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24 April 2009 @ 06:35 pm
50 questions meme  
1. You have ten dollars and need to buy snacks at a gas station, what do you buy?
Real leaf unsweetened tea, 'classic' potato chips and peanuts.

2. If you were reincarnated as a sea creature, what would you be?
One of those beautiful eerie things near the heat vents way down deep

3. Who is your favourite redhead?
I used to be a red head when I was a kid....

4. What do you order when you are at IHOP?
I only went there once several years ago. Though I do like pancakes.

5. Last book you read?
Read from beginning to end? Hm, can't remember. (Was it 'Luck' by Nicholas Rescher?) Lots of research for Egyptological learning, though. And I read the Smithsonian and Archeology magazines cover to cover.

6. Describe your mood.
Very happy it's the weekend

7. Describe the last time you were injured?
I had pink eye (again).

8. Of all your friends, who would you want to be stuck in a well with?
Hmm, maybe it would be a good way to get to know them better, so anyone.

9. Rock concert or symphony?
Symphony

10. What is the wallpaper of your cell phone?
I don't have a cellphone, so no wall paper.

11. Favourite soda?
Fizzy water (Pellegrino or Perrier) with Torani syrup, usually cherry or raspberry.

12. What type of shirt are you wearing?
Red Hawaiian shirt with orange hisbicus blooms and hula dancers on it.

13. If you could only use one form of transportation:
I have to agree with 'Popegrutch', I rather likes my legs! :)

14. Most recent movie you have watched in theatres?
I saw 'Twilight', 'Doubt', 'Slumdog Millionaire', and 'Benjamin Button', but I can't remember which was most recent.

15. Name an actor/actress/singer you have had the hots for?
Johnny Depp as 'Jack Sparrow'

16. What is your favourite kind of cake?
Date cake, which gramma used to make. Also the 'cake bread' the bakery has. I like pie better, pumpkin and blueberry best.

17. What did you have for dinner last night?
Ooh, a confession, a filled almond pastry, and a bowl of 'karmal sutra' and 'chocolate macadamia' ice cream!

18. Look to your left, what do you see?
Red tall stool with tea mug, and canteen of tea waiting in reserve, TV news in the background, Julia on the sofa in my peripheral vision and rays of sunlight streaking through.

19. Do you untie your shoes when you take them off?
They have either buckles or velcro, so no...

20. Favorite toy as a child?
Troll dolls, Barbie dolls, crayons

21. Do you buy your own groceries?
Julia and I usually shop together. She cooks, though.

22. Do you think people talk about you behind your back?
Oh, I'm rather certain they do, but have ceased to care.

23. When was the last time you had gummy worms?
I can't remember, a decade or more.

24. What’s your favourite fruit?
Dark grapes, gala apples

25. Do you have a picture of yourself doing a cartwheel?
No, I never could do such, not even when young and thin.

26. Do you like running long distances?
Hell no! I don't even like running short distances.

27. Have you ever eaten snow?
I did live for the first 28 years in Illinois, and maybe I tried it as a child. Sno-cone, it ain't!

28. What colour are your bedsheets?
Maroon

29. What’s your favourite flower?
Hibicus, Roses, Orchids

30. Do you do ballet?
No, never.

31. Do you listen to classical music?
Frequently.

32. What is the first TV theme song that pops in your head?
Theme to 'Gilligan's Island' (another forum discussion is why...)

33. Do you watch SpongeBob?
Never.

34. What temperature is it outside right now?
86F (30C)

35. Do people consider you smart?
Usually.

36. How many piercings do you have?
Three in left ear, two in right

37. Are you signed on AIM?
Don't use that program.

38. Have you ever tried gluing your fingers together?
Together? No. I do remember using Elmer's glue as if it were fingernail polish when I was a kid.

39. How do you feel about your family?
Chosen family is nearest and dearest,.

40. Do you have an iPod?
Nope, I just burn songs to CDs.

41. What time do you go to bed?
Usually between 9pm and 11pm.

42. What CD is currently in your CD player?
None at the moment.

43. What movie do you know every line from?
I have a poor memory, so there's no such movie for me.

44. What is your favourite salad dressing?
Olive oil and vinegar, usually.

45. What did you get for Christmas this year?
I'm always getting stuff I want.

46. What family member/friend lives the farthest from you?
Of friends I've not met physically, Finland.

47. Do you like hugs?
From friends and family, yes.

48. Last time you had butterflies in your stomach?
Considering doing something 'daring' for me.

49. What is the way people most often mispronounce any part of your name?
They say 'Jo-Ann', instead of 'Joan'.

50. Last person you hugged?
Julia