In lieu of actual content, I bring you -- a survey!
♥ What time did you get up today? 7.30 am.
♥ Diamonds or pearls? Love diamonds. I actually owned a real diamond necklace for all of 2 hours last fall, until someone stole it. Rot in hell, bastard.
♥ Latest movie in a movie theater? Captain America! My Boyfriend (TM) is in it!
♥ Favourite TV series? I am not into TV much any more. But my classic faves are Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Sex and the City, The Vicar of Dibley, and The Big Bang Theory.
♥ What did you have for breakfast? Mini crullers, French vanilla cappuccino.
♥ What's your middle name? Ann
♥ Favourite food? Pizza
♥ Which food don't you like? Mexican. Hate it all.
♥ What's your favourite CD at the moment? At this moment it is Katy Perry's latest album. "Let me see your Peacock!" -- OMG did she really sing a song about that?!!?
♥ What car do you drive? An old Ford.
♥ Favourite sandwich? Pulled pork, with coleslaw on top of it!
♥ Which human traits can't you stand? Thoughtlessness, arrogance, and especially entitlement.
♥ What are your favourite clothes? I like capris and Sketchers this summer.
♥ If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? Australia
♥ Favourite clothing brand? Hm, I don't have one for me. I shop at the thrift store, garage sales, specialty boutiques, Walmart... Today I am wearing a dress I bought in a specialty boutique in Galena, IL, a pair of leggings from WalMart, and a pair of shoes from the Sketchers store at Woodfield Mall.
♥ Where would you like to retire? Can't even think about it right now.
♥ Favourite time of day? Early afternoon.
♥ Where were you born? In Chicago.
♥ Which is your favourite sport to watch? Pairs ice skating.
♥ Coke or Pepsi? Classic Coke.
♥ Soccer or hockey? Neither, both bore me.
♥ Are you a morning person or a night owl? Night owl.
♥ Pedicure or manicure? Mani.
♥ Any exciting news to share? I just went to a 2-day intensive workshop with Janet Ferrar this weekend. I first read her books in the 1980s and I never thought I would meet her! I learned so much.
♥ What did you want to become as a child? A dancer.
♥ Ever been to Africa? No.
♥ Ever rolled anybody in toilet paper? Yes! And I have pictures. It was a game at a party.
♥ Have you ever been in a car accident? Yes, many times.
♥ Favourite day of the week? I like Wednesday right now.
♥ Favourite flower? Daffodils.
♥ Favourite - Hot dog or Chinese food? CHINESE FOOD. Because a hot dog is just a hot dog but Chinese food could be LOTS of things!
♥ Do you own a bike? No.
♥ Who was you latest e-mail from? A mailing list on digital libraries.
♥ Where would you like to shop more if you could afford to? Nordstrom.
♥ Bed time? 11pm.
♥ Latest person to share dinner with? I had dinner with a group of people at my weekend workshop.
♥ What are you up to now? Taking a brief break from work.
♥ Favourite color? Blue.
♥ How many tattoos? One.
Photo 1: Me and a friend wrapping another guest in a race to create the fastest toilet paper mummy. We won! Biagio's Banquets, Chicago. April 2004.
Photo 2: My grandmother in her garden. Pell Lake, WI. circa 1970.