Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Kwizgiver, from whom I stole it, calls this The Weird Question Meme. I'll let you be the judge.
If you got trapped in an elevator with someone, who would you want it to be? I was once trapped in an elevator with an elderly lady who couldn't stop talking about all of her friends in the hospital and all of their maladies. It was excruciating! "Her skin is like PA-PER!" So that's why I want to be trapped with someone who has healthy friends.
What is your favorite cereal? It changes. Currently the winner is Honey Bunches of Oats.
Do you own any cowboy boots? No
What is something you would never do in public? Cry
Have you ever had really strange dreams? My Magnum dream ranks pretty high. I'm trapped Thomas Magnum's Ferrari when it explodes and he has to save me. This dream annoys me for two reasons: 1) I don't find Tom Selleck attractive and don't even think of him very often; 2) the damn car is a convertible and how can I not be able to figure out how to escape on my own? I mean, isn't this akin to being trapped on an escalator?
Name a friend or loved one who has passed away. Grandpa. I think of him often these days.
What’s your earliest memory? In front of the picture window in the living room of what we all call "the old house." I'm using the red ottoman to steady myself as I try to stand up.
Have you ever broken a bone before, and if so, how? My clavicle, falling down a flight of stairs.
Have you ever stepped in dog poo? Yes
Ever bitten your toenails? I don't think I even could
Who is your all time hero? Jackie Kennedy Onassis. She was smart and tough and yet feminine and gracious.
What colors do you think mix well? Blue and black
What did you eat recently? McDonald's Filet o' Fish
What was your favorite cartoon movie as a child? Mary Poppins (Hey! It had cartoon penguins! The horse race was animated, too.)
What’s your favorite movie now? The Way We Were
Do you paint your toenails? I prefer to have someone else do it, if possible.
Is your computer a fast and awesome computer? The one at work, yes. The one at home, no.
What do you do, or want to do for a living? I'm an advertising writer. (For the time being, at least. Keep your fingers crossed for me.)
If one of your long lost exes called you and asked for you back, would you take them back? No. Well, maybe one of them ...
Have you ever been a heart-breaker? Yes. I hated it.
What’s your favorite instrument? Either piano or guitar--either one played well (Kwiz' answer, and it's a good one)
What is a country you want to visit badly before you die? Ireland, I suppose. But it's not a burning desire.
Have you made a bucket list? No
What things in history amuse you the most? The mistakes and flubs. Like Fort Jefferson in Florida. Everything that could go wrong in its construction did. It's still not done. The story is like a Monty Python skit.
Have you ever eaten lipstick? No
What are 3 accessories you have to be equipped with when you go out? My purse, my keys, my iPod
Have you ever licked a window before? No. (OK, maybe she's right and this is a weird meme.)
If someone dared you to run across a busy street for 1 thousand dollars, would you? Maybe ...
Would you kill someone for 9 million dollars? No
Who is your worst enemy right now and why? You know, I can't think of anyone right now. So I'll fall back on my old reliable: Steve Fucking Bartman
Have you ever been in a physical fight with anyone before? Fight? No. But I have had my ass kicked. I'm just no good at fighting back.
What brand of cell phone do you have, and which service provider? LG and AT&T
Do you wear slippers or socks? Slippers at home, socks with shoes
Do your feet stink? No
Have you ever picked your butt in public? I straightened out my panties, but that's it.
What is the strangest pet you’ve ever owned? A gray turtle named Bobby Jo. My mother and then-baby sister found it in the lake and I kept him in plastic turtle bowl on my desk. He used to climb on a rock and sun himself under my desk lamp.
Do you love life or hate it? Love it
Who is the hottest person in the entire universe, in your opinion? JON HAMM (aka DON DRAPER). I love that man.
What do you do every night before bed? Fantasize about JON HAMM (aka DON DRAPER). Or put dishes in the sink.
If you play along, let me know so I can compare our answers.
What Your Handbag Says About You
You tend to be relaxed throughout the day. You are naturally at peace.
You are a high maintenance person. You feel lost outside of your normal environment.
You are a very creative person. Your life tends to be a whirlwind, but you always seem to pull it together.
You are practical and down to earth. You tend to be a rather reserved and quiet person.
On a day when the world was focused on Illinois' own Barack and Michelle Obama, another Illinois politician had a busy afternoon, as well.
ROD BLAGOJEVICH GETS