Thursday, October 09, 2008

Onze upon a time

Monsieur Graves has tagged me with a charming little meme that asks for eleven things you might not know about me. Well, of course you wouldn't know them, unless you've been to my house, and no, I cannot see Russia from my house. Hell, I can barely see Catalina Island, due to the fog, but that's weather-related. So, but, I have to answer these one-word questions, which I am certain are a nefarious plot to link my candidacy to William Ayers.

1. Clothes Shop: Turley Road in Chicago. Yes, it's true. A hip designer in the Windy City. Also, caBI.

2. Furniture Shop: Hmmm. I haven't got a clue how to answer this. I used to like antiques, so I would rummage various antique stores. Now I want to sell everything I own, every stick of furniture and start over with just a more relaxed, beach-cottage look. So I dunno.

3. Sweet: are ya kidding me? Chocolat. It's a food group.

4. City: Well, I live in San Pedro, California, which is really Los Angeles. I LOVE Chicago, but it's too fucking cold. So there.

5. Drink: well, not since July 18, 1988. Oh, that's not what you meant. Okay, then it's gotta be Root Beer.

6. Music: I could listen to Yo-Yo Ma all day long. I mean, forever.

7. TV Series: toss-up between Sex and the City and The Sopranos. Oh, unless you mean currently? Um. Oh. Er.

8. Film: This is really, really, really hard. I love films. From Casablanca to Lawrence of Arabia; from Oklahoma to Singin in the Rain; from It Happened One Night to Gone With The Wind; from Dogma to Die Hard - I really can't pick just one. However, for 2008, I really loved Burn After Reading.

9. Workout: I walk. I try to get in 3 miles every day. Really.

10: Pastries: Chocolate cake. Yum. Yum. Yum.

Update: Dammital, Distributorcap noticed I forgot #11. Here it is:

11. Coffee: not for me. Tea all the way. Robust, Irish Breakfast. Yum.


Now I have to pick five suckers bloggers to play along. Hmmm. Sort of a "tic-tac, no trade-back" sort of thing, eh? Okay, Katie Schwartz, Border Explorer, Liberality, Susan, and Dianne.

Go forth, spread the meme.

17 comments:

Randal Graves said...

That goddamn Ayers. He had Luke blow up the Death Star, I'd wager.

Yo-Yo Ma is good, but can he play the yo-yo? Casals was horrible at it.

I always had you pegged for a hipster.

DivaJood said...

Randal, I bet you're right about Ayers. Cheeky bastard. I don't know if Yo-Yo Ma can play the yo-yo. That's a conundrum. Did you appreciate how I kept my Alan Rickman references to a minimum?

Utah Savage said...

It will just ruin todays blog esthetics to do this meme. I am trying to attract a reader who appreciates a nice photograph of nature and encourage my shy photographer friend and now this. Kee-rist!

DivaJood said...

Utah, I have a suggestion: do the meme thingy tomorrow because the blog aesthetics are tres important.

Liberality said...

I needed something light to write about so thanks for the tag.

And about that toss up: I say "Sex in the City" just cause it has sex in it so it's gotta be good :)

Distributorcap said...

we wuz robbed - he said eleven, i only see 10

DCup said...

Definitely root beer.

Fran said...

That Diva~ she's a kick in the pants....

DivaJood said...

Lib, you are so welcome. I felt the same way.

Distrib, you got me. I've updated. Natural blond.

Dcup, Root Beer rocks.

Fran, as long as I'm not a sharp stick in the eye.

Randal Graves said...

What's wrong with a mention of your favoritest dood? I'm surprised you don't have him in your header.

DivaJood said...

RG, just wait til February 21st.

susan said...

I've done it and now I'm waiting for your reaction. Yours is much more sophisticated ;-)

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Stella said...

Diva, tea? A strong recommendation.

Sorry I haven't had a chance to visit lately. The economy struck home.

Katie Schwartz said...

Great answers DivaJ. I love Yo-Yo Ma, too.

Do you ever add vanilla ice cream to your root beer?

I will post asssapy. I can't say no to you, darlin'.

Dr. Zaius said...

Chocolate! Preferably Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.

disa said...

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