i was going to write something else, but the universe is telling me to hang on to that for the moment, to let it ripen inside of me. so instead, i give to the world a meme, which i like because it shows the very different ways different people respond to the same questions. i shamelessly borrowed this from my dear friend kristen.

GENERAL

     is your 2nd toe larger than your first?   if i stretch, my second toes are longer than my first. but i don’t count it, because the stretching is unnatural.

  •  do you have a favorite type of pen?  any type that is a fine-nibbed, black ink, until the nib gets dull. or blue ball point, but not any other colour ballpoint.
    what color are your toes usually?  almost always red, whether perfectly pedicured or chipped off almost entirely.
  • what was the last thing you highlighted?  some passages in my 18th century restoration drama text
  • what color are your bedroom curtains?  i don’t actually have curtains strung up, although i bought them a year ago. they are a beautiful, iridescent caramel colour, but right now they are sitting in my closet, folded up neatly. what’s on my windows is window
  • what color are the seats in your car? no car.
  • what is the last thing you put a stamp on?  a care package for my little sister, banane.
  • do you know anyone in wyoming wisconsin?  i knew someone from wisconsin when i lived in san diego, but we’ve lost touch and i don’t know if he’s gone back yet, or not.
  • why did you withdraw cash from the ATM the last time?  i withdrew some money to purchase some herbal remedies which i am still awaiting.
  • who is the last baby that you held?  the littlest elf.
  • do you like cinnamon toothpaste?  yes, but i’m pretty much a true-blue mint girl
  • what kind of car where you driving 2 years ago?  no car.
  • do you have wallpaper in your house?  no
  • closest thing to you that is yellow:  an empty bottle of yerba mate empower mint iced tea, with a layer of cigarette butts and ash on the bottom.
  • last person to give you a business card?  banane
  • who is the last person you wrote a check to? field
  • are you ticklish? yes. especially when taken by surprise
  • last time you had a krispy kreme donut? when i lived in san diego, 2002-2003. my boss at the time used to buy them for his promotional team for breakfast
  • who was the last person to leave you a message on your cell?  field.
  • do you have any pickles in your fridge?  homemade, organic squash relish, but no pickles. i can’t seem to spend the money on a jar of pickles for just me.
  • who has the prettiest eyes you know of?  field
  • last time you saw a semi truck? on my crazy birthday road trip
  • do you remember ugly kid joe?  i remember the name, but none of the songs
  • do you have a little black dress? yes. several. i rock the little black dress
  • my name is:  the most you’re getting out of me is bee, but most of you know my real name. 
  • this morning i was (friday):  watching t.v. and drinking red bull.
  • i’m afraid of:  heights
  • i dream about:  real life things, so i don’t know what actually occurred in real-time or in my dream world
  • last time you had someone cook for you? a looooong time ago. i’ve been given leftovers, but that ain’t the same thing. 
  • do you play air guitar?  sure. i do crazy dances at work, too. i love making people laugh, and the safest target is me, because i know i don’t mind
  • last time you used hand sanitizer?  i remember using hand sanitizer in the last few months, but i think i blocked out the exact occasion, because quite honestly, hand santizer skeezes me the fuck out
  • what color are the blinds in your living room? blank windows. see above
  • what is the last pizza pie you ordered?  vegetarian
  • what is the last thing you stapled?  receipts at work
  • HAVE YOU EVER
  • been in love:  i have twice
  • cried when someone died:  of course
  • lied:  when i was a teenager, mostly. then i went through this, “whole truth, and nothing but the truth” phase. now, i’m not beyond a white lie, if it doesn’t matter too much.
  • fallen for your best friend? um. yes
  • rejected someone: yes
  • cheated on someone: yes
  • been cheated on: oh yes
  • done something you regretted:  yes, although i’ve gone back to that situation over and over in my mind and think i’ve come to a place where it’s okay. everything happens for a reason
    WITH THE OPPOSITE SEX
  • what do you notice first? their hands, or their eyes
  • last person you slow danced with: i can’t remember. it’s been years
  • worst question asked:  how many people have you slept with? … um. sorry, but that’s remaining MY information.
  • DO YOU

  • save emails? field’s, yes. certain important ones, yes. most, no
  • wish you were a member of the opposite sex?  just to see how it would feel, sure. but on a permanent basis, i’m quite happy with being a woman
  • cry: at the drop of a hat
  • pray? look at my previous post. lol
  • color your hair: yes. it’s one of my extravagances: i go to the salon and get it professionally done. i am a bit of a vanity-hog about my hair
  • habla espanol:  una poquito
  • fight with your family:  no
  • have friends you’ve lost touch with: sure. one i can think of in particular was over a GUY. how silly
  • feel happy? honestly, i’m too stressed out at the moment to feel happy. but i know i have a good life, and i’m soooo thankful for that
  • trust easily?  no. i used to think i did. but i really don’t.
    FINAL QUESTIONS (I promise)
  • what’s your favorite candy?  i don’t like candy that much, except for swiss berries
  • what’s your favorite fruit?   again, with the berries. some kind. small, snackable fruit
  • sunrise or sunset?  depends on my mood and my energy
  • coke or pepsi?  coke. for some reason it tastes less harsh to me
  • i want:  to be fearless
  • i wish:  to trust myself more
  • i love:  with complexity
  • i miss:  travelling
  • i fear:  not living life to its fullest
  • i hear:  daisy’s tail thumping on the hardwood floor
  • i smell:  opened red wine
  • i wonder:  if i’ll survive the next five days.
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