Friday, April 14, 2006

Janece hooked me with another catchy passtime... "a four things meme"
My answers go something like this...

Four movies you would watch over and over...

1. A Room With A View
2. My Neighbor Totoro
3. Meet Me in St. Louis
4. My Life As A Dog
I think this list could change hour to hour.

Four of your favorite flowers

1. Zinnias
2. Sweet Peas
3. Violas
4. Mountain lilac

Four magazines you buy regularly or subscribe to

1. People (to deny is to lie)
2. Sunset
3. Martha SL
4. Muse

Four of your own childhood toys still in your possession

1. pottery dishes from Mexico
2. clay piggy from Guatemala
3. stuffed puppy
4. old, old china doll of my mother's

Four TV shows you love to watch

1. Malcom in The Middle
2. Scrubs
3. My Name is Earl
4. CBS Sunday Morning

Four recurring nightmares you tend to have

1. cannot dial phone to save my life
2. necessary to beat the @#$% out of villain, but since I am successful maybe it doesn't count as a nightmare
3. --
4. --

Four place you have been on vacation

1. Hawaiian Islands
2. Cambridge Wisconsin
3. Bandon, Oregon
4. La Paz, Mexico... Geoff laughs as he reminds me

Four languages you can speak

1. Ingles, como una gringa
2. Spanish, like a gringa
3. --

Four places I'd rather be right now

1. Our own home
2. Our own home
3. Our own home
4. in bed

Four of your favorite foods

1. homemade corn tortillas
2. oatmeal raisin cookies
3. almonds
4. Thanksgiving dinner

Four of your favorite alcoholic beverages

1. Geoff's Margarita's
2. Whatever wine James is serving
3. --
4. --

Four of your worst vices

1. Foul mouth
2. Sloppy
3. Procrastinate
4. Terribly cranky

Four Accomplishments you're most proud of

1. William, Alex, Max and Maria
2. Certified massage therapist
3. Rappelled on a moonless night
4. Designed landscaping at El Rancho

Four of your biggest fears

1. Sharing my fears

Four of your most irrational fears

1. Losing everything

Four radio stations preprogrammed in your car

1. NPR
2. NPR
3. NPR
4. NPR

Four items you always carry in your purse

1. tweezers ( I got this one little hair...)
2. Crayolas
3. wallet
4. keys

Four things you look for in a mate

1. good teeth
2. clear eyes
3. sturdy limbs
4. no lesions... oh, and he has to appreciate my twisted sense of humor

Four things (realistic) you want to do within next five years

1. Finish 2 quilts
2. Have hens
3. Prepare my children for the world
4. Surprise myself

Four friends I am tagging who I think will respond

1. Anne
2. Julie C. Mystery Woman
3. Holly
4. Geoff... what?! It could happen.
Okay, now I'm just feeling smug, and for very little reason!

You Passed 8th Grade Science

Congratulations, you got 8/8 correct!

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

I thought I was going to be prodctive today, then I found Janece's link to Blogthings. At least I have a higher understanding of myself...

You Passed 8th Grade Math

Congratulations, you got 10/10 correct!

You Have Your PhD in Men

You understand men almost better than anyone.

You accept that guys are very different, and you read signals well.

Work what you know about men, and your relationships will be blissful.

Your Christmas is Most Like: A Charlie Brown Christmas

Each year, you really get into the spirit of Christmas.

Which is much more important to you than nifty presents.

You are

You Belong in Dublin

Friendly and down to earth, you want to enjoy Europe without snobbery or pretensions.

You're the perfect person to go wild on a pub crawl... or enjoy a quiet bike ride through the old part of town.

You Are 31 Years Old

Under 12: You are a kid at heart. You still have an optimistic life view - and you look at the world with awe.

13-19: You are a teenager at heart. You question authority and are still trying to find your place in this world.

20-29: You are a twentysomething at heart. You feel excited about what's to come... love, work, and new experiences.

30-39: You are a thirtysomething at heart. You've had a taste of success and true love, but you want more!

40+: You are a mature adult. You've been through most of the ups and downs of life already. Now you get to sit back and relax.

Your Blog Should Be Blue

Your blog is a peaceful, calming force in the blogosphere.

You tend to avoid conflict - you're more likely to share than rant.

From your social causes to cute pet photos, your life is a (mostly) open book.

How You Life Your Life

You are honest and direct. You tell it like it is.

You're laid back and chill, but sometimes you care too much about what others think.

You tend to have one best friend you hang with, as opposed to many aquaintences.

You tend to dream big, but you worry that your dreams aren't attainable.

Who Should Paint You: Alfred Gockel

All American yet funky, you inspire an artist's imagination

And while not everyone will understand your portrait, you will!

You Are Mud Pie

You're the perfect combo of flavor and depth

Those who like you give into their impulses

You Are 50% Weird

Normal enough to know that you're weird...

But too damn weird to do anything about it!

Your Haloween Costume Should Be


Your Personality Profile

You are dependable, popular, and observant.

Deep and thoughtful, you are prone to moodiness.

In fact, your emotions tend to influence everything you do.

You are unique, creative, and expressive.

You don't mind waving your freak flag every once and a while.

And lucky for you, most people find your weird ways charming!