Thursday, April 12, 2007


I'm taking Jen's challenge.

Three Things That Scare Me:
1. swings, when I’m going really high
2. driving on icy roads
3. hubby’s habit of driving and operating his handheld at the same time

Three People Who Make Me Laugh:

in real life:
1. my dad
2. my sister-in-law Betsy
3. Segullah chics late at night (well, probably anyone late at night)

in my alternate cyber-existence:
1. cjane
2. jollyporter
3. eric snider

Three Things I Love:
1. Truffles de France
2. going to bed early with a good book
3. rainstorms

Three Things I Hate:
1. that whiny tattletale voice, “Mommmmmm!”
2. shopping
3. earaches

Three Things I Don’t Understand:
1. why people are habitually late
2. why people enjoy shopping
3. why anyone would watch horror movies on purpose

Three Things On My Desk:
1. a thesaurus
2. my latest rejection letter
3. a list of ideas for “Friend” stories

Three Things I’m Doing Right Now:
1. updating the Health Savings Account
2. hoping the kids’ Justice League video lasts a little longer
3. ignoring a headache

Three Things I Want To Do Before I Die:
1. publish a book of poetry
2. get an MFA
3. renew my teaching certificate

Three Things I Can Do:
1. sing several choruses from The Messiah fairly well
2. raise one eyebrow, wiggle one ear
3. recite “Pied Beauty”

Three Things I Can’t Do:
1. shop well
2. stay up past 10:30 with any comfort
3. drive the van towing the trailer without panic

Three Things I Think You Should Listen To:
1. Noteworthy Ladies
2. Sam Payne
3. dramatized The Lord of the Rings (BBC)

Three Things I’d Like To Learn:
1. Spanish
2. how to train for a half-marathon (and do it)
3. guitar

Three Favorite Foods:
1. Café Rio smothered burrito
2. homemade peach pie
3. popcorn with chocolate

Three Shows I Watched As A Kid:
1. Mickey Mouse Club (dream: to be a mousketeer)
2. The Facts of Life
3. Eight is Enough

Three Things I Regret:
1. being impatient or absent-minded with my kids
2. not taking the job offer to be Richard Lloyd Anderson’s research assistant at BYU
3. wasting time being bored during my summers when I was a teenager


Jennifer B. said...

So interesting! It really is like a snapshot of someone. I enjoyed reading this. So glad you decided to play!

Marj said...

It's neat to learn things about people that you never knew about, even people you've know for a long time. I'm going to do a half marathon this year. Let's do it together.