Sunday, January 02, 2005

Robert’s List

I am so grateful to Robert for not tagging me for this quiz that I am inspired to do it anyway.

Three names you go by:
Karen
Kar
K

Three screennames you have:
vtgirl
Karen
2dogsmom

Three things you like about yourself:
kind heart
curly hair
pretty good brain

Three things you dislike about yourself:
short temper
shyness
ugly toes

Three parts of your heritage:
Scots Irish
Southern
New York City (was there so long it has to count)

Three things that scare you:
doctors
confrontation
conservatives/liberals/people who jump to conclusions

Three of your everyday essentials:
writing
movement
my dogs

Three things you are wearing right now:
blue flannel pajamas with dogs on them
long purple velvet bathrobe (cheap, bought on a whim, worn to threadbare)
hot pink Timberland boots (okay, I only put them on for this question but I love them and the other one recently returned from dogland)

Three of your favorite bands/artists (at the moment):
the whole cd my brother just made me for Christmas

Three of your favorite songs at present:
ditto

Three things you want to do in the next 12 months:
lose ## pounds/increase physical stamina
install an herb garden where the aboveground pool used to be
paint my house

Three things you want in a relationship (love is a given)...I could hardly improve on Robert's list:
honesty
equality
fun/sex

Three physical things about the opposite sex (or same) that appeal to you:
smarts
sensitivity
ability to fix things

Actually, those weren't physical, were they? Okay, try again:
fit enough
not too tall
bald, actually, is very good

Three things you just can't do:
sing
hook up my VCR
tolerate threats to those I love

Three of your favorite hobbies:
home improvement
walking and looking
cooking, especially from my own garden

Three things you want to do really badly right now:
fix my daily workout routine
redesign my blog
scrub my house from top to bottom (all that puppy poop, you know)

Three careers you're considering:
writing/teaching/public speaking
public administration…within limits
financial advisory

Three places you want to go on vacation:
back to Paris
camping
road trip! (always a favorite)

Three things you want to do before you die:
write something really, really good
find a loving and secure community
maybe get my knees fixed (see fear of doctors, love of walking above)

Three *cough* people who have to take this quiz now or…I guess this would have to be optional since I opted in….but…
Jon
Tamara
Karl

3 comments:

Karen said...

Lovely offering from Tamara, but since she didn't share it, neither will I. Guys? Anyone else?

Robert said...

"Three things you want to do before you die:
write something really, really good"

I think your blog counts.

Karen said...

Thanks, Robert. If I ever do write something "really good" I may or may not know it. But I certainly would not have started in the right direction without the blog, and it would not have started without your encouragement. Thank you so much for that.