Tuesday, May 23, 2006

A to Z Meme

I've been tagged by leslee for another meme.

accent: hard to pinpoint

booze: red, bourbon

chore I hate: cleaning the tub and poop patrol

dogs/cats: one border collie is plenty

essential electronics: computer, scanner, stereo, sound equipment

favorite perfume/cologne: Beautiful by Estee Lauder

gold/silver: and/or

hometown: where I live now

insomnia: it's inevitable if I drink more than one cup of coffee in the morning

job title: which one? graphic designer, editor, musician, writer, mother...

kids: one

living arrangements: very comfortable, thank you

most admired trait: creativity and lovingness

number of sexual partners: ahem! 

overnight hospital stays: last was for the birth of my child

phobia: crossing on logs over rushing water

quote:  "Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new." — Ursula K. LeGuin

religion: raised Episcopalian

siblings: one brother, two sisters

time I usually wake up: 7-7:30 am

unusual talent: I've been told I have a great telephone voice 

vegetable I refuse to eat: lima beans

worst habit: would have to be either not finishing what I start or not getting started

x-rays: lots of one foot and the other ankle

yummy foods I make: arroz con mariscos, rhubarb gobbler, pizza, strawberry-spinach salad, grilled chicken with adobo sauce, basil pesto, mango salsa, oh heck you know it's all good

zodiac sign: taurus

tagging: Brenda, Patry, rdl, snowsparkle ... and anyone else who cares to join in. Let me know if you do it!


Blogger Mary said...

I just love discovering these kind of not so random facts about my fellow bloggers ... thank you for sharing this. Fun and warm and endearing.

5/23/2006 10:28 AM  
Blogger robin andrea said...

Cool meme, mb. I love mango salsa especially on barbecued halibut. Taurus here too. What day is your birthday?

5/23/2006 10:29 AM  
Blogger MB said...

Oh Mary, consider yourself tagged if you wish!! I should have thought of you, too!

Robin, 23rd. Yours?

5/23/2006 11:10 AM  
Blogger la vie en rose said...

i'd love the recipe for your strawberry spinach salad. that sounds divine and just perfect for summer.

5/23/2006 11:51 AM  
Blogger MB said...

La vie en rose, nice new photo! Like most of my cooking, there is no written recipe. But it's simple and easy — yogurt with a little honey, or use store-bought vanilla yogurt with no honey... and add a little ground cardamom to taste (freshness makes a difference here)... use as a dressing, over sliced strawberries and spinach. Use as little or as much as you desire.

5/23/2006 11:55 AM  
Blogger Tongue in Cheek Antiques said...

even your meme sounds like poetry!

5/23/2006 2:15 PM  
Blogger MB said...

Corey... it does?!

5/23/2006 2:40 PM  
Blogger Patry Francis said...

Oh, sounds like fun!

5/23/2006 2:41 PM  
Blogger MB said...

Patry, I can't wait to see your version!

5/23/2006 2:46 PM  
Blogger Sky said...

fun read and many happy birthday wishes!

5/23/2006 4:16 PM  
Blogger leslee said...

Ooh, too bad you don't live closer - it'd be fun to cook together. Yummy food indeed.

5/23/2006 5:45 PM  
Blogger robin andrea said...

mb-- My birthday is May 13th. Taurus sun, Capricorn moon, Aquarius rising. When I was young I knew what all of that meant, now I just know it as ancient biography.

5/23/2006 7:11 PM  
Blogger snowsparkle said...

mb, thank you for the tag... i have responded in my blog :) cheers! snowsparkle

5/23/2006 9:25 PM  
Blogger Jean said...

quote: "Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new." — Ursula K. LeGuin

Uoi, c'est la grande leçon de la vie !!!

5/24/2006 2:50 AM  
Blogger MB said...

Sky, thanks!

Leslee, it is too bad — I think we'd have a few things in common to enjoy!

Robin, belated happy birthday to you! You know more about it than I do.

Snowsparkle, oh, I'm looking forward to what you've done!

Jean, je crois que vous avez raison! Il n'y a pas assez de l'amour dans tout ce monde.

5/24/2006 7:13 AM  
Blogger Brenda said...

delightful, whimsical, this, and I did, I did, mostly because you thought of me, but I'm not much of a meme person...

5/24/2006 7:59 AM  
Blogger MB said...

Brenda, your responses are as fascinating as you are!

5/24/2006 8:57 AM  
Blogger rdl said...

I did it! sometimes i like them, just no chain letters. :D

5/24/2006 12:29 PM  
Blogger MB said...

rdl, terrific! I'll come see.

5/24/2006 12:47 PM  
Blogger Patry Francis said...

Finally did it. Thanks for the tag!

5/24/2006 10:29 PM  
Blogger MB said...

Patry — always with your own flair — thanks for letting me know!

5/25/2006 7:58 AM  
Blogger Sue hardy-Dawson said...

great fun I enjoyed reading this, particularly thr ahem!

5/26/2006 12:16 PM  
Blogger zhoen said...

Rhubarb cobler... can I come visit?

5/28/2006 11:24 AM  
Blogger ruth said...

mb first of all thank you for the quote - a great reminder (how many do we need?!)
then please can you cook for me one day? (i mean it - when are you coming to the south of france?)
then ...well, you're fab. always good to hear your poetic voice but nice to hear the woman behind. xx

5/29/2006 10:37 AM  
Blogger MB said...

Thanks, Sue!

Zhoen, any time!

Ruth, I know I need reminders all the time. I'd love to go to the south of France again! Some day.

5/30/2006 11:52 AM  

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