Monday, October 30, 2006

Massive Monday Madness

I'm several weeks behind on the Monday Madness, so I'm going to play catch-up today.

1. From amaranth:
Name three people you would pick (and why) if you could choose who to be stranded on a deserted island with.
1. Hubby - because I would miss him too much
2. Vin Diesel - for eye-candy and because the man games (or used to)
3. Bear Grylls from "Man vs. Wild" - because having someone like that would be just downright handy. PLUS, my hubby would love to learn what he knows.

2. From julie:
What is your favorite genre of film and what is your favorite movie from that genre?
Would British movies be a genre? One of my favorites is "Pride and Prejudice".

3. From tiffany:
Which country would you like to visit and why?
Ireland. I would love to see the land some of my ancestors came from.

4. From wil:
What are you driving these days? What's it's (their) good and bad points? Would you buy another one, and why or why not?
I drive a 1997 Ford Escort. It now has over 100K miles on it and I have had no problems with it. It even gets better gas mileage today, then the day I drove off the dealership lot. Only bad point I can think of would be a airbag container recall, that only cost me time to fix. I would buy another one, if my family would fit in it; definitely would buy one for my daughter after she gets her driver's license (well, I recommend that she buy one).

5. From cindy swanson:
"Lost," "24," or both?
I never got into "24", but I'm losing interest with "Lost", too.

6. From lady starlight:
You've been very good this year. What should Santa bring you for Christmas? (the sky is the limit)
I'll take a shopping spree at a bookstore, a shopping spree at a LNS, a new dining table with matching chairs, and a family portrait.


This week's challenge comes from trista. Thank you, Trista!
Name 10 things you would do if you had more time.
  1. Consider homeschooling my children
  2. Completely declutter my house
  3. Decorate my house
  4. Renovate portions of my house
  5. Get kids up in the morning and dressed
  6. Feed kids in the morning (hubby currently does that and the one above)
  7. Learn a new hobby
  8. Read every book in the library (well, all the ones I think were good)
  9. Take cross stitch classes
  10. Start my own business


1. From: cassie:Dramas or comedies?

Laughter is the best medicine: Comedies!

2. From: nutmegnine:Your neighbor has frequent noisy parties on nights before you need to get up early. Do you confront him directly, call the police, call your landlord, join in the debauchery, or seethe quietly and do nothing?

I need to get up early? Confront, then call police if noise doesn't lower within a reasonable amount of time.

3. From sherle:Are you more comfortable in big crowds or small groups?

Big crowds are easy to hid and observe others in, but small groups can be really fun!

4. From zeno:Do you prefer Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox?

I couldn't say I have a preference, because I've never used Firefox.

5. From briar:They say you learn something new every day. What new thing did you learn today?

My son will sit on the couch hugging the cereal box, if he thinks there is a prize in it that no one else has claimed yet.


1. From bev:Small town or big city?

I've lived in both, seen the ups and downs of both, and love both. So I need a house in the big city and a ranch or farm in a small town.

2. From turtlemoonwave:Do you have a favorite childhood memory, and if so, would you share it?

No favorite memory.

3. From cat:How do you calm down when something has really upset and/or angered you? Do you swallow it? Call a friend and rant? Go in the bathroom and cry? Punch a wall? Walk around muttering to yourself, complete with scary hand gestures?

Depending on the situation I'm in and exactly how mad I am, determine my actions. For the most part, I wait 24 hours before I say anything about it, if I'm still mad then, I'll confront the person who pissed me of or rant to hubby about it. For case that someone gets me truly angry, the rule is, if I'm yelling, you are safe; if I'm calm, it's time for you to run because I'm plotting on where to put the body.

4. From dna princess:What attracts you to memes?'

Which definition are we using?

5. From mads:How reliant are you on computers to get through your day?

During a work day: 100%

During the weekend: 10% or less

6. From tizzie:In a crisis, are you calm or do you panic?

Calm. I wait until after the crisis to panic; much to the amusement of family and friends.


celebrating life and family said...

Wow you did play catch up...Don't blame you on Vin Diesel:)I would like to visit Ireland some day too. Have a great day. Mine's up. Come on by.

Anonymous said...

Wow - lots of Monday Madness answers here! :)

Happy Monday and have a good week. :)

Anonymous said...

Glad you took time to catch up with past MM. I enjoyed reading your answers.

I guess it's hard to pick just one favorite esp. when you have so many happy childhood memories.

It's nice to know that you exercise a lot of control on your emotions. Thinking about your actions is always good. I'm often impulsive and I sometimes regret my actions in the end. I should work on controlling my emotions more.

Take care,