Thursday, January 04, 2007

I'm It Again

Ginger tagged me for this little meme. I in turn tag Tricia and Michelle.

1. FIRST NAME: Alleen
2. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Yes. My dad's name is Al and my mom's name is Kathleen. So, Al-leen
3. WHEN DID YOU LAST CRY? Hmmm. All out cry or just tear up? I tear up every day because of Gabriella(no kidding!). Or if I read a particularly moving blog post and I've seen a number of those on people's blogs lately. Heck anything can get me going.
4. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH MEAT? Pastrami. But, I usually go with turkey.
5. KIDS? Gabriella Marie, 9 1/2 months
6. IF YOU WERE ANOTHER PERSON, WOULD YOU BE FRIENDS WITH YOU? Yes, I think I'm pretty alright! I have my crabby moments, I'll admit. But, I care deeply for people.
7. DO YOU HAVE A JOURNAL? No, just my blog
8. DO YOU USE SARCASM A LOT? Who, me????
9. DO YOU STILL HAVE YOUR TONSILS? No, got them out right before starting college.
10. WOULD YOU BUNGEE JUMP? No way!
11. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CEREAL? Raisin bran and cheerios
12. DO YOU UNTIE YOUR SHOES WHEN YOU TAKE THEM OFF? Usually no. And I almost always wear sandals.
13. DO YOU THINK YOU ARE STRONG? Yes, but I have some very weak moments. But anyone who has gone through an international adoption is strong, damnit!
14. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE ICE CREAM FLAVOR? Coffee Almond Fudge
15. SHOE SIZE? 6(used to be 6 1/2 - how do your feet shrink??)
16. RED OR PINK? Pink!
17. WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT YOURSELF? Procrastination and impatience. Yeah, I know, they would seem to not go together.
18. WHO DO YOU MISS THE MOST? Of people no longer with us - my dear friend Connie who lost her battle to cancer about 4 years ago. She would have been so happy to meet Gabriella. Her wish was always to see me have children. But, I'm sure she can see us :-)
19. WHAT COLOR PANTS AND SHOES ARE YOU WEARING? Jeans capris. No shoes right now.
20. LAST THING YOU ATE? 1/2 Frontega chicken sandwich, 1/2 Fuji Apple Chicken salad at Panera
21. WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW? Silence on the baby monitor :-)
22. IF YOU WERE A CRAYON, WHAT COLOR WOULD YOU BE? Burnt Sienna(not really, but I always thought that name was funny!)
23. FAVORITE SMELL? Fresh rosemary.
24. WHO WAS THE LAST PERSON YOU TALKED TO ON THE PHONE? My mom
25. THE 1ST THING YOU NOTICE ABOUT PEOPLE THAT YOU ARE ATTRACTED TO? Eyes and smile
26. DO YOU LIKE THE PERSON WHO SENT THIS TO YOU? Yes! She's got a precious baby girl waiting to come home forever!
27. FAVORITE DRINK? Diet Coke with Lime and coffee
28. FAVORITE SPORT? Basketball(but honestly, I'm not into sports at all)
29. HAT SIZE? No idea! I think I look terrible in hats.
30. DO YOU WEAR CONTACTS? No, just reading glasses that I never wear since I quit working, even though I spend a ton of time on the computer and should wear them!
31. FAVORITE FOOD? Italian and homemade macaroni and cheese(see my previous tag post)
32. SCARY MOVIES OR HAPPY ENDINGS? Happy. The sappier the better.
33. WHAT COLOR SHIRT ARE YOU WEARING? Peach,pink,melon and white stripes(vertical since I don't want to look fat!!)
34. LAST MOVIE YOU WATCHED AT THE MOVIES? It's been so long I couldn't tell you. It might have been Open Water(yeah, that long ago) and it was the worst movie EVER!
35. SUMMER OR WINTER? Summer - pool and beach time.
36. HUGS OR KISSES? A big 'ol warm, fuzzy hug.
37. FAVORITE DESSERT? Key Lime Pie and Tiramisu
38. WHO IS LEAST LIKELY TO RESPOND? Why, neither!!
39. MOST LIKELY TO RESPOND? Both!! No pressure.
40. WHAT BOOKS ARE YOU READING? I read magazines anymore. People(I know, I know!), For Women First, Redbook, Ladies Home Journal and Baby Talk.
41. WHAT IS ON YOUR MOUSE PAD? A big, fat watercolor cat and it says: I am Me, I am just me. I'm a little like other cats, but mostly I am just me.
42. WHAT DID YOU WATCH ON T.V. LAST NIGHT? The end of Entertainment tonight, some of Emeril Live and the news.
43. THE FURTHEST YOU'VE BEEN FROM HOME? Hawaii
44. WHAT'S YOUR SPECIAL TALENT? I gotta say, I'm not so talented.
45. WHEN AND WHERE WERE YOU BORN? December 4, 1966 in Melbourne, Florida
46. WHO SENT YOU THIS? Another guatemama.

1 comment:

Holly G. said...

Alleen,
I ordered that shirt for G last week. It was in one of my posts. I think it is hysterical. I'm not sure if she will wear it on her b-day, though...maybe when she eats her cake.