Thursday, February 05, 2009

Tagged

Hey I got tagged by Beth, a fellow blogger who writes about life as the principal of an elementary school - I love reading from "the other side of the wall" and wondering how similar her experiences are to my own children's dear principal.

And now I'm concerned that I may have placed the apostrophe in the wrong place in the sentence above. Anyone?

Thanks for the good news in the last post! Makes me realize that I have way more good news than I remember most of the time.

Six random things....

#1 Last night I played in a cool little venue called The Creole Gallery, and it was SOLD OUT! I did not think we'd have a crowd on a Wednesday night, especially with the cold - that was fun! That's me with the electric bass, and my cousin is also in the band - he is on your left, and plays all sorts of really interesting percussion instruments.

Wow that was a long first random thing. I could have just said, "I'm in a band."

#2 My favorite candies of all time are Whoppers and Strawberry Twizzlers.

#3 I am a vegetarian but I've fallen off the wagon in the past year. I don't eat it often, but every once in a while...bring on the beef.

#4 My secret wish has always been to be a Solid Gold Dancer.

#5 I can't figure out my hair.

#6 I have a mysterious talent for interpreting dreams, determining dog breed mixes, and writing out imaginary conversations for people who are not sure what to say in most any situation.

I think I kind of cheated and put three in one there at the end. Oh well.

I'm tagging Kelle, Molly, KEK, Kristy, Carin and Diane.

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7 comments:

Kulio said...

Here are the rules:
1. Link to the person who tagged you.
2. Post the rules on your blog.
3. Write six random things about yourself.
4. Tag six people at the end of your post and link to them.
5. Let each person know they’ve been tagged and leave comment on their blog.
6. Let the tagger know when your entry is up.

Kelle said...

Laughing at solid gold dancer! I have my Facebook random things from last week...did you get it? xoxo

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Beth said...

Great list! I used to tell my mom I wanted to be a Solid Gold Dancer. Well, and I told her I wanted to be a truck driver, too. And when you do figure out your hair, please clue me in. I finally just left it a curly mess because I can't figure out what else to do with it.

Diane said...

I thank God for your talent #3 in helping me say what I need to say but don't know how to say!

Kristy said...

1. I'm too stupid to follow a list of rules properly. I seriously find anything with more than two instructions absolutely impossible to follow - as exhibited by my posting my list right here on your comment stream. Sorry, Kulio.

2. I hate flying. I have to fly soon, and I'm already stressing about it. I'm always convinced the plane will go down, so I give my kids extra kisses before every flight. I suppose I have a distorted sense of statistic because of my job...I tell myself airline crashes are a statistical anomaly and I KNOW that...but still am scared out of my wits at the slightest hint of turbulence

3. I could live forever on Old Dutch dill pickle chips, red wine, Clementine oranges, my mother-in-law's spaghetti, French onion soup with big cheesy baguette croutons, and Toblerone bars. But because I'm trying to get in shape, the only things I really eat often are the Clementines.

4. I wish I played my piano more. It's a bit out of tune and my hands are sluggish because I don't practice as much as I once did. I miss it. I love playing cheesy elevator wedding music - in another life, I was a wedding pianist and I loved it. Gotta play more.

5. I would love to star in a Broadway musical one day. But since I can't sing, dance, or act, I suppose that won't be happening anytime soon.

6. I really do recognize daily how lucky I am...to live where I do, with my beautiful family and the opportunities I enjoy. I know it sounds mushy, but I really can't believe my fortune sometimes. Although I wouldn't mind a bigger house. And maybe a full-time maid. And a cook. Yeah, that'd be pretty cool.

Kristy said...

Oh yeah - I love Whoppers, too! They're awesome.