Monday, July 25, 2011

Meet Me Monday #3

Changing it up just a bit this week...

[name] Holly
[nickname] HollyMolly, Strawberry Shortcake
[current location] my sofa
[profession] Girl Scouts
[first love] glitter

[current crush] my boo
[perfect companion] sophie (and matt.)
[latest discovery] how truly small this world is.
[vices] anything salty
[insecurities] my laugh
[dirty little secret] secret love for air supply
[pet peeve] people eating loudly
[meaning of life] enjoy the journey. no one truly knows what comes at the end.
[proudest moment] this week, getting sophie to sit without a treat in my hand.
[best piece of advice you ever got]
if something can be changed and you don't like it, make the change.
[you'd recommend] being a little kinder to everyone around you. people do notice.
[in five years....] I will be turning 30. Wow. Shit just got real.

5 Random Facts About You:

[1] I graduated college 2 months after I turned 21, and I transferred schools.
[2] I LOVE art nouveau.
[3] I love to hear stories from my grandparents about life when they were my age. it was a world away from what i know.
[4] I am a voracious reader and am always looking for new books.
[5] I try to find a positive in every situation, even if there seemingly is none.

Fill in the blanks:

[I love] sparkles and Matt.
[I feel] happy with my life.
[I hate] things that get too complicated. i like to keep things as simple as possible.
[I hide] the fact that i have insecurities.
[I miss]
my grandpa.
[I want] to make myself proud.
[I need] to feel like i am contributing to whatever i am doing
[I'd rather] be doing nothing than something i hate.

Via the Proust Questionnaire:

[your favorite virtue] i'm not catholic, but i think kindness.
[your main fault] i have difficulty accepting shortcomings in myself and others
[your idea of happiness] dying and having accomplished everything i wanted to in my life
[your idea of misery] not changing one person's life before i die
[natural talent you'd like to be gifted with] adele's voice
[your present state of mind] content
[fault you have most toleration for] naivety
[trait you deplore in others] selfishness
[what is your greatest extravagance] makeup
[most treasured possession] the pin that my grandpa gave my grandma. it was the first piece of jewelry he gave her.
[your favorite motto] "i don't believe in setbacks. they are blessings in disguise. i always keep moving forward." Josh Kerr

Via James Lipton:

[what is your favorite word] exquisite
[what is your least favorite word] moist
[what turns you on] honesty and compassion
[what turns you off] deceit. and halitosis.
[what sound do you love] rain and the ocean. so, water i guess?
[what sound do you hate] noisy eaters.
[what is your favorite curse word] balls.
[what profession other than yours would you like to attempt] teacher.
[what profession would you not like to do]
anything involving bugs. specifically spiders.
[if heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates?] You lived a good life and did for others, so now you get to spend the rest of eternity with the ones you love.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Meet Me Monday #2

1. If you had to eat only one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Not sure I can pick just one, but it would be between Burrito Express carne asada tacos, a gyro, or Spaghetti with Scallops from Pasta Moon in Half Moon Bay.

2. Do you write your blog posts in advance or the day you post them?
Most of the time it's the day I post them, unless I am going to be out of town or something like that.

3. Have you ever ridden in an ambulance?
I have not, and I hope to never have to.

4. What is your favorite candle scent?
Anything fall scented or citrus.

5. Coffee or tea?
Tea. Love the smell of coffee but not a big fan of the taste. I also like coffee flavored items, just not coffee itself. 

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Meet Me Monday (on Tuesday) #1

I stole this from my dear friend's blog over at Let's Talk About Me. I think this is a great idea so I too will be doing Meet Me Monday (this week I am starting on Tuesday though)

Every Sunday Never Growing Old will post five get to know you  questions that you can copy and paste into your own Monday post and we  can all learn a little more about each and every one of us!!

Todays 5 questions are
1.  Crunchy or soft tacos? 
Soft. Always.

2.  Do you scrapbook?
I do! My mom and I put together one with wedding photos (it came out beautifully). I also just completed one for a coworker who is retiring as a surprise gift.

3.  Do you take any daily medications?
I take iron and calcium every day.

4.  What is your favorite sound?
My mother's voice and the rain.

5.  Where were you born?
John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek.

Day 29: A picture of something that can always make you smile.

Sophie the gremlin.