waiting on the front porch

she just stood there on the front porch waiting for her will to come and get her she was packed she had a suitcase full of noble intentions she had a map and a straight face hell bent on reinvention she was learning about please and huge humilities then one day she looked around her and everything up til then was showing and she wondered how did i get here without even knowing where i was going? ~ani difranco

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Friday, November 17, 2006

waking myself up, meme style

sitting at my desk, thinking why, god, is it pitch black and only 5:30? why? and desperately needing a cup of coffee before i can even think about writing that story that i should be writing - and i saw that not only vesper, but now susannah has done versions of the coolest meme around. so i had to. super fun. and deb, this one's for you. ;)
i borrowed this from susannah.

[RED ]

1. Closest red thing to you? my winter boots, which i am now wearing when it rains.
2. Has anyone ever cheated on you in a relationship? yes. he never admitted it, but i knew anyway. so did all of our friends.
3. Last thing to make you angry? when i forgot to take my anti-depressant two days running. it didn't really take much.
4. Are you a fan of romance? YES. i love being romanced.
5. Have you ever been in love? yes. most definitely.
6. Do you have a temper? incredibly so. it doesn't come out to play very often, but when it comes out, it's a scorcher.

[ GREEN ]

1. Closest green thing to you? a bottle of fructis sleek&shine anti-frizz.
2. Do you care about the environment? very very much so.
3. Are you jealous of anyone right now? i am jealous periodically. i have a tendency to it, which i hate, so i try to keep tabs on it.
4. Are you a lucky person? i used to think so, then i changed my mind, now i'm changing it again.
5. Do you always want what you can't have? yes, but it takes me a while to realize that.
6. Are you Irish? oh, probably. everything's in me somewhere.

[ PURPLE ]
1. Last purple thing you saw? my bedspread. i bought it for it's purplocity.
2. Like being treated to expensive things? no. i buy expensive things for myself, so i don't feel guilty about them. i like getting letters and sweet things that i know someone put at least a bit of thought into.
3. Do you like mysterious things? depends. usually mystery drives me nuts.
4. Favourite type of chocolate? dark.
5. Ever met any royalty? yes. i sang for the queen and prince charles once and then i sang for princess diana once.
6. Are you creative? yes.
7. Are you lonely? sometimes. i shouldn't be, but you know, i want what i can't have.

[ BLUE ]
1. Closest blue thing to you? a book about chakras.
2. Are you good at calming people down? i think so.
3. Do you like the ocean? yes. a LOT.
4. What was the last thing that made you cry? yesterday, when i thought about not having a family. it makes holidays kind of weird.
5. Are you a logical thinker? logic's overrated. :)
6. Can you sleep easily? usually.
7. Do you prefer the beach or the woods? i'll have to go with vesper on this one - there can be combinations of both, and that's what i'd pick.

[ YELLOW ]
1. Closest yellow thing to you? the buffalo drawing on a buffalo brand eraser.
2. The happiest time(s) of your life? i think it's coming up.
3. Favourite holiday? going to europe with banane.
4. Are you a coward? sometimes i don't speak up when i want to.
5. Do you burn or tan? i burn first. tan once the burn peels off.
6. Do you want children? yes. i also want to get married.
7. What makes you happy? everything can make me happy if i give it a chance to.

[ PINK ]
1. Closest pink thing to you? a sharpie highlighter.
2. Do you like sweet things? yes. dark chocolate-y sweet things.
3. Like play-fighting? yes, with a lover. i'm a biter.
4. Are you sensitive? waaay too much sometimes.
5. Do you like punk music? i don't own any, but it's okay when i'm in the mood.
6. What is your favourite flower? lilies and tulips.
7. Does someone have a crush on you? no - unless the boyfriend counts. but i don't think that's what we're talking about.

[ ORANGE ]
1. Closest orange thing to you? a silk scarf.
2. Do you like to burn things? a few things. like incense, and wishes, and candles.
3. Dress up for Halloween? i was going to this year, but halloween got rained out.
4. Are you usually a warm-hearted person? i'd like to think so.
5. Do you prefer the single life or the security of a relationship? i'd like the security of a relationship while still maintaining my own life.
6. What would your super power be? the ability to heal people.

[ WHITE ]
1. Closest white thing to you? a note that says "surprise" from one of my birthday presents.
2. Would you say you're innocent? no. i can still be naive, but i'm not innocent.
3. Always try to keep the peace? no, i can shit-disturb with the best of them.
4. How do you imagine your wedding? i try not to think about it, because then i get impatient.
5. Do you like to play in the snow? if i'm warmly dressed, yes.
6. Are you afraid of going to the doctors or dentist? i'm tired of both. every time i go to one, i leave with five extra appointments. no thank you!

[ BLACK ]
1. Closest black thing to you? a book called "quiet rumours". it's a collection of anarcho-feminist essays.
2. Ever enjoy hurting people? yes. but i like being hurt in return. :)
3. Are you sophisticated or silly? i'd say i'm waaaaaay more silly than sophisticated.
4. Do you have a lot of secrets? a few.
5. What is your favourite colour(s)? pomegranate red, grass green, royal purple, sky blue.
6. Does the colour you wear affect your mood? my mood affects the colour, like susannah said.

11 Comments:

Blogger Rudy Wellsand said...

In your opening statement, you said: "...why, God..."

DID YOU KNOW THAT YOU CAN ACTUALLY READ "CODES" RIGHT OUT OF YOUR OWN BIBLE, that CONTROL your Destiny?

See the "Chosen"Code and "Color" Code; VISIT: http://quadcode.blogspot.com ! Save or Print it to study.

HAVE A MUCH MORE BRILLIANT DAY!

3:15 p.m.  
Blogger b/sistersshoes said...

This was one of the best meme's I;ve read in a long time...a must to :)

bee ~ are you holding up okay love,
I hope all is well with you

Happy Friday :)
x d

4:29 p.m.  
Anonymous swampgrrl said...

ya-ya...i liked this meme too. can i steal it?

i like the ocean ALOT.

do you have a family?

6:47 p.m.  
Anonymous ceanandjen said...

Okay, I have never "officially" done a meme, but I think I might just have to do this one...it's too much fun!

xoxoxoxox

7:44 p.m.  
Blogger Deb R said...

I loved this just as much as you knew I would, Bee. I'm doing this one for sure! (Probably Sunday instead of tomorrow because I want to do some pics with it!) Hugs to you, sweetie. I hope you have a good weekend.

8:17 p.m.  
Blogger Jane Poe (aka Deborah) said...

nice extra peek into your world Bee... oh my, I'm so bloody tired right now, but had to say hello and let you know I'm thinking many good, happy thoughts for you. much peace,love, and thoughts for a great weekend, JP

9:51 p.m.  
Blogger Susannah said...

great answers, sweet pea. the bit i want to hear more about is you singing for royalty ;-) c'mon, spill the beans...xox

1:51 a.m.  
Blogger Shaz said...

I agree this was kool.
Thankyou for your thoughts to me aswell, I read often but dont comment much. I will have to start now that i know how good it feels.
Shaz x

1:52 a.m.  
Blogger bee said...

rudy wellsand~ i was already having a brilliant day, but thank you for stopping by just the same. :P

darlene~ i'm okay. a bit hungover this morning, but okay. you too. (squeezes)

swampgrrl~ steal away. and no, to answer your question, i don't really feel that i have a "family". my parents split when i was 7, and my dad's always been a bit of an absent arse. but my mom, stepdad, stepbrother, sister and i held up well. my mom was the glue of us all and when she died 7 years ago - the family just *poofed*. my sister and i are still closer than close but i don't get calls, or cards, or support, or anything from any "parental figures".

jen~ ooh, you better. it is fun.

deb~ hugs right back.

jane~ i've been thinking about you too. i'm glad you touched base.

susannah~ LOL. well, when i was little i had great aspirations of being EVERYTHING - a singer included. and i auditioned for and was accepted to this choir that was incredibly professional - we did shows all over canada and england and everywhere - and we sang for royalty at a bunch of openings.

shaz~ i know what you mean. there is always that initial reticience on commenting, but once you do - you let this amazing community grow around you.

6:21 a.m.  
Blogger Jessie said...

i couldn't help myself...i did this meme also. it was nice, brainless activity. i needed to rest my brain with some good ol' color. ;)

10:18 p.m.  
Blogger blackdaisies said...

i loved doing this meme but i love reading others more and it was nice to get to know you : )

your superpower kicks mine all over the place ~ the power to heal people, wow!! such a fantastic choice ...

10:39 a.m.  

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