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Saturday 9: It's my party

1. Do you prefer to host or be a guest at a party?
~ host; I love the satisfaction of happy guests in my backyard

2. Would you rather go to a large party or a small dinner party?
~ both, but ok, I like the intimacy at small dinner parties

3. What is you worst flaw?
~ sometimes my middle name is Procrastinate-Impatient

4. What is you best character trait?
~ sticking to the positive side of everything and everyone

5. What habit in others annoys you?
~ gossiping

6. What qualities in others do you admire?
~ broad knowledge packaged in good attitude

7. If you could change something about yourself, what would it be?
~ I would think more rather than feel more

8. Do you tend to be shy with strangers?
~ more quietly curious than shy actually

9. Do you prefer to lead or follow in a group of people?
~ it depends upon the kind of people in the group; if they are intelligent and nice - I follow. If they are beautiful and rich - I lead :-)

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procrastinate is a much better name than sarcasm isnt it :)
Smellyann said…
Love your answer to #9!!
Becca said…
I also suffer from impatience. Taking a deep breath really helps...but only for so long lol
I am Harriet said…
If you are going to host, the backyard is definitely the way to go.
I'm ready now :)
Diana_CT said…
I am also a procrastinator.

I love your comment that you left on my blog, that is exactly what I need :-)
7. If you could change something about yourself, what would it be?
~ I would think more rather than feel more.

What a wonderful answer! I am so like this, too!
Lisa G said…
Gossiping is so annoying--and so high school! Have a happy Saturday :)
Marla said…
your answers are so great... i did the one word answer version :)
I like the way you do large cocepts with few words. Like "broad knowledge packaged in good attitude" is perfect!

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