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>5 Things Meme


Halie tagged me for this meme. I’m still exhausted from the 7 weirdnesses in my previous post. My brain hurts. Pass me a cold compress that smells faintly but sweetly of chamomile…

5 Things I was doing 10 years ago:
-Getting a tattoo
-Reading Anne Tyler’s whole canon all over again
-Trying to figure out if I wanted a Master’s in TESOL or Special Education
-Freaking about my son’s first kidney stone
-Working 2 jobs

5 Things On My To-Do List Today:
-Get my hair trimmed and those pesky roots camouflaged
-Grade final exams and reports
-Shop for food
-Kick CanadaBoy’s and Smartypants’ (another coworker) asses at Scrabble on Facebook and reclaim my dignity
-Watch an episode of House (Season 1)

5 Things I Would Do If I Were A Millionaire:
-Give a huge dollop of money to Manfred, Jr. so he could finish school and get a solid start in life.
-Help the rest of my family
-Travel to several countries on my wish list
-Buy or set up a used bookstore…I don’t know where….yet
-Contribute to some charitable organizations

5 Things I’ll Never Wear Again:
-Dresses, skirts
-Shoes with heels over 2 inches
-Horizontal stripes
-Red toenail polish

5 Favorite Toys:
-Barbie & all of her accessories (except Ken…I preferred GI Joe)
-A deck of cards
-Fisher-Price tape recorder
-Scrabble game


8 responses »

  1. >I’m with you on the GI Joes. Ken is a little girly, don’t you think?

  2. >You have facebook?….I’m going to find you!

  3. >I only started wearing shoes over 2 inches in the last couple of years. I used to only wear flats, now I’m strutting around in my heels.

  4. >Love the tat…I got my first one too about that time…GI Joe for sure..I loved his fuzzy hair..totally agree with the heels and horizontal stripes…but gotta have red toenails!!

  5. >so are we meeting at 2? or 4???I’m lost… –;;;;

  6. >Hold the presses! Don’t just gloss over it, man. What is your tattoo of and where is it? Inquiring minds want to know!

  7. >I got too old for heels too recently…it’s a sad day when you go to buy saucy shoes and come home with New Balance trainers.

  8. >Halie,Oh yeah, Ken showed me nothing…remember GI Joe with no shirt on?Acquisitionist,You’re a hell of a detective.raidergirl3,I do have some boots with 2 inch heels that make me feel more powerful.joemmama,I have Fred Flintstone feet, so red polish doesn’t work for me at all.Kookiejar,That tattoo, my first and last, is a blue heart on my left shoulder blade.Ella,You’ll feel less matronly when the baby comes. By the time he/she is 2 years old, you’ll be thinking saucy shoes again!


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