Saturday, May 30, 2009

Darlene (Auntie Meme)

I've been tagged by Darlene. And, I'm supposed to tag 8 other people. I usually don't tag anyone, but feel free to play along if you want to. For some reason, Darlene's link doesn't work, and I don't know where the underlines came from. But, you can find her at

Auntie Meme

1. If one song were to describe your life, what song would it be?

Is That All There Is?

2. Which item of clothing do you wear most?

Loungers inside, slacks and tops outside

3. What's for dinner?

Beans and Ham and Cornbread Yum-Yum

4. Last thing you bought?

Books, books, books

5. What are you listening to?

CNN news story about GM bankruptcy.

6. If you were a God or a Goddess, who would you be?

Bacchus (Drinkin' Wine, Spo-de-odie, drinkin' wine)

7. Favorite holiday spots?

Kelley's house in Omaha for Thanksgiving.

8. Reading right now?

A Fountain Filled With Blood by Julia Spencer-Fleming

9. Favorite film?

The Godfather (all three), Jaws, I,II, and III but not IV (enough is enough) , The American President, Apollo XIII. I could go on and on.

10. Okay, what were you thinking about just then?

My favorite films. I don't change thoughts very quickly.

11. What kind of books do you prefer; history, fantasy, mystery, romance, political?

Mystery, Political (Almost any fiction. That's not to say I'll finish reading a book I don't like. But, I'll try anything.)

12. Funniest thing you saw in your life?

My late grandpuppy trying to eat ice cream out of a very small paper cup.

13. Who's your hero/heroine?

My daughter, Kell, who is refusing to let MS slow her down.

14. Share some wisdom?

Never walk when you can ride, never stand when you can sit, never sit when you can lie down.

15. If you were a tree, what tree would you be and why?

A Tulip Tree. So strong and showy for a short time in the spring.

16. Fictitious characters who made a lasting impression on you?

Murphy Brown (actually, I just pulled that one out of the air. Couldn't think of anyone else. I don't confuse fictitious characters with real people, honest I don't.)

17. 4 words to describe you?

Shy, Quiet, Funny (Sometimes, when I'm not even trying), Quirky


Looking to the Stars said...

Love your answers! :)

Darlene said...

Thanks for playing along. I liked your answers - especially the one about being Bacchus. I like wine, too.

Darlene said...

P. S. As if you didn't know if you looked at my picture. ;-)

Cynthia Springer said...

Facebook does a "Make your own quiz." You give 5 answers to questions about yourself. One is right. Nobody has taken my quiz yet. I got 1 out of 8 questions right about my grandson.

kenju said...

I love your answers, Darlene. You are funny (even if you don't mean to be...LOL)

Betty said...

Looking To The Stars...: Thanks, are you taking it?

Darlene: Cheers!

Cynthia Springer: I don't have a Facebook account.

Kenju: Surprise! I'm not Darlene. Thanks, anyway. lol

Kell said...

Thanks for thinking of me as a hero. That's so sweet.

Deanna said...

Loved your answers. Quirky, eh. You definitely have a wonderful sense of humor.

Betty said...

Kell: You're welcome, honey.

Deanna: Thanks.

Cazzie!!! said...

Loved it Betty, and the best of all we like the same movies,...I know you couldve gone on to more .. and I bet I like them too!

Tincanman said...

There's an interesting (and possibly disturbing) article on tagging internet-style here

you may want to read. Other than your post and this referenced article, I'd never heard of this practice before.

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