Thanks to my friend Wry Catcher for peer-pressuring me into posting this meme.
1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Nope. But my mom and her sister-in-law were racing to have a girl first so they could name her Lisa. Obviously Mom won. My aunt ended up naming her youngest daughter Alissa, the closest she could get to Lisa, she said.
2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? Ummm...a month ago? Can't recall.
3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? Sometimes. Especially when I'm the only one who can read it.
4. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH MEAT? Tuna in tuna salad.
5. HAVE YOU ANY CHILDREN? 3.5 Two daughters, a son, and a wiener dog.
6. IF YOU WERE ANOTHER PERSON WOULD YOU BE FRIENDS WITH YOU? Probably. I'm friends with all kinds. Heh.
7. DO YOU USE SARCASM A LOT? Um, duh. Especially when my brothers are around. Good god, that's fun.
8. DO YOU STILL HAVE YOUR TONSILS? Yes. Not sure why anyone would care.
9. WOULD YOU BUNGEE JUMP? Only with that special someone... You know, the one who doesn't mind if I pee my pants.
10. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CEREAL? Probably Honey Bunches of Oats with Almonds. Or Lucky Charms.
11. DO YOU UNTIE YOUR SHOES WHEN YOU TAKE THEM OFF? Yup. Again, not sure who cares. Is this the best they could come up with for a question??
12. DO YOU THINK YOU ARE STRONG? Depends on who I'm trying to carry around.
13. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE ICE CREAM? Not a huge fan, but recently discovered Ben & Jerry's Willie Nelson's Country Peach Cobbler, which is pretty damn tasty.
14. WHAT IS THE FIRST THING YOU NOTICE ABOUT PEOPLE? In person: eyes. Online: humor, wit, and engaging writing style.
15. RED OR PINK? Red, although Pink has some killer songs I love.
16. WHAT IS THE LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT YOURSELF? That's for me to know and you to find out. I'm guessing if you read my whole blog, you'll find at least five things to answer this question. What? FINE. You'll probably find at least ten.
17. DOG OR CAT PERSON? Dog person. I'm not into cats so much, although listening to my brother Eric talk about his cats makes my heart smile.
18. DO YOU WANT EVERYONE YOU KNOW TO DO THIS MEME? Hell no. I hate putting people on the spot en masse.
19. WHAT COLOR PANTS AND SHOES ARE YOU WEARING? No shoes. Cream, red, and green plaid flannel lounge pants. Cold is not sexy.
20. WHAT WAS THE LAST THING YOU ATE? Ugh. McDonald's chicken nuggets just before my son's soccer game tonight. Remind me not to try that again. Ish.
21. WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW? The Science Channel on TV talking about forest landscapes and forest fires.
22. IF YOU WHERE A CRAYON, WHAT COLOR WOULD YOU BE? Forest green.
23. FAVORITE SMELLS? Wet wood after the rain. Fresh laundry when fabric softener has been used. My daughter's hair as she snuggles me after her bath.
24. WHO WAS THE LAST PERSON YOU SPOKE TO ON THE PHONE? My sister Kate.
25. DO YOU LIKE THE PERSON WHO MADE YOU DO THIS STUPID MEME? I love her guts.
26. WHICH SPORT DO YOU ENJOY WATCHING MOST? Soccer, when my son's in goal.
27. HAIR COLOR? Dark blonde
28. EYE COLOR? Blue
29. DO YOU WEAR CONTACT LENSES? Only if I want to see.
30. FAVORITE FOOD? Steak (medium rare) and potatoes, when my favorite North African restaurant in Paris isn't available.
31. SCARY MOVIES OR HAPPY ENDINGS? Happy endings. I'm a hopeless romantic.
32. LAST MOVIE YOU WATCHED? Amistad.
33. WHAT COLOR SHIRT ARE YOU WEARING? Gray sweatshirt over white tank top. I mentioned it's cold, right?
34. SUMMER OR WINTER? I like the four seasons. Spring and fall are best.
35. HUGS OR KISSES? Yes. I suppose the better question would be VERTICAL OR HORIZONTAL?
36. FAVORITE DESSERT? Hmmm...the kind shared with friends. One dish, two (or more) spoons.
37. DAWN FRENCH OR CAROL BURNETT? Carol Burnett, since I'm too lazy right now to google who the hell Dawn French even is.
38. SPAGHETTI OR LASAGNA? TACOS OR BURRITOS? HAMBURGERS OR HOT DOGS? Spaghetti (although I do love lasagna too). Burritos. Hot Dogs.
39. WHAT BOOK(S) ARE YOU READING NOW? "Dance of the Dissident Daughter" by Sue Monk Kidd. Highly recommend this book to all. It describes very well the journey I feel I'm on as a woman.
40. WHAT’S ON YOUR MOUSE PAD? My laptop has no mouse.
41. WHAT DID YOU WATCH ON TV LAST NIGHT? The first half of Amistad.
42. FAVORITE SOUND? Music mixes that are gifted to me.
43. ROLLING STONES OR BEATLES? Beatles.
44. WHAT IS THE FARTHEST YOU HAVE BEEN FROM HOME? When I traveled to Europe. Both times.
45. DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL TALENT? Oh yes. I have a few...... Am I supposed to LIST THEM??
46. WHERE WERE YOU BORN? Utah.
And...because it truly does feel strange to stop at number 46, I shall make up a few more irrelevant questions:
47. WHY DO YOU DO MEMES? I don't know. I am a sheep.
48. BOXERS OR BRIEFS? Yes.
49. CANDLES OR INCENSE? Candles. People look better in candlelight. Besides, incense gives me a killer headache in 3.8 seconds flat.
50. MOUNTAIN CABIN OR BEACH HOUSE? Tough call. I love trees, but I think I prefer the ocean. Both, if I win the lottery.