Thursday, January 21, 2010

Ready or Not Here I Come

HeatherLynn of Random Thoughts of a Restless Mind tagged me and I'm always up for answering some questions :o)

The 'rules' with this award/game is to answer the following questions, and add one more question to the roll before tagging others.  

I, MJ, am calling it a game, because I am boycotting awards.  I think there is too much stigma attached to awards.  We all are AWESOME in our own way and I don't want to contribute to the popularity contest!

What a wonderful way to learn more about your favorite followers?
1. What is your current obsession?
making sure everyone's hands are washed

2. What are you wearing today?
oh so fashionable scrubs - navy pants and a butterfly/paisley patterned shirt

3. What’s for dinner?
Steak, fries, corn

4. What’s the last thing you bought?
Haircolor & facial cream - OH wait, I just purchased Jake Owen tickets

5. What are you listening to right now?
Katy Perry - Waking Up in Vegas

6. What do you think about the person who tagged you?
That she has alot more potiential than she gives herself credit for.  A lover, giver, passionate - all around wonderful person

7. If you could have a house totally paid for, fully furnished anywhere in the world, where would you like it to be?
Anywhere that the temp stays in the 60/70's

8. What are your must-have pieces for summer?
Flip-Flops, t-shirts, & capris

9. If you could go anywhere in the world for the next hour, where would you go?
A beach - ALONE

10. Which language do you want to learn?
either French or German

11. What’s your favorite quote?
"Who are you to judge the life I live?  I know I'm not perfect -and I don't live to be-  but before you start pointing fingers make sure you hands are clean!"   Bob Marley

12. Who do you want to meet right now?
hmm, whomever would like to meet me

13. What is your favorite color?
Purple, blue-green, blue, green

14. Give us 3 styling tips that work for you.
* bobbypins are a must have
* less is more (glitz, make-up, hair product)
* you don't really want to be taking style tips from me

15. What is your dream job?
one where I can help others that are less fortunate

16. What’s your favorite magazine?
which ever one I pick up in the lobby that isn't a year old

17. If you had $100 now, what would you spend it on?
Goose's birthday party that she wants so bad

18. What do you consider a fashion faux pas?
underwear sticking out of pants, muffin tops (there is no need ppl, they make pants in a whole range of sizes)

19. Who according to you is the most over-rated style icon?
don't really pay attn, but the one person that stands out that I can not stand in Lady Gaga

20. What kind of haircut do you prefer?
chin to shoulder length bob with a wedge

21. What are you going to do after this?
lunch then work some more

22. What are your favorite movies?
Patch Adams, Hope Floats - those are the 2 that jump out at me

23. What inspires you?
As I drive into work and watch the sun rise I sit and reflect in awe that I am given the opportunity to start each day anew.  My girls pure wonder at the world around them
24. What do your friends call you most commonly?
Mary or MJ

25. Would you prefer coffee or tea?
Depends on the time of day.  Coffee in the AM for sure

26. What do you do when you are feeling low or terribly depressed?
Write, Cry, walk (prefer in a woods)

27. What makes you go wild?
hahahaha - very select few know that and that is how it is going to stay

28. Which other blogs do you love visiting?
each and every one I do ;o)

29. Favorite Dessert/Sweet?
tough call - I would have to say Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie

30. How many tabs are turned on in your browser right now?
just this one

31. Favorite Season?
Late Spring and Early Fall

32. If I come to your house now, what would u cook for me?
BBQ Ribs or Lasagna

33. What is the right way to avoid people who purposefully hurt you?
I am still trying to figure this one out.  But I like Heather's answer: don't give them an in. Don't play into their hands....let their drama, be THEIR drama. it's hard to fight with someone who won't engage in the fight.

34. What are you afraid of the most?
hurting others, being a failure

35. When you looked at yourself in the mirror today, what was the first thing you thought?
goodness gracious I'm getting old

36. What brings a smile on your face instantly?
the girls giggles

37. A word that you say a lot?
hello, please, thank you

38. What would you do if you were made President for one day?
hightail it out of there.  I do not want that job at all

39. What is that one thing that keeps you going?
Knowing that I have been blessed with such amazing people in my life

40. What word drives you crazy when you hear it?
retard - I will not get on my soap box

41. Angelina Jolie....did you like her better as a sinner, or her now as a saint?
Sinner - I think she was more genuine to herself

42.  What one word would you or a friend use to describe you to someone who has never seen you?

Rules for those who are tagged: Respond and rework – answer these questions on your blog, replace one question that you dislike with a question of your own, and add one more question to the list. Then tag some more and learn a little bit about your followers.

I would like to offer this up to anyone who would like to take on the challenge.  I would *heart* to know more about each and every one of you.  If you choose to do it, just let me know in the comments that way I can be sure to check out your answers (you have to understand, my head is like swiss cheese, and I am sometimes a bad blogger and do not get to go to everyones sites

Love to all


HeatherLynn said... did it!

I cannot believe you're going to the jake owen concert, i so want to go to that!!!

and #6....that was really nice of you to say MJ! Naturally my response would be "more than I deserve!" lol

Also, effin love that bob marley quote! I might have to add that to my favorite quote's list!


Holly said...

You list is fantastic...I always enjoy finding out more about you. Maybe I will do this next week...looks like fun...maybe I ill discover something about myself too. You are awesome!

Tattoos and Teething Rings said...

This is a great list! I agree about the awards, btw, I've pretty much stopped doing them because they can be so time-consuming.

I love that bit about the muffin tops- seriously!!