Friday, November 03, 2006

5 Interesting Things

Thanks to Mel Francis, I've been tagged to reveal 5 interesting things about me. Hmm. Five is a big number...

1. My brother's been bitten by a shark, fallen into a fire, run through with rebar, had a fish hook embedded in his foot, gotten poison ivy on his face and broken his ankle. I rarely get colds.

2. I once baked a cake for a cake auction that not only went for the most money but was purchased by Miss Wheelchair America. It was a seven-layer pound cake.

3. Even when it's 95 degrees outside, I will mostly likely be wearing socks. My feet are always cold.

4. My secret desire is to be a jazz singer. Or a mermaid.

5. I've seen the original Star Wars 27 times and used to wear my hair like Princess Leia. Unlike my brother, however, I did not sleep on Star Wars sheets. Yes, Matthew, you've been called out.

I hope some of that was interesting. I hereby tag Lara Santiago, Deidre Knight, Shannon McKelden, Jax and Babe to take up this challenge!

15 comments:

  1. Anonymous9:15 AM

    That seven-layer pound cake sounds amazing :)

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  2. That's all very interesting...Especially the part about wanting to be a mermaid. :) You would so totally rock out as a mermaid.

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  3. Bonnie, it was. Chocolate layers on yellow pound cake with vanilla buttercream frosting covered with dark chocolate shavings. Mmmm...I love me some baking!

    Thanks, Mel. I just don't know what I'd do with my cats if I transformed. They'd probably want to nibble on me.

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  4. Knowing your cats as I do, you'd be dinner and not just a nibble. :)
    L

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  5. Mmm. Cake.

    And maybe you can live out the Jazz singer fantasy in Dallas.

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  6. I actually already played this game...only somehow it morphed. We have been doing 4 truths and a lie...see mine here: http://shannonmckelden.blogspot.com/2006/10/tagged-truth-or-lie.html

    I seriously can't play again, because it took me forever to come up with 4 interesting facts about me. There just aren't anymore! *snort*

    Shannon - who is salivating now about that damn cake. Thanks a lot!

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  7. I had no idea you were a Star Wars expert, Kristen!

    Now that we know your secrets, you'll have to sing some jazz -- while wearing a mermaid dress, of course -- in the bar at RWA National. :-)

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  8. So was the cake seven pounds too?

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  9. Oh-oh, I mean, ah ... sure. No problem. We Babes laugh at challenges. Tomorrow, though, since I've just blogged.

    Oh, and I could definitely see you as a mermaid. :-)

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  10. Whaaaa, my smilee got chopped in half. Darned electronic plastic surgery.

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  11. So what you're saying is that it's dangerour to be your sister.
    Mermaid, very interesting and that cake thing, YUM!

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  12. I've been tagged several times, but I seldom have time to do these things. It's all I can do to put up a publishing post, lol.

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  13. I can totally picture you as a jazz singer. You have the body and the attitude. I've never heard you sing though--can you do smoky and sexy?

    I say go for it, a writer and a jazz singer. Why not?

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  14. Challenge met. :-)

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  15. Oh, and a warning. K, do NOT read Cat's in the Cradle. You won't like it. My kids have been mutilating song lyrics again. Despite what they say in their song, they actually DO like cats.

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