Monday, January 19, 2009

Play along



My sisters sent me this play along, I had read it on Nancy's blog as well and just didn't get to doing it, I just feel like I have some explaining to do with each entry. So here it is...

Gone on a blind date? YES (had a great time*)

Skipped School? Never too nerdy

Watched someone die? Yes

Been to Canada? Yes, live here and love it.

Been to Mexico? No, have no interest.

Been to Florida? Yes, could I tell you some stories.

Been on a Plane? Yes

Been Lost? Yes, wish I had stayed that way, had a great time, finding myself.

Been on the Opposite side of the Country? Yes, got lost there.

Gone to Washington, D.C.? Yes had a wonderful time there with my boys.

Swam/waded in the ocean? Yes in more than one ocean/sea

Cried yourself to sleep? Too many times.

Played cops and robbers? Absolutely, I'm married to a cop, I rob him everyday.

Recently coloured with crayons? Yes, how do you like it? It's the photo insert.

Sang Karaoke? Yes, in a classroom of all places.

Paid for a meal with coins only? Yes, we have the tooneys you know.

Done something you told yourself you wouldn't do? I'm sure I have but I can't remember what.

Made prank phone calls? Yes.

Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose? Yes, A&W Root Beer.

Caught a snowflake on your tongue? Yes.

Danced in the rain? Yes on my honeymoon in Barbados.

Written a letter to Santa Claus? Yes every year, he always writes back too.

Been kissed under the mistletoe? No

Watched the sunrise with someone you care about? YES

Blown bubbles? Yes, just the other day, I'm trying to learn how to swim, it's not happening.

Gone ice-skating? Yes, but I don't skate, I "just look".

Been skinny dipping outdoors? NO

Gone to the movies ... huh (I'm going to add) and cried? Yes almost always.

Been in love? YES* AND still am, and I'm not married to him.


Mothers name? Stefania

Favorite drink? White rum and coke (real coke not no name cola)

Any tattoos? No too chicken.

Body piercings? Yes, just my ears.

How much do you love your job? I'm a mom, I love my job.

Favorite Vacation? Washington trip

Ever been to Africa? No, wish list.

Ever eaten cookies for dinner? Yes, just the other day.

Been on T.V.? No

Ever steal any traffic sign? No

Ever been in a car accident? No

Drive a two door or a four door? I don't drive.

Favorite salad dressing? Blue cheese, as made by Dinah(watch for it in my kitchen blog).

Favorite Pie? My own, lemon meringue.

Favorite Number? 7

Favorite Movie? Fried Green Tomatoes.

Favorite Holy Day? Christmas

Favorite dessert? Blueberry Cheesecake (my own)

Favorite Food? Crepes Cocquille St.Jacques.

Favorite Day of the week? Anyday I get out of bed without pain.

Favorite Brand of shampoo? still looking.

Favorite toothpaste? Crest

What do you to relax? Paint/blog/read/

Ever been to Ottawa? Yes many times, with some adventures.

How many siblings do you have? Four living, four deceased.

What is your favorite flower? too many to mention.

Furthest place you will send this message? Sweden

Who will respond the fastest? Leslie.

7 comments:

nancy said...

OMG, i beat leslie! love the list, it's way more fun than mine, nancy

Leslie Jane Moran said...

Gone on a blind date? Yes, but so long ago I only remember the dare.

Skipped School? Yes, but it felt weird

Watched someone die? Yes

Been to Canada? Yes, live here and love it.

Been to Mexico? No, have no interest.

Been to Florida? Is there anyone who has never been to Florida for heaven's sake!?

Been on a Plane? Yes, to get to Florida!

Been Lost? Yes. Some of my greatest adventures have been enjoyed as a result.

Been on the Opposite side of the Country? Yes. That's where a couple of my kids live.

Gone to Washington, D.C.? Yes. That's where my best friend lives.

Swam/waded in the ocean? Yes. In Hawaii where my namesake lives.

Cried yourself to sleep? Often.

Played cops and robbers? Yes. In my youth...lots.

Recently coloured with crayons? Yes. I was wondering about that photo.....what IS it?

Sang Karaoke? Yes. Too funny. We even got caught by other upstanding citizens of the community. We were pretty good dowappers though!

Paid for a meal with coins only? Frequently at Tim's.

Done something you told yourself you wouldn't do? Act like my Mother?

Made prank phone calls? Oh Yes. Hello Mam, is your fridge running? Better go catch it!!! Think I'll phone Carmi now!

Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose? Yes. But now it's an age thing!

Caught a snowflake on your tongue? Yes.

Danced in the rain? I'd have to say yes, because I've done just about everything else in the rain.

Written a letter to Santa Claus? Yes.

Been kissed under the mistletoe? Yes.

Watched the sunrise with someone you care about? YES

Blown bubbles? Yes. Especially with bubble gum.

Gone ice-skating? Yes. Favourite weekend activity while growing up in Ottawa

Been skinny dipping outdoors? Oh Yes.

Gone to the movies ... huh (I'm going to add) and cried? Yes almost always.

Been in love? Frequently.

Mothers name? Jean

Favorite drink? Martini's of all kinds. Coffee. Tea. Diet Coke.

Any tattoos? No too chicken.

Body piercings? Yes, just my ears.

How much do you love your job? I'm a mom, I love my job.

Favorite Vacation? Paris

Ever been to Africa? No.

Ever eaten cookies for dinner? Yes, just the other day. I've also served an entire box of chocolates as dinner - kids love that!

Been on T.V.? No

Ever steal any traffic sign? Probably.

Ever been in a car accident? Yes. In Joan Marshalls VW Bug. Ouch.

Drive a two door or a four door? 4 doors.

Favorite salad dressing? I love all salad dressings. I will watch for Dinah's in Irene's new blog.

Favorite Pie? Ditto for pies...love em' all.

Favorite Number? 12

Favorite Movie? Out of Africa

Favorite Holy Day? Christmas

Favorite dessert? Irene's Blueberry cheesecake...especially when she makes it!

Favorite Food? Peanut butter.

Favorite Day of the week? Sunday.

Favorite Brand of shampoo? The new one that Rachael says I can use because it's not tested on animals. Shopper's Drug Mart...some clean living thing.

Favorite toothpaste? Crest Nighttime

What do you to relax? Irene's answers seem to suit me too....Paint/blog/read/

Ever been to Ottawa? Born and raised.

How many siblings do you have? Two brothers.

What is your favorite flower? too many to mention. Ditto.

Furthest place you will send this message? Who knows!? Am I sending this???

Who will respond the fastest? Irene's answer was me (Leslie), but clearly I'll put Nancy.
Nancy, you have to come back and answer! I think I win anyway. Right? Nancy didn't play the game....Unless she's put this on her blog :)

Annette said...

it's always fun to learn more about friends...I've done allot of things myself in my younger day's. Thank you for allowing me to learn about you, you sound like soooooo much fun!
Hugs
Annette

nancy said...

i'm sorry, i didn't understand the rules.
Gone on a blind date? Yes,once and i left him sleeping in the movie theater
Skipped School? Yes,
Watched someone die? Yes, 2 very special ones
Been to Canada? Yes, live here
Been to Mexico? No, and afraid to go because i love tequila too much
Been to Florida? no, i guess i'm the only person in the world leslie!
Been on a Plane? Yes, lots of times
Been Lost? will never admit that
Been on the Opposite side of the Country? Yes. i love the mountains and have been to b.c. 4 times but never to the east coast(someday)
Gone to Washington, D.C.? no but on my list
Swam/waded in the ocean? Yes.
Cried yourself to sleep? too many times
Played cops and robbers? as a kid
Recently coloured with crayons? Yes.just last weekend with my great niece and nephew at golden griddle and swiss chalet
Sang Karaoke? Yes. and again i apologize
Paid for a meal with coins only? as a student

Done something you told yourself you wouldn't do? another thing i will not admit
Made prank phone calls? Yes.

Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose? Yes.too many times
Caught a snowflake on your tongue? Yes.

Danced in the rain? yes, and loved it

Written a letter to Santa Claus? Yes.

Been kissed under the mistletoe? Yes.

Watched the sunrise with someone you care about? YES

Blown bubbles? Yes, it should be a law
Gone ice-skating? no, my balance is off
Been skinny dipping outdoors? yes, that should be another law
Gone to the movies ... huh (I'm going to add) and cried? not in a long time, i get ants in my pants and can't sit for that long, but have cried watching movies i've seen a hundred times( it's a wonderful life! gets me everytime but i still watch it)
Been in love? lots

Mothers name? marlene
Favorite drink? earl grey tea, tequila and more tequila

Any tattoos? No, never found anything that i thought, wow that will look good when i'm seventy!
Body piercings? Yes, just my ears.

How much do you love your job? i love my work, i get to be creative and talk
Favorite Vacation? venice

Ever been to Africa? No.but someday!

Ever eaten cookies for dinner? can't say i have but maybe it's something i should try

Been on T.V.? yes

Ever steal any traffic sign? several and the letter "N" from sunoco

Ever been in a car accident? Yes. but worse was my motorcycle accident
Drive a two door or a four door? 2 door now

Favorite salad dressing? really good oil and balsamic vinegar

Favorite Pie? depends on my mood
Favorite Number?don't have one

Favorite Movie?too may to list
Favorite Holy Day? Christmas

Favorite dessert? again the mood
Favorite Food? seafood and more seafood for breakfast , lunch and dinner!!

Favorite Day of the week? my day off with no plans or chours or anything!

Favorite Brand of shampoo? ag tech two
Favorite toothpaste? Crest in the stand up tube

What do you to relax? my art and gardening
Ever been to Ottawa? yes, great architecture
How many siblings do you have? 4 sister(2 living) and 1 brother
What is your favorite flower? lavender and red bee balm oh and sweet peas, the english ones that smell really good and anything that will grow in my garden
Furthest place you will send this message? back to irene!

irenka said...

Well it seems we all have to go to Africa, and since Leslie and I know Ottawa we'll have to take Nancy. I'm shocked that no one has asked what the * is all about in the been on a blind date, and then * with been in love? We don't always marry the person we fell in love with. Or at least I didn't.

nancy said...

i was wondering but didn't want to pry, i thought, maybe that's another post! i gave up my soul mate and have regrets, nancy

Just Joni said...

Gone on a blind date? No.
Skipped School? Yes and drove a very long distance just to have lunch.
Watched someone die? No.
Been to Canada? Not yet.
Been to Mexico? Yes.
Been to Florida? Not yet.
Been on a Plane? Yes
Been Lost? Too many times.
Been on the Opposite side of the Country? Yes, used to live in Maryland!
Gone to Washington, D.C.? Of course.
Swam/waded in the ocean? Yes, always invigorating! And I've even FALLEN into the ocean from a yacht (very scary).
Cried yourself to sleep? Yes.
Played cops and robbers? Absolutely, and cowboys and indians too!
Recently coloured with crayons? Not recently, but I do have my own colorbook and crayons!
Sang Karaoke? Not in a million years! Trust me.
Paid for a meal with coins only? Yes, and gas too!
Done something you told yourself you wouldn't do? Nearly a daily occurance.
Made prank phone calls? Yes.
Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose? Yes, many times.
Caught a snowflake on your tongue? Yes.
Danced in the rain? Yes, in the middle of the street!
Written a letter to Santa Claus? Yes, as a child.
Been kissed under the mistletoe? Yes.
Watched the sunrise with someone you care about? YES and sunsets too.
Blown bubbles? Yes, always fun!
Gone ice-skating? Yes, love to!
Been skinny dipping outdoors? Yes and nearly got caught by a troop of boyscouts way up in the mountains.
Gone to the movies ... huh (I'm going to add) and cried? Yes, I'm a BIG baby.
Been in love? Yes...ah, to go back and do things over!
Mothers name? Betty.
Favorite drink? Caramel macchiato.
Any tattoos? No.
Body piercings? Yes, ears and nose.
How much do you love your job? Presently unemployed, but soon to be a teacher and I can't wait!
Favorite Vacation? Pinecrest Lake Resort.
Ever been to Africa? Not yet.
Ever eaten cookies for dinner? Yes and ice cream too.
Been on T.V.? No.
Ever steal any traffic sign? No, only traffic cones.
Ever been in a car accident? Only fender benders.
Drive a two door or a four door? Four door.
Favorite salad dressing? Honey Mustard.
Favorite Pie? My own, pumpkin.
Favorite Number? 2, because one is never enough and three is too many.
Favorite Movie? Serendipity
Favorite Holy Day? Christmas
Favorite dessert? Anything chocolate.
Favorite Food? Mexican food.
Favorite Day of the week? Friday.
Favorite Brand of shampoo? Pantene Pro.
Favorite toothpaste? Crest.
What do you to relax? Read, blog, have a glass of wine.
Ever been to Ottawa? No.
How many siblings do you have? Two older brothers.
What is your favorite flower? Daisies.

That was fun...gave me something to do while sipping my morning coffee...now I have to get busy! I wondered about the * also, but figured that was a private revelation. Have a good day ~