Monday, January 28, 2013

48 Questions

Ami, over at Bunkers Down, stole this list of questions from someone who had stolen it from someone else who had stolen it from someone else, etc. etc.  Since I am always looking for a fun writing prompt and because Ami asked that someone continue the cycle, here you go - 48 random facts you probably never wanted to know about me!
1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE?
Yes.  My middle name is Elaine which is my mother's name.

2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED?
Last Saturday (Jan. 19) because Rachel was on her trip to D.C. and I missed her :-(

3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING?
No.  I wish it was neater.

4. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH MEAT?
Turkey.

5. DO YOU HAVE KIDS?
3 daughters
6. IF YOU WERE ANOTHER PERSON, WOULD YOU BE FRIENDS WITH YOU?
Depends on who else I was.  If I was a famous celebrity, probably not.  If I was another mom, then definitely.


7. DO YOU USE SARCASM A LOT?
Not a lot, but some.

8. DO YOU STILL HAVE YOUR TONSILS?
Yes.  But no wisdom teeth or gall bladder.

9. WOULD YOU BUNGEE JUMP?
Absolutely NOT!  I do not like heights or anything that has a higher than average probability of ending in my death. 

10. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CEREAL?
Special K Red Berries 

11. DO YOU UNTIE YOUR SHOES WHEN YOU TAKE THEM OFF?
Nope

12. DO YOU THINK YOU ARE STRONG?
Physically, Mentally, or Emotionally?  Either way - yes.

13. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE ICE CREAM?
Chocolate or Butter Pecan or Turtle

14. WHAT IS THE FIRST THING YOU NOTICE ABOUT PEOPLE?
It varies - just depends on what stands out to me

15. RED OR PINK?
I say pink, but my closet says red

16. WHAT IS THE LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT YOURSELF?
My lack of self confidence in my appearance

17. WHO DO YOU MISS THE MOST?
My MamMaw (grandmother on my Father's side)

18. WHAT IS THE TECHNIQUE THAT YOU NEED TO WORK ON THE MOST?
Swimming

19. WHAT COLOR SHOES ARE YOU WEARING?
Tan bedroom shoes with white fuzzy trim - hubby says they are a bit redneck; I say they are warm!

20. WHAT WAS THE LAST THING YOU ATE?
A scoop of double chocolate ice cream

21. WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW?
Big Bang Theory on T.V.

22. IF YOU WERE A CRAYON, WHAT COLOR WOULD YOU BE?
Purple

23. FAVORITE SMELLS?
Hubby's aftershave :-) - Fresh, clean sheets - cookies in the oven

24. HOW IMPORTANT ARE YOUR POLITICAL VIEWS TO YOU?
Moderately important

25. MOUNTAIN HIDEAWAY OR BEACH HOUSE?
That's a tough one - I grew up near the mountains, so I love going back.  However, I also love the beach.  I would be happy with either one!

26. FAVORITE SPORTS TO WATCH?
Basketball or my girls on horseback

27. HAIR COLOR?
Blonde - dark, sandy blonde

28. EYE COLOR?
blue

29. DO YOU WEAR CONTACTS?
No

30. FAVORITE FOOD?
Pizza

31. SCARY MOVIES OR HAPPY ENDINGS?
Happy Endings (as long as they aren't too sappy).  Scary Movies - NEVER!

32. LAST MOVIE YOU WATCHED?
Wreck It Ralph

33. WHAT COLOR SHIRT ARE YOU WEARING?
Gray

34. SUMMER OR WINTER?
Winter - Can't stand to be hot

35. FAVORITE DESSERT?
cheesecake or anything chocolate
36. STRENGTH TRAINING OR CARDIO?
Niether - Hate to work out.  If I had to choose, I'd pick cardio just because it feels like I am burning calories and actually accomplishing something.

37. COMPUTER OR TELEVISION?
Computer 

38. WHAT BOOK ARE YOU READING NOW?
Mark's Gospel From Scratch (reading it for a Bible study group in which I participate) 

39. WHAT IS ON YOUR MOUSE PAD?
Don't have a mouse pad

40. FAVORITE SOUND?
silence

41. FAVORITE GENRE OF MUSIC?
Country (I grew up in the South; don't judge) - I also listen to some pop.

42. WHAT IS THE FARTHEST YOU HAVE BEEN FROM HOME?
Paris, France

43. DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL TALENT?
Only thing I can think of is this: Sit on the floor with your legs straight out, heels on the floor, and toes pointed upward.  Now, curl your toes toward the floor without lifting your heels or bending your knees.  (Go, on  - try it. You know you want to!)  Can your toes actually touch the floor??  Mine can.  I never realized it was anything unusual until my hubby flipped out and said it was gross (before he was my hubby).  15+ years later and he still can't stand it!

44. WHERE WERE YOU BORN?
Hickory, North Carolina

45. WHERE ARE YOU LIVING NOW?
Greensboro, North Carolina

46. WHAT COLOR IS YOUR HOUSE?
Light green

47. WHAT COLOR IS YOUR CAR?
Burgundy

48. DO YOU LIKE ANSWERING 48 QUESTIONS?
Yes!  Did you like reading them???

2 comments:

Robin Kramer @ Pink Dryer Lint said...

Are you serious that you can touch your toes to the floor with your legs extended? That's some flexibility!

Lisa @ The Golden Spoons said...

Yes - I actually can. However, I assure you that my feet are the only part of my anatomy that posses such flexibility!

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