1. FIRST NAME? We're not speaking of it on this PRIVATE BLOG.
2. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? No.
3. WHEN DID YOU LAST CRY? Last night, while grocery shopping. I started thinking about my niece who isn't doing too well.
4. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? It depends on the writing instrument. Sometimes, it's pure crap. Other times, it bearable.
5. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCHMEAT? I have a weakness for mortadella.
6. IF YOU WERE ANOTHER PERSON WOULD YOU BE FRIENDS WITH YOU? Absolutely. But I've have to be a very tolerant person.
7. DO YOU HAVE A JOURNAL? No, just the blog.
8. DO YOU STILL HAVE YOUR TONSILS? No
9. WOULD YOU BUNGEE JUMP? Before I had kids? Yes. Now? No.
10. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CEREAL? Oatmeal, cooked all morning in Ireland. Served with thick cream and a slab of butter.
11. DO YOU UNTIE YOUR SHOES WHEN YOU TAKE THEM OFF? Yes.
12. DO YOU THINK YOU ARE STRONG? Yes. Emotionally and physically.
13. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE ICE CREAM FLAVOR? I love me some Vanilla Bean. Also, Ben and Jerry's almost anything.
14.SHOE SIZE? 7 and a half. With a narrow heel, but not narrow ball.
5. RED OR PINK? Pink. But onl blue-y pinks, not orange-y pinks.
16. WHAT IS THE LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT YOURSELF? My impatience.
17. WHO DO YOU MISS THE MOST? My maternal grandparents.
18. DO YOU WANT EVERYONE TO SEND THIS BACK TO YOU? I want everyone who wants to do this to do it. How's that?
19. WHAT COLOR PANTS, SHIRT AND SHOES ARE YOU WEARING? I'm wearing Gap black low-rise pants, a J Jill double shirt, and knitted mukluks
20. LAST THING YOU ATE? Generous slice of birthcake cake (choc/choc)
21. WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW? LeapFrog Word Caper, a crackling fire and road paving.
22. IF YOU WERE A CRAYON, WHAT COLOR WOULD YOU BE? Periwinkle
23. FAVORITE SMELL? Desserts baking in the oven
24. WHO WAS THE LAST PERSON YOU TALKED TO ON THE PHONE? My friend Tina
25. THE FIRST THING YOU NOTICE ABOUT PEOPLE YOU ARE ATTRACTED TO? Face
26. DO YOU LIKE THE PERSON you stole THIS from? Yes, very much.
27. FAVORITE DRINK? Water.
28. FAVORITE SPORT? Hockey
29. EYE COLOR? Cold, hard cash.
30. HAT SIZE? 7 and something. I have a big head.
31. DO YOU WEAR CONTACTS? No
32. FAVORITE FOOD? That's like asking Imelda Marcos to pick out a favorite pair of shoes. Come on now.
33. SCARY MOVIES OR HAPPY ENDINGS? Happy Endings
35. SUMMER OR WINTER? Fall.
36. HUGS OR KISSES? Depends on who is giving them out.
37. FAVORITE DESSERT? See question 32.
38. WHO IS MOST LIKELY TO RESPOND? Dunno.
39. LEAST LIKELY TO RESPOND? See question 38.
40. WHAT BOOKS ARE YOU READING? Stegner collection, Because I Said So (collection of essays from Marin County mothers) and dozens of childrens' books.
41. WHAT'S ON YOUR MOUSE Pad? Laptop.
42. WHAT DID YOU WATCH LAST NIGHT ON TV? Casanova on PBS.
43. FAVORITE SOUNDS? Children roaring with laughter.
44. ROLLING STONE OR BEATLES? Beatles
45. THE FURTHEST YOU'VE BEEN FROM HOME? Been around the world, but I guess the furthest would be somewhere in Asia.
46. WHAT'S YOUR SPECIAL TALENT? Making speeches with no prep or notes.
47. WHERE WERE YOU BORN? Texas.
48. WHO SENT THIS TO YOU? I swiped it from Carolyn