Archive for February 22, 2011

Ten on Tuesday (68)

Today’s questions come from Nora at Walking With Nora. They are a nice random bunch!

1. What are your thoughts on Valentine’s Day. Do you love it? Hate it?
I really have no preference. I’m allergic to unnecessary spending and this sort of falls into that category. I like to get a card from Stephen and we always make dinner together.

2. What is your favorite romantic comedy?
You’ve Got Mail.

3. Meg Ryan & John Mellencamp: what’s your first reaction?
I don’t know the gossip here so my first reaction it this: (blank stare).

4. All time favorite poem or quote? 
My favorite poem is I Cannot Go To School Today, by Shel Silverstein.  

“I cannot go to school today”
Said little Peggy Ann McKay.
“I have the measles and the mumps,
A gash, a rash and purple bumps.

My mouth is wet, my throat is dry.
I’m going blind in my right eye.
My tonsils are as big as rocks,
I’ve counted sixteen chicken pox.

And there’s one more – that’s seventeen,
And don’t you think my face looks green?
My leg is cut, my eyes are blue,
It might be the instamatic flu.

I cough and sneeze and gasp and choke,
I’m sure that my left leg is broke.
My hip hurts when I move my chin,
My belly button’s caving in.

My back is wrenched, my ankle’s sprained,
My ‘pendix pains each time it rains.
My toes are cold, my toes are numb,

I have a sliver in my thumb.

My neck is stiff, my voice is weak,
I hardly whisper when I speak.
My tongue is filling up my mouth,

I think my hair is falling out.

My elbow’s bent, my spine ain’t straight,
My temperature is one-o-eight.
My brain is shrunk, I cannot hear,

There’s a hole inside my ear.

I have a hangnail, and my heart is …
What? What’s that? What’s that you say?
You say today is ………….. Saturday?

G’bye, I’m going out to play!”


5. What’s the longest amount of time you’ve gone without sleep? (like consecutive hours).
Probably around 30 hours. I pulled one or two all nighters in college but I always went right to sleep after class.

6. What color ink do you prefer to use?
At work I always use blue because I work with a lot of paperwork that needs original signatures. Blue ink helps me determine which are originals and which are copies. At home I don’t really care, as long as it’s a Pilot V5 Extra Fine.

7. Share with us a blog that you recently found and fell in love with (and link us!)
I don’t have time to find new blogs, I hardly have time to visit old blogs. One of my favorite that I haven’t already told you about (PW, Big Mama, LfT, etc.) is Stacie’s blog. She’s funny and I want to be her friend. She lives in New York (not New York City… she has taught us that there is more to the state of New York than NYC) but I want her to move to Texas. Also, she has a cute Etsy shop and I want one of her bracelets.

8. If you could be on a reality TV show which one would you choose?
Worst Cooks In America. Not because I think I am one of the worst cooks in America, but because I think I could have a head start! Plus, I love Anne Burrell and I’d love to learn from her.

9. Mountains or Beach?
If you don’t know my answer, I have not done a very good job of talking about myself every single weekday.


10. With the Oscars around the corner, what’s your pick for best picture?
I don’t even know! I don’t watch many movies and I’m sure the one that wins will be something I have no desire to see. Do you have any recommendations for someone like me that doesn’t enjoy serious, foreign, scary, sci-fi, or action movies?

Here’s Mr. Linky! (Also, to those of you not linking up, you can still click here to see all the participants and go view their blogs.)

February 22, 2011 at 7:00 am 18 comments


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