Memes

A meme for the ages

Seen at jo(e)’s:

Three names you go by:
Mom
Rev. MyFirstName
Songbird (really, I do)

Three screen names you’ve had:
Msongbird (and variations on that theme)
Lilaclover

rev(partofmylastname)

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:
Being abandoned.
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)
William
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?

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