Mar 31, 2010

morning meme

ok, so as usual, i've been slacking on the blog front.  i've had a lot of stuff going on lately - planning bachelorette parties, work, volunteering, and getting ready for the big move into a new apartment.  however, i was reading some blogs over my morning coffee and ran across this one at teresa's site and thought it would be fun...

Do you have any pets? no.  i'm debating on whether or not to get a cat after i move.  not sure my allergies will vote for that one.

What is the last book you read?  i'm reading "are you there vodka, it's me chelsea" by chelsea handler right now.  hilarious. 

What's your favorite sport? tennis!

Do you enjoy sleeping late?  i LOVE sleeping late, though it doesn't seem to happen as much as it used to
What's the weather like right now? being end of march in chicago and totally unpredictable, it was in the 40s earlier this week and is supposed to be up to 72 today!  yay!!

Do you like your eggs scrambled or sunny side up?   sunny side

Is your room messy?  right now it's full of boxes but typically it is fairly messy, though i like the rest of my place to be in order

What do you like better: apples or oranges?  i prefer bananas

Are you a good guesser?  depends what i'm guessing

Can you read other people's expressions?  yeah, i'm pretty good with that... i think!

Do you have a job?  yes

What time did you wake up this morning? 8:15 - gotta love work from home days!

What did you eat for breakfast this morning? just coffee so far, probably will have a bagel thin and a banana eventually

What do you plan on doing tomorrow?  work, then was supposed to go see larry bell tap the first season's keg of oberon but the event is sold out - boo!  i'll probably just be frantically finishing up packing for the move on friday with a few glasses of wine.

What's your favorite day of the week and why?  saturday because i don't have to work and i still have all day sunday to look forward to

Do you have any nicknames?  yes....  dan, dre, andreas, stinky (no, i do not smell), swan, tia (my favorite one that my niece calls me!)

What's your least favorite color?  peach.  no one looks good in peach.

Would you ever go skydiving?  hell yes!  i'd love to go this summer

What toothpaste do you use?  i'm using colgate right now because it was on sale but i'm much more of a crest girl

Do you enjoy challenges?  most of the time

What's the worst injury you have had?  i broke my arm in third grade right at the beginning of summer.  it sucked to have to wrap my cast in plastic wrap and hold it over my head while trying to go down a slip n' slide

What's the last movie you saw?  "up in the air"  really good

What is your dream vacation?  spending an entire summer traveling around italy and greece.  ahhhhh.....

What is your favorite animal?  cat

Do you need to do laundry?  yes.  i feel like i ALWAYS need to do laundry

What color are your bed sheets?  cream

How do you like your coffee? depends - iced coffee i like with some splenda and non-fat milk, regular hot coffee with splenda and fat free hazelnut or vanilla creamer, but if we're talking fancy coffee i prefer a skinny caramel latte from starbucks.  oh and i can't forget coffee with bailey's as my favorite after dinner coffee (or sometimes breakfast if i'm on vacation!)

Do you watch cartoons?   only "family guy" occasionally

Name three things in the world you dislike:  homophobia, sexism, racism

Would you ever have plastic surgery?  i say no now, but check back with me in 15-20 years
Name 10 things I'd like to accomplish within the next year:

1. job change

2. get fit

3. pay off another credit card

4. start grad school

5. start knitting again

6. pick up golfing

7. take a trip all by myself, even if it's just a long weekend

8. finish "the corrections" (that one is for gary)

9.  blog more

10. take an art class

My Favorites:

Restaurant:   too many to choose from!  butterfly for affordable sushi,  giordano's for deep dish pizza, sultan's market for the best falafel ever, mrs. murphy's for irish-american fare, bluewater grill, joe's stone crab for seafood i can't afford

Season: fall

Type of weather: warm during the day, cool at night

Emotion:  excitement

Color:  blue

Candy: peanut m&m's

Fruit:   strawberries and bananas

Veggie:  spinach

Dessert:  hands down - green and black's organic chococlate ice cream.  yum!!

Type of cake:  yellow with chocolate frosting

Magazine:  In Style

TV Show:  Lost and Modern Family

Holiday:  Thanksgiving

Flower:  no idea.  whatever is on sale at trader joe's