Seen at jo(e)’s:
Three names you go by:
Songbird (really, I do)
Three screen names you’ve had:
Msongbird (and variations on that theme)
Three physical things you like about yourself:
Big brown eyes
Long brown hair that turned wavy in my late 30’s
Ample curves (most of them)
Three physical things you dislike about yourself:
Could do with a little less curve of the belly
My very small hands don’t like to stretch to a tenth, inconvenient when playing hymns on the piano
Not enough wind for difficult hiking
Three parts of your heritage:
English, Scottish, German
Three things you are wearing right now:
Pretty rings, Bernese Mountain Dog pin, indispensable lilac-colored fleece vest
Three favorite bands/musical artists:
Peter, Paul and Mary; Anonymous 4; Iris DeMent; many others
The last three songs you listened to:
I’ve Loved These Days—Billy Joel
Summer, Highland Falls—Billy Joel (Can you tell I just discovered how to use iTunes?)
The First Cut is the Deepest—Cat Stevens (In Pure Luck’s car, where the CDs are just as middle-aged as my iTunes: Moody Blues, Leonard Cohen, Cat Stevens)
Three things you want in a relationship:
Sensuality, Fidelity, Deep Talking
Three physical things about the preferred sex that appeals to you:
A deep voice, a penetrating eye and a slow hand.
Three of your favorite hobbies:
Knitting, doing stuff with the dogs, singing
Three things you want to do really badly right now:
See my husband. Hug and kiss him. And so forth.
Three things that scare you:
Something bad happening to the kids due to my lack of attention.
Ditto the dogs.
(Yes, I perceive the underlying connection.)
Three of your everyday essentials:
Physical contact. Music. Chocolate, even if it’s just in my coffee.
Three careers you have considered or are considering:
Actress, singer, writer.
Three places you want to go on vacation:
Greece, Hawaii, Bermuda
Three kids’ names you like:
(I won’t use my own kids’, but those are my three favorites.)
Emma or Emily (almost had one of these, but I kept having boys)
Jane (after Miss Austen)
Three things you want to do before you die:
Get in good enough shape to do some hiking on the AT with Pure Luck
Sing with a really fine choral group again
Get over my fear of abandonment
Three ways you are stereotypically a boy:
None that I can think of…unless being able to program a VCR counts.
Three ways you are stereotypically a girl:
I love dolls.
I love dresses.
I am a secret princess, embroiled in a fairy tale with an uncertain ending.
Three celebrity crushes:
Alan Rickman (the voice)
Josh Holloway (I’m betting on the hands. If you haven’t watched Lost, you should.)
Viggo Mortensen (the eyes)
Three people I would like to see take this quiz:
Oh, let’s see. How about PPB, Phantom Scribbler and the esteemed reverendmother?