Wednesday, February 15, 2012

11 Random Things - Yeah I got tagged... have you been tagged yet?

On the surface, I LOATHE stuff like this as they have their origin in the ever-annoying "Chain Letter". However, I do enjoy reading things like this on other people's blogs because while I read their blog and feel like I know the person, I never really do. These exercises remind me of that fact: The internet, no matter how "personal" it may seam, can never truly replace getting to know someone face to face.

Ms. LillyPea... you and I need to have some tea/wine/appetizer SOMETHING sometime soon!

Without further ado...

11 Random Facts About Me
  1. I have a habit of chewing ice.
  2. When I go to big parties, if I am being included in the conversation I'd rather sit by myself. If I'm not being included in the conversation I try to become a part of it.
  3. I realize that I am incredibly selfish.
  4. There are two things I am powerless against: Ian Somerhalder, and Chris Cornell's voice. Three if you add "Eric Northman".
  5. I am constantly sad that Cicero is going to die one day and I will most likely still be here. 
  6. It's not uncommon for me to have a song stuck in my head for weeks (or months).
  7. I may actually have a better talent for laser tag than my husband. Quite possibly I have more talent at using my real gun too (yes, I have one... it's named "Kitty").
  8. Almost daily I think about discontinuing this blog. 
  9. My high school adviser used to say if he saw me smiling he knew I was unhappy. 
  10. I have a large collection of Buffy the Vampire Slayer action figures.
  11. Virtually the only nail polish I wore in high school was Revlon Blackberry.

    11 Questions to me from LillyPea
    • What’s your least favorite chore? Weeding. I hate it moistly because of the bugs, dirt, and occasional dog droppings in my yard. AND it has to be done constantly or it gets impossible. I usually let it get impossible, and then let my husband get mad at me.
    • Do you take daily vitamins? Yes. Shakeology is a mutlivitamin
    • Name one crafty project you want to tackle. Knitting that Rag & Bone Inspired sweater I keep dreaming about.
    • What’s one food item you couldn’t give up? Water.
    • If you could have a shopping spree at any retailer, who would you choose? Althea Harper! You need to ask?
    • What super power do you wish you had? Don't make me choose... being invisible, being able to change my appearance, being able to jump around in other people's dreams.
    • What famous person do people say you resemble? I have gotten the following: Alicia Silverstone, Meg Ryan, Reece Witherspoon, Kara Thrace (but oddly NOT Katee Sackhoff herself), and Emma Stone. If you count, then I also resemble The Rock and Jada Pinkett Smith.
    • What’s one of your fitness goals for 2012? Break the 150 lb barrier.
    • Cookies or cupcakes? Cookies!!!!!!
    • What trendy word do you wish people would stop using? "Irregardless". It's not real! "regardless" means what people use "irregardless" for!
    • What is your favorite holiday? Thanksgiving. Used to be Halloween. Although I'm not sure I like Thanksgiving anymore either. Do I really have to answer this question?

    11 Questions for the People I am Tagging
    1. Who is your celebrity crush?
    2. What is your favorite quote by someone else?
    3. If you could go anywhere in the world right now, where would you go?
    4. What was the last thing you dreamed at night that you remember?
    5. What is your first memory (and how old were you)?
    6. What skill do you wish you were better at doing?
    7. What is the BEST thing to happen to you as a direct result of blogging?
    8. What is one of your pet peeves (so we can avoid them)?
    9. What Superhero/Supervillain do you admire?
    10. Have you kept your new years resolutions?
    11. Can you solve a rubiks cube without cheating?
      The Rules:
      • Post these rules
      • You must post 11 random things about yourself
      • Answer the questions set for you in their post
      • Create 11 new questions for the people you tag to answer
      • Go to their blog and tell them you’ve tagged them
      • No stuff in the tagging section about you are tagged if you are reading this. You legitimately have to tag 11 people!
      The people I am tagging (in alphabetical order):

      May they not hate me for it because I love these people!!!