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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

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.

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.
Posted with care by Prof. Me @ 10/07/2005 09:40:00 AM  
1 Words of Wisdom:
  • At 3:21 PM, Blogger BrightStar said…

    I'm diligent! Sweet. :)

    By the way, I'm loving the "cast" feature in your sidebar. I think more people should have these listed.

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