Me! Me! Meme!

October 23, 2006 at 3:50 pm (Meme)

I’d try to feign indifference, but what is a blog for if not for honesty. So here’s the truth. .  . I really like doing memes. It’s dorky, but true. For your sake, I’ll try to keep them to a minimum. But everybody’s doing this one, so I’m hopping on the bandwagon too.

48 things you probably never wanted to know in the first place

1. FIRST NAME? Maureen

2. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? My middle name is from my maternal grandmother.

3. WHEN DID YOU LAST CRY?  Saturday, while watching Steel Magnolias. That movie is so cathartic.

4. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING?  When I take my time with it, yes. 5. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCHMEAT? Boar’s Head Roasted Chicken

6. IF YOU WERE ANOTHER PERSON WOULD YOU BE FRIENDS WITH YOU?  I hope so. I’m a little quirky, though.

7. DO YOU HAVE A JOURNAL? Sporadically, I mostly keep them when I’m down or traveling.

8. DO YOU STILL HAVE YOUR TONSILS?  Yes.

9. WOULD YOU BUNGEE JUMP? Absolutely.

10. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CEREAL? Cold: Honey Nut Cheerios; Hot: Cream of Wheat.

11. DO YOU UNTIE YOUR SHOES WHEN YOU TAKE THEM OFF?  Nope, and I try to jam my feet back into them with the laces tied too.

12. DO YOU THINK YOU ARE STRONG? Mentally, I’m really stubborn, which can be a strength or a weakness depending on the situation. Physically, I think I can hold my own.

13. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE ICE CREAM FLAVOR?  Mint Chocolate Chip, Lemon Custard, Sweet Cream, Cookies & Cream . . .  the list goes on.

14. SHOE SIZE? 7.5

15. RED OR PINK? Red, preferably a deep claret or rustic barn red.

16. WHAT IS THE LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT YOURSELF?  I wish I wasn’t so moody and I wish I’d think things through a bit more before I react. I’m getting better though.

17. WHO DO YOU MISS THE MOST? My grandmother. I’d like to have known her as an adult.

18. DO YOU WANT EVERYONE TO SEND THIS BACK TO YOU?  If you like. I do enjoy reading them though.

19. WHAT COLOR PANTS, SHIRT AND SHOES ARE YOU WEARING?  Black pants, a beige cabled turtleneck sweater, black boots—I’m at work.

20. LAST THING YOU ATE? Strawberry Yo Crunch yogurt.

21. WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW?  The office white noise of other people typing and phones ringing.

22. IF YOU WERE A CRAYON, WHAT COLOR WOULD YOU BE?  I’ve always like burnt sienna and lemon yellow.

23. FAVORITE SMELL?  My husband, the forest—especially pine groves, Oliver, wool, Keihl’s Original Musk.

24. WHO WAS THE LAST PERSON YOU TALKED TO ON THE PHONE?  My husband.

25. THE FIRST THING YOU NOTICE ABOUT PEOPLE YOU ARE ATTRACTED TO? A sense of humor and kindness. And I’m definitely attracted to slight nerdiness just like Courtney.

26. DO YOU LIKE THE PERSON you stole THIS from?  I don’t know her, but I enjoy reading her blog.

27. FAVORITE DRINK?  Alcoholic: White wine—not too sweet, not too dry, not too oaky.  Non-Alcoholic: Homemade ice tea, Fresca and Diet Dr. Pepper.

28. FAVORITE SPORT? I’m not into sports, but I don’t mind playing golf or tennis and I love going to baseball games..

29. EYE COLOR? Hazel.

30. HAT SIZE? I think I clock in at about 24″. I have a serious noggin.

31. DO YOU WEAR CONTACTS?  Yes.

32. FAVORITE FOOD? I have a crazy sweet tooth—I really like cakes, cookies and doughnuts.

33. SCARY MOVIES OR HAPPY ENDINGS?  Happy endings, definitely. I can’t watch scary movies, they make me anxious. I can’t even watch the Ghost Whisperer, and that’s not just because of my extreme dislike for the Love-Hewitt.

34. IF YOU COULD LIVE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, WHERE WOULD THAT BE?  New Zealand, Italy or the Pacific Northwest.

35. SUMMER OR WINTER?  Early summer, Early winter. The two most extreme seasons both get tiresome toward the end.

36. HUGS OR KISSES?  Hugs. 

37. FAVORITE DESSERT? See #32

38. WHO IS MOST LIKELY TO RESPOND?N/A

39. LEAST LIKELY TO RESPOND? N/A

40. WHAT BOOKS ARE YOU READING? I’m supposed to be reading Extemely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer for book club, but I’ve just been knitting in front of the tube lately. I do keep poking my nose into my husband’s art history text book, the Gardner’s Art Through the Ages.

41. WHAT’S ON YOUR MOUSE PAD? I don’t have one.

42. WHAT DID YOU WATCH LAST NIGHT ON TV? I was switching back and forth between Iron Chef America and whatever was on the History Channel.

43. FAVORITE SOUNDS? I love it when my husband laughs so hard that he makes a little gasping noise, anything by Debussy, my neice’s cooing, forest sounds.

44. ROLLING STONES OR BEATLES? Beatles. 45. THE FURTHEST YOU’VE BEEN FROM HOME? Europe.

46. WHAT’S YOUR SPECIAL TALENT? I’m really good at the “Hey, what’s that guy been in” game for movies and tv.

47. WHERE WERE YOU BORN?  Upstate NY

48. WHO SENT THIS TO YOU?  I stole it from Courtney of Yarn Tootin’.

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