December 4th, 2003

Lynn-Lady

Threes meme

Shamelessly snarfed from pocketnaomi....

THREE THINGS I DON'T UNDERSTAND
1. Why anyone would want to pass prejudice on to their children
2. Why someone would choose a sport with possible life-threatening consequences (such as skydiving or extreme downhill skiing)
3. Why people chop down perfectly lovely evergreens and put them in their living rooms

THREE THINGS THAT SCARE ME
1. Death
2. Dismemberment
3. Loss of my own sight, hearing, or voice

THREE THINGS I'D LIKE TO LEARN
1. How to speak some foreign languages fluently
2. How to blow glass
3. How to do gymnastics

THREE THINGS I AM WEARING RIGHT NOW
1. A night shirt
2. Underpants
3. Bed covers (hey, it's morning, okay?)

THREE THINGS ON MY DESK
1. Bottle of water
2. My watch
3. Medicine bottles

THREE THINGS I WANT TO DO BEFORE I DIE
1. Visit every state in the US
2. Visit every continent
3. Marry Warren

THREE GOOD THINGS ABOUT MY PERSONALITY
1. Fanatically loyal
2. I value my friends as they are
3. If I have enough of something for myself and someone needs it, I share

THREE BAD THINGS ABOUT MY PERSONALITY
1. I can be cranky
2. Workaholic
3. Impatient at times

THREE PARTS OF MY HERITAGE
1. Slovak
2. Russian Jew
3. Egyptian Jew

THREE THINGS I LIKE ABOUT MY BODY
1. My hair
2. My legs
3. My eyes (mostly that they don't need glasses)

THREE THINGS I DON'T LIKE ABOUT MY BODY
1. My figure
2. My crappy immune system
3. My skin

THREE THINGS MOST PEOPLE DON'T KNOW ABOUT ME
1. I can talk backwards
2. I have never babysat a human being
3. I have perfect pitch

THREE THINGS I SAY THE MOST
1. "...and..." (mostly when doing newscasts)
2. Deef! (A doggie noise I picked up from Lady when she was a puppy)
3. Grrrf. (A doggie noise I picked up from Fuzzball)

THREE PLACES I WANT TO GO
1. England
2. Boston
3. Los Angeles

THREE NAMES THAT I GO BY
1. Lynn
2. Lynnie (mostly my family calls me this)
3. Miss or Ms. Gold ("Mrs. Gold" is my mother, aunt, or sister-in-law, folks!)

THREE SCREEN NAMES I HAVE OR HAD
1. FIGMO
2. LynnGold ("FIGMO" was already taken on AOL)
3. lgold (for work)
Lynn-Lady

Yet Another Meme

This one shamelessly snarfed from mactavish:

WHAT DO YOU CALL:
1. A body of water, smaller than a river, contained within relatively narrow banks?
Creek.

2. What the thing you push around the grocery store?
A shopping cart

3. A metal container to carry a meal in?
Lunch box

4. The thing that you cook bacon and eggs in?
Frying pan

5. The piece of furniture that seats three people?
Sofa or couch

6. The device on the outside of the house that carries rain off the roof?
Gutter or rain gutter

7. The covered area outside a house where people sit in the evening?
"Porch" if in the front of the house; if in the rear, "patio" if open, "sun room" if enclosed.

8. Carbonated, sweetened, non-alcoholic beverages?
Sodas

9. A flat, round breakfast food served with syrup?
Pancake

10. A long sandwich designed to be a whole meal in itself?
Hero or sub(marine). "Hoagie" refers to a specific subset of the genre

11. The piece of clothing worn by men at the beach?
Bathing trunks or swim trunks if the "longer" kind; "Speedo" to refer to the bikini-kind

12. Shoes worn for sports?
Sneakers or athletic shoes. I usually refer to the shoes by an adjective that describes the sport for which they apply, such as "walking shoes" or "tennis shoes."

13. Putting a room in order?
Straightening up, tidying, picking up

14. A flying insect that glows in the dark?
Lightning bug

15. The little insect arthropod that curls up into a ball?
I have no idea what this one refers to.

16. The children's playground equipment where one kid sits on one side and goes up while the other sits on the other side and goes down?
Seesaw (or see-saw)

17. How do you eat your pizza?
Depends upon the type of pizza:
  • If New York style, grab the crust in my right hand, supporting the rest of the slice with my left hand, slightly folding it in the middle
  • If Chicago-style, with a fork and knife
  • Generic Californian: Hold crust with index finger, using thumb to support slice
  • If too hot or drippy to handle, I'll use a fork and knife