Thursday, May 17, 2007

More of Me Meme

Since I don't have time to think up a creative post of my own, I ripped this off from someone else.

Favorite kind of cereal: I like Sugar Smacks, but I usually eat Wheaties.

What animal or insect disgusts you the most? spider

What do you need more of right now? Money, duh. I could use more socks, too.

What is the hardest thing for you to do? Follow a diet and exercise program

How long does it take you to get ready in the morning? 30 minutes

What are you thankful you're not doing now? Sitting in jail, I suppose

What is your favorite drink? I love heavy Mt. Dew from a fountain pop machine. But I usually drink Diet Dew. Other than that, I’ll take a Smirnoff. Or Bud Light, whatever you have on hand.

Favorite way to eat potatoes? Any ole way!

If you could be a character in any novel, who would you be? I don’t read many novels, so I’m drawing a blank.

Favorite ice cream toppings: hot fudge, marshmallow, chocolate

Where do you want to spend the rest of your life? Travelling among my vacation homes, while keeping my base home in my current hometown.

What do you bring most to a friendship? You’ll always have a friend taller than you. But actually, I’m not all that tall. I just have short friends, apparently.

On a scale of 1-10, how hip are you? Hopefully I’m closer to 10 than 1.

What kind of music makes you want to get up and sing? 80s! That’s stuff you can sing to.

What are you an expert in? I’m an expert in over-researching topics I’m interested in until I’ve got a whole bookshelf full of books and an iPod full of podcasts. Yeah, Chili, I’ve got an iPod but I’m listening to a podcast about mortgages rather than “Girlfriend”!

What have you tried and simply were not good at? A variety of sports. I’m not athletic, but I do know enough to guide my kids. I know the lingo, just don’t have skills.

Favorite movie lines?
PC Load Letter? What the fuck does that mean?
The ratio of people to cake is too big.
Friends – what movie are these from??

What is your most annoying habit? I can’t stop checking email. I’m an addict. Now if someone will just send me something good one of these days, it will totally pay off.

If fat, calories, etc. weren't an issue, what food would you feast on? homemade bread, mashed potatoes either dripping in butter or with homemade fried chicken gravy.

How much can you bench press? Not much.

What fictional character would you like to meet? Cheese from Foster’s Home of Imaginary Friends

What is the ultimate vacation? A secluded home that opens up to the beach, where I can sit on the beach and watch the ocean. Pool Boy and the boys would be with me, but nobody would complain about being bored, hungry, hot, etc.

What cosmetic surgery would you like? Tummy tuck!

What is the last movie that made your eyes tear up? I don’t cry that often.

What super-power would you like? The ability to snap my fingers and have my house be clean and laundry folded and put away.

What would you change about your appearance? I’d be shorter. HA HA HA. JUST KIDDING! I’d hate to be short!

Would you rather be smart, rich, or beautiful? I’d pick smart. Because if I was smart, I could figure out how to be rich and beautiful.

If you named your home, what would you name it? Master of Disaster

What room do you want to add to your home? A master bedroom that has a reading room and opens up to the pool.

What advice would you give to the President? I wouldn’t give him any advice. He’s doing a fine job of making sure our next President will be a Democrat.

What character attribute do you admire most? Good work ethic. I hate people who are lazy, sneaky and try to get away with the bare minimum of work. Which brings me to my favorite cartoon that I have taped on my monitor:
Dilbert: I don’t mean to frighten you, but you’ll have to do some actual work.
Co-worker: That’s crazy talk.

Where do you usually buy your clothes? Gap and Maurices

What is the nicest thing you have ever bought somebody? I bought Pool Boy a remote start for his truck and had it installed as a surprise. I hate to see him cold in mornings. Awwwww.

How would you spend $1000? I’d invest it.

What do you want to change about your life? I wish I was more organized and I lived in a spotless house.

What would you like to accomplish this year? I have a list, but like I’m going to share that with you.

What book has had the greatest impact on your life? All of my personal development books.

What quote has had the greatest impact on your life? Don’t take anyone else’s definition of success as your own.

What do you do everyday? Get online

What food do you refuse to eat? Seafood. It belongs in the sea.

What is the best purchase you have made? My house. I bought it for a ridiculously low amount of money, but at the time it seemed like a ridiculously high amount of money. We once had someone offer us $120,000 more than we paid for it and we declined. Crazy? Maybe.

What one word describes your life? BUSY