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Saturday, July 15, 2006
Not THAT Lisa Simpson
If you want to make your own Simpsons Character- go here. via
 
posted by Lisa at 7/15/2006 07:18:00 PM ¤ Permalink ¤ 0 comments links to this post
Learning Style
Visual 15 Social 12 Physical 13 Aural 15 Verbal 19 Solitary 13 Logical 14 Not surprisingly, my strongest area is verbal. The verbal (linguistic) learning style The verbal style involves both the written and spoken word. If you use this style, you find it easy to express yourself, both in writing and verbally. You love reading and writing. You like playing on the meaning or sound of words, such as in tongue twisters, rhymes, limericks and the like. You know the meaning of many words, and regularly make an effort to find the meaning of new words. You use these words, as well as phrases you have picked up recently, when talking to others. Common pursuits Pursuits that use the verbal style include public speaking, debating, politics, writing and journalism. Common phrases You may use phrases like these: Tell me word for word… Let’s talk later. The word you’re looking for is… I hear you but I’m not sure I agree. Let me spell it out for you. In other words… Learning and techniques If you are a verbal learner, try the techniques that involve speaking and writing. Find ways to incorporate more speaking and writing in techniques. For example, talk yourself through procedures in the simulator, or use recordings of your content for repetition. Make the most of the word-based techniques such as assertions and scripting. Use rhyme and rhythm in your assertions where you can, and be sure to read important ones aloud. Set some key points to a familiar song, jingle or theme. Mnemonics are your friends for recalling lists of information. Acronym mnemonics use words, focusing on the first letter of the word to make up another word or memorable sequence. You can also make up phrases using the items you want to memorize. Scripting is also powerful for you. You don’t just have to write them down. Record your scripts using a tape or digital audio recorder (such as an MP3 player), and use it later for reviews. When you read content aloud, make it dramatic and varied. Instead of using a monotone voice to go over a procedure, turn it into a lively and energetic speech worthy of the theatre. Not only does this help your recall, you get to practice your dramatic presence! Try working with others and using role-playing to learn verbal exchanges such as negotiations, sales or radio calls. If you want to take this test yourself, go here. Of course, I found it at Sweet Memes. Thanks Cat!
 
posted by Lisa at 7/15/2006 01:14:00 PM ¤ Permalink ¤ 2 comments links to this post
Salsa Saturday
I found a new photo meme, Salsa Saturday. Here's the basic premise: Every Saturday I will post a new photography theme. See it as a challenge, or an inspiration, or simply a starting point. Take camera in hand (or even pen and ink, or pastels, or whatever medium spills your imagination into visual form) and tell me your interpretatation of that week's theme on your blog. THIS WEEK'S THEME ~ July 8 2006 to July 14, 2006 Post a picture, or series of picutes, showing the joy and exuberance of movement. Our bodies are so much more expresive than even we realize. They can show hope in the tilt of a head, fear in the hestitancy of our steps, and joy in the rush of energy that wraps our arms around our loved ones. But whether the motion is small and subtle, or grandiouse and theatrical, a great part of that expressiveness is in the movement - the "aliveness" of our bodies, if you will. There is a subtlty and grace to stillness, but especially joy and sheer happiness is hard to express through static pose.

My son in action (as usual) in one of his favorite settings- water.

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posted by Lisa at 7/15/2006 10:08:00 AM ¤ Permalink ¤ 0 comments links to this post
Photo Scavenger Hunt
Grab the Scavenger Hunt code.Photo Theme. Join the blogroll. Visit participants.
This Week's Theme: Door

I have an entire set of photos of crypt doors from Crown Hill Cemetery.
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Doors fleur_de_lisa@sbcglobal.net's Doors photoset
 
posted by Lisa at 7/15/2006 06:54:00 AM ¤ Permalink ¤ 26 comments links to this post
Friday, July 14, 2006
Personality Type
You Are An ENTJ
The Executive You are a natural leader - with confidence and strength that inspires others. Driven to succeed, you are always looking for ways to gain, power, knowledge, and expertise. Sometimes you aren't the most considerate person, especially to those who are a bit slow. You are not easily intimidated - and you have a commanding, awe-inspiring presence. You would make a great CEO, entrepreneur, or consultant.
What's Your Personality Type?
I wouldn't say that I'm inconsiderate. I do find myself getting impatient (at least in my head) with slow-talkers, but I wouldn't say anything disparaging to them about it.
 
posted by Lisa at 7/14/2006 06:11:00 PM ¤ Permalink ¤ 0 comments links to this post
Espanol?
You Passed 8th Grade Spanish
Congratulations, you got 7/8 correct!
Could You Pass 8th Grade Spanish?
The funny thing is, I never took Spanish. However, I'm fairly adept at learning new languages and my son did take Spanish last year so I must have picked up my knowledge while helping with homework.
 
posted by Lisa at 7/14/2006 06:01:00 PM ¤ Permalink ¤ 0 comments links to this post
See???
You Are 44% Control Freak
Generally, you are in control but not a control freak. You life is usually in order. However, sometimes you get too obsessed with making everything in your life picture perfect.
Are You A Control Freak?
Who me, trying to make everything perfect? Never! HA!
 
posted by Lisa at 7/14/2006 05:56:00 PM ¤ Permalink ¤ 0 comments links to this post
More Lists!
Stolen from the Queen of all things Meme- Cat 01 : What is your homepage set to? My Personalized SBC Yahoo Page. 02 : What is your favorite website? I'd have to say Blogger- it's a love-hate relationship! 03 : Which five NON-EMAIL websites do you frequent most often? Blogger, Google, Flickr, Amazon and Dictionary.com 04 : What is your favorite band site (official or fan site)? I don't have one 05 : What is your favorite search engine? Google 06 : What is your favorite site to waste time on? Obviously Blogger 07 : What is your favorite online comic? I don't have one. 08 : What is the very first site you remember visiting? I have no idea 09 : What site have you been visiting the longest? Perhaps Yahoo. 10 : What now-defunct website do you miss the most? I can't think of one. 11 : What website cheers you up? Amazon.com-all those books! 12 : What website annoys you? I don't surf to sites that annoy me. 13 : How old were you when you first used the 'net? About 25. 14 : How long did it take you to stumble on a porn site? I don't think one "stumbles" upon such sites. 15 : Have you ever put a profile up on an online dating site? Oh God, yes. Bad, bad idea. I have no idea why I did it. I do have a profile on OKCupid, but it's only for the tests. 16 : Approximately how many site links are in your favorites? I'd guess somewhere around 350. 17 : Which website do you love the design/layout of? My Google home page. 18 : What online shopping/store site do you like best? Amazon.com 19 : What are the last five sites you visited? Photobucket.com, Blogger.com, Dictionary.com, Technorati.com and Flickr.com 20 : Which email site do you use? I have a gmail account and 2 sbcglobal accounts. 21 : Who is your Internet provider? Obviously SBC Global 22 : What kind of 'net do you have (dial-up, cable, etc.)? At home and at work, DSL 23 : Have you ever gotten a computer virus? How bad was it? Several years ago I did and it was pretty vicious. 24 : What website are you addicted to? Addicted, no. 25 : Do you have a website? If so, list: I have this blog, my Manic Monday meme blog and just maybe a totally anonymous blog. 26 : Do you have a paid subscription to any sites? If so, list: Consumer Reports
 
posted by Lisa at 7/14/2006 03:57:00 PM ¤ Permalink ¤ 0 comments links to this post
i What?
As it should be! Some cheesy early attempts at taking some old photos of my son and making them look like an iPod ad. Now that my Photoshop skills have improved, I think I'll give it another try. iPod- RiP I think my precious iPod has bit the dust. I didn't even do anything to it. I can see if I would have dropped it, or something else equally asinine. It's not that it won't work at all. It's just that the click wheel won't work. Therefore, I have no control over what song I'm listening to, or at what volume. Not a good thing. I'm bummed about it, as my iPod is a constant companion. In the car, I've got a hook-up. In the house, it can be attached to its own little stereo. On the go, I have an arm-band. I'm going to continue tinkering with it for a while, I'm just not ready to give up on the old gal. Besides, I have better things to drop $300 on....Lots of things.
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posted by Lisa at 7/14/2006 03:31:00 PM ¤ Permalink ¤ 2 comments links to this post
SPF
I'll tell you, Kristine is dedicated. She got married less than a week ago, and she's still taking the time to assign us something for our weekly dose of SPF. However, I'm a bit frightened to look as she's asked us all to:
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I hate, hate, hate feet. My ex-husband has some the ugliest, nastiest feet in the world. I'm not exaggerating. (Yes, I know mine aren't perfect- I'm in need of a pedicure.) Anyhow, his feet are the main source of my foot-hate. He has webbed toes, really, freakishly webbed toes. There's an enormous space between the big piggy and the next one- like there a toe missing there someplace, but there isn't- it only looks that way. To top it all off, the military's idea of fixing a seriously ingrown toenail was to rip off said toenail. Therefore both of the big toes have some half-assed nail growing there.
And, no, I didn't use some psychedelic filter on that shot. The people who owned my house before me but lights in the "orgy tub" in the master bath. I can be a little disconcerting to take a bath in a red-lit tub, but I'm getting used to it.
Posted by Picasa I'll also show you my 13 year-old son's gigantic feet. I think all the food he eats goes directly here, to his feet. Perhaps one day his body will catch up. It's best that his shoes are on for this, like most boys, his feet can reek. What is that all about?
 
posted by Lisa at 7/14/2006 10:40:00 AM ¤ Permalink ¤ 15 comments links to this post
Thursday, July 13, 2006
Photo Theme for Thurdsay
 
posted by Lisa at 7/13/2006 08:50:00 AM ¤ Permalink ¤ 2 comments links to this post
Thursday Thirteen
Thirteen Beatles Songs Lisa Loves (In Random Order)

1…. The Long and Winding Road

2... Strawberry Fields Forever

3... Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds

4... Get Back

5...Maxwell's Siver Hammer

6... Lady Madonna

7... Good Day Sunshine

8... Rain

9... I am the Walrus

10.. I Me Mine

11.. Two of Us

12.. When I'm Sixty-four

13.. Nowhere Man Links to other Thursday Thirteens!

Get the Thursday Thirteen code here! The purpose of the meme is to get to know everyone who participates a little bit better every Thursday. Visiting fellow Thirteeners is encouraged! If you participate, leave the link to your Thirteen in others comments. It’s easy, and fun! Be sure to update your Thirteen with links that are left for you, as well! I will link to everyone who participates and leaves a link to their 13 things. Trackbacks, pings, comment links accepted!
 
posted by Lisa at 7/13/2006 08:07:00 AM ¤ Permalink ¤ 8 comments links to this post
IQ
If You Want to take this IQ Test yourself, go here. 138 You scored 138 on Tickle's IQ test. This means that based on your answers, your IQ score is between 128 and 138. Most people's IQs are between 70 and 130. In fact, 95% of all people have IQs within that range. 68% of people score between 80 and 120. The following chart to your right, shows these percentages and where your IQ score is on that scale.Print your Certificate of Intellectual Achievement. There's more to intelligence than a single number, a single score or a single label. Tickle uses four distinguishable Intelligence Scales in the Ultimate IQ Test. By analyzing your individual scores on those four scales, we are able to look beyond the raw IQ score into how you process information and thereby determine your Intellectual Type. Posted by Picasa Your Intellectual Type Is: Your mind's strengths allow you to think ahead of the game — to imagine or anticipate what should come next in just about any situation. Because you're equally skilled in the numerical and verbal universes of the brain, you can draw from multiple sources of information to come up with great ideas. The timelessness of your vision and the balance between your various skills are what make you a Visionary Philosopher. In addition to your strengths in math and linguistics, you have a knack for matching and anticipating patterns. These skills and your uncanny ability to detect the underlying blueprint of most of life's situations add to your Visionary Philosopher mind. Two philosophers who share the same combination of skills you possess are Plato and Benedict Spinoza. Spinoza had insight into how things worked in the world. He could envision a future based on the patterns he saw in life, and used mathematical logic as a structure within which to present his philosophical arguments. With that base he was able to use logic to formulate his theories. Borrowing from his linguistic strengths he wrote eloquent texts and, therefore, was able to bring his philosophical ideas and structure to the rest of the world. His story exemplifies the talents that are present in the Visionary Philosopher intellectual type. Whatever you decide to do in life, you've got a powerful mix of skills and insight that can be applied in a wide variety of ways. You can expand your mind to understand a situation. Your strong balance of math and verbal skills will help you explain things to others. For example, if you were on an archaeological dig and discovered an object, you could probably use your deductive powers to figure out not only what the object was but also how it was used. Given your ability to put things together, you are more than capable of inventing a life plan that is in synch with your perspective on how things were, how they are, and how they might be one day Mathematical Intelligence Your Mathematical Percentile You scored in the 100th percentile on the mathematical intelligence scale.This means that you scored higher than 90% - 100% of people who took the test and that 0% - 10% scored higher than you did. The scale above illustrates this visually. Your mathematical intelligence score represents your combined ability to reason and calculate. You scored relatively high, which means you're probably the one your friends look to when splitting the lunch bill or calculating your waitresses' tip. You may or may not be known as a math whiz, but number crunching might come a little easier to you than it does others. This is the kind of question that helped to determine your mathematical intelligence score: A boy is 4 years old and his sister is three times as old as he is. When the boy is 12 years old, how old will his sister be? 16, 20, 24, 28, 32. answer: 20. The sister is (3 )three times older than her (4) four-year-old brother. Three times 4 is 12, in other words, when he is four, she is 12. Twelve years old is 8 years older than 4 years old, which makes her 8 years older than him. This never changes. Therefore, when he is 12, she is still 8 years older, or 12+8=20. Visual-Spatial Intelligence Your Visual-Spatial Percentile You scored in the 100th percentile on the visual-spatial intelligence scale. This means that you scored higher than 90% - 100% of people who took the test and that 0% - 10% scored higher than you did. The scale above illustrates this visually. The visual-spatial component of intelligence measures your ability to extract a visual pattern and from that envision what should come next in a sequence. Your score was relatively high, which could mean that you're the one navigating the map when you're on an outing with friends. You have, in some capacity, an ability to think in pictures. Maybe this strength comes out in subtle ways, like how you play chess or form metaphors. Linguistic Intelligence Your Linguistic Percentile You scored in the 100th percentile on the linguistic intelligence scale. This means that you scored higher than 90% - 100% of people who took the test and that 0% - 10% scored higher than you did. The scale above illustrates this visually. Linguistic abilities include reading, writing and communicating with words. Tickle's test measures knowledge of vocabulary, ease in completing word analogies and the ability to think critically about a statement based on its semantic structure. Your score was relatively high, which could mean you know your way around a bookstore and maybe like to bandy about the occasional 25-cent word to impress friends. Here's the type of question that contributed to your linguistic intelligence scale score: Inept is the opposite of: Answer: Skillful. The answer is derived by prior knowledge that "inept" means "unskillful" (Oxford Concise Dictionary). Logical Intelligence Your Logical Percentile You scored in the 100th percentile on the logical intelligence scale. This means that you scored higher than 90% - 100% of people who took the test and that 0% - 10% scored higher than you did. The scale above illustrates this visually. Tickle's logical intelligence questions assess your ability to think things through. The questions determine the extent to which you use reasoning and logic to determine the best solution to a problem. Your logic score was relatively high, which could mean that when the car breaks down, your friends look to you to help figure out not only what's wrong, but how to fix it and how you're going to get to the next gas station. Here's the kind of question that contributed to your logical intelligence score: If some Wicks are Slicks and some Slicks are Snicks, then some Wicks are definitely Snicks. Answer: False The statement is false because while some Wicks might be Slicks, there is no conclusive proof that any of them might be Snicks. What do all these percentiles mean? For each scale, Tickle determined how many people received scores above and below yours. Your "percentile" represents what percentage of people scored lower than you. In other words, 90th percentile means you scored higher than 80 to 90% of people did. How are the percentiles determined? These percentiles were determined based on the one million users who have already taken our test. We then adjusted these percentiles based on a nationally representative IQ distribution to make sure that no level of intelligence was over- or underrepresented in the analysis. Thus, the percentiles we present reflect your score compared with people in the United States in general. State Average Tickle IQ Score Mississippi 110 West Virginia 110 Alabama 111 Arkansas 111 Kentucky 111 Louisiana 111 Florida 112 Georgia 112 Indiana 112 Maine 112 Michigan 112 Missouri 112 Nevada 112 New Mexico 112 North Carolina 112 North Dakota 112 Ohio 112 Oklahoma 112 Rhode Island 112 South Carolina 112 South Dakota 112 Tennessee 112 Texas 112 Wyoming 112 Alaska 113 Arizona 113 California 113 Connecticut 113 Delaware 113 Hawaii 113 Idaho 113 Illinois 113 Iowa 113 Kansas 113 Maryland 113 Montana 113 Nebraska 113 New Hampshire 113 New Jersey 113 New York 113 Pennsylvania 113 Vermont 113 Virginia 113 Wisconsin 113 Colorado 114 Massachusetts 114 Minnesota 114 Oregon 114 Utah 114 Washington 114 District of Columbia 115
 
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Wednesday, July 12, 2006
Baby You Can Drive My Car
Your Driving Is is: 68% Male, 32% Female
According to studies, you generally drive like a typical male. You're confident in your driving skills, and hardly any situation gets the better of you. And while you may have a few tickets under your belt, you're still a very good driver.
Do You Drive Like a Guy or a Girl?
Well, I haven't parallel parked since 1987, but I've never, ever gotten a ticket.
 
posted by Lisa at 7/12/2006 09:16:00 PM ¤ Permalink ¤ 0 comments links to this post
How Much Are You Really Worth?
Look over the list below, taking the dollar amounts from each of the things you have done (whether past or present) and add it up…than post how much you are worth in your blog title. Don’t forget to pass it along… 1. Have gone past first base–$ 700(I couldn't even remember what the bases were!) 2. Have had sexual intercourse–$10,000? (Is this supposed to be separate from #1?) 3. Have only went as far as first base–$5 (This base stuff always confused me.) 4. Have smoked an unfiltered cigarette or cigar–$2 (Yes, I smoked a cigar- ewww- at least it was a really expensive cigar. The funny thing is, I detest smoking.) 5. Have gotten so drunk, you’ve thrown up–$15 6. Have gone skinny dipping–$5 7. Have kissed someone of the opposite sex–$7,000 8. Have had more than one bf/gf at the same time–$1 9. Have cheated on someone you are in a committed relationship with–$2 10. Have fallen asleep during class–$0 11. Have cheated on a quiz–$0 12. Have been expelled–$0 13. Have been in a fist fight–$500 (don't ask) 14. Have given oral–$ Didn't we already cover this above? 15. Have received oral–$ See #14 16. Have prank called the cops–$0 17. Have stolen something from a store–$0 18. Have done some form of illegal drugs–$5 19. Have dyed your hair a color that evokes stares–$0 20. Have done something of a sexual nature with someone at least 5 yrs older than you–$About 9,995 (see #2) 21. Have dated someone over 18 while you were under 18–$1 ( One person, several dates) 22. Have eaten an entire bag of Oreos–$0 23. Have cried yourself to sleep over a member of the opposite sex–$0 24. Have said you love someone but didn’t actually mean it–$0 25. Have ever been in love–$1 26. Have ever been in lust–$5,000,000 (ha ha!) 27. Have gotten caught doing something that you shouldn’t have been doing–$0 ( I never get caught) 28. Have performed some sort of sexual activity in a house of worship–$0 29. Have gotten arrested–$0 30. Have spent a night in jail–$0 31. Have made out with someone at the movies–$25 32. Have peed in a pool–$0 33. Have played spin the bottle–$2 34. Have done something that you regret–$5,000 35. Have been in love with someone that you never told–$0 Yikes, I'm too tired to add this up. Thanks to Cat for keeping me up late doing this.
 
posted by Lisa at 7/12/2006 08:52:00 PM ¤ Permalink ¤ 2 comments links to this post
BMI and Obesity in America
Your BMI is 18.2 What does it all mean? BMI / Weight Status Below 18.5 = Underweight 18.5 - 24.9=Normal 25.0 - 29.9=Overweight 30.0 and Above=Obese A BMI of less than 19 indicates you are underweight. A BMI between 20 and 24 is usually considered normal. A person with a BMI of 25 to 29 is considered overweight, and a person with a BMI of 30 or above is considered obese. Obesity is associated with an increased risk for heart disease, diabetes, and other life-threatening diseases. You can view the animated map outlining the spread of obesity in America here. Here's what they have to say about my current state of residence: Indiana by Kathleen Donnelly for MSN Health & Fitness Wonder how Gov. Mitch Daniels keeps so svelte? His daily workout is on INshape Indiana, the Web site of the state's fitness and nutrition campaign. There, Hoosiers can find plenty of information on good eating and exercise habits, and can register to track their own progress. How does the governor do it? He runs a fast four miles around the track each day, followed by weight training and sprints. via
 
posted by Lisa at 7/12/2006 08:02:00 PM ¤ Permalink ¤ 0 comments links to this post
I DO know what one is...
It appears that I've been featured (with my permission) on My Nightstand.com regarding one of my answers to a recent meme. It just goes to show that there's a site about everything, including nightstands. Anyhow, the question was: 96. RELATIONSHIPS OR ONE NIGHT STANDS? And I answered: "I don't think I've ever had a one night stand." I was trying to be humorous. I know the answer and I know what one is! Anyhow, go ahead and visit My nightstand.com and tell them Lisa sent you. I didn't know what they were going to write about me, but it's quite amusing and not quite on base. If you read my blog at all, you'll know why when you read the post. Posted by Picasa Just in case you are wondering, I don't have one nightstand, but two. We OCD types crave balance, don't you know?
 
posted by Lisa at 7/12/2006 06:35:00 PM ¤ Permalink ¤ 0 comments links to this post
Snakes
"Dutch customs detected a live poisonous snake that was sent by airmail on a flight from Hong Kong to a collector in the Netherlands, the Finance Ministry said Wednesday. Inspectors thought the snake was a gag rubber gift when they first scanned the package, which was labeled 'toy goods'." You can read the entire story here. Makes me think of the upcoming movie "Snakes on a Plane" - a movie I am not planning on viewing. I suffer from ophiciophobia- the fear of snakes. Just looking at this photo makes me queasy. My older sister and I share this fear. When we were children playing in the yard and would see a harmless little garter snake, both of us would scream bloody murder. If dad was home, he'd come running every single time, certain that one of us had been maimed or seriously injured. And each time, he'd find out it was only a miniscule snake, not one of his girls with a limb dangling or arterial blood spurting. Still, he'd come running the next time he'd hear us shreik- just in case.... Dad's are like that.
 
posted by Lisa at 7/12/2006 06:04:00 PM ¤ Permalink ¤ 1 comments links to this post
Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Wordless Wednesday
Posted by Picasa A photo I took a few months ago while at the Lily Garden in the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
 
posted by Lisa at 7/11/2006 09:35:00 PM ¤ Permalink ¤ 13 comments links to this post
The Meme to End All Memes
A meme to end all memes Part 1: The Birth of You Were you a planned baby? I seriously doubt it. I am 6 years younger than my sister and 7 years younger than my brother. Were you the first? No, I was third out of four. Were your parents married when you were born? Yes. What is your birth date? February 26, 1970 Part 2: The Family How would you describe your family? We are the “fine” family. No matter what, everything’s fine! Are your parents married? Yes, they’ve been married for 44 years Siblings or an only child? I have one brother and two sisters. What are your siblings names? Brian, Michele and Deborah. Do you have step parents? No. Part 3: The Friends Do you have more than one best friend? No, I’d say I have only one. What do you like to do when you are together? Talk, laugh. Do you share the same interests? Some. Which friend can you tell anything to? B. Part 4: Your Personality How high/low is your self esteem? It is high. I know my abilities and my limitations and accept both. Do you get depressed about things easily? Not really. Are you an extrovert or an introvert? I’m an odd-sort of extrovert. People may think they know me, but most really don’t. Are you happy? For the most part, yes. Do you live life to the fullest? I certainly try to do so. Part 5: Appearance Are you comfortable with the way you look? Yes. I think the first step to a good self-esteem is liking your appearance. If you have self-confidence, that projects out to the world around you. Would you change anything about your appearance if you could? I’d love to be taller, but I guess I’m tall enough. Do you have any piercings besides your ears? No, and I sometimes question why those are pierced. Describe your hair? Blonde, thick, just about shoulder length. Part 6: The Past Were you a strange child? No stranger than the next child. What did you use to love that you no longer do? Snorkel. It’s hard to do that very often now that I’m land-locked. Do you have the same friends? Not really. Was there anything in your past that was traumatizing? Yes, I can think of three major events. And as Forrest Gump liked to say, “That’s all I’ve got to say about that.” Part 7: The Future What is your dream? To live by the ocean again in Kona, Hawaii. Are you scared of growing old? No. It is just a part of life. Do you want to get married? No. I've been there and done that. Part 8: The Outdoors Do you prefer indoors or outdoors? Outdoors unless it’s cold out. What is your favorite season? Summer. I need sunshine and warmth. Favorite weather? Warm, low humidity and a sweet breeze. Do you like walking in the rain? Yes I do, unless it is a very cold rain. Part 9: Food Are you a vegetarian? No, but I have been in the past. What is your favorite food? It is hard for me to limit it to just one. I love a good piece of dark chocolate, fresh baked bread with my mom’s homemade jam to name a few. What food makes you want to gag? Pickles. I absolutely hate them. What is your favorite restaurant? One of my all-time favorite restaurants is Tutto Fresco in Irvine, California. Obviously, I don’t make it there very often. Locally I like Mama Carolla’s and Maggiano’s. Part 10: Experiences What was one of your greatest experiences? Having my son. Have you ever done drugs? What kind of drugs are we talking here? I don't think that is appropriate to write about in here. Have you ever thought you were going to die? Yes, but I’m not going to talk about it. The Cans Can you blow a bubble? Sure I can. Can you dance? Just enough to not be a constant embarrassment to myself. Can you do a cart wheel? I haven’t tried in a while, but yes, the last time I checked. Can you touch your tongue to your nose? Yes. I must have a very long tongue or my nose is too close because I can do it with ease. Can you touch your toes? Easily. Can you whistle? Yes. Can you wiggle your ears? No. The Dids Did you ever get into a fight in school? Not an out and out fight, but something close. Did you ever eat a pie? An entire pie? No way. Did you ever run away from home? Never. I was a good kid. I’m making up for that now! Did you ever want to be a doctor? No way! I can’t stand needles. Did you ever want to be a fire fighter? No. Did you have a party for your last birthday? Yes. The Dos Do you know how to drive? Yes. I used to know how to drive a stick, back in my Jeep driving days, but I may have forgotten. Do you like Roller coasters? Most of them. Do you own a bike? Yes, I have two actually. Do you think you could handle the stuff they eat on those reality TV shows? Not a chance. Do you tie your shoes every day? I don’t wear shoes that tie every day. The Does Does hair loss run in your family at all? Not at all. My grandfather died in his 90’s with a nice head of hair. Does your car get good gas mileage? Not bad, but my last car was much better. Does your family have family picnics? Yes. It’s a tradition that we do every year. The Has Has anyone ever given you flowers? Yes. Many times. The Hows How many different places have you lived? I’m guessing somewhere around 13 to 15. How tall are you? 5’8” Last Last song you listened to? “American Woman” by Lenny Kravitz QUICK NOW! Quick- how much money do you have on you right now? $70.00 The Whats What did you wear to bed last night? Nothing. What do you fear? Snakes, needles and clowns. What Radio Station do you listen to? If I have the radio on at all it’s tuned to 90.1 NPR. (Yes, I am a nerd!) I usually listen to my iPod or XM radio. What was the last book you read? I am always reading a book. I’m reading “Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven” by Fannie Flagg right now. The Whos What friend have you known the longest? Tracy Who was that last person you IMed? Most likely B. Who was the last person you talked to on the phone? Who knows, I am on the phone all day.
 
posted by Lisa at 7/11/2006 08:40:00 PM ¤ Permalink ¤ 0 comments links to this post
From Lizzie
(¯`'•.¸(¯`'•.¸A Lizzie Quizzie!¸.•'´¯)¸.• 1. Have you ever been to a summer camp? Several. My parents used to send me to a week long church camp each and every summer for years. 2. Do you have any of your own artwork hanging on your walls in your home? Actually, I have a few of my photos up. 3. Sunburn or tan? Sunglasses or hat? Come on, I'm a blonde- I burn! I go the sunglass route most of the time as I have a big head- too big for a lot of hats. 4. Do you own a shreader? Yes, and I use it all of the time. 5. What do you normally eat for breakfast? Cereal, fruit, oatmeal, oj, yogurt- a combo of any of those. 6. Who was your childhood hero? I can't say that I had one. 7. What is on your keyring? 9 keys, a swiss army knife, a keychain with an "L" on it from Puerto Rico, a Colorado license plate look-alike keychain that says "Lisa" on it (from my son on his last ski trip), a red laser light, and those frequent shopper scan cards from Borders Books, PetsMart and 21st Ammendment (yes, liquor stores have frequent shopper cards- and I have one!) 8. Do you own a pool or belong to one? No, but I really, really want one of my own. 9. On a scale from 1-10, how funny are you? :) 8, or at least I think so! 10. What is the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow? I have no earthly idea.

TMI Tuesday

1. Ever stalked an ex? Stalked, no. Been stalked, yes.

2. Do you own a pair of handcuffs? Nope.

3. Have you ever role-played in bed with a partner? Yep.

4. If your partner brought a double dildo to bed, you'd be ____________? Could we be more specific here?

5. If it was up to you, how long would actual intercourse last? How about 2 hours...

Bonus (as in "optional"): Women - Do you do Kegels? Men - Can you feel it when a woman does them and you're inside her? How is it? (Sorry to any gay men out there as there really isn't a question for you to answer here... but this one's been burning in my mind!) Nope, I don't need to...

 
posted by Lisa at 7/11/2006 01:51:00 PM ¤ Permalink ¤ 3 comments links to this post
Miss Elainie

Just for Fun

1. Have you ever ice skated? Yes, many, many times. I grew up in the Midwest so what else were we to do in the winter? I always had my own pair of skates. Sometimes we would go to the ice rink but if it was cold enough we would skate on the river when it froze over.

2. Have you ever used a pair of roller skates that required a key to adjust them. No, but I've heard of them.

3. What make was your first two-wheeled bicycle? A Schwinn with a fantastic white banana seat.

4. Where was it when you first learned to ride a two-wheeled bicycle? On the very long driveway of my childhood home.

5. Which toy or game did you persistently harass your parents to get for you and then when you got it, it wasn't’t as fun as you thought it would be. I can't recall any specific toy that meets that criteria.

6. Do you remember a toy/game named: Boob Tubes? My first instinct upon reading the name was to answer no. However, when I opened the link and saw the photo I recalled a toy like that at my grandmother's house.

7. An aggie, cat eye, popper, black beauty, shooter are all types of- Marbles, of course! I was an avid collector of marbles when I was young. My father and grandfather would occasionally find very old marbles when working in the yard or the garden and would always give them to me. I kept them all in a beaded leather Indian pouch. I have no idea what ever happened to them all, so I suppose you could say I've lost my marbles!

8. Have you ever played Chinese or double Dutch jump rope? I loved to play Chinese jump rope. I wasn't so swift at double-Dutch.

9. As a child, did you ever have a W.T. Grant or J.J. Newberry in your area? Grant's soundsvaguelyy familiar.

10. Have you ever been to a soda fountain at a drug store. If so, what was the name of the Drug Store. I cannot recall the name of the store. I do remember that I loved the way the circular seats would spin all the way around. They were edged with chrome and covered in some sparkly-redvinyly material. I thought they were the greatest! I didn't like soda then (nor do I now for that fact) so I always ordered a Purple Cow.

 
posted by Lisa at 7/10/2006 05:38:00 PM ¤ Permalink ¤ 1 comments links to this post
Driving
How to identify where a driver is from One hand on wheel, one hand on horn: Chicago One hand on wheel, one finger out window: New York One hand on wheel, one hand on newspaper, foot solidly on accelerator: Boston One hand on wheel, cradling cellphone, brick on accelerator: California. (With gun in lap: Riverside.) Both hands on wheel, eyes shut, both feet on brake, quivering in terror: Ohio, but driving in California. Both hands in air, gesturing, both feet on accelerator, head turned to talk to someone in back seat: Italy One hand on horn, one hand cradling cellphone, both feet on accelerator: Buenos Aires One hand on latté, one knee on wheel, cradling cellphone, foot on brake, mind on game: Seattle One hand on wheel, one hand on hunting rifle, alternating between both feet being on the accelerator and both on the brake, throwing a McDonald's bag out the window: Texas city male One hand constantly refocusing the rearview mirror to show different angles of the BIG hair, one hand going between mousse, brush, and rattail to keep the helmet hair going, both feet on the accelerator, poodle steering the car, chrome .38 revolver with mother of pearl inlaid handle in the glove compartment: Texas female Four wheel drive pickup truck, shotgun mounted in rear window, beer cans on floor, squirrel tails attached to antenna, cousin/spouse in passenger seat: Arkansas Two hands gripping wheel, blue hair barely visible above window level, driving 35 on the interstate in the left lane with the left blinker on: Florida.
 
posted by Lisa at 7/10/2006 02:42:00 PM ¤ Permalink ¤ 1 comments links to this post
Manic Monday
It Does a Body Good Would you drink milk after the expiration date on the container? Why or why not? Not a chance. I am one of those people that worry about food being spoiled even when it is quite fresh. What was your favorite Aaron Spelling produced television show? (If you need to jog your memory, go here.) I watched "The Love Boat" each and every Saturday night when I was a kid. I had a crush on Julie, the cruise director.
 
posted by Lisa at 7/10/2006 09:27:00 AM ¤ Permalink ¤ 1 comments links to this post
Curious As A Cat
Questions for Week Number Twenty-Four: If you could pick the last thing you'll see before you die, what would you choose? My face of my sweet son. What is your favorite sandwich, made at home with your own hands? I don't like most sandwiches, and certainly not cold lunchmeat sandwiches. The Cajun chicken sandwich I grilled last night was good.
 
posted by Lisa at 7/10/2006 09:08:00 AM ¤ Permalink ¤ 1 comments links to this post
I've been tagged
Thanks to Irish Church Lady for the tag. The book nearest me - A Cup of Comfort- a gift from my Momma Stretch out left arm what do you touch? - The Indianapolis Star Newspaper Last thing watched on television? - The Today Show Without looking what time is it? - 9:13 am What actual time is it? - 8:35 am With the exception of the computer what can you hear? - The weather forecast with Al on the Today Show When did you last step outside? - Last night, I'm still in my pjs today. Before this survey what did you look at? - My email. What are you wearing? - Red tank top and pj pants with red cherries on them. Did you dream last night? - I can't recall my dreams last night- I didn't sleep very well. When did you last laugh? - Just a minute ago when someone on the Today Show didn't know she was on the air. What is on the walls in the room? -Lots of stuff- my Fabrice de Villeneuve prints, two shadow boxes- one with wine corks and the other with old skeleton keys, a huge wall clock...and more. Seen anything weird lately? - Not that I can think of. What do you think of this quiz? - Not too bad. What is the last film you saw? - I am embarrassed to admit that it was "American Pie" Tell me something we don't know - I never spill it! If you could change one thing about the world, what would you do? - Why can't we all just get along? Do you like to dance? - When the mood strikes George Bush? - Let's just say we don't care much for each other. Imagine your first child is a girl - and then what? Imagine your first child is a boy - My first, last and only child was a boy, just like I wanted. Would you consider living abroad? - Most certainly.
 
posted by Lisa at 7/10/2006 08:37:00 AM ¤ Permalink ¤ 1 comments links to this post
Monday Memories
I'm not going way, way back for this Monday Memory. A few years ago several friends and I went on a cruise together and one of our stops was Aruba. I thought it was a beautiful place, very clean and the people were so helpful and friendly. I'm sorry to hear that Aruba is getting a bad image now in the wake of the Natalee Holloway disappearance. The tiny island nation was a lovely mix of Caribbean and Dutch cultures with terrific food and gorgeous turquoise water.
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posted by Lisa at 7/10/2006 07:30:00 AM ¤ Permalink ¤ 5 comments links to this post
Sunday, July 09, 2006
100 Useless Things About Me
1.ONE OF YOUR SCARS, HOW DID YOU GET IT? A 2 inch scar on my upper left shoulder. I got it last year when I had a suspicious mole removed by my doctor. It was just a small punch biopsy, but I kept tearing out the sutures. I don't do so well sitting still. The pathology report came back as containing dysplastic cells. I was sent off to the dermatologist and he found it necessary to re-biopsy the entire area, to be certain to get any potential satellite cells. I'm left with a big, red, ugly scar...But no cancer now, so I'll take it. 2. WHAT IS ON THE WALLS IN YOUR ROOM? I'm in my family room now, so I'll answer using that room. I have quite a few things on the walls in here as it is a fairly large room. I'll list some of my favorites: a very large wall clock, a shadow box filled with some of my favorite wine corks and two large vintage Fabrice de Villeneuve prints. 3. WHAT DOES YOUR CELL PHONE LOOK LIKE? A black Razr 4. WHAT MUSIC DO YOU LIKE TO LISTEN TO? A vast variety. The only things I don't like are country and rap. Other than that- I'm open. 5. DO YOU KNOW WHAT TIME YOU WERE BORN? Three something in the afternoon. 6. WHAT DO YOU WANT MORE THAN ANYTHING RIGHT NOW? I want to know so many things! 7. WHAT DO YOU MISS? That light, easy feeling that you have when you are young and innocent. 8. WHAT IS YOUR MOST PRIZED POSSESSION? My woobie, aka my childhood teddy bear. 9. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SMELL? A campfire, freshly cut grass, coffee brewing...There are so many- I've very scent sensitive. 10. DO YOU GET CLAUSTROPHOBIC? Not particularly. 11. DO YOU GET SCARED OF THE DARK? No. 13. WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE COLOGNE / PERFUME? Ralph Lauren Blue. 14. WHAT KIND OF HAIR DO YOU LIKE ON SOMEONE YOU ARE ATTRACTED TO? Thick and straight. I think certain men look great with silver hair, but I prefer blonde hair on women. 15. WHERE CAN YOU SEE YOURSELF BEING PROPOSED TO AT? I can say with a great deal of certainty, I will not be proposed to again, and that is fine with me. 16. COFFEE OR ENERGY DRINKS? Coffee. 17. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PIZZA TOPPING? Mushrooms. 18. IF YOU COULD EAT ANYTHING RIGHT NOW, WHAT WOULD IT BE? Chips and fresh salsa with a margarita. 19. WHO IS THE LAST PERSON YOU MADE MAD? Undoubtedly, B! 20. DO YOU SPEAK A FOREIGN LANGUAGE? I know some rusty French. I've still maintained it enough to translate (though rather poorly) a web site in French about tennis star Amelie Mauresmo 21. WHAT WAS THE FIRST GIFT SOMEONE EVER GAVE YOU (OF THE OPPOSITE SEX): I can't remember. 22. DO YOU LIKE ANYBODY? Sure, I like lots of people. 23. ARE YOU DOUBLE JOINTED? I most certainly am, in several places. 24. FAVORITE CLOTHING BRAND? I like the suits from Banana Republic. The pants come in long and the pieces can be bought separately. That's great for me as I wear a larger jacket size than pants size (I have broad shoulders.) 25. WHAT`S YOUR DREAM CAR? I have to admit that I like cars. I used to have a '65 Mustang and I'd love to have a restored one now. 27. WHAT IS ONE OF YOUR DREAMS? To have one of my photos in an exhibition. 29. WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO TELL SOMEONE HOW MUCH THEY MEAN TO YOU? By doing an unexpected act of kindness. 30. SAY A NUMBER FROM ONE TO A HUNDRED: 13 31. BLONDES OR BRUNETTES? Blondes, at least in theory. I find blondes attractive, but generally avoid dating them as they are bad news for me! 32. WHAT IS THE ONE NUMBER YOU CALL MOST OFTEN? My son's cell phone. 33. WHAT ANNOYS YOU MOST? The messes that are made by others in my home. 34. HAVE YOU BEEN OUT OF THE US? Yes, a number of times. 35. YOUR WEAKNESSES? My somewhat uncontrollable curiosity. 36. WHERE DO YOU WANT TO LIVE? Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. I'd love a cozy beach house with my own boat dock. It's a laid-back place with both the mountains and the ocean available. 37. FIRST JOB? Babysitting- I love kids. 38. EVER DONE A PRANK CALL? My best friend and her little sister and I used to make them all of the time when we were kids. This, of course, was well before the advent of caller ID. One thing we used to do quite often was call a local prayer-line for children. We'd let the lady go through her whole speil and then ask her some stupid question, like what bra size did she wear. We were mischievous kids! 39. WHAT WERE YOU DOING BEFORE YOU FILLED OUT THIS SURVEY? Playing bocce ball and drinking a beer. 40. IF YOU COULD GET PLASTIC SURGERY WHAT WOULD IT BE? I used to want a nose-job but I'm over that now. 41. WHY DID YOU FILL OUT THIS SURVEY? I have no idea. 42. WHAT DO YOU GET COMPLIMENTED ABOUT MOST? My hair. 43. WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF ALCOHOL BECAME ILLEGAL? Make my own? 44. WHAT DO YOU WANT FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY? A camera lens 45. HOW MANY KIDS DO YOU WANT? Just the one I've got. 46. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? No. 47. DO YOU WISH ON STARS? Yes. 48. WHICH FINGER[S] IS YOUR FAVORITE? If I had to pick one, my thumb. I'm not going to say why. 49. WHEN DID YOU LAST CRY? It has been a long time. I do not like to cry and I do not do it often. 50. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? Sometimes. My handwriting varies quite a bit. I print when I write for my son and my boss. I know why I do that for my son (he's dyslexic and cannot read cursive) but I have no idea why I do it for my boss. 51. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH MEAT? I abhor lunchmeat. 52. ANY BAD HABITS? Who me, I am perfect. Ha! Of course I do! 53. WHAT IS YOUR MOST EMBARRASSING CD ON THE SHELF? ABBA's Greatest Hits 54. IF YOU WERE ANOTHER PERSON, WOULD YOU BE FRIENDS WITH YOU? Sure, I would. 55. HAVE YOU EVER TOLD A SECRET YOU SWORE NOT TO TELL? I never have, and I never will. I am an expert secret keeper. 56. DO LOOKS MATTER? Yes, they do. Let's be realistic. The way you are treated by others depends on your appearance. It may not be right, but it is true. 57. HOW DO YOU RELEASE ANGER? I swear in the car when I am alone. 58. WHERE IS YOUR SECOND HOME? I don't have a bricks and mortar second home, but I'd love to have a beach house someday. For now, I can go anywhere with my imagination and a good book. 59. DO YOU TRUST OTHERS EASILY? Yes and no. 60. WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE TOY AS A CHILD? My inchworm. You know, those weird, green ride-on toys. 61. WHAT ARE THE FIRST THREE NUMBERS IN YOUR CELL PHONE? 332 62?? ? 63. DO YOU USE SARCASM? Yes I do. 64. HAVE YOU EVER BEEN IN A MOSH PIT? No. 65. WHAT DO YOU LOOK FOR IN A MAN/WOMAN? A great voice, eyes full of life, beautiful hands. 66. WHAT ARE YOUR NICKNAMES? Li-Li, La-La or Lis (pronounced Lease) 68. DO YOU UN-TIE YOUR SHOES WHEN YOU TAKE THEM OFF? If they tie, yes, 69. WHO IS YOUR CRUSH? Aren't I a little old of that? 70. WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE ICE CREAM FLAVOR? Raspberry chocolate truffle 71. WHEN IS THE LAST TIME YOU WENT ON A DATE? Sometime around 1987....I never know anymore how to define a date. I'm sure I've been on many and didn't know it was a "date." 72. WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE COLORS? Red and black 73. HOW MANY WISDOM TEETH DO YOU HAVE? None. They've been gone for quite some time. I do recommend that if you have them, get them taken out all at once. I did two under GA (general anesthesia) and the remaining two about 5 years later with just local anesthetic. I was a much easier recovery with the GA, and I woke up laughing. 74. WHO/WHAT DO YOU MISS MOST RIGHT NOW? My son and my dog. They've both at my parents house and they're staying for another week. 75. DO YOU WANT EVERYONE TO ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS? Not if they would find them annoying. 76. WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW? Suzanne Westenhoefer on Logo network. 77. LAST THING YOU ATE? Cajun chicken sandwich, organic mixed baby greens salad and fresh grilled corn on the cob with iced tea. Classic summertime. Here's the recipe, just in case you are interested: INGREDIENTS 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon celery salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon pepper 6 kaiser rolls, split and toasted 12 slices tomato 6 lettuce leaves DIRECTIONS Flatten chicken to 1/2-in. thickness. Brush both sides with oil. Combine the seasonings; rub over both sides of chicken. Arrange in a 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight. Coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray before starting the grill. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until chicken juices run clear. Serve on rolls with tomato and lettuce 78. LAST PERSON YOU TALKED TO ON THE PHONE? My son. 79. THE FIRST THING YOU NOTICE ABOUT A MAN/WOMAN? See question #65. 80. FAVORITE THOUGHT PROVOKING SONG? Thought provoking? 81. FAVORITE THING TO HATE: W.- I have a feeling it is mutual. 82. FAVORITE DRINK? Coffee 83. FAVORITE ZODIAC SIGN: I can't say I have a favorite. 84. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SPORT? I don't particularly like to watch sports on television. 85. HAIR COLOR? Blonde 86. EYE COLOR? Green 87. DO YOU WEAR GLASSES? Not if I can help it. I wear contacts. 88. SIBLINGS? Older sister, older brother, younger sister. 89. FAVORITE MONTH? June. 90. YOU LIKE SUSHI? Some. 91. LAST THING YOU WATCHED? I don't watch much TV but I had it on while cooking at it was Margaret Cho, believe it or not. 92. FAVORITE DAY OF THE YEAR? The first day of summer. 93. ARE YOU TOO SHY TO ASK SOMEONE OUT? No, well- sometimes yes. 94. SUMMER OR WINTER? Summer! 95. KISSES OR HUGS? Kisses. 96. RELATIONSHIPS OR ONE NIGHT STANDS? I don't think I've ever had a one night stand. 97. WHO IS THE MOST LIKELY TO ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS? Some of my fellow meme-a-holics. 98. WHO IS THE LEAST LIKELY TO ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS? I don't know, the Pope, President Bush- they've both given up reading my blog. 99. WHAT BOOKS ARE YOU READING? I just started "Can't Wait to Get to Heaven" by Fannie Flagg. 100. IS ANYONE IN LOVE WITH YOU? I think so, yes.
 
posted by Lisa at 7/09/2006 01:43:00 PM ¤ Permalink ¤ 2 comments links to this post
The Saturday Six (on Sunday)
1. What is the last food you prepared that you burned badly? I can't think of anything. Perhaps toast back when my toaster over was going on. 2. Did you eat it anyway? Not a chance. 3. What is your favorite carnival ride and why? I haven't been to a carnival in ages. 4. Take the quiz: How is your Inner Child?
Your Inner Child Is Surprised
You see many things through the eyes of a child. Meaning, you're rarely cynical or jaded. You cherish all of the details in life. Easily fascinated, you enjoy experiencing new things.
How Is Your Inner Child?
5. What is your ideal summer day? I'd have to say a day like yesterday. Warm but not too hot, low humidity and a clear blue sky. 6. What was the setting of the last dream you remembered? I don't know the setting, but last night I received a check for $462.00 for no specific reason. I'll take it!
 
posted by Lisa at 7/09/2006 11:09:00 AM ¤ Permalink ¤ 0 comments links to this post
Unconscious Mutterings
Free association is described as a "psychonanalytic procedure in which a person is encouraged to give free rein to his or her thoughts and feelings, verbalizing whatever comes into the mind without monitoring its content." Over time, this technique is supposed to help bring forth repressed thoughts and feelings that the person can then work through to gain a better sense of self. That's an admirable goal, but for the purposes of this excercise, we're just hoping to have a little fun with the technique. Each week I'll post ten words to which you can respond to with the first thing that comes to mind.
  1. Face it :: Truth
  2. Healthy :: Lifestyle
  3. Cartoon :: Network
  4. Device :: Gizmo
  5. Raider :: Tomb
  6. Closer :: Look
  7. Admission :: Ticket
  8. Culture :: Literature
  9. Stakes :: Wooden
  10. Heartbroken :: Distressed
 
posted by Lisa at 7/09/2006 10:50:00 AM ¤ Permalink ¤ 1 comments links to this post

Cost of Bush's Ego War In Iraq
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