Mindless for a Saturday:

October 8, 2005 at 4:40 PM (Uncategorized) ()

One of these twenty questions things

1. Name someone with the same birthday as you.

None. My paternal aunt has the day *after*

2. Where was your first kiss?

July 24 1977. In a 75 Olds Cutlass. Under a damn streetlight. The *whole neighborhood* could have gawked at me, had they chosen.

3. Have you ever seriously vandalized someone else’s property?

No. but I should have.

4. Have you ever hit someone of the opposite sex?

Hell yes. It was either that or be assaulted.

5. Have you ever sung in front of a large number of people?

Yep. But not the stuff I’m really good at.

6. What’s the first thing you notice about the preferred sex?
The intellect. Then the smile. If the eyes pass, I’m done for.

7. What really turns you on?All they have to be is smart, gentle, funny and employed. But I’m voluntarily celibate so…it doesn’t matter.

8. What do you order at Starbucks?

Never been. but I like decaf frangelica at the local bookstore.

9. What is your biggest mistake?

Denying my disability. Moving West. Getting into debt. Marrying the right man for the right reasons. Enrolling in lawschool. Never addressing my food addiction. Staying with my most recent ex the MostEvilDisabledManAlive, for as long as I did.Oh wait, you only wanted one? Bwhahahaahhaahahahah. Impossible.

10. Have you ever hurt yourself on purpose?


11. Say something totally random about yourself.There are certain woefully bad television programs I adore.

12. Has anyone ever said you looked like a celebrity?


13. Do you still watch kiddy movies or tv shows?

I treat myself to the occasional Disney flick, yes.

14. Did you have braces?

Should have, didn’t.

15. Are you comfortable with your height?

I would have loved to be tall, instead of short and heavyset.

16. What is the most romantic thing someone of the opposite sex has done for you?Often, he told me I was beautiful. And he meant it.

17. When do you know it’s love?When you’re doing the “finish each other’s sentences” thing.

18. Do you speak any other languages?A little French, quelle surprise.

19. Have you ever been to a tanning salon?

No, and no plans to.

20. What magazines do you read?

Mouth. (disability activism) Premiere (Entertainment)

21. Have you ever ridden in a limo?
No. But that, and New York City, and the Grand Canyon are still on my to do list.

22. Has anyone you were really close to passed away?

My first love, my grandparents, a cousin who was like a sister,my father.

23. Do you watch MTV?
No, and hell no.

24. What’s something that really annoys you?

Assumptions made about my intellect based on my appearance or disability. Drives me up the wall and out the window.

25. What’s something you really like?

A blanket and a book.

26. What celebrity do you admire?
I admire anybody who can manage fame without addiction or a messy divorce.

27. Can you dance?
Did, not anymore.

28. What’s the latest you have ever stayed up?

32 straight hours

29. Ever lied to your parents as an adult?

Um, yeah. Often the only way to get done what needed to be done.

30. Have you ever been rushed by an ambulance into the emergency room?

Yes, but it’s gotten down to about once every two or three years.

31. Do you actually read these when other people fill them out?

Yes. I think they’re fun to read.

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