Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Meme Freakout

Okay, as some of you may have noticed, I am the worst meme-doer ever. But okay, I have been recently tagged for two memes, and I'm doing them!

Meme #1
The first is from Ellen - a meme entitled Six Unspectacular Things About Me.
Here are my unspectacular quirks:
1. I am addicted to chapstick.
2. I hate mushrooms and all puddings on the grounds of texture.
3. I have to listen to a specific Led Zeppelin song every day before I write.
4. I forget all jokes told to me, except two stupid ones that inexplicably stay in my brain.
5. I know it's uncool to use as many exclamation marks as I do, but I can't stop myself!!!!
6. I LOVE to see brides outside of churches.
Meme Terms & Conditions
1. Link the person who tagged you
2. Mention the rules on your blog
3. Tell about 6 unspectacular quirks of yours
4. Tag 6 other bloggers by linking them & leave a comment on each of the tagged blogger’s blogs letting them know they have been tagged.
Okay, I'm tagging you back on this one, MaryKate you meme lover you!

Meme #2
This next is from MaryKate: and it is clearly going to grow to be the longest meme ever because you add a question!!

1. What is your occupation?
Advertising writer.

2. What color are your socks right now?
Black with a red snowflake pattern design.

3. What are you listening to right now?
Crickets outside my window and a kitty purring in my lap making it really hard to type.

4. What was the last thing that you ate?

A bite of cheese right off the block. Chomp.

5. Can you drive a stick shift?

6. If you were a crayon, what color would you be?
Burnt Sienna
. Definitely!

7. Last person you spoke to on the phone?
A new client who wants me to do a
voiceover script.

8. Do you like the p
erson who sent this to you?
Oh, yes!

9. Favorite drink?
Arnold Palmer (Ice Tea and Lemonade)

10. What is your favorite sport to watch?

11. Have you ever dyed your hair?

Every five weeks, Mister.

12. Pets?
Two kitties, Tiberius and Oblio.

13. Favorite food?
Curly fries.

14. Last movie you watched?
Wanted. It sucked!

15. Favorite Day of the year?

16. What do you do to vent anger?
Throw things around or go running.

17. What was your favorite toy as a child?

That car ramp with a little crank elevator.

18. What is your favorite, fall or spring?

19. Hugs or kisses?
Depends on who is doing the kissing. But generally, hugging.

20. What kind of pie?

21. Living arrangements?
One part of a triplex with my husband.

22. When was the last time you cried?

This past weekend.

23. What is on the floor of your closet?
Clothes, shoes, dust bunnies.

24. Favorite smell?
Chocolate chip cookies baking.

25. What inspires you?
The prospect of abject failure.

26. What are you afraid of?

Abject failure.

27. Plain, cheese or spicy hamburgers?
No hamburger. I'll take extras fries instead.

28. Favorite car?
Any that is cheap and runs. Good mileage a plus. Okay, I'll take heated seats.
And fluffy stuff around the steering wheel.

29. Favorite cat breed?
High strung gray tabbies, as well as orange and white boys.

30. Number of keys on your key ring?
Three plus one tiny unknown, but it's cute.

31. How many years at your current job?

32. Favorite day of the week?

33. How many states/provinces have you lived in?
Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, Minnesota.

34. How many countries have you been to?
About, oh, 20.

35. How much do you love "Knowing Me, Knowing You" by ABBA?
a TON.

36. The name of the first person you kissed (romantically)?Brian Wiese!
37. Are you the oldest child, youngest child, middle or only?
Oldest of three girls.

Tagging...Sarai and Tracy.
(and if you don't want to do it, you are excused, because I ignore meme tags all the time.)


Brie said...

Great Meme's. I feel like I got to know you through them. :) And I just realized that you are in Mn. I went to elementary school in Minneapolis. Plus every Christmas I visit my grandma there. It is a great state.

Oh, and those shoes are so cute!

ellen said...

If you have a cat named Oblio, you must know about The Point so I must confess to you that I have "Think About Your Troubles" on my iPod and I believe I have the whole soundtrack on vinyl hidden downstairs in the box of stuff I've been refusing to throw out since K & I first moved in together.

Carolyn Jean said...

Hey Brie! You visit MPLS every Christmas? Email me if you have a free afternoon or eve and we'll grab coffee or dinner. (Unless I'm out of town!)

Ellen: Well, your confession means nothing to me! It's Mark who is The Point fan, who changed Otis to Oblio, and tells me I must listen to it! Apparently it is quite the thing!

nath said...

Great memes!! Love the pictures you've added, it's funny :)

MaryKate said...

Yay! You did the meme! And Boo! You tagged me. ;oP

I have tushie warmers in my car, and I have to say, it's the very best thing about my vehicle. For sure!

Ladytink_534 said...

Great Meme and I love the shoes!

Carolyn Jean said...

Nath: Thanks!

MK: You have the Jetta, right? I stole a few of your answers. The cookies and kisses.

LT: For full disclosure, I don't actually own those shoes. I dream of making them - they're decoupaged!

JenB said...

I also hated Wanted, and I live in one part of a triplex with my husband too. :)

Tracy said...

Hey - that's me! lol

And here I thought I was the only one who ate straight off the block of cheese! (I have to tag it in the fridge so no one else touches it! :))

Holly said...

What Led Zep song?

Brie said...

Will do, CJ!

naida said...

fun post!

Carolyn Jean said...

JenB: Wow! Parallel lives. Sort of.

Tracy: cheese is irresistable. I loved your meme.

Holly: Kashmir! I apparently have mild OCD.

Brie: Excellent.

Naida: Thanks!

Katie Reus said...

Yay for being the oldest sister and for loving exclamations!!! I have a question...what does meme mean exactly??

Vicki said...

That was great and I love the pic of the cats. :)

lisabea said...

Which movie is Wanted? The last movie I saw was...uh...uh...Wall-E?? I can't remember!

Aymless said...

Great Memes.

Tush warmers are great, but I gotta have GPS now that I have one!