Sunday, September 17, 2006

A "Getting to Know Me" Countdown

10 Favorites
Season: Spring
Color: Forest green
Time: 6:30 AM, after coffee has been brewed, when first sipped, on a day when I have no plans and everyone is still asleep.
Food: Pasta, dammit.
Drink: Flying Saucer (Amaretto, Kahlua and cream, blended with ice)
Ice Cream: Fresh peach or pumpkin at the local dairy
Place: Ruhpolding, Bavaria, Germany
Sport: The World Cup was fun!
Actor: Liam Neeson
Actress: I'm sure I have one, but I can't think of who it is.

9 Currents
Current Feeling: Sore!! (Gardened/hoed/shoveled all day)
Current Drink: Sparkling water
Current Time: 7:46 PM
Current Show on TV: Nothing (I don't watch TV, except to fall asleep)
Current Mobile used: A boring LG flip with camera 'n stuff
Current Windows Open: Gmail, Blogger, Weight Watchers Points Tracker, Password doc
Current Underwear: None, actually. Just took a shower, have flannel jammie pants on
Current Clothes: Cozies: flannel, oversized pants (red, white, pink stripes) with drawstring and a pink oversized t-shirt
Current Thought: "The problem with Sunday evenings is Monday mornings"

8 Firsts
First Nickname: Ladybug
First Kiss: age 13, 8th grade. Ken Johnson. My story about that kiss was published in the Seattle Times!
First Crush: Bobby Burger, our neighbor, one of 12 kids! He's apparently been in jail since.
First Best Friend: His sister (one of many), Diane Burger
First Vehicle I Drove: A green Opel. 1971, I think
First Job: McDonald's, of course.
First Date: Mark Triska. We ended up dating all during my freshman year. We're still great friends.
First Pet: Betsy, a full size cocker spaniel. I think my parents gave her away.

7 Lasts
Last Drink: Beer, a week ago, while all 6 of us played poker with Eva, an exchange student from Germany, whose liasion I am.
Last Kiss: This morning
Last Meal: Cucina Cucina, a few hours ago. Kat was sad last night because she broke up with her boyfriend and he was mean about it, so she and I did the mom/daughter Cucina Cucina thing.
Last Web Site Visited: A blog named "." (from where I got this idea)!
Last Film Watched: Brokeback Mountain. Saw it in theaters, but rented it to show the guys in the family (who wouldn't see it in theaters... but liked it).
Last Phone Call: From 19-year-old son and his girlfriend, wondering whether I was making dinner tonight, by any chance. (I am.)
Last TV show Watched: Can't remember. Gray's anatomy?

6 Have You Evers
Have You Ever Broken the Law: Probably. I occasionally speed.
Have You Ever Been Drunk: Yes
Have You Ever Kissed Someone You Didn't Know: No
Have You Ever Been in the Middle/Close to Gunfire: No, thank goodness.
Have You Ever Skinny Dipped: Yes, love it!
Have You Ever Broken Anyone's Heart: Yeah. :-(

5 Things
Things You Can Hear Right Now: The dishwasher running, the cat purring, Kat reading a paragraph of "The Catcher in the Rye" out load, Tom was snoring (but he'd never admit it), and Danelle giggling
Things On Your Bed: A red pillow in the shape of lips, a really cozy down comforter, some folded laundry, fresh sheets waiting to be put on, likely a kitty.
Things You Ate Today: A healthy pasta and veggie concoction that the chef at Cucina Cucina made JUST for Kat and me (!), a peach, and I picked at the home made mac and cheese that's in the oven now (but which I can't eat).
Things You Can't Live Without: a bubble bath every night, my family, coffee (hey, I live in Seattle), my cozy bed, writing/journaling, connections, music
Things You Do When You Are Bored: I am NEVER bored, but I'd probably read or write.

4 Places You Have Been Today
1.) Cucina Cucina, Italian restaurant
2.) Borders book store
3.) Pac Sun
4.) Our backyard

3 Things On Your Desk Right Now
1.) Boo, the sleeping kitty
2.) My camera
3.) Scrapbooking stuff

2 Choices
Black or White? Both. I love them together
Hot or Cold? I hate being too warm, but I love wearing fleeces, walking around in fluffy sock-slippers, and wrapping myself up cozy blankets.

1 Place You Want To Visit

With thanks to "."

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EuroTrippen said...

I'm with you on the bubble baths! A day without a bubble bath is a day wasted in my book. And, boy, do I ever miss Borders. It used to be a sunday staple for me. Oh well, at least there's's english book section to keep me happy.

Betsy said...

I like that you named your first pet after me...

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