Saturday, January 14, 2012

Sunday Stealing

Sunday Stealing: The Never Ending Meme, Part Two

21. Did you go to your high school prom?
I went to a prom, but it wasn't my own senior prom.

22. Perfect time to wake up? Before 7:00

23. Perfect time to go to bed?

24. Do you use your queen right away in chess?
I don't play chess

25. Ever been in a car accident?
No. I'm sure the fact that I don't drive has something to do with this

26. Closer to mom or dad…or neither? 

27. What age is this exciting life over for you?
I don't think it's up to me.

28. What decade during the 20th century would you have chosen to be a teenager?
The 1960s

29. Favorite shoes you have EVER owned
? Oh, they were perfect. Black, of course. About 2" chunk heel. A silver buckle across the front. In short, the coolest, most beautifully updated pilgrim shoes. I loved them, could wear them with anything. Sigh.

30. Do you have an article of clothing you have had since you were in high school?

31. Were you in track and field?

32. Were you ever in a school talent show?

33. Have you ever written in a library book?

34. Allergic to?
Bee sting

35. Favorite fruit?
It changes. Right now, bananas.

Saturday 9

Saturday 9: I Know I'm Losing You

1. Have you ever still been in a relationship that you knew was ending, but you hung in with it anyway?
If yes, why? Yes. I loved him, and I kept hoping it didn't have to be this way. But it did.

2. Tell why people around the world should be completely enthralled by you
. I am loyal and smart and tougher than I look.

3. Other than where you live, what's your favorite city and why? Boston. It's a beautiful and historic city, easily walkable, and it has a great old ballpark.

4. What is something you are really passionate about?
Oh shit, just about everything. I don't have a lot of different speeds. My best friend once told me he wished he cared about anything as much as I seem to care about everything. I love that he appreciates that about me. A lot of people don't, and find it tiring. (This explains my almost fetishist attachment to a certain character played by Streisand in a certain movie.)

5. What has been your most exciting prize that you've won?
When I was in third grade, I won $10 (about $50 today) from the local newspaper for an essay I wrote, nominating my teacher as Teacher of the Year. It was my first taste of fame and got me thinking that I could paid for dumping words on paper.

6. Do you think there was there a second gunman behind the grassy knoll?
No. And believe me, I've given it a lot of thought.

7. What was the silliest, most fun, crazy or impractical gift that you received?
Nothing springs to mind.

8. What was the most practical gift that you received? Socks.

9. What blogger has been in your blogroll the longest? How did you discover them?
Book Mama. We were brought together by The Thursday Thirteen.