May 25, 2005

40 Things About Me

In case you're interested...

1. My uncle once: owned a window washing business.

2. Never in my life: have I been bungee jumping.

3. When I was five: my parents bought The Desert House.

4. High School was: something I couldn't wait to leave behind.

5. I will never forget: being on the heart transplant list.

6. I once met: an amazing poet named Li Young Lee.

7. Theres this girl I know: who is moving to Fresno.

8. Once, at a bar: I shot darts so well that the bartender asked me to tone it down, lest the local competitive team get very angry with me (I found that I shoot darts much better the more I drink).

9. By noon Im usually: awake.

10. Last night: I watched the second half of Pirates of the Carribean.

11. If I only had: a publishing contract.

12. Next time I go to church: It will be a new one that Kevin and I are checking out in our search for a home church.

13. Terry Schiavo: was used way too much as a political pawn.

14. What worries me most: is losing people I love.

15. When I turn my head left, I see: Scout's crate.

16. When I turn my head right, I see: ugly green curtains.

17. You know Im lying when: you realize much later that my story didn't actually make sense after all.

18. What I miss most about the eighties: is the music.

19. If I was a character written by Shakespeare, Id be: married (comedy) or dead (tragedy). Those are pretty much all your options for female characters.

20. By this time next year: I will have finished my novel.

21. A better name for me would be: Comedienne

22. I have a hard time understanding: Right wing Christian conservatives.

23. If I ever go back to school Ill: get a doctorate.

24. You know I like you if: I start teasing you.

25. If I won an award, the first person Id thank would be: Kevin.

26. Darwin, Mozart, Slim Pickens & Geraldine Ferraro: are names that never should be uttered together in a sentence.

27. Take my advice: I'm not using it!

28. My ideal breakfast is: Bacon, with a side of bacon.

29. A song I love, but do not have is: "Living in Oblivion" by Anything Box (it's not on itunes, I checked).

30. If you visit my hometown, I suggest: you go to Disneyland.

31. Tulips, character flaws, microchips & track stars: this is one of those analogy questions on the GRE, isn't it?.

32. Why wont people: read more books?

33. If you spend the night at my house: you would, at some point, be cuddled by Digory.

34. Id stop my wedding for: well I got married and didn't stop it for anything.

35. The world could do without: people who drive up the onramp or closing lane on a freeway until the very end when they force themselves into traffic. Puh-lease, you had plenty of warning and getting 3 cars ahead of me is not going to get you there that much faster

36. Id rather lick the belly of a cockroach than: depends. Is the roach alive or dead?

37. My favorite blonde is: moi, when I dye it that way.

38. Paper clips are more useful than: the Segway.

39. If I do anything well, its: write.

40. And by the way: I'm extremely impressed if you read this far.

Thanks Annastazia!

Posted by Shelby at May 25, 2005 03:13 PM

I laughed out loud to your answer to number 19. But don't forget "be an androgynous pixie." That's always an option, too. ;-)

Posted by: staz at May 26, 2005 07:22 AM
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