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Sunday, July 20, 2008

Play Susie Q's, "My Favorites" Game!

Back in May (I am nothing if not slow and always behind that proverbial eight ball), I asked my blog friends to send in some personal questions. In a few posts in May and June, I answered all but this one.
Our Andi left this comment:
I would love to see a post of your "favorites". As much as I know you dislike posting a "list". It should include things like your favorite song, movie, movie star...like we have to guess at that one, game, sport, book, color, ballet, Broadway show...that you've seen, restaurant, auto, etc...you get the idea. But...you can only name "1" thing for each category...no 1st, 2nd and 3rd choices....my rules.Then...once you create the "favorites game" you have to get 5 more bloggers to do the same thing. I love making rules!!! And you have to create a cute little "I played Susie Q's Game" icon that we can post on our blogs when we play.
Well, I KNOW you all have come to realize how little I like doing lists (A collective moan is heard across the land), but I will do this for Andi because I adore her so. Now, I will include a list of favorites and then ask that you, all my blog friends do the same! If you choose to, here is a little icon that you can click and download. I just KNOW you will want all your readers to know you played Susie Q's game. What? No? Okay, do I have to beg?
I now present, using Andi's guidelines, Susie Q's Game....
There can only be ONE, count it, ONE answer for each question. Aha...you have to pick one!
I myself am very bad at this but let's try it! We will keep it all simple...just one little answer to "My favorite _______ is:" Uh huh. That's it!
I like to think of this game as an exercise in focusing on those sweet things that make us extra happy. We all need *happy* right? Even on a real downer of a day, there has to be *something* that could bring a smile to your pretty face. YOu know...your favorite things! At the very least, we might find out a new tidbit or two about our friends!
~Susie Q's "My Favorite Things" Game~
(And no, I am not channeling Julie Andrews in
The Sound Of Music no matter how much I love her!)
Sport: College Basketball
Game: Scrabble
Color: Blue
Movie: Silverado
Broadway play I have seen: Death Of A Salesman with Brian Dennehy
Broadway Musical I have seen: Rent
Song: And I'm Telling You, Jennifer Holliday
American city I have visited: New York City
Foreign city I have visited: London
Book: To Kill A Mockingbird
Children's Book: Little House In The Big Woods
Classic television show: I Love Lucy
Recent television show: Law and Order SVU
Actor: Brian Dennehy
Actress: Judi Dench
Perfume: Romance
Food: Risotto
Dessert: Crème brulee
Chain Restaurant: Carrabas
Local Restaurant: C'est Tout
Car: Mini Cooper
Condiment: Mayonnaise
Kitchen Appliance: Microwave
Home Appliance: DVD player
Beauty Product: Mascara
Piece of clothing: Jeans
HGTV Show: Decorating Cents
Food Network show: Guy Fieri's Diners, Drive Ins and Dives
Author: John Steinbeck
Male Songwriter: Elton John
Female Songwriter: Carole King
Holiday: Thanksgiving
Ballet I have seen: Giselle
Disney character: Eeyore
Flower: Yellow Rose
Alcoholic drink: Frozen Margarita
Non-Alcoholic drink: Iced Tea
Magazine: Mary Englebreit's Home Companion
Animated movie: Toy Story
Television network miniseries: The Winds of War
Season: Autumn
Male vocalist: Sinatra
Female vocalist: Rosemary Clooney
Day of the week: Friday
Household Chore: Organizing Closets
Ice Cream: Chocolate Mint Chip
Candy: M & Ms
Artist: Georgia O'Keefe
Quotation: “We do not quit playing because we grow old, we grow old because we quit playing.”
-Oliver Wendell Holmes
Now, how about YOU playing too?
For the first 5, I challenge:
Andi
Valerie
Lisa
Sheila
Rue
But hey! Anyone who wants to play is welcome to do so! Grab that icon and go!
List, list, list all your favorites. Inquiring minds want to know!
Love and Hugs,
Susie Q

29 comments:

Tara said...

Hi Susie

So funny, my husband grew up right near Brian Dennehy, he went to school with his girls (all very accomplished musicians!)

Deb said...

I've been catching up here @ Rabbit Run Cottage, reading missed posts (and laughing all the while of course)! :-} Loved your "my favourites game" answers and your Brian Dennehy magazine cover :-} ... I am SOOOOO hoping there is a chance to get you that autograph in a couple of weeks Susie. I'll try my hardest :-}

Rebecca Ramsey said...

Susie Q! Now I know we were meant to be friends!!
I too LOVE blue, To Kill a Mockingbird, Little House, I Love Lucy, creme brulee, carrabas, Eeeyore, iced tea, Home Companion (my absolute fav!) and M&M's!!!
And your blog!

And thanks for the kind words about the book! I'm glad you enjoyed it!
love, Becky

Sandi McBride said...

Oh Susie, how did I know that the play you had seen would have Brian Dennehy in it? Just a lucky guess, you say? I love your list, and I love your answers...Little House in the Big Woods is my all time fave, too...and Scrabble!!! You must come and join Evil Sister and me in a hotly contested tournament to be held in December!
hugs
Sandi

Barbara Jacksier said...

Now I feel like I know you a little better. I'd play the game, too, but I'm such an anarchist I really never have favorite anythings! I change with the wind. I love blue,but I also love pink, and then there's black... you get the picture!

Valerie said...

oh good gosh - me, only picking one?! oy.

i shall do my bestest!

Sarita Leone said...

Fun answers! Thanks for sharing! :)

CIELO said...

Hi Susie... so fun... :) I love your new blog banner; is that your back porch? So lovely

cielo

Rosemary said...

Hi Susie,
That is quite a list. I loved reading it. We like a lot of the same things.
We would have great fun together, if we only lived closer.
Have a wonderful week,
Rosemary

Andi said...

Oh my gosh!!! I'm so excited...Susie Q's Favorites Game is up and running!!! I think I'll go play right now so I can lay claim to that special icon for my blog.

You did an awesome job Sue...love your answers...love you too!!!

Dawn Bibbs said...

GREAT answers...as always. You ARE the queen of lists, aren't you? I LOVE THAT!!!

Enjoy your week, my sweet friend!

Susie said...

Hi Susie Q,
This is really quite the list! I'll let you know if I decide to do it. I think a few of our answers would match..
xo

Gretchen said...

I loved looking at the favorite tidbits about you! I'll play along. Don't know when, but I will. :)

Andi said...

My list is up!!!

Mandie said...

Great questions! I feel like I know you better. Have a great week

Pamela said...

I'd just repost your list and say it was mine
Did you know I'm a yellow rose girl, too?

Holly (Nickname) said...

Hi SQ~
Stop by...i have something for you dear sweet blogging buddy!
xxxooo Ruth

The Old Painted Cottage said...

What a fun post. I loved learning so many interesting things about you.

oxox
Jennifer

justabeachkat said...

Fun, fun, fun! I'm gonna work on mine soon.

Hugs!
Kat

The French Nest said...

Hi Susie!

I loved reading all your favourite things and I love that magazine cover....so dreamy! :)

I have nominated you for a "Brilliante Weblog" award...stop on by the "nest" whenever you get a chance to pick it up, so to speak!

Kate

Brenda said...

Nice to know more about you.Wish i knew more of those things an places hehe

Penny @ Lavender Hill Studio said...

Hi Sue~!
I really enjoyed reading all of your favorites. You and I have alot in common!!

OH! And YES, YES and YES!! I would love it if you came to this area for a visit! We could have alot of fun I am sooo sure!
xo
Penny

wendy Purdy said...

I played your game on my blog -- we have a lot in common SQ

*Jilly* said...

Ooooo!
This looks like fun!
I love your purple icon..I am working on my list..oh..what a list..it really makes you think:)

Sorry I have been away. I promise to visit more often:)

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

I just new Brian Dennehy would be on that list! I told Andi as much, too!

Do you have a Mini Cooper? We love those cars and would like to have a little red and white one!!

Fun list, Miss Susie Q!

xo
becky

PEA said...

Hello dear Sue:-)

I was thinking of you the other night when I was watching a movie starring Brian Dennehy...I didn't catch the title but he plays a cop who's after this guy who does special effects.

Enjoyed your answers to the meme questions...I will have to give this a try when I have more time:-) People really think you ENJOY making lists??? Who would have thunk! hehe xoxox

justabeachkat said...

I played your game and it was fun!

Hugs!
Kat

Mom2fur said...

I played along today! I love things like this, although sometimes I have trouble picking a favorite of anything.

Rue said...

Good morning Sue :)

I didn't even know I was supposed to do this! I think you're supposed to tell me LOL

I'll do it today, I think ;)

hugs,
rue