Tuesday, February 17, 2009


1. Grab the book nearest to you, turn to page 18, find line 4. Write down what it says: Consciousness is seeing; it is the awareness of whatever truly is.

2. Stretch your left arm out as far as you can...what do you touch first? My datebook.

3. What is the last thing you watched on TV? A documentry about adopted girls from China that live in Sweden.

4. Without looking, what time is it? 6:30

5. Now look at the clock, what is the actual time? 6:52

6. With the exception of the computer, what can you hear? Penelope (a canary) hopping around her cage behind me.

7. When did you last step outside? What were you doing? We bundled up against the rain and wind and went to the Oakland hills for an appointment.

8. What are you wearing right now? Robe, cozy, grey boiled wool slippers.

9. What did you dream about last night? Unless I recall them early in the day, they are lost to me.

10. When did you last laugh? Just now taking photos of myself!

11. What's on the walls of the room you're in? A large 3.5' x 5' framed print of Boticelli's Venus et les Graces. (Thank you Sara! I treasure it)

12. What's the most memorable experience you've ever had? It's a toss up. Being with my mother the last days of her life and watching as Patricia delivered Annie right into my arms!

13. What's the last film you saw? The Widow of St. Pierre. Fantastic costumes, story and setting.

14. If you became a multi-millionaire overnight, what would you buy first? Find a wonderful house by the sea in a semi-remote area and move in. Oh yes, and body work-massage, facials, etc.

15. If you could change one thing about the world, what would you change? Restore the health of the planet.

16. Do you like to dance? Yes. Privately.

17. Imagine your first child is a girl. What would you name her? She was, and she is Annie.

18. Boy? We liked Leo & Thomas.

19. Would you ever consider living abroad ? Yes, but not permanently.

20. What time did you get up this morning? 7:00 a.m with a crick in my neck.

21. Diamonds or pearls? Pearls.

22. What's your favorite TV show? I don't have "a show." I do like Antiques Roadshow.

23. What did you have for breakfast this morning? Steel cut oats.

24. What's your favorite cuisine? Fresh and thoughtful anything.

25. What foods do you dislike? Fried.

26. What is your favorite chip flavor? Not a big chip fan.

27. What's your favorite song at the moment? Singing "Fix You" in my brain.

28. What kind of car do you drive right now? Saab Turbo Wagon

29. What was your first car? I bought a Chevy Nova Wagon with my first student loan for $500. Blanch was her name and she was great for years.

30. Favorite sandwich? A sandwich Billy makes. Chicken breast, roasted bell pepper, and pesto.

31. What characteristics do you despise? Despise? Hmmmm.

32. What is your favorite article of clothing? A boiled wool chocolate brown coat by Eileen Fisher. Toasty and cute. Thanks Jane!

33. What color is your bathroom? A variety of whites and creams.

34. What is your favorite brand of clothing? Mmmmm.

35. Where would you/did you retire to? See question #15.

36. Favorite time of the day? No favorite.

37. What was your most memorable birthday? My 30th stands out for me.

38. Where were you born? Berkeley.

39. What fabric detergent do you use? I'm using Trader Joe's powdered.

40.Were you named after anyone? LaLa.

41. Do you wish on stars? Sometimes.

42. When did you last cry? Yesterday.

43. Do you like your handwriting? Yes, if I focus on it.

44. If you were another person, would YOU be friends with you? If I would have me.

45. Are you a daredevil? In many aspects of my life.

46. Do looks matter? I enjoy beauty in all forms. Beauty matters to me.

47. How do you release anger? I shut down sometimes, try and identify needs met and unmet, talk to friends, yell.

48. What were your favorite toys as a child? A two-sided doll made just for me.

49. What class in high school was totally useless? High school.

50 Favorite movies? Akkkk! Too many to name.

51. What are your nicknames? Trees, and in the past Punky or Punkin.

52. Do you untie your shoes when you take them off? I hardly wear laced shoes.

53. Do you think that you are strong? In many ways, yes.

54. What's your favorite ice cream flavor? Coffee.

55. What are your favorite colors? Too many to name.

56. What is your least favorite thing about yourself? Over thinking.

57. Who do you miss the most? My mom.

58. If you were a crayon what color would you be? Burnt sassy orange.

59. Last person you talked to on the phone? LaLa

60. What is the first thing you notice about the opposite sex? The good stuff.

61. Favorite drink? I dunno.

62. Do you wear contacts? No.

63. Favorite day of the year? I do love holidays... but I don't know about one favorite.

64. Do you prefer your endings happy or sad? Give me happy!

65. Winter or summer? Give me Spring and Autumn.

66. What is your favorite dessert? Too many to choose from!

67. What book(s) are you reading? I'm reading about EMDR and I'm reading poems to Annie.

68. What's the furthest you've been from home? Indonesia.


beadbabe49 said...

One last question....why 68, specifically?

Jen N said...

I love this pic!

Pat said...

You look so cute, and you were very truthful.
I liked the one about Annie's name!

8)(8 said...

Love your photo, your answers, and your hat!

Gwenivere said...

This was great!

Blue Sky Dreaming said...

I knew some answers and I was surprised by a few! Indonesia? This was the best meme I have read...thank you for sharing in such a honest and fun way!