Within Me Without Me

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

3 things meme

It's been too long since i posted last, and i feel like i either have too much to say or not enough. so i'll take the easy way out and do this meme that i've seen at aimee's place and other blogs....

Three Things That Scare Me:
1. horror flicks. all of them. i can't even watch the commercials for them on tv.
2. clowns. ever since poltergiest.
3. roaches

Three People Who Make Me Laugh:
1. my husband and kids. that's a given, i think.
2. brian regan
3. pets doing funny things. i love "the planet's funniest animals" ok, so it's not people, but they still make me laugh.

Three Things I Love:
1. my God and my faith
2. my family
3. sleeping in.

Three Things I Hate:
1. stupidity
2. condescending people
3. unappreciativeness (is that a word?)

Three Things I Don't Understand:
1. why the goth look is still around
2. how someone can consider abortion a viable form of birth control
3. why dogs eat their own poop

Three Things On My Desk:
1. stacks of applications and resumes
2. a broken cd player. (now i listen to mystation on launchcast!)
3. slimfast chocolate royal

Three Things I am Doing Right Now (well, not right this second, but more of a general "right now")
1. procrastinating
2. screening potential candidates for various open positions
3. listening to REM "what's the frequency kenneth"

Three Things To Do Before I Die:
1. see my kids graduate from college
2. learn to play the guitar
3. meet my great-grandchildren

Three Things I Can Do:
1. cook a meal my family loves, and that will make my guests feel special
2. read people's faces, body language and non-verbal communication
3. whistle pretty well

Three Things I Can't Do:
1. drink like i used to
2. make mexican rice "just right" like my mother in law
3. get motivated enough to lost that last 15 pounds

Three Things I Think You Should Listen To:
1. Anything by Scott Hahn, if you're interested in or questioning the Catholic faith.
2. your conscience
3. your parents when they tell you (as a kid) that nothing good ever happens after midnight

Three Things You Should Never Listen To:
1. marilyn manson
2. negative people who would complain that their ice cream is too cold
3. in laws telling you how to raise your kids

Three Things I Would Like To Learn:
1. to speak spanish fluently
2. excel and powerpoint
3. how to crochet

Three Favorite Foods (Only 3? well, i'll just give you the first 3 that come to mind)
1. root beer floats
2. tiramisu
3. a thick juicy steak, so rare it's still mooing

Three Shows I Watched As A Kid:
1. scooby doo
2. electric company
3. sesame street

Three Things I Regret:
1. things i did and said in my first marriage
2. not going to the vatican on all saint's day while in rome
3. not going to get a master's or law degree right after my bachelor's

I'm supposed to tag three people, but I'm going to open it up to whoever wants to do it - just let me know in the comments so I can stop by and read up on all your "things".



  • At 4:50 AM, Blogger Aimee said…

    Love the list -

    Horror movies scare the bejeesus out of me too - my imagination is just too good to see something scary!

    and yeah, those last *ahem* 15 (or 25) pounds are a killer!


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