splash of wine...I use one of those little bottles and then I can drink the rest :o) A perk for babysitting the pot!

carolyn said...

Chocolate chip frozen custard? I want to try some of that!

Valerie said...

i think you & i have more keys than are necessary! i have the car key ring, and the house key ring with the gate key, apartment key, mailbox key, parents' security door key, door key....

Dawn Bibbs said...

Oh GOODY!!! Another list. I've seen some of these questions before. But due to more than ONE being a little different, I'm gonna take the challenge. But first, I have to do the one from Saturday...Stay tuned! :-)

Great answers, by the way.

LisaOceandreamer said...

I LOVE your lists - informative yet humorous!
Wouldn't it be just a little slice of heaven to be in Tuscany doing all those things? I read the book and so anticipated the movie yet I just don't think it did it justice (except for the scenery).
AND I'd be periwinkle too!
XOXO
Love,
Lisa

jafabrit said...

I enjoyed your list :) made me smile.

TK Angels said...

Like your list. I loved the pic of Brady. He is so cute!! Looks like your dad.

Take care,
Love,
Terri

PAT said...

Enjoyable reading!! I love your list. I'm not sure I could do a good list!

Thank you for all the wonderful comments you leave for me at the back porch. My family and friends are mostly "lurkers".
I can depend on my good blog buddies, though!!;-)

Pat
Back Porch Musings

Daisy Cottage said...

Sue, what a great, great list! Loved reading this, but you know, I LOVE reading everything you write! You are such a talent. Only a few friends and one family member leave me comments from "real life" - I guess only our blogging sisters "get it", this wonderful, blogging world!
xo,
Kim

Nonie Mae said...

I love your list. You are so fun.

Sheila said...

Great answers, Sue! Loved reading them all!
Nobody except all of you guys leave me comments either. I guess nobody else reads my blog. I can understand why; it's pretty boring! :) But yours is always so fun!