Professing * Reflecting

Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Meme & Self-Portrait

Tagged for Clare's meme. Decided to include my newest self-portrait, taken in a truck sideview mirror. (Just got fancy new digital camera so expect many photos in near future.)

1. What is your full name?
Medusa, Ph.D., Gorgon

2. What color pants are you wearing?
Brown silk skirt

3. What are you listening to right now?
"Mr. Writer" by the Stereophonics

4. What's the last thing you ate?
Syrian bread

5. Do you wish on stars?

6. If you were a crayon, what color would you be?
Red violet

7. How is the weather right now?
Sunny, hot, a little humid

8. Last person you talked to on the phone?
Coco, best friend from grad school

9. Do you like the person who sent you this?
Yes--cool chick, cool blog, cool work

10. How old are you today?

11. Favorite drink?
Jameson's on the rocks

12. Favorite sport?
To do? Rock climbing, running
To watch? The Derek Jeter Show (stop throwing things at the computer screen, Red Sox fans)

13. What color are your eyes?

14. Do you wear contacts?

15. Siblings?

16. Favorite month?

17. Favorite food?
Any kind of fish

18. Last movie you watched?
Deep Impact (I couldn't resist.)

19. Favorite day of the year?
Hmmmm . . . .that one day of the year that I do not feel guilty about not doing work. I also love Halloween.

20. What do you do to vent anger?
Bitch, bitch, bitch, and bitch.

21. Summer or winter?
Used to be winter but is now summer . . .definitely summer.

22. Hugs or kisses?
I have to choose? No fucking way.

23. Chocolate or vanilla?

[apparently replacing the next three e-mail related questions with better ones seen elsewhere]
24. Do you like your handwriting?
I do not think I have an opinion about my handwriting. It's fine, I suppose.

25. Red or pink?

26. What's the furthest you've been from home?
I don't know. Thousands of miles.

27. What did you do last night?
I love this part of Clare's answer: "slept in the face of adversity." I went to dinner with The Boy, went to the pub with The Boy, went home with The Boy . . . .

28. Living arrangement?
Alone, blissfully so.

29. When was the last time you cried?
Mmmm . . .about six weeks ago.

30. What is under your bed?
Shoes, spare blankets, runes.

31. Who is the friend you've had the longest?
Miranda (21 years)

32. Favorite smell?
I have many favorite smells (and the nose of a bloodhound), but I'll share some of the weirder ones: pipe smoke (tobacco or marijuana), bus exhaust, gasoline.

33. What are you afraid of?
Boredom, loss, large concrete objects in large bodies of water

34. Popcorn - plain, buttered, or salted?
Buttered and salted

35. Favorite car?
1965 Mustang, ragtop, candy-apple red, white interior, and this one

36. Favorite flower?
White iris

37. Number of keys on your key ring?
Eleven. I have no idea what some of them open.

38. Can you juggle?
Not at all. Tasks, objects, men--nothing.

39. Favorite day of the week?
Like Clare, I am very fond of Mondays. But during the school year, Fridays cannot be beat.

40. What did you do on your last birthday?
Dinner, pub, late-night get together at home

41. How many states have you lived in?

42. How many cities have you lived in?
Hmmm . . . in the city? Two.

43. How many countries have you lived in?

44. What was the first car you had?
Datsun 240SX. It talked. I totaled it.

45. Where were you born?
Where all great American malcontents were born--New Jersey.

Tagging Dr. Crazy, Profgrrrrl, and Lucyrain.



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