Friday, August 1, 2008

Getting to Know You...(humming the tune)

I have not ever done one of these surveys but today I decided to do this one. I like the questions and it is fun to focus on happy thoughts! Thanks, Katschi, for posting this on your blog.

What time did you get up this morning? 7:00 am
Diamonds or pearls ? pearls
What was the last film you saw at the cinema? I can’t even remember it’s been so long. I usually rent movies.
What is your favorite TV show? Medium, Saving Grace, The Office, Biggest Loser, Wipeout, Mad Men
What do you usually have for breakfast? eggbeaters omelet
What is your middle name? Renée
What food do you dislike? Liver
What is your favorite CD at the moment? Sheryl Crow
What kind of car do you drive? Honda CRV
Favorite sandwich? Falafel
What characteristic do you despise? pettiness, lying
Favorite item of clothing? When I’m thinner I want it to be a little black dress, literally
If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go? Greece
Where would you retire to? Vermont
What was your most recent memorable birthday? They are all good memories, I love birthdays!
Furthest place you are sending this? the stratosphere
Person you expect to send it back first? fellow bloggers
When is your birthday? January 15th
Morning person or a night person? Night person
What is your shoe size? 8 or 9 depending on whether it is open toe or closed toe, I have a long big toe!
Pets? 2 cats, 2 dogs
Any exciting news you’d like to share with us? Nothing exciting right now.
What did you want to be when you were little? A dancer. I never got to take any dance lessons, though.
How are you today? Great. Motivated to stick to my eating plan.
What is your favorite flower? Hydrangea
What is a day on the calendar you are looking forward to seeing? Retirement
What are you listening to right now? Nothing except the air blowing from the a/c vent. I’m at work :(
What was the last thing you ate? boiled eggs
Do you wish on stars? Yes! And b-day cake candles!
If you were a crayon, what color would you be? turquoise
How is the weather right now? Very hot and steamy!
Last person you spoke to on the phone? My mom
Favorite soft drink? I don’t drink sodas much but I like a diet orange soda sometimes.
Favorite restaurant? Mexican
Favorite color? Green, all shades of it.
What was your favorite toy as a child? swing set, Chatty Cathy, bike
Summer or winter? winter
Chocolate or Vanilla? chocolate
Coffee or tea? coffee
Do you want your friends to email you back? Yes, of course!
When was the last time you cried? watching the news
What is under your bed? under bed storage boxes, dust, dog toys
What did you do last night? watched tv, cooked dinner, played with the dogs, read a diet memoir, and dreamed of me being thinner!
What are you afraid of? Not being able to physically do the things I want to do like hike and kayak.
Salty or sweet? sweet first, then salty, then sweet…
How many keys on your key ring? 3
How many years at your current job? 8 years
Favorite day of the week? I’d like to copy Katschi and say “any day I’m not at work”!!
Do you make friends easily? I like people but I’ve had trouble trusting some. I think I make a good friend and would like to have a best friend. Have not had one of those lately.
How many people will you send this to? I will put it on my blog but I will probably not send it to anyone in particular.
How many will respond? I hope a few, this is interesting!

If anyone else wants to participate, please do!


  1. Hey, you did it! Neato!
    Oh, I totally forgot about falafels!! Boy, they're good.
    A fellow egg lover who's looking forward to retirement...we're practically sisters! :0)
    I love memes but I don't like being tagged or tagging. I think this way's better, eh?

  2. Thank you for the birthday wishes!
    Are you doing ok?