T: Amazing Husband ST: Three-year-old Wonder Prof. G: Advisor I Prof. C: Advisor II Julie: Stylish Sister Rob: Awesome Brother Belle: Our Cat Bill: Grumbling BIL Rita: Uncomplicated SIL SMU: Smallish Midwestern University Doctoral University: where I got my Ph.D.
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Friday, October 07, 2005
The "About Me" Meme
As seen at Brightstar's (where I see everything, because she is such a diligent updater):
Relationship status: Married for over six years Height: 5'8" Shoe: 8 1/2 Parents still together: yes Siblings: one younger sister (28), one younger brother (21) Pets: one cat, Belle
Favourites Colour: pale blue, deep red, black Number: 4 Animal: cats and ducks Drinks: hot chocolate or chocolate milk Soda: Root beer (I rarely drink soda because it gives me heartburn) Book: all-time favorite is Tolstoy's War and Peace; close second is Eliot's Adam Bede
Do you? Colour your hair: no, despite having a sister who's a stylist Have tattoos: no Piercings: none (no, not even the ears) Like cleaning: routine cleaning is OK; I enjoy doing laundry Know how to drive: yes, but I'd rather be the passenger
Have you ever... Been in a physical fight: No. Kicked someone in the nuts: No. Stolen anything: Binder clips from my former office. Held a gun: No. Drank: Yes; a little Riesling now and again. Cried over a girl: ? Been in love: Yes, still am. Lied to someone: Yes. Cried over a boy: Yes.
Currents Current clothing: my favorite jeans, a red fitted t-shirt and black cardigan Current mood: Ready to tackle the day. Current taste: Still tasting the chocolate bread pudding I made last night. Current smell: Jessica McClintock's No. 3 and Aveda Shampure Current thing I ought to be doing: Tidying the house so I can get to work Current CDs in stereo: Bing Crosby's crooning "San Fernando Valley" via the iPod. Last book you read: Dissertation-related; before that, A Town Like Alice Last movie you saw: Broken Flowers with Bill Murray (fantastic) Last thing you ate: Yogurt-Burst Cheerios (not very good; too sweet) Last person you talked to on the phone: T's secretary
Do you...? Do drugs: No. Have a dream that keeps coming back: Not any more. Play an instrument: Flute for 18 years. Read the newspaper: Yes, three; local, NYT, and a foreign language paper online.