Friday, June 10, 2011

Getting to Know You

Southland Life published this "Getting to Know You" questionnaire several weeks ago, and since I thought it was fun and I can't think of anything else to blog right now, I'm going to give it a whirl :)

Getting to Know You 2011

1. What time did you get up this morning?
My usual wake-up time of 6:00am on weekdays. Yuck!

2. Pearls or diamonds?
Definitely pearls!!! But diamonds run a close second :)

3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema?
Peter and I saw Win Win with friends at the theater about a month ago. I wasn't sure what to expect from the previews, but it was excellent! It was worth the price of the ticket for sure!

4. What is your favorite TV show?

I'm not sure if this qualifies as a TV show since they show different British TV series, but I've loved Masterpiece Theatre / Mystery on PBS since junior high. I rarely miss an episode!

5. What do you usually have for breakfast?
Cereal or yogurt and granola

6. What is your middle name?

7. What food do you like the least?
Bananas!!! I hate the mushy texture. Blech!

8. What is your favorite CD at the moment?
Phoenix "Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix" 

9. What kind of car do you drive?
Toyota Corolla

10. Favorite Sandwich?

BLT (made with tomatoes from my daddy's garden) or Chicken Salad (I can't decide - I love them both!)

11. What characteristic do you despise?

12. Favorite item(s) of clothing?
Jeans, Cardigans, Sundresses

13. If you could go anywhere in the world for vacation, where would you go?
Scotland or Germany/Austria or Greece (or all 3!)

14. What color is your bathroom?
Pink, Blue, and Green

15. What is your favorite brand of clothing?
Milly, Elizabeth McKay, Kate Spade, J. Crew
However, Target is more in my price range :)

16. Where would you retire?
Charleston, SC or Beaufort, SC

17. What was your most recent memorable birthday!
30 - My friends gave me a wonderful tea party for my birthday and I was newly engaged :)
18. Favorite sport to watch?
College Basketball (My entire family are crazy University of Memphis fans! You should hear my mom cheer for the Tigers!)

19. Favorite saying?
Seriously? or Are you kidding me?

20. When is your birthday?
I'm a summer baby :)

21. Are you a morning person or night person?
Neither - I'm a middle of the afternoon person. I shine at 2:00pm :)

22. Are you part of the problem or the solution?
Probably a little of both!

23. Do you have any pets?

No, but I really want a dog (preferably a beagle)!

24. Any new and exciting news you would like to share with us?
We're going to take a trip with my parents toward the end of the summer! I havn't seen them since Christmas so I'm really excited!!!

25. What did you want to be when you were little?
What didn't I want to be when I was little! Princess-ballerina, restauranteur, doctor, journalist, novelist, teacher, baton-twirler, fashion designer, etc., etc., etc. :)

26. How are you today?
Tired from getting up at 6:00am, but other than that, I'm great!

27. What is your favorite candy?
Caramel Twix
28. What is your favorite flower?

29. What is a day on the calendar you are looking forward to?
My husband and I are going to see the Danish Royal Ballet perform soon!

30. What are you listening to right now?
A Fine Frenzy
31. What is your favorite movie?
Anne of Green Gables

Lord of the Rings
The Princess Bride

32. If you were a crayon, what color would you be?

33. How is the weather right now?
93 DEGREES!  Thank you Maryland heat wave!

34. What is your favorite soft drink?

35. What is your favorite restaurant?
The Cupboard (Memphis, TN)
Interstate Barbecue (Memphis, TN)
Jestine's Kitchen (Charleston, SC)

36. Natural hair color?

37. Siblings?
One Sister.
38. Favorite day of the year?

39. What was your favorite toy as a child?
Easy-Bake Oven

40. Summer or Winter?
Summer. I like to be outside enjoying the sunshine :)
41. Hugs or Kisses?
Hugs. Unless it's my husband, and then kisses :)

42. Coffee or tea?
I prefer tea, but I drink coffee in the morning for the extra caffeine.
43. Chocolate or Vanilla?
Chocolate, for sure!!!

44. Favorite season?
Spring and Autumn are my favorite seasons. I like moderate temperatures :)

45. Last time you cried?
I can't remember, but I'm sure it was because of a sappy commercial :)
46. What is under your bed?
An under-the-bed plastic storage container for all of my T-shirts and my dumbbells.

47. What is your favorite smell?
Honeysuckle, Gardenia, Lilac

48. What are you afraid of losing?
Wallet or car keys

49. Salty or sweet?
Sweet (but I also really dig the salty/sweet combo - i.e. chocolate-covered pretzels)

50. How many keys are on your key ring?

51. Favorite day of the week?

52. Favorite book?
This is a crazy question to ask a librarian (!!!), but if I have to answer, I'll say:

Anne of Green Gables
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Lord of the Rings series
Narnia series

(all images via Google)