Lists of Five

Five People (Dead or Alive) I Would Invite to My Ideal Dinner Party (Catered)
  1. Zooey Deschanel
  2. My mom's mom
  3. Harper Lee 
  4. Michael W. Smith
  5. Heidi Klum
Five Things I Like About My Body (Biologically Speaking)
  1. I like my high, veiny former dancer arches
  2. Hair
  3. Ability to nap when it's too hot
  4. Nebulous blue/green/brown eye color
  5. hourglass figure! it's jumbo-sized right now, but it's there!
Five Things I Am Afraid Of
  1. Tornadoes
  2. Dying in a fire
  3. Roaches
  4. and Spiders
  5. Melanoma
Five Books That Make Me Happy
  1. To Kill a Mockingbird
  2. Redeeming Love
  3. Princess Bride
  4. Simple Abundance
  5. The American Heritage Dictionary (I love etymology!)
Five Impressions I Have Attempted
  1. Brian
  2. Marcus (my brother)
  3. Backstreet Boys
  4. anybody with a Scottish accent
  5. "every person ever on tv or the radio" according to Brian
Five Things I Have Done at Work (Instead of Working)
  1. Cried about how much I hated my life
  2. Cried about how much I hated my job
  3. Played the pirates game on facebook
  4. Called my friend in another office so that we could both look busy and unavailable without actually being busy or unavailable
  5. Made a meal plan for a week and a giant massive shopping list
Five of My Favorite Adjectives (Not Alphabetical)
  1. (so) meaty
  2. quixotic
  3. resplendent
  4. poop-brained
  5. stupid
Five Awfulnesses I Would Eradicate Immediately, If Given the Opportunity and a Little Red Button
  1. Water-borne diseases
  2. Muscle spasms
  3. Temperatures above 85 degrees wherever it is that I happen to be
  4. Abusive fundamentalism
  5. Cancer
Five Things I Wish I Had But Do Not
  1. A pretty singing voice
  2. 4-limb independence
  3. Willpower
  4. More papillons
  5. A mortgage
Five Ways to Win My Eternal Affection, Eternally
  1. Give me chocolate
  2. Give me challah
  3. Buy me books
  4. Give me fabric and/or yarn
  5. Did I mention chocolate?
    Five Fails That I Enjoy Anyway
    1. Bowling
    2. Sewing
    3. Re-telling jokes and funny stories
    4. Dog ownership
    5. Walking
    My Five Favorite Expressions
    1. allez cuisine!
    2. whatever
    3. your mom goes to college
    4. dude!
    5. your turn
    Five Things I Will Be When I Grow Up
    1. copy editor for the New Yorker
    2. city dweller
    3. friend of a famous person
    4. wedding gown saleswoman
    5. book shop owner
    Five Things On My Life-Long To-Do List
    1. hike into the woods and camp for a week
    2. publish something
    3. study Russian
    4. own a bmw 3 series
    5. see Japan

    What's on your list?

    1 comment:

    1. I'm just sad that I didn't make the dinner party list.

      but I did learn some new stuff about you! Like I had no idea you wanted to live and work in NY. Or that you wanted a BMW.


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