meme


I’ve been tagged again. πŸ™‚
These are the rules:
List seven habits/quirks/facts about yourself.
Tag seven people to do the same.
Do not tag the person who tagged you or say that you tag “whoever wants to do it”.

  1. I’m a huge control freak when it comes to driving. I get really anxious if I’m not driving, unless I’m in the back seat or in a different city.
  2. I’m petrified of spiders.
  3. I had a speech impediment as a child and had to go through speech therapy for a few years. I’m still really self-conscious about it and it tends to creep back into my speech when I’m really nervous, like when I have to speak in public or when I’m meeting a lot of new people at one time.
  4. My eyes change colors. The are usually green, but can shade to brown or yellow depending on my mood (or so I’ve been told).
  5. I really, really, really (can’t emphasize this enough) REALLY hate house cleaning.
  6. I’m not fond of chick flicks/lit, except for Jane Austen. I would much rather watch a grisly horror flick.
  7. I love my cats, but deep in my heart I am a dog person so I tend to give Corrina preferential treatment.

Ok, I tag Joanne, Mary, Denise, Anita, Ruinwen, Ruth & CJ

Here’s a little music meme I swiped from Devin’s blog. It looked like fun!

RULES:
1. Put your music player on shuffle.
2. Press forward for each question.
3. Use the song title as the answer to the question even if it doesn’t make sense. NO CHEATING!
4. tag someone.
5. Optional: Give your own comments on how it (the song title) relates to the question.

Opening Credits : Opera Singer by Cake

Waking Up : Tender Love by Jill Sobule

First Day of School : Army Ants by Tom Waits

Falling In Love : Pop Song 89 by R.E.M.

Losing Your Virginity : American Music by Violent Femmes (not the most suitable song by them, but close!)

Fight Song : Memories (Can’t Wait) by Talking Heads

Break Up : The Ledge by Fleetwood Mac

Prom : Wounded Horse by XTC

Life : Cupid’s Got A Brand New Gun by Michael Penn

Mental Breakdown : Gli Impermeabili by Paolo Conte

Driving : Johnsburg, Illinois by Tom Waits

Flashback : Baby You’re A Rich Man by The Beatles

Getting Back Together : Here I Am by Lyle Lovett (very appropriate!)

Wedding : When The Hangover Strikes by Squeeze (lol)

Birth of a Child : Out The Window by Violent Femmes

Final Battle : Mother by Tori Amos

Death Scene : My Humps by Black Eyed Peas

Final Credits : Joe Harper Saturday Morning by Van Morrison

Sequel Teaser Trailer : Aquarium by Robyn Hitchcock

Very silly fun! Ok, I tag Joanne & Mary! πŸ™‚

I’ve seen this quiz before, but don’t remember every taking it. Apparently I’m a…

What Kind of Knitter Are You?

You appear to be a Knitting Goddess. You are constantly giving and are unconcerned with reward, you simply want others to love knitting as much as you do. If someone wants to knit miles of novelty yarns, you are there for them. If someone wants to learn short row shaping, you can help. There are no taboos in knitting, only opportunities to grow. Everyone should have friend like you around if they want to learn to knit, and there’s a good chance that your passion has rubbed off on a few others.http://marniemaclean.com
Take this quiz!

I know I’ve been remiss on the posting, but I didn’t really have any updates for you. Luckily, I’ve been tagged for a meme by Anita from the Mystery Swap.

The Rules:Once tagged, you must link to the person who tagged you. Then post the rules before your list, and list 8 random things about yourself. At the end of the post, you must tag and link to 8 other people, visit their sites, and leave a comment letting them know they’ve been tagged.

  1. I turned 35 yesterday. Ouch.
  2. The first time I went to college I majored in Theater. I dropped out after the 1st semester. When I went back to college I majored in Psychology & minored in Philosophy, so I could be completely unemployable. I need 20 credits to graduate, but I haven’t taken classes for 6yrs.
  3. I LOVE horror movies & books. I watched my first horror movie when I was 6 and have been addicted ever since.
  4. I am clumsy. Very clumsy. I am constantly dropping things at work and have fallen down the stairs (usually sliding on my ass) many times. I also trip over my own feet.
  5. I’ve been going through infertility treatments on & off for about 8 yrs and am about to give up.
  6. I hate cleaning. Really, really hate it.
  7. My dream is to own a yarn store. I have no idea what to do to accomplish this.
  8. I am terrified of spiders.

Let’s see, who to tag. Joanne, Mary, Denise, Ruinwen, Devin, Ruth and anyone else who might want to do it. Can’t think of 2 more right now. πŸ™‚

I’ve been tagged for another meme. This one comes via Mary.
A Harmless Meme . . .
10 Firsts
First best friend – Kristi
First screen name – midnightangel
First pet name – Dusty, a wonderful mutt who lived 18yrs.
First piercing – earlobes
First crush – Oh, I can’t remember.. probably Micky from the Monkees, Mark Hamil or Parker Stevenson (loved them Hardy Boys!).
First CD – The White Album by the Beatles. First album? Probably the Robin Hood soundtrack.
First school – Henry Ruff
First house location – On Alvin in Garden City, MI
First kiss – oh, I can’t remember his name… Glen somebody? Couldn’t of been that good, didn’t make a lasting impression. Now, if we’re talking first time.. that I remember. XD
First car – 1979 Mercury Capri hatchback. Loved that car. It threw a rod whilst doing 70mph down I-75.

9 Lasts
Last time you smoked – Smoked briefly as a teenager. Quit when I was 19 or 20.
Last food you ate – Masala Dosa (just had dinner at an Indian restaurant!)
Last car ride – Home from Borders & Indian Restaurant
Last movie you watched – The Simpsons Movie yesterday with my niece.
Last phone call – Kris
Last CD you listened to – Nineteeneighties by Grant Lee Phillips
Last bubble bath you took – Can’t remember.. at least 2 years ago
Last song you listened to – Last night I dreamt that somebody loved me by Grant Lee Phillips (see above)
Last words you said – Kris, let the dog in please.

8 Have You Evers
Dated a best friend – yep, married him. πŸ™‚
Been arrested – no
Been on TV – Not that I’m aware of
Eaten sushi – no thank you.. I don’t even like cooked fish. bleck.
Cheated on your b/f or g/f – nope
Been on a blind date – yes
Been out of the country – yes, Canada
Been in love – definitely

7 Things You Are Wearing
Glasses, t-shirt, jeans, socks, shoes, bra, panties

6 Things You’ve Done Today
1. Fed the animals
2. Went to work
3. Blog surfed
4. Bought a new book
5. Played with puppy
6. Kissed my hubby

5 Favorite Things (not in any order)
1. Knitting
2. Reading
3. Music
4. Movies
5. Spinning

4 People You Most Trust
1. Kris
2. Dawn
3. Joanne
4. Brian

3 Things You Want to Do Before You Die
1. Travel Abroad
2. Move to another state
3. Make a living doing something creative.

2 Choices
Vanilla or chocolate – chocolate
Hugs or Kisses – Kisses

1 Person You Want to See Right Now
Declan; I’m dying to meet the little guy. πŸ™‚

BTW- I finished the Wheat-Ear Cable Yoke Sweater. I will post pics after Autumn’s birthday. πŸ™‚

I’ve been tagged again by Vicky and this one is really interesting!

The rules are to go to Wikipedia and type in your birthday month and day only. Then post 3 events, 2 births and one holiday that occurred on your birthday, then tag 5 friends.

My birthday is October 18th, and on this day in
1648 – Boston Shoemakers form first U.S. labor organization.
1851 – Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick is first published as The Whale by Richard Bentley of London.
1968 – The U.S. Olympic Committee suspends two black athletes for giving a “black power” salute during a victory ceremony at the Mexico City games.

I share my birthday with
1935 – Peter Boyle, American actor (d. 2006)
1961 – Wynton Marsalis, American musician
(I also share it with Pam Dawber & Erin “Joanie Cunningham” Moran, but I’ve known that for years! lol)

And the 18th is, according to the French Republican Calendar, Piment (Chili Pepper) Day (spicy!)

Mary, Joanne, Ruinwen, Dani, & Denise… you’re it!

Vicky tagged me, so I must comply! πŸ™‚

8 Random Things About Me…

1. I am a huge procrastinator, especially when it comes to housework.
2. I played the clarinet until my junior year of high school and at one time considered becoming a professional musician.
3. I drink tea and water almost exclusively. I only drink pop on the rarest of occasions (these usually involve pizza).
4. I am totally addicted to the TV show Heroes and can barely wait for the season finale!
5. My first car was a 1979 Mercury Capri, which died a spectacular death by throwing a rod on a local freeway (I-94).
6. I’m 34 and still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up. πŸ™‚
7. I’ve always wanted to travel abroad but the only place outside the US I’ve visited is Ontario, Canada, which is closer to us than the next closest state. (30 min to Windsor, Ont.- 45 min to Ohio border)
8. I’m a bleeding-heart hippie liberal.

I’m tagging:
Joanne
Mary
Ruinwen
Elisha
Denise
Maggie
Ingrid
Dani

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