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Sunday Stealing: The Mud Meme

Today we ripped this meme off a blogger named Miranda from the blog The Times of Miranda. She thanks to Mud for prodding some fodder her way, in the way of a meme. But, it was probably stolen at that blog as well. So, of course, that will be as far as we go. Tracing back our theft's thieves might take some time. Cheers to us all thieves!

Join the fun.

1. What are your current obsessions? travelling and quaint cottages

2. Which item from your wardrobe do you wear most often? my old maid work uniform

3. What's for dinner? eating out by and by at a restaurant called Banana Leaf

4. Last thing you bought? food

5. What are you listening to? Dobby speaking to Harry (son is watching HP2 a few inches away)

6. If you were a god/goddess who would you be? Isis

7. Favorite holiday spots? beach and mountain resorts

8. Reading right now? RD, December 2006

9. 4 words to describe yourself. bored, resolute, robot, hopeful

10. Guilty pleasure? unplanned shopping; it happens once in a blue moon though

11. Who or what makes you laugh until you’re weak? memories of college silliness

12. Planning to travel to next? Beijing or Tokyo

13. Best thing you ate or drank lately? pomegranate martini

14. When did you last get tipsy? weeks ago at Hard Rock; the first time in 9 years

15. Care to share some wisdom? Listen to Max Ehrmann :-)

16. Nicest thing anyone’s ever said to you? "Thank you, Mommy!"


Paula said…
Ah I wish I was going to Beijing....Have a great Sunday
Carleen said…
I watched HP2 yesterday, too -- talk about a small world! Happy Sunday to you and the HP fan. :)
I am Harriet said…
I forgot what's like to partake in unplanned shopping......
Hootin' Anni said…
Every time we traveled, I always had to check out the Hard Rock Cafes. I think the best one was in Honolulu. They're great places.

My Stolen Meme is posted. Come join me? Have a great day.
NurseExec said…
Wish I were going to Beijing too! Have a happy Sunday :)
Arlne said…
Yeah zel, pareho jud ta answer sa # 7. hehehe

Thanks for dropping by!
Anonymous said…
Isis oooooooooh!!!!

and if shoppin happens once in a blue moon you are coast clear :)
You can't beat a pomegranate martini! Great job. Enjoy your day...
onangelwings said…
Awww...thank you Mommy is a great answer.
Jayne d'Arcy said…
This meme had me running into quite a few HP fans. Funny that. Nice to meet you!
kalea_kane said…
Ah I love the idea of going away to the mountains or the beach for that matter. :) Happy Sunday!
Joy said…
Pomegranate martini sounds sooo intriguing!
Genejosh said…
this post is interesting...sis you're invited here..

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