Friday, October 24, 2008

Some good news for a change

One of the mutual funds I own independent of my 401(k) at work actually went up today. By 1¢. I know that one entire penny might not seem like cause for celebration, but the other one went down 5¢.

Sometimes it's all in the context.

What's on the Gal's Mind Today?

This "Rollercoaster of Randomness" was liberated from Kwizgiver.

Are you single?


Have you ever been in love?

What did your last ex look like?
He had brown eyes and dark, curly hair.

Who is are favorite band/artist?
The Beatles. (If you didn't know that, you're new to this blog, aren't you?)

How is your day going?
Eh. We're slow here at work and I'm preparing to move to a new office where I honestly don't think I'll be in very long. I know that if layoffs are looming, every day that I'm still employed is important. On the other hand, it feels like waking up and attending the same wake every day.

What were you doing at 3:00pm?
Packing another box of files

Have any siblings?
2 sisters

What movie did you last see?

What kind of phone service do you use?

Do you have a favorite pair of shoes?
One? No. I have many favorite pairs of shoes!

What is your favorite breakfast meal?
Eggs. Maybe an omelet. Perhaps over easy so I can mop with toast.

Would you rather be at the beach or be in the snow?

Do you like anyone?
You mean "like" in the schoolgirl sense? I suppose I do.

Are they older or younger?

Have any nicknames?
Yes. But I don't like them much so I'm not sharing them here.

Would you rather eat or sleep?
Eat. As evidenced by this ass.

Do you like long car rides?

Wanna go for a walk?
I love walks

Favorite colors?
Blue and green

Rain or sunshine?
Sunshine. The sky today is cloudy and closer to gray than blue.

What is your favorite drink?
Classic Coke

Plans for the weekend?
Take an inventory of my clothes and see what I need for fall/winter (just in case I'm freelancing or looking for a new job).

Ever been out of the state?

Out of the country?

Ever met anyone famous?
Bruce Springsteen kissed me. Sigh ...

Who is the best band to see in concert?
Bruce Springsteen

How much money do you have on you?

Next concert you will attend?
If Paul McCartney comes to Chicago to promote his new album, I will be there. No matter what.

What is your favorite dessert?
I have sudden and inexplicable craving for strawberry shortcake.

Anything exciting happening soon?
I hope not. Because if something exciting happens soon, it may be an axe blade on the back of my neck. (Professionally speaking, of course. I forget we're so close to Halloween, and the annual return of Freddie and Jason and Michael Myers and Leatherface ...)

Text or call?

Are you a morning person?

Sunrise or Sunset?

What do you like to watch on tv?
Mad Men. Don Draper is sooooo hot.

When is your birthday?
Next month

How old will you be?
51. It looks older than it feels.

Ever been drunk?

What is the most recent thing you have smoked?
I have never smoked anything.

How many times have you been on a plane?
Probably between 70 and 100 times.

Favorite vacation spot?
I'd love to go back to New York, preferably on an expense account.

What kind of pancakes do you like?
Topped with hot apples.

What elementry school did you attend?
Brook Park

How tall are you?

Are you close to your parents?

Do you like to hold hands in public?

Would you have sex in aisle five at Wal-Mart if you could?

Do you have a job?
Yes (she responded, smiling ironically).

Do you like cotton candy?
More in theory than in practice. Sticky.

Do you own a hula-hoop?

What kind of car do you drive?
I don't drive

Can you do the "Soldier Boy"?

Do you own a pair of boots with the fur?

What color is your umbrella?
Teal. I love my umbrella. It was a Christmas gift from my mom. Made by Samsonite, it never turns inside out. When I inevitably lose it, I will be very sad.

How many times a day do your brush your teeth?

Do you comb or brush your hair?

What brand of toilet paper do you use?
Cottonelle (it's a UPromise brand)

How far have you traveled from your home?
4,145 miles (I just looked it up)

Do you own a waffle iron?

Have you ever bought anything from Ebay?

Have you ever been in a wedding?

Do you know your mailman's name?
No. But I believe she's a woman, so we should probably refer to her as a "mail carrier."

Have you ever had a bad haircut?

Do you like to bet on horse or dog races?

Would you go to the moon if you could?

What is the highlight of your day, so far?
I'm still waiting.

What type of alcoholic drink do you order at the bar?
Light beer or an "ini."

Do you think senior citizens have sex?
I hope so.

Have you ever shot anything and killed it?

Would you eat a live spider if somebody was going to pay you 5000 dollars to do it?

Have you ever had a pedicure?
Oh, yes. I have given them up for the sake of economizing, and I miss them already.

If you play along, let me know so we can compare answers.