Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
16th president of US (1809 - 1865)
GETTING TO KNOW YOU or Knowing Me, Knowing You
I have been tagged by Lyn and Diane to answer a few questions about me..
so here they are:
1. What is your occupation? Artist (see photo above)
2. What color are your socks right now? none...Colorados
3. What are you listening to right now? someone mowing the lawns
4. What was the last thing that you ate? Sustain..banana...yoghurt and skim milk
5. Can you drive a stick shift? Yes
6. If you were a crayon, what color would you be? Yellow
7. Last person you spoke to on the phone? my Mum
8. Do you like the person who sent this to you? yes...(this much....see award below)
9. Favorite drink? Chardonnay
10. What is your favorite sport to watch? Swimming
11. Have you ever dyed your hair? No ...but my hairdresser has
12. Pets? None that I know of
13. Favorite food? Bananas
14. Last movie you watched? No Country for Old Men
15. Favorite Day of the year? every day
16. What do you do to vent anger? Cry or punch a pillow
17. What was your favorite toy as a child? Pogo Stick
18. What is your favorite, fall or spring? Spring
19. Hugs or kisses? Both but kisses don't hurt as much at the moment
20. What kind of pie? Apple and Pecan with cream
21. Do you want your friends to email you back? Yes
22. Who is most likely to respond? All the genuine caring friends
23. Who is least likely to respond? My Enemies?
24. Living arrangements? Apartment on a strip of land with views of the Lake and the Ocean
25. When was the last time you cried? the other day watching a movie and nearly at the physios yesterday
26. What is on the floor of your closet? shoes in shoe boxes...art and dance videos
27. Who is the friend you have had the longest that you are sending this to? Lisa
28. The friend you have known the shortest amount of time that you are sending this to? Mellanie (Genxster)
29. Favorite smell? Fresh Coffee
30. What inspires you? other Artists' Work....Music and Books
31. What are you afraid of? Sirens
32. Plain, cheese or spicy hamburgers? Plain with beetroot
33. Favorite car? Tarago
34. Favorite cat breed? none I don't like cats
35. Number of keys on your key ring? 1
36. How many years at your current job? nearly 2 full-time (it's my therapy...)
37. Favorite day of the week? Every day though Sundays are nice
38. How many provinces have you lived in? 2...NSW and London
39. How many countries have you been to? England Wales France USA Europe Israel New Zealand and Tasmania
I am tagging Lisa....Mellanie...Anand... Drowsey Monkey and Janette
it is entirely up to you to participate as I know how time consuming these memes are ...and I won't throw you in any dungeons...I'll leave that up to Mimi ....(SEE meme below)
Mimi's Message in a Bottle Meme
I was Tagged by ...Speedy...Pet Monologues and Colin for this one..
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In a Bottle across the Blog Ocean. Leave a message in the sand or on the bottle. Write anything you wish. Be a pirate or a poet. Serious or silly. Anonymous or not.What message would you like to send out to the universe?
Mimi's Message In a Bottle Meme
1. Compose a message to place in your virtual bottle.
2. Right click and SAVE the blank graphic below
3. Use a graphics program of your choice to place the message on the picture
4. Post the Message In a Bottle meme and your creation on your blog along with these rules
5. Tag a minimum of 5 bloggers - or your entire blogroll - to do the same. Notify them of the tag.Your virtual bottle will remain afloat in the blogosphere ocean for all blogernity (That's a Mimism for blog + eternity.)
Mimi says: "ADD your site to the Mr. Linky list and place your blog's name and url in a comment HERE TO LET ME KNOW YOU'VE COMPLETED THE MEME. I will add it to the master list of message bottles. Email mimiwrites2005 at yahoo.com if you have questions."
Go HERE to see all the bottles floating in the blog ocean. The site is called Message In a Bottle.
Simple! just copy/paste where shown, then follow the directions
I am tagging Kris..Hanna...Sue...Sugar Queen and Netster
oh and what the heck...everyone on my blogroll:
Anand Archie Art News Blog Ascender Blog Elf Boyd Catsy Colin Cooper Corrine Debbie Deborah Diane DouDy Drowsey Monkey Durano Ev Fruity Hanna Janette Jeremy John Jos Kimmy Kris Leigh Life cruiser Lisa Lyn Lynda Lindsay Manuel Mary Ann Meg Megan Mel Mellanie Michelle Netster PALMA Pet Monologues Pearl Renny & Diane Santa She Walks In Beauty Shoshana Should Be Famous Snoskred Speedy Sue Sugar Queen Sully Suzanne The Artist's Magazine Vin Walter williebaronet
As always, you do not have to participate, the choice is yours.
PS...I have heard that Mimi does have a dungeon where she locks away non participants so be warned ...
I received this beautiful award from
In her words
"So in honour of my first blog birthday, I wanted to create an award to thank so many of you who have visited and commented on my blog over the last year and whose blogs I always enjoy visiting."
thanks so much Diane !!
“I Love You This Much”
Emila's Illustrated Blog
I received this gorgeous award from Mellanie @ See It. Draw It . Share It. who received it from Joan. Then I received the same award from Kris...thanks so much gals ...I love it !!!
I am giving this award to Diane Colin and Renny
You Make My Day
thanks for this award Diane
From Italy with love
Thanks to Hanna for this lovely award ...
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