Reader Appreciation Award

Nance over at the Dept. has given me a reader appreciation award! And since I appreciate being appreciated I’m answering the questions & passing it on. Thanks Nance!

::Where do you do most of your writing/blogging? Shh… Are we alone? Come a little closer please. I do most of my blogging at work. In between my actual, you know, work related tasks. I’m a good employee. Really!

::What books were your childhood favorites? Well, obviously, Old Black Witch, because of the pancakes. And Nancy Drew & Encyclopedia Brown because oh MAN HOW COOL WOULD IT BE TO BE THEM! But really, the one that tugged on my heartstrings every time I read it was Heidi, (et al.) Sigh.

:: Who is your favorite fictional character? I’ve thought long & hard about this & I’ve decided that it’s a type, not a particular person. And, despite my desire to appear to be Woman Hear Me Roar, this type reveals a deep seated fantasy that I’ve always had: I like a guy who is really nice, seems normal (& is probably a wine seller or a history professor), but knows How to Get the Job Done no matter what, even if the IRA is involved. You can find this guy in Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, or the hero of any Dick Francis novel. Yes, I want someone who can take care of me & get the bad guys. Dr. M does pretty well at the first part – time will tell about the second part!

::What is your favorite time of day and why? Wow I have no idea! I’m not a morning person, but because I have to be at work at 8:30 a.m. I can’t be much of a night person either. I kind of like my morning & evening commutes because I can listen to my audio books, but I also like dinner time because I can catch up with Dr. M about his day. But my very favorite time is on Saturday morning around 5:00 a.m. when I wake up & need to go to the bathroom – I know I can go back to bed and sleep for 3 or 4 more hours!
::Have you ever Googled yourself and been surprised at what you’ve found? Yes I have. And no I haven’t. It’s all the usual stuff – LinkedIn, Facebook, Blogger…

::Who would play you in a movie of your life? Janeane Garofalo. Except she’d probably have to dumb it down a little bit lot.

OK, who would I like to see answer these questions? Hmm. Well, it would be cool if all of you would. But I’ll just pick on name a few in particular.

Altar Ego at Reverent Irreverence

Carolina Linthead at Child of a Frosty Morning: Musings of a Dislocated Southerner

Still Magnolia at Karen's Korner

Don't Feed the Pixies at Don't Feed the Pixies

Robin at Be Still and Know

Brenda at Days of My Life


  1. Why thank you for the honour - i shall go away, muse for a while and then most likely reply on my own blog in my usual manner - ie irreverant, spouting nonsense and whatever springs to my head first

    Can i just respond to say though, since you've given me an award - that there are so many things that i love about your blog and reading your posts ALWAYS cheers me up

  2. aww, aren't you sweet! I've been feeling quite invisible lately, so this is a wonderful pick-me-up. As soon as I can take a break from painting the living room, I'll play!

  3. I love it when bloggers answer questions about themselves. But I'd have pegged you for a morning person. You seem the type to leap out of bed.

  4. Awards are always fun....will be pondering my answers and who I will choose.......


  5. Oh Thanks Dana! I never what to blog about anymore so this will be kind of fun. My answers may not be as interesting as yours though. It will also give me a push to visit more blogs. I am so bad about that. Thanks again. :)

  6. congratulations for this well-deserved award!

  7. I'm still in shock at the first answer!
    Managed to read on though and really enjoyed it. I'm with DFTP - this is a cheery place to visit.

  8. I love Janeane Garofalo!

    Googling me never works very well. My name is just too common.

  9. What a bad girl, blogging at work! If only you had a mustache to twirl while you did it. LOL.

    I remember reading Heidi when I was a very little girl. I loved it as well. Mostly I remember all the flowers and people eating a lot of bread and cheese. Now when I hear "Heidi" I think of how some pro football game was interrupted by a showing of the movie version at a critical point. Did you ever hear that story?


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