Thursday, December 20, 2007

I Promise Real Posts Are Coming Soon...

This one's from myspace.
See if you can guess the theme in five words.

1. How old were you in 1980?

2. How old were you in 1989?

3. Were you a Toys R' Us kid?
does this mean I shopped there? yeah, sometimes

4. Did you watch Transformers?
no, too boyish

5. Did you see E.T. on the big screen?
yes--second grade, I think

6. Did you own a Lite Bright?

7. Who is your Favorite Golden Girl?

8. When someone says "Who you gonna call?" You think?
um, Ghostbusters

9.What was your favorite toy?
Barbies, hands down, no shame

10. Did you have a Pogo Ball?
no, but I think I had a friend who did

11. Did you listen to New Kids on the Block?
oh, yes

12. What New Kid did you have a crush on?
Donnie...I used to kiss him on my poster before bed every night

14. Did you watch The Care Bears?

15. Did you have Jelly bracelets?
but of course

16. Did you have a charm necklace and/or bracelet?
yes, I still have my necklace in the attic

17. Did you own a glo-worm?
not sure what this is...sounds familiar but I don't remember

18. Did you own slap bracelets?
oh, yes

19. The Breakfast Club or Sixteen Candles?
The Breakfast Club

20. Did you have a crazy hair style?
no, just high Jersey bangs

21. What was your first bike?
a little blue Camel two-wheeler with a banana seat and training wheels. It had sparkles in the paint. I loved it.

22. Name one thing you still own from your childhood?
I have a lot...Barbies, stuffed animals, dolls

23. Did you have a Cabbage Patch Kid?
yes, Wilona Greer...I still have her

24. Did you dress like Madonna?

25. Rainbow Brite or Strawberry Shortcake?
I liked them both and had a doll of each. The Rainbow Brite had the little friend Twink and the Strawberry Shortcake blew out good-smelling air when you squeezed her stomach.

26. Did you watch Miami Vice?
Only when my grandmother babysat us. She loved it.

27. Did you own a pair of Jelly Shoes?
Yes, but my sister could pull them off way better than me. They gave me blisters.

28. Did you own a Trapper Keeper?
yes, white with red squares all over it and a black foldover

29. Atari or Nintendo?
first Atari, then Nintendo

30. Did you play Pac-Man?

32. He-Man or She-Ra?
I did watch He-Man. Was She-Ra on that show?

33. What movie scared you the most?

34. Did you try to dance like Michael Jackson?
yes, I used to try to moonwalk

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Friday Fiver--Lame posting continues

Friday Fiver

1. What's the last movie you saw?

2. Are you gentle?
most of the time

3. Do you sleep with your bedroom door shut?

4. What's your middle name?

5. Friday fill-in:
I could learn to like ___.

More Something, Anything

friday's feast

What is your favorite carnival/amusement park ride?
the Great American Scream Machine at Great Adventure in NJ

How do you react in uncomfortable social situations?
can't find the right words, sound like an idiot

On a scale of 1-10 with 10 being highest, how much do you enjoy discussing deep, philosophical topics?

Main Course
Did you get a flu shot this year? If not, do you plan to?
no, but the kids did

Approximately how many hours per week do you spend watching television?
maybe 7?

Something, Anything

friday's feast

Make up a word and give us its definition.

What is currently your favorite song?
Navidad by the Gipsy Kings

What’s at the top of your Christmas wish list this year?
food processor

Main Course
Name a scent that reminds you of someone special in your life.
new diapers

Who is someone on television that you feel probably shouldn’t be, and why?
Paula Deen's sons

Monday, December 10, 2007

Back on the Wagon with a Meme

Tagged by BettyBetty because I've been sadly away from blogging for oh so very long. I'm thinking this absence coincided with the end of Little Guy's naps? Will have to check on that. On with the show...

The rules:

-Link to the person that tagged you, and post the rules on your blog.
-Share 7 facts about yourself.
-Tag 7 random people at the end of your post, and include links to their blogs.
-Let each person know that they have been tagged by leaving a comment on their blog.

1. I hate peanuts and peanut butter (partly because of a slight allergy/partly because I think they're yucky.)

This annoys most people.

2. Virginia's capricious weather gets on my nerves.
(But it's way colder now than at time of writing, so I'm happy.)

3. I was recently addicted to the Core Plan message board on the Weight Watchers website.

4. I am a meticulous babybook keeper.
Ask me a weight or a milestone, I will provide you with a date and sometimes a context.

5. It's 3:53 am. Why am I not sleeping?

6. I miss snowstorms.

7. I'm always tired, physically and mentally, lately. And absent-minded. My kids have been taking a toll on me. But things will change eventually...they always do.

Sunday, December 02, 2007

Monthly Post

I should start doing some memes again to work myself back into blogging.

So today we're decorating for Christmas. Yay! While Little Guy and Big Guy are at the food store, I have to straighten up the living room. Now's my chance b/c Zen is asleep. But...I'm still online.

In other news, I've lost 18.5 lbs. since May--9 since October 29. My secret is...Weight Watchers Core program. It's fabulous.

I just read Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene. (See sidebar for link.) It's now one of my top ten favorite books ever. Maybe top five.

Also, I'm on Pulitzer 7--So Big by Edna Ferber. A movie was made based on it in the thirties but Netflix doesn't have it and neither does our library system. We've seen every movie that was based on the winners I've read so far, like Age of Innocence, Alice Adams, The Magnificent Ambersons. I'm sure I can find So Big for cheap on eBay or but I don't really want to buy it.

OK, I will post again before December is out!