- [UPDATE: If you do this meme tell me in the comments so I can come to your blog and read it! Long live the meme!]
A is for Age:
37. Over-the-hill but not quite under it. So, yay me.
B is for Booze of choice:
Shirley Temples. Not really, but what’s a tee-totaler to say? Iced tea and plenty of it is my preferred libation.
C is for Career:
Mom. Everything else is secondary…
D is for your Dog’s name:
Hazel, Australian Shepherd extraordinaire. I also have Smokey the Lame but Adorable Cat, Trevor the Female Aquatic Frog.
E is for Essential Care Instructions:
Hmmm. Feed me, love me, rub my back, give me lots of iced tea. Do not wake me up. And presents! Presents are nice…
F is for Favorite food at the moment:
Orange Chicken from Panda Express.
G is for favorite Games:
“Zuma” and “What Word” and “Jeopardy” on the ‘puter; “Cranium” is definitely my favorite board game.
H is for Hometown:
Roswell, NM. Seriously. I am not an alien that I know of, however.
I is for Instruments you play:
I can play Silent Night and Jingle Bells on the piano. I live in hope of getting lessons one day and broadening my repretore.
J is for favorite Jams: On my ipod, you’ll find everything from Sheryl Crow to Paul Simon, Nora Jones to my favorite 80’s songs like Funky Town and Le Freak.
K is for Kids:
Lovely Liliana, age 14 (!) and Wicked Witted Mathew, age just turned 12 in March.
L is for Last kiss:
This morning, from Hazel, unfortunately.
M is for Most admired trait:
Hmmm. Well, I guess I would say intelligence and sense of humor, but then I would, wouldn’t I? lol
N is for Name of your crush:
Crush? None to speak of. Ok, I am waiting to see if Matt Damon’s marriage works out…
O is for Overnight hospital stays:
Having my tonsils out, age 7; Having my gallbladder out, last August, Having my babies out, age 23 and 25
P is for phobias:
Heights. Falling. A wee bit scared of air travel, which seems natural, considering it involves both heights and the possibility of falling. Yikes!
Q is for quotes you like:
“I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.” John Burroughs
R is for biggest Regret:
Not working my ass off in school, getting lots of scholarships and becomming a doctor.
S is for Sweets of your choice:
Chocolate: preferably See’s, but a nice Lindor Truffle or Hershey’s Symphony bar will do in a pinch.
T is for Time you wake up:
6 a.m, generally. Unless I have CBS- “Cozy Bed Syndrome” then later
U is for Unique Facts: I was on a t.v. show as a child, aged 11-14. It cured me of ever wanting to be famous.
V is for Vegetable you love:
Broccoli, asperagas, sweet corn on the cob, a good spinach salad. Thank God I love veggies.
W is for Worst Habit:
Too many to list. Ok, ok, I’m a (reformed) slob and I eat too much.
X is for X-rays you’ve had:
When I was 11 for broken wrist, and again when I was 13 for you guessed it, the same broken wrist. Also lots of dental x-rays, and chest x-rays because I am prone to pneumonia.
Y is for Yummy food you make:
I make a pretty good potato salad, my mom’s recipe. I also make a mean brownie and chocolate chip cookies. I have recently discovered that I am a good but reluctant cook.
Z is for Zodiac sign:
Capricorn. Famous for being stubborn. That part is true, but I think Astrology is all hooey.