Monday, October 5, 2009

I've Been Tagged!


Cool, my first-ever tag. Thanks Melanie! I love this stuff and always welcome the chance. Here goes:

1. What books are on your favorite shelf?

My books are scattered around but if I were to get all them organized my shelf would have (amongst others):

-my thesaurus (over 1300 pages, very handy for writing)
-my way oversized coffee table book of Impressionist art
-Shakespeare's complete works
-Woman's Experience of Sex
-Blogging for Dummies
-Composing Digital Music for Dummies
-Titanic Illustrated History
-The Joy of Sexual Fantasy
-Larson's Far Side books
-various books about cars that I'll never be able to afford
-Byron's works and Dante's Divine Comedy (haven't bought them yet)

2. What DVD's are on your favorite shelf?

I can't really list too many b/c we have over 500 titles, sorted by category (comedy, Sci-Fi, Action etc.). Some of my faves:

-Batman series
-Terminator series
-Star Wars series
-Shawshank Redemption
-Die Hard series
-The Truth About Cats and Dogs
-Ice Age
-Band of Brothers

We don't have too many recent Blu-Ray titles as we're waiting for prices on Blu Ray discs to drop.

3. What are your two favorite cookbooks?

Whatever Sandy may have open at the time.

4. Select 1-3 recipes you would cook for guests.
If I could cook?


Filet Mignon

Creme Brulee

5. What will we be drinking that's available?

Anything you want. We have a well-stocked bar, wine cooler and espresso machine and love to entertain.

And 10 Secrets just because?

(Not all are secrets to those who know me)...

-I got so mad at a woman for blocking an aisle with her shopping cart in the supermarket that I pushed it all the way to the end of the store when she wasn’t looking. She was pissed. But the best part was I didn’t care.

-the only time I ever hitchhiked was in the countryside in total darkness. I had no idea what town I was in. Because it was in Italy.

-I once had a deer make its way into my first-floor office and up to my desk. True.

-I’ve been chased by a weiner dog. Sure, go ahead and laugh but this thing was rabid and could have devoured my ankles in an instant. Plus it was in Switzerland and Swiss weiner dogs are like, the worst ever.

-I’ve never watched a complete hockey game, drunk a whole cup of coffee, played golf, or seen the Wizard of Oz. Apparently most of the free world has.

-I once went up to a pregnant woman and asked her if she was seeing anyone

-when I did amateur stand-up years ago, I shared a stage with Russell Peters before he broke big

-I've had sex on the edge of a cliff, and while driving

-I've written raps for fun (most of which I wouldn't post here)

-when I was young I almost drown when I was learning to swim, because the instructor made me jump off the diving board into the deep end. They had to fish me out with a net. If I could have at the time I would have laid that m/f out like a throw rug.


-all songs from The Sound of Music, anything from Abba as well as the song 'Kumbaya' eat into my brain and I'd rather lay covered in honey on an anthill than listen to any of them.


  1. Aw c'mon. Everyone loves Abba.... BTW, it doesn't look too good for you owning two books with "For Dummies" in the title.

  2. I own two Dummies books 'cuz I are one. Duh.

  3. I love how you have such risque books but then you have movies like Ratatouille and Batman. Hehe! Nice.
    Your "secrets" are all hilarious. You need to seriously write a book about your life or something. The shopping cart incident is really funny and gave me a great idea for when I see extremely rude people at the supermarket. ;)

  4. I hate to correct my hubby, but I believe you did actually drink a whole cup of coffee one was irish cream coffee and laced with lots of Bailey's, but you still drank it :)

    Great post B!

  5. Miss Fab,

    I think it's important to be diverse and stay open to everything. I don't think my life is more interesting than anyone else's; this is why I love blogging, so I can find out more about others.

    And for God sakes don't do what I did to someone with the shopping cart. WAIT, on second thought do it just don't tell them I inspired you. After all, my blog is supposed to be about sharing the love and all that.

    Still, it is nice to give someone who deserves it a kick in the ass once in a while.


    Okay, ma bad. I've never had a cup of regular (unflavoured) coffee. But the flavoured stuff is pretty good. Except for the mock lattes they serve at Starbucks.
    Okay, I know they're not coffee but I just had to throw that in there 'cause I'm a latte snob.

  6. Aww the comments to this post are funny!! Woohoo for the Terminator & Batman series!!! You really one day gotta write out the deer story. That's gotta be a good one. I almost drowned when I was little too. Raps rule! Glad you enjoyed the tag! I'll make sure to always tag ya in the future!

  7. I had kind of the same thing happen to me with a shopping cart. A guy in front of me at the checkout lane took all his stuff out of his cart, paid for his food, and started walking away while leaving his cart in the middle of the aisle. I said in my best sarcastic voice "Let me move your cart out of the way for you".
    I'm not sure if he got it or not, boy was I pissed off.

  8. Oh, I could SO see you doing that! Awesome!

  9. I have an Elvis for Dummies book. A friend sent it to me... he thought it'd be funny. It was!

  10. Elvis for Dummies? Sounds awesome.