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1. Can you cook?
When I have to, yes. I just don't like it much.

2. What was your dream growing up?
To be an artist, followed by being an architect.
I actually went to school for both of them, although
I dropped out of pre-architecture and went down to
just art and art history after the first year.

3. What talent do you wish you had?
I SOOOOO wish I could sing.

4. Favorite place?
My favorite place is probably on a beach in Alabama,
where my husband and I first met and where we had our
honeymoon five years later. 11 years ago now. :)

5. Favorite vegetable?
Summer squash and okra.

6. What was the last book you read?
Oh boy - fiction was probably some trashy throw-away
medical thriller. I've been doing a lot of non-fiction
lately, so at the same time reading Tae Kwon Do
techniques and a book on what to expect from age six.

7. What zodiac sign are you ?
Aries! The Ram!!!!

8. Any Tattoos and/or Piercings?
Panther tat on my back, with a rose in his mouth.
Just normal ear piercings. Of course, I do temp
henna tats on myself a couple of times a year.

9. Worst Habit?
Tuning out my children when I don't feel good.
Eating too much fast food.

10. Do we know each other outside of lj?
Yes!

11. What is your favorite sport?
Tae Kwon Do for participation.
AUBURN college football to watch.

12. Negative or Optimistic attitude?
Optimistic

13. What would you do if you were stuck in an elevator with me?
Probably try to keep you laughing and find other
things we had in common. Start quoting funny, yet
rare, movies we both seem to be the only people to
know.

14. Worst thing to ever happen to you?
Husband's best friend came over when I was alone
with two eight-month-old babies and told me he
had to kill me.

15. Tell me one weird fact about you:
My second toe is longer than my big toe.

16. Do you have any pets?
What don't we have? Two dogs (Sheltie and Cairn
Terrier), four rats, three crested geckos with two
eggs in the hatchery, one leopard gecko, four
tadpoles, a LOT of fish.

17. Do you know how to do the macerana?
Sad to say, yes.

18. What time is it where you are now?
7:41 am Central.

19. Do you think clowns are cute or scary?
Indifferent to clowns.

20. If you could change one thing about how you look, what would it be?
I would shrink my bone structure a little bit so
I didn't have quite the 'linebacker' build. Other
than that, I'm fairly happy with myself.

21. Would you be my crime partner or my conscience?
Depends on the crime :)

22. What color eyes do you have?
Hazel - bright green when I cry.

23. Ever been arrested?
No, but I have been held down by a cop a few times ;)

24. Bottle or Draft?
Draft

25. If you won $10,000 dollars today, what would you do with it?
Go ahead and get a new fence for the backyard (3K
since I already have the rest saved), 3K towards
my credit card, and 4K towards a down payment on a
new mini-van. Damn, I'm responsible and boring.

26. What kind of bubble gum do you prefer to chew?
Dentyne or other sugar-free chewing gums.

27. What 's your favorite bar to hang at?
Probably the Fox and the Hound or the Down Under Pub

28. Do you believe in ghosts?
As a physical presence? No. Do I think the spirit of
those who left before us are still 'around'? I like
to think so.

29. Favorite thing to do in your spare time?
Read and work puzzles.

30. Do you swear a lot?
Not so much now. Used to swear like a sailor when I
dealt craps in a casino.

31. Biggest pet peeve?
Flakes. People who don't follow through on plans.
If you say you are going to do something, do it.
If there is a question about it, don't promise it.

32. In one word, how would you describe yourself?
Driven.

33. Will you repost this so I can fill it out and do the same for you?
Sure!

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allykatt
Mar. 9th, 2007 01:55 pm (UTC)
1. Can you cook?
yes, and bake, though i seldom have time for either right now.

2. What was your dream growing up?
to be an artist or an actor

3. What talent do you wish you had?
the effortless making of millions of dollars

4. Favorite place?
my church in nw arkansas. god, how i miss it!

5. Favorite vegetable?
corn!

6. What was the last book you read?
uhhh ... it's been awhile. i started trying to read one recently about being a single mom, but i put it aside because it was hard to concentrate on.

7. What zodiac sign are you ?
aquarius

8. Any Tattoos and/or Piercings?
just the 3 in my ear lobes - 1 right, 2 left. but i seldom wear earrings anymore.

9. Worst Habit?
procrastination

10. Do we know each other outside of lj?
yes, but not as well as i'd like!!

11. What is your favorite sport?
i'm not much of a sports person, though i do like to watch figure skating sometimes.

12. Negative or Optimistic attitude?
a lot more optimistic than i used to be!

13. What would you do if you were stuck in an elevator with me?
probably make fun of the elevator music or giggle about other people in the elevator

14. Worst thing to ever happen to you?
tubal pregnancy back in 2003 that lost me my first pregnancy and a fallopian tube.

15. Tell me one weird fact about you:
i once met alan alda at a rally for the ERA...

16. Do you have any pets?
not at the current time

17. Do you know how to do the macerana?
i think i vaguely remember some of it

18. What time is it where you are now?
7:15am

19. Do you think clowns are cute or scary?
depends on the clown. most of them are pretty creepy

20. If you could change one thing about how you look, what would it be?
i would lose the post-baby belly and some of the other baby weight - which i'm working on doing

21. Would you be my crime partner or my conscience?
conscience OMG! hehehe

22. What color eyes do you have?
light blue leaning towards green

23. Ever been arrested?
yup

24. Bottle or Draft?
no thank you. =)

25. If you won $10,000 dollars today, what would you do with it?
start savings accounts for the boys and get them some playground stuff for the back yard

26. What kind of bubble gum do you prefer to chew?
i can't much chew gum - it hurts my jaw

27. What 's your favorite bar to hang at?
don't have one anymore, but i used to spend a lot of time at a nightclub in dallas called "the lizard lounge"

28. Do you believe in ghosts?
nope. demons and the like? yes.

29. Favorite thing to do in your spare time?
knit, sew, sleep, play with babies, read blogs

30. Do you swear a lot?
not anymore, but i used to

31. Biggest pet peeve?
liars

32. In one word, how would you describe yourself?
momma

33. Will you repost this so I can fill it out and do the same for you?
i already did!!!
parab0lic
Mar. 11th, 2007 06:33 am (UTC)

1. Can you cook?
I love to cook, I just don't get the time to do so much anymore. I love baking, though!

2. What was your dream growing up?
I wanted to do something in the medical profession, and I still do, but I have to find the time to go back to school (not to mention the funds.) I'd still like to be a nurse practitioner.

3. What talent do you wish you had?
I wish I could hide my emotions better. That's a talent, yes it is.

4. Favorite place?
I like my house with Joey just fine. But .. I'd also like to be in a cabin in the mountains.

5. Favorite vegetable?
Oh my. Broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, white corn, sweet, early green peas, creamed spinach.

6. What was the last book you read?
Over the Moon, a compilation of four novellas from four different authors. It was .. okay. I wasn't really impressed with it.

7. What zodiac sign are you ?
Capricorn. Represent.

8. Any Tattoos and/or Piercings?
Pentagram on my right ankle. I'm in the middle of planning my next one, which will incorporate some sort of Gaelic phrasing and an orchid, but I've yet to fully complete the design. I can't draw, so it's hard to imagine what it will look like. I'd also like to get my name in Theban somewhere.

9. Worst Habit?
I sleep way too much .. and I've gotten really lazy when it comes to housework lately.

10. Do we know each other outside of lj?
Unfortunately, no. :(

11. What is your favorite sport?
I .. really don't watch sports. Although, I do like boxing.

12. Negative or Optimistic attitude?
I tend to be negative, though I try very hard not to be.

13. What would you do if you were stuck in an elevator with me?
I'd bore you with useless facts about myself .. and tell stupid jokes .. and pretty much just ramble about nothing, haha.

14. Worst thing to ever happen to you?
So far? I think it was my check being MIA for about seven days. And some other things.

15. Tell me one weird fact about you:
Um. I was born with subluxated (I'm not sure if I spelled that right) lenses. They weren't attached to anything, so I was legally blind until I was twelve.

16. Do you have any pets?
I have a beautiful Sheltie girl, and some very friendly fish. They come up to the top of the tank to kiss my fingers when I feed them.

17. Do you know how to do the macerana?
I remember that song .. and I distinctively remember doing it at my fifth grade Halloween party.

18. What time is it where you are now?
I'm not sure whether I should consider the time change or not ... my cell phone says 1:27am, while the computer still says 12:27. Central time.

19. Do you think clowns are cute or scary?
I really don't care for clowns ..

20. If you could change one thing about how you look, what would it be?
I would miraculously become about six inches shorter. And .. I know this is cheating .. but I want bigger boobs.

21. Would you be my crime partner or my conscience?
Hm .. depends on the crime.

22. What color eyes do you have?
Grayish-blue. They mostly tend to be gray, though.

23. Ever been arrested?
Not yet .. -evil laugh-

24. Bottle or Draft?
I've only had bottle, so I have no idea what draft tastes like.

25. If you won $10,000 dollars today, what would you do with it?
Pay off my dentist bill, trade in my Monte Carlo for a nice truck (which I could do for under 10k because I want an early nineties model) and .. buy something nice for Joey.

26. What kind of bubble gum do you prefer to chew?
I don't chew gum much anymore, since I'm afraid my crown will come off, but I always chewed Juicy Fruit before. And Bubblicious.

27. What 's your favorite bar to hang at?
I'll go with Fox and the Hound. Haven't been to many bars, yet.

28. Do you believe in ghosts?
Sure. Sometimes I think there's one in this house.

29. Favorite thing to do in your spare time?
Read. Write. Sleep. Play around on the computer.

30. Do you swear a lot?
Oh, don't get me started.

31. Biggest pet peeve?
People who constantly breathe down your neck, telling you to do a million different things at once. People who don't do their job. Ignorance. Lots of things.

32. In one word, how would you describe yourself?
Happy.

33. Will you repost this so I can fill it out and do the same for you?
Absolutely.
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