Why Do You Want To Know That Meme
1. List 5 things you want to do before the year ends.
1. It would be nice to get the tree up at some point.2. What color are your pants?
2. It would be also be good to have some gifts for Sparky and Beast under said tree.
3. I'd like to know that this situation with Beast's shoulder/neck was nearly over.
4. I want to get to focus on some step-work.
5. I'd like to get my medication situation figured out as well.
I'm wearing blue jeans.3. Favorite motivational quote.
"It is not your job to complete the task of perfecting the world, but neither are you free to desist from it." [Mishnah]4. When was the last time you drank coffee?
Decades. Yuck.5. What was the last thing you ate?
I'm noshing on some bread right now. I never ate lunch.6. Favorite animal.
Almost any canine. Also giraffes.7. Favorite song.
Judging by the number of times I find myself singing it or thinking about the lyrics, "Amazing Grace."8. Last movie you watched?
Last one I saw at a theater was "A Walk in the Woods" a couple of months ago. Last one I saw on TV...don't remember. We did watch something the other night but I honestly don't remember what.9. Any turn ons?
Humor. Kindness. Intelligence. Strength, both physical and character.10. Any turn offs?
Meanness. Unwillingness/Inability to be responsible.11. List 4 big words off of the top of your head.
Antidisestablishmentarianism, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, pneumococcal, sesquipedalistic.12. What are some meaningful movies?
Meaningful to whom? Me? "Paint Your Wagon", "Fiddler on the Roof", "Rocky Horror Picture Show", "Heathers", "Working Girls" (not the Melanie Griffith movie), and the single one I could watch over and over if it didn't make me want to do violence to myself and/or others, "Shoah."13. 2 most important people in your life right now?
Beast and Sparky always top the list. After them, my therapist and my sponsor et al.14. What are 3 things you want for Christmas?
NO DRAMA! A good book to read. A gift card for new clothes.15. When was the last time you read a good book?
I've got several going right now: The Paying Guests (Sarah Waters), The Sibling Effect: What the Bonds Among Brothers and Sisters Reveal about Us (Jeffrey Kluger), The Man Who Wasn't There: Investigations into the Strange New Science of the Self (Anil Ananthaswamy), Everything I Never Told You (Celeste Ng), and The Company She Kept (Archer Mayor). This is my normal quota. One's at work for lunchtime reading. Two are on my Nook for bedtime. One is in the bathroom. And the Celeste Ng book I ran out of time on and have back on reserve from the library, for my Nook.16. What was the last thing you studied?
The last truly excellent book I read was Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates). Read it. It's short and powerful.
I do Bible study every Wednesday. I study the RDA/MARC/[library acronym of the moment] rules often enough at work. I've been poring over violent death stats online lately.17. Do you have any nicknames?
Assuming that "Mom" isn't a nickname, "Cat." is the only one.18. Favorite kind of perfume? (fruity, alluring, etc.)
I like a vanilla base and some sort of wood or earthy scent. Not big into florals.19. Do you have any international friends / friends who live out of state?
Most of my best friends live in another state from me. There's only one direct family member in my state (four if you count her husband and kids). I've got family overseas as well as a few friends. [I was going to say "all my friends live out of state" before I realized how sad that sounds--and it's not even true.]20. What is something unique that you do every single day?
Well, it's not unique if I do it daily, is it? So I guess this means something weird only I do. I suspect nothing I do is 100% unique, but I don't know anyone besides me who is stupid enough to chew gum in bed.21. If there was a movie based on your life, what would it be called?
"You Can NOT Be Serious!"22. When was the last time you bought a gift for someone?
Last week.23. Are you a shopaholic?
Emphatically not!24. What are some songs that always make you feel better?
A lot of hymns (e.g. "O God, Our Help in Ages Past", "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God", "Here I Am, Lord", "Blest Be the Tied That Binds", "Morning Has Broken"). And a lot of P!nk songs (e.g. "Get the Party Started", "Raise Your Glass", "U + Ur Hand") and almost anything by Bruno Mars.