Sunday, April 15, 2007

Taking the easy way out

Do you feel guilty when you've neglected your blog for several days? I do. I feel as if I'm reneging on a promise I made to myself, although there never was actually any such promise.

Sometimes I get in a mood where I don't feel like talking, and that mood apparently carries over to writing, too. To be more specific, sometimes it feels as if communicating by any method whatsoever takes more energy than I have available, and the best thing I can do at those times is plop myself down in a quiet spot, plug myself in to one mindless activity or another, and let my batteries recharge.

So, because I'm feeling guilty, and because I haven't recharged enough to write (or even enough to power a pocket flashlight), I'm taking the easy way out with a meme.

I don't remember what this one's called or where I found it. The only rule is that all answers have to be exactly three words long. I won't tag anyone (which would require too much thinking), but help yourself if you like it--or if you have guilt issues of your own to assuage.

01. Where is your cell phone? On the charger.
02. Boyfriend/girlfriend? Long gone, thanks!
03. Hair? Cut it myself.
04. Your mother? Did her best.
05. Your father? Mostly wasn’t around.
06. Your favorite item(s)? Old family photos.
07. Your dream last night? Sorry, can’t remember.
08. Your favorite drink? Icy Diet Coke.
09. Your dream guy/girl? Handsome professor type.
10. The room you are in? Needs more light.
11. Your fear? Losing my independence.
12. What do you want to be in 10 years? Busy with hobbies.
13. Who did you hang out with last night? Two silly dogs.
14. What are you not? Energetic, neat, mean.
15. Are you in love? With my doggies.
16. One of your wish list items? More reading time.
17. What time is it? Fast approaching bedtime.
18. The last thing you did? Folded clean laundry.
19. What are you wearing? Comfy soft knits.
20. Your favorite book? Tademy’s Cane River.
21. The last thing you ate? One perfect banana.
22. Your life? Very few regrets.
23. Your mood? Is usually better.
24. Your friends? Few in number.
25. What are you thinking about right now? Chores still undone.
26. Your car? Unexciting imported sedan.
27. What are you doing at this moment? Limiting word usage.
28. Your summer? Heat, humidity expected.
29. Your relationship status? Content without one.
30. What is on your TV screen? Diamond jewelry commercial.
31. When is the last time you laughed? Today on telephone.
32. Last time you cried? Monday, March 19th.
33. School? Always wanted more.

9 comments:

  1. Hi Velvet, I enjoyed learning more about you via the meme.

    I have Cane River but haven't read it. Should I? I'm waiting for a review.

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  2. 01. Where is your cell phone? On my dashboard
    02. Boyfriend/girlfriend? I married him
    03. Hair? Needs a change
    04. Your mother? She's getting old
    05. Your father? I miss him
    06. Your favorite item(s)? My bead stuff
    07. Your dream last night? Garage door boards.
    08. Your favorite drink? Something very cold.
    09. Your dream guy/girl? I married him.
    10. The room you are in? Is my favorite.
    11. Your fear? Leaving my family.
    12. What do you want to be in 10 years? Hot and sexy ;)
    13. Who did you hang out with last night? My beautiful niece.
    14. What are you not? Hot and sexy
    15. Are you in love? Yes, Yes, Yes!
    16. One of your wish list items? Hot and sexy.
    17. What time is it? Ten fifty one.
    18. The last thing you did? Let dogs out.
    19. What are you wearing? Robe and slippers.
    20. Your favorite book? The mockingbird one.
    21. The last thing you ate? My bean soup.
    22. Your life? Has been blessed.
    23. Your mood? Not too bad.
    24. Your friends? Not too many.
    25. What are you thinking about right now? My two daughters.
    26. Your car? Want a Solstice!
    27. What are you doing at this moment? Duh...a meme.
    28. Your summer? Hope it's great.
    29. Your relationship status? Married my love.
    30. What is on your TV screen? T.V. is off.
    31. When is the last time you laughed? half hour ago.
    32. Last time you cried? I don't remember.
    33. School? $10,000 per year.

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  3. Velvet, it's OK to take a break from blogging-just let us know so we don't worry about you!

    Is Butch finding his way around again?

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  4. 1. in my purse.
    2. Send man, please.
    3. Needs a cut
    4. is visiting today
    5. drives me nuts
    6. jewlery, books, yoga
    7. an unpleasant experience
    8. a chocolate martini
    9. smart, funny, committted
    10. the dining room
    11. losing my mind
    12. productive and loved
    13. a mystery novel
    14. lazy, mathematically inclined
    15. Sadly, no. Sigh . . .
    16. chocolate, chocolate, chocolate
    17. ten -oh- two
    18. Read your blog
    19. heavy socks, sweater
    20. Scarlett O'Hara's Saga
    21. yummy fetttucinie alfredo
    22. is too busy
    23. tired and thoughtful
    24. only a few
    25. paper am writing
    26. a subaru forrester
    27. thinking in thirds
    28. please get here
    29. mom, daughter, aunt
    30. a blank screen
    31. email last night
    32. funeral on Saturday
    33. seems a constant

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  5. Glad you feel like visiting across the fence once in awhile as we miss hearing what you have to say...but sometimes our say sort of runs down like a battery. Sis 3

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  6. That's how we know we're introverts, when recharging requires quiet, peaceful, nothingness. I've been the same way lately, just too drained to talk or write.

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  7. These are fun - getting to learn a little about each other!

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  8. I'll have to save this one - I may be too chatty to do it properly though!

    I did read cane River, on your recommendation. Excellent, thank you. Also recently saw Mississippi Burning - unbelievable how recent - and ongoing - the problems are. When will we look at each other as equals?

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