Meme for a Fridee

1. What time did you get up this morning? 7:30a with the sucktopus 2. How do you like your steak? Not on my plate, for am pescatarian.

3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema? Cinema. Yes. The place where you pay to watch a moving picture show, right. I believe the last one I saw was "Toy Story 3" which a little lady did much protest and we cut out half-way through.

4. What is your favorite TV show? One of my favorite shows of all time is "The Wonder Years." I find a special kinship with people who share the love of Winnie, Paul, Kevin. And let's not forget Becky Slater.

5. If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be? In a cozy home decorated in mainly orange and pink hues, with some kind of direct access to a body of water, e.g. beachfront or lakeside.

6. What did you have for breakfast? The granola, the banana, the coffee.

7. What is your favorite cuisine? Mexican for the entrees, Italian for the desserts.

8. What foods do you dislike? The smell of barbecue sauce is nauseous for me.

9. Favorite Eateria? I value the cozy and leisurely factors when it comes to restaurants. Ten Tables in Jamaica Plain, MA really captures this, as does Masa in the South End.

10. Favorite dressing? Ranch!

11. What kind of vehicle do you drive? The Green Bus is a '99 Honda CR-V, and aside from being a rusty old girl, she drives like a dreamsicle even at 201,000 miles.

12. What are your favorite clothes? I am huge into accessories, primarily: capes, hats, stockings, and scarves.

13. Where would you visit if you had the chance? Melbourne, AU where my bestest friend lives with her hubalove whom I've yet to meet. Even writing that makes me cry on the inside.

14. Cup 1/2 empty or 1/2 full? I think many people mistake me for an optimist, but I am very self-preserving and always aim low and expect to be disappointed so that if I am not, I am pleasantly surprised.

15. Where would you want to retire? I really doubt I'll shelf myself like that. If Loverpants wants to retire, I suspect we'll go wherever he wants as long as I can still teach and write somewhere close by. I just don't see us shuffleboarding much, n'ah mean?

16. Favorite time of day? I really appreciate all times of the day, though am most productive between 1-5 p.m.

17. Where were you born? Cleveland, OH!

18. What is your favorite sport to watch? Any with Loverpants. He is a very fun sport spectating companion.

19. Bird watcher? Birds are odd creatures. I try not to watch them.

20. Are you a morning person or a night person? Both, though I agree with the statement "Hell is other people at breakfast." I prefer not to talk before, like, 10 a.m.

21. Do you have any pets? I have a small colony of dust bunnies under my bed.

22. Any new and exciting news you’d like to share? I am getting good at selling things on e-bay? Excitement.

23. What is your favorite childhood memory? I have the fondest of memories of my grandparents spoiling me with love. I have known 3 of my 4 biological grandparents and consider myself fortunate indeed.

24. Always wear your seat belt? Fo sho.

25. Been in a car accident? Mercifully, no.

26. Any pet peeves? Most have to do with grammar and usage. Poor etiquette as cellphone usage is concerned--that's another one.

27. Favorite pizza toppings? Shrooms, carmelized onions.

28. Favorite Flower? Gerbera daisy!

29. Favorite ice cream? I like my ice cream with interruptions.

30. Favorite fast food restaurant? Yogurtland/Red Mango!

31. How many times did you fail your driver’s test? Zero!

32. Which store would you choose to max out your credit card? Paper Source

33. Do anything spontaneous lately? Exhibit A: psmith

34. Broccoli? Had some in my omelette for dinner the other evening. My baby girl loves broccoli, as well. Chomps it like it's a pack of Smarties.

35. What was your favorite vacation? I do love to travel. Any vacation that involves nature in a big way is my favorite.

36. Last person you went out to dinner with? My old man, my stepmom, Loverpants, Baby Girl and Little Man at Red Sauce in North Adams, MA

37. What are you listening to right now? Bethany Dillon Automix on Napster

38. What is your favorite color? Love all colors, prefer many at once {whatever that means}.

39. How many tattoos do you have? How many do you think I have? ;)

40. Celeb you're told you resemble? I get Juno quite a bit. Also, Rory Gilmore.