A bouquet 💐 of thanks to Rory for giving me a Liebster award! I don’t keep track of these things, so idk if this is my first Lieb, or what.
Can we talk about the directions for a minute? (I’m adding periods because these are sentences.)
“Acknowledge the blogger that gave it to you and display the award.”
Okay, that’s clear enough.
“Answer 11 questions that the blogger gave you.”
We’ll come back to this one.
“Give 8 random thoughts about yourself.”
“Nominate 8 other bloggers and notify them of their nomination.”
Meh. But even if…
“Ask your nominees 8 questions.”
Now, hang on. Does anyone else see the problem here? How the heck are you supposed to answer the eleven questions the blogger gives you when here it tells you to give the next pile of peeps eight questions? Is this the new-new math? No wonder peeps can’t make change without computers.
My 8 Questions
If vampires can’t see their reflections, why is their hair always so neat?
– Obviously they have a stylist on payroll. I heard it’s the same one Mooch uses.
If a kid refuses to sleep during nap time, are they guilty of resisting a rest?
– I’d take that with a grain assault.
If they weren’t called grapes and you had the opportunity to rename them, what would you call them?
If the grass wasn’t green what colour would you make it?
Has your imaginary friend ever had an imaginary friend, or just you?
– She cheated on me way back, just like in the movie Her, which is why I have a cat meow.
So, dance in the rain, wallow in the mud or naked angel in the snow?
– It’s a marvelous night for a raindance…
Can you describe your blog to me without using the letters i and e?
– A crazy salad
What are you afraid of becoming?
Okay. Here are 8 random thoughts about me, which will also segue into 8 questions, should anyone care to answer them here or elsewhere. If you’d like to grab the award to display and answer the questions on your own blog, consider yourself tagged. Again, 8 =/= 11, in my world.
1. I love math, though I’ve forgotten a lot. I think it would be fun to take it all again, starting from geometry (my favorite). Is there any subject from school you wish you could remember more of?
2. I would love to be able to afford to quit working and get a masters degree, or just take poetry and other classes for fun. What would you do if you didn’t have to work?
3. Travel is not high on my list of priorities. This makes me an outlier, since most people are always going on and on about traveling. It’s just so expensive and disruptive to my routines. Plus, I don’t like to leave my kitty. 🐱 What makes you an outlier?
4. I’m very aware of time slipping away now, and each day that passes is one less I will have to spend with family, finish my writing projects, read the books in my queue, etc. This is why I’ve pretty much stopped watching TV and going to movies. What unfinished projects are on your list?
5. I live in an area I can’t really afford, and if for whatever reason I am forced to move from the affordable place I have now, I don’t know what I will do. I think about this all the time and there is no good solution. What is your top fear at the moment?
6. I get super annoyed when restaurants don’t have hot tea, or even offer to nuke a cup of hot water for me in their microwave (then I can use my own tea bag, which I always have a supply of). Is this so unreasonably difficult? Not talking about fast food, but normal restaurants. What makes you crazy irritated at a restaurant?
7. I’m trying to be healthier this year, which for me means exercise, but it’s really hard to get motivated to exercise when I’m constantly cold and achy, even if I know logically that (eventually) the exercise will help me feel less cold and achy. Do you have any circular issues of this nature?
8. Once you’ve broken a bad habit, it’s easier to break others ~ this is true for me! I gave up afternoon candy breaks. Then dating sites. Then Facebook. Somewhere in there I gave up arguing with people online (long, long time ago I gave up trolling for reactions). More recently I’ve begun simply blocking people on any forum when they annoy me, rather than reading their posts and gloating to myself about what an ass they are. That’s just more wasted time, as is reading the jerks who comment on Fox News’ articles. Time is too precious and it’s running out. Describe your thoughts on time and/or bad habits.