i've been shamed into writing and tagged with this meme. i know that this isn't a "real" blog post. but it's a little something. i'll write something substantial soon.
1. FIRST NAME? Jennifer
2. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? I believe that I was named after Jennifer O'Neill, a model/actress who was famous in the 70s.
3. WHEN DID YOU LAST CRY? wednesday morning.
4. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? yes, unless i'm writing in a hurry.
5. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCHMEAT? turkey.
6. IF YOU WERE ANOTHER PERSON WOULD YOU BE FRIENDS WITH YOU? i think so. but i might get on my nerves from time to time. ;)
7. DO YOU HAVE A JOURNAL? yes. i have kept a journal consistently since 1991. it takes me 3-6 months to finish one, so I have roughly 45 of them in storage between bakersfield and my new apartment!
8. DO YOU STILL HAVE YOUR TONSILS? yes.
9. WOULD YOU BUNGEE JUMP? not even if you paid me.
10. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CEREAL? honey bunches of oats with almonds. yum.
11. DO YOU UNTIE YOUR SHOES WHEN YOU TAKE THEM OFF? no
12. DO YOU THINK YOU ARE STRONG? yes
13. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE ICE CREAM FLAVOR? it really depends on my mood. sometimes a thick, gooey chocolate (like ben and jerry's fudge brownie); other times a nice light servng of strawberries with vanilla ice cream from blue bell hits the spot.
14. SHOE SIZE? seven
5. RED OR PINK? red
16. WHAT IS THE LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT YOURSELF? i overanalyze things.
17. WHO DO YOU MISS THE MOST? I'd say my boyfriend, but we talk on the phone all the time and have managed to see each other once a month since I moved to California. So instead I'm going to say my friends from Austin.
18. DO YOU WANT EVERYONE TO SEND THIS BACK TO YOU? nah
19. WHAT COLOR PANTS, SHIRT AND SHOES ARE YOU WEARING? blue flannel pajama pants with purple and white snowflakes. purple sweatshirt. light brown slippers with fuzzy insides. (very stylish, i know)
20. LAST THING YOU ATE? flavored rice cakes.
21. WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW? lila downs' "border" album.
22. IF YOU WERE A CRAYON, WHAT COLOR WOULD YOU BE? the closest crayon color to ocean blue (not necessarily aqua).
23. FAVORITE SMELL? roses
24. WHO WAS THE LAST PERSON YOU TALKED TO ON THE PHONE? joseph
25. THE FIRST THING YOU NOTICE ABOUT PEOPLE YOU ARE ATTRACTED TO? face, probably specifically his eyes. then if he's smart. ;)
26. DO YOU LIKE THE PERSON you stole THIS from? i honestly say that Olga is one of the coolest kids i know.
27. FAVORITE DRINK? i'll give a shout out to olga's boyfriend, bill, here. i love the dessert cocktail he makes at Fino. it has espresso, Godiva chocolate liqueur, vanilla infused cognac, a touch of cream, and a hint of orange.
28. FAVORITE SPORT? probably basketball. i like to watch the playoffs. go spurs!
29. EYE COLOR? very dark brown.
30. HAT SIZE? this is an embarrassing question. my head is typically too big for most hats. :(
31. DO YOU WEAR CONTACTS? nope.
32. FAVORITE FOOD? i love indian food. but i also love my mom's lasagna. yum.
33. SCARY MOVIES OR HAPPY ENDINGS? i can't bear to watch scary movies. happy endings all the way.
35. SUMMER OR WINTER? summer? i don't know. i like spring!
36. HUGS OR KISSES? hugs.
37. FAVORITE DESSERT? my sister's homemade apple pie. to borrow a phrase from my boyfriend, it is "greatness."
38. WHO IS MOST LIKELY TO RESPOND? i think Laura should respond, because she is bound to want a break from postdoc-ing.
39. LEAST LIKELY TO RESPOND? ???
40. WHAT BOOKS ARE YOU READING? just stuff for school. chicana without apology by edén torres. next week it will be a reader in latina feminist theology.
41. WHAT'S ON YOUR MOUSE Pad? no mousepad. but if i had one, i'd want this one:
42. WHAT DID YOU WATCH LAST NIGHT ON TV? i didn't watch TV last night. i hung out with my family and talked to my boyfriend on the phone.
43. FAVORITE SOUNDS? soft rain (not storms), female mariachi singers who can belt it out, the violin, family/friends' laughter.
44. ROLLING STONE OR BEATLES? beatles
45. THE FURTHEST YOU'VE BEEN FROM HOME? rome
46. WHAT'S YOUR SPECIAL TALENT? my fingers are double jointed
47. WHERE WERE YOU BORN? bakersfield, CA.
48. WHO SENT THIS TO YOU? olga lydia