Kacy let me know that if I didn’t respond to her tag that meant I hate her. I don’t like to be suckered into high school games of ‘if you don’t do this then you hate me,’ but it worked (because blogging is nothing if it’s not high school.)
I did take more than a week to respond to the tag because I am not your monkey, Kacy.
10 YEARS AGO
Madonna’s Ray of Light was released and HELLO that CD is so awesome.
Also, Other Half and I drove a Penske rental truck from Florida to Utah on the greatest adventure of our lives, and by greatest adventure I mean seeing if we could get the speed governor past 55 MPH while going downhill. Is there anything as annoying as driving a truck with a governor at 55 MPH when the speed limit is 75? Yes, not being able to go in reverse because you have a mini-van on a trailer attached to your truck, which necessitates a lot of prior planning (math) before entering a parking lot to calculate if you have enough space to make it around the Motel 6 in Wichita to get out the next exit.
5 THINGS ON MY TO DO LIST
Convince my husband that even though he is the one on spring break, I should be the one to get to sleep in tomorrow.
Get offended at something I read on the internet.
Choose an architect for the house I’m not building on the lot we don’t own.
Figure out which of my friends I should call on the phone at midnight just to tell them about my day, go over my wardrobe options for the morning, and clarify that the couple on Hidden Potential should have totally gone for house 3.
Decide once and for all which graduate school to go to (then again, that Thing to Do has been kicking around for ten years now…so I’ll be sure to get right on that.)
5 SNACKS I ENJOY
I don’t like snacks.
Why snack when you can have a full meal? This question should be 5 courses I enjoy. I enjoy all the courses: amuse-bouche, soup, fish, salad, pasta, entrée, dessert, optional cheese plate, aperitif, you know, the usual weeknight meal. Here’s a course I don’t like: ‘killer apps’ from the Applebee’s commercial as voiced by John Corbett (he’s one peanut snack that I don’t enjoy.)
5 FOODS I LOVE
What am I supposed to put down here? It’s like the people who wrote this quiz don’t know me at all. Oh, I can’t LIVE without chocolate! Have you guys had chocolate? That stuff is great! I’m a total hag without chocolate! They call it the food of the gods, you know!?
WHAT WOULD I DO IF I WERE SUDDENLY A BILLIONAIRE
Yeah, yeah I’d be generous with my loved ones, but honestly, I’d start buying houses like I buy shoes (online and with overnight shipping.)
5 PLACES I HAVE LIVED
Up your butt and around the corner (had a surprisingly good public school system.)
In general, I find quotes tiresome, but there is one I do remember:
“We will bury you!”
Nikita Krushchev yelled while banging his shoe on the table in front of the U.N. in 1960.
I use this quote a lot; sometimes I even take off my shoe and bang it on a table. No one understands the reference and I am usually left to meekly replace my (hot) shoe.