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A survey for big people

Borrowed this from Bridgete's Blog - Living, Learning and Loving the Law.

Here are some questions for the "out of high school" group...

What bill do you hate paying the most?
Rent. I love my place but I do wish I was building some equity with my monthly outpouring of cash.

Where's the best place to eat a romantic dinner?
There are so many great restaurant's in Portland, I have a hard time with this one. But I guess my very favorite is right in my own little apartment, candles and music and great wine. Makes the transition to other activity so much easier...

Last time you puked from drinking?
I was 20 and leaving a man I was very much in love with to go to college. I still think of him holding my hair back while I puked in his bathroom - how lovingly he took care of me that night and didn't take me home until I was relatively sober so as not to create havoc with my mother. I miss you, David. Thanks.

When is the last time you got drunk and danced on a bar?
Never, but I got pretty stewed at bowling a couple of weeks ago. If my boss hadn't been there, who knows?

Name of your first grade teacher?
My god, I'm ancient! I can barely remember my high school teacher's names.

What do you really want to be doing right now?
I can't post that on the web!

What did you want to be when you were growing up?
A Broadway Baby! World class actress, singer, dancer.

How many colleges did you attend?
4. Three undergrad - one for my freshman year, one community college, and then my alum - PSU. Grad school was UofPortland

Why did you wear the shirt that you have on right now?
It's warm, it's a good color with my hair, and it looks good on me. Nice rack, kat.

GAS PRICES First thought?
I'm so grateful I have options for commuting. I can make a tank of gas last for 5-6 week. But now that I'm trying to book airline tickets for my annual Oscar trip to California - I hate them!!

If you could visit anywhere and take someone with you...
Bridgete said "Paris, with my mom." I want to see so much of Europe - Paris, London, Ireland, Tuscany...and I would definitely take Bridgete with me - or my sister. They are the only two people I know I could easily travel with anywhere for any length of time.

First thought when the alarm went off this morning?
Monday Again!! Then I realized it was really Friday after Thanksgiving.

Last thought before going to sleep last night?
I can't print it...

Favorite style of underwear for the opposite sex?
I've always been a boxer gal. But once it comes off, who cares??

What errand/chore do you despise?
cleaning the bathroom. it's a good thing mine is so small.

If you didn't have to work, would you volunteer at an art gallery?

What is your favorite cartoon character?
Winnie-the-Pooh. Of course I don't actually consider him a cartoon, but a work of literature. So my second favorite would have to be Norbert Beaver. "Daggie-poo. Dagg-a-lagg-a-lindo"

Are you planning on remaining in your current field?
At this point in my life, there aren't many things that would make me change.

Do you see yourself married in the next five years?
No. Thank you, but see my other posts related to dating and sex and love and life. There isn't much point for me.

Your favorite lunch meat?

What do you get every time you go into a WalMart?
I am actively boycotting Wal-Mart.

Beach or lake?

Do you think marriage is an outdated ritual?

TV show you miss?
Deadwood! Damn you HBO for not doing the final season! The story isn't done! The fire hasn't happened! Okay...done with my vent.

Favorite guilty pleasure?
bananas dipped in hershey's syrup. hell anything dipped in hershey's syrup.

Favorite movie you wouldn't want anyone to find out about?
There aren't many movies I don't talk about - but I'm a sucker for a good love story and I still weep at The Way We Were. Every single time...Hubble don't get in the cab!

What's your drink?
Single Malt Scotch

Cowboys or Indians?
I was the school marm taken prisoner by the Indians and waiting to be rescued by the Cowboys.

Cops or Robbers?
Always a cop. Always wanted to be a robber. Love those death scenes.

Do you cheer for the bad guy in a movie?

What Hollywood star do you think resembles you best?
Can't think of one. Wish I had Kate Hepburn's hair, cheekbones, spirit, balls...

If you had to pick one, which cast member of Lost would you be?
Whoever died in the first episode.

What do you want when you are sick?
Blankets,tea, toast, and a movie.

Who from high school would you like to run into?
I recently ran into him - Bob Rothery. Great guy, still.

What radio station is your car radio tuned to right now?
NPR - no question.

Worst relationship mistake that you wish you could take back?
It was trusting someone who didn't deserve that trust. I've done it with more than one person. And I'm always the one who pays. I don't want to talk about it.

Do you like the person who sits directly across from you at work?
I sit between two of the greatest people I know. I'm proud to call them friend.

If you could get away with it, whom would you kill?
I don't like to waste my energy thinking like this. maybe W?

What famous person would you like to have dinner with?
Jon Stewart. I love that man.

What famous person would you like to sleep with?
Oh my - there are so many...Mr. Stewart is one of them. Alan Rickman. Sting. would like to know if that tantric stuff really works...

Have you ever had to use a firearm?
No. Never will either.

Last book you read?
Mistress of the Art of Death

Several Winnie-the-Pooh, including my very first one who is over 40 years old.

Strangest place you have ever brushed your teeth?
I think it was in O'Hare airport after an international flight and getting through customs - then waiting for my flight home. Or maybe it was in Rome....

Somewhere in California you've never been and would like to go?
San Francisco. I know - I can't believe it either.

Number of texts in a day?
Zero. I get them very rarely.

If you had to choose- would you start a new career or relationship?
Either one would be tough at this stage in life. But I guess I'd rather tackle a new career than a new relationship. I don't seem to be very good at that.

Favorite Winter Olympic Sport?
The luge.... I just like saying...The Luge.

Pencil or pen?
I adore a good pen. I have several that I love to hold and write with. My handwriting has suffered since computers became my main mode of communication, but I still love the feel of a pen in my hand.

Ancient Egyptians or Mayans?

How many jobs have you had?
8 - not bad for my age.

Are you where you thought you would be at this age?
No. But then who is. Would I change anything? nothing of significance. Or I would be changed. And I like me.


Bridgete said…
I forgot about Norbert! Although I might prefer Daggett... "What in Davy Crockett's sweat-stained buckskins is going on?"

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