Friday, June 19, 2009

molly's meme

molly (my very first follower) made up a meme. all by herself. and i mean, why not? someone's got to do it, right? well, she didn't actually tag me for it, but i'm going to do it anyway because i'm the fairy blogmother and i can do stuff like that. and plus, i'm going to pick up my blog campers today and so it makes for an easy scheduled post.

totally gratituous rock shot

here's what molly says about her brand spankin' new meme:

I've always had the problem of not being able to pick a favourite. I don't have one favourite movie or one favourite book, or one favourite food. Life's just a bit more complex than that for me. I'm 75% Gemini  - go figure.

So the idea here is that you list 5 items in each category, a favourite 5 - but not necessarily in order of favouriteness - to show the diversity/similarity/hilarity/polarity/ or extreme same-ness of your personal likes.

And then tag 5 peeps to do the same. And feel free to add or subtract categories as you like.
Down with meme imperialism!

and here are my favorite things....

5 favorite songs (this list would be different if you asked me in an hour or a day):
1. Hotel California - Eagles
2. I think I'm in Love - Beck
3. Citizen of the Planet - Alanis Morissette
4. Express Yourself - Madonna (this song saw me through a bad breakup)
5. My Sister - Juliana Hatfield 3

5 favorite films:
1. Fargo
2. The Princess Bride
3. Afgrunden (The Abyss) (1911 danish silent film--i loved it before i ever even came to denmark)
4. The Castle (it's a hilarious australian film)
5. Napoleon Dynamite
i had total deja vu writing this...but i think it's b/c of saturday's scheduled post (another meme).

5 favorite books:
1. Pushkin House (Pushkinskii Dom) - Andrei Bitov
2. The Corrections - Jonathan Franzen
3. Wind up Bird Chronicle - Haruki Murakami
4. Love in the Time of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez (just kept this one here from molly's list)
5. What I Loved - Siri Hustvedt

5 favorite crushes (there is a distinct old man theme going on here):
1. David Letterman
2. Hugh Laurie
3. Bill Clinton
4. Todd Benjamin (saw him moderate a panel last week at Nor-Shipping--i'm a sucker for a smart one)
5. Fox Mulder (yes, i realize he is a character played by David Duchovney, however, it's Fox, not David that I'm crushing on.)

5 favorite (random) things:
1. my pet rock
2. perfume
3. iPods
4. my Macbook Pro
5. iPhone

5 favorite things to eat (you knew i was going to have to add one of my own):
1. mango (especially in the philippines)
2. salty almonds
3. homemade pizza with wacky ingredients (pears & salad - potatoes & chicken)
4. watermelon
5. tapas - garlic shrimp, chorizo,...mmm, just thinking about it makes me hungry

and i thought that i would tag three new bloggers that have discovered me i've discovered recently and two old friends:

1.  just jules
2.  marinik
3.  delwyn 
4.  an open heart
5.  janet

and one more gratuitous rock shot, mostly because i put these on flickr the other day, but never blogged them:


spudballoo said...

LOL I knew that Todd chap would make an appearance here. Surely a temporary crush though, not a long lasting passion?

I love the stone wearing a wee hat, so sweet.

All set for the big day? Loved the live prep via twitter last night!

Unknown said...

What I Loved - Siri Hustvedt :: love that book too! But actually can't remember much about it - just know I loved it. Think I'll go read it again...

Unknown said...

Oh, and have a blast today!

Liz Fulcher, The Fragrant Muse said...

So excited, I've been tagged too. It'll have to wait until after Fragrant Friday. I love wacky pizza too and Fargo!

I'll be at a college orientation all day so I'll have to catch up on blogcamp excitement tonight!

Molly said...

Oooo, What I Loved. I think I knew you also loved this. What a book!
Thanks for playing, hope you girls are having an awesome time out there!

Anonymous said...

very few people i know like fargo. and they always look at me strangely when i say i like fargo. of course just goes to show i'm keeping the wrong kind of company, eh? ;)

Just Jules said...

I will have to come back and finish reading this but for the moment I am busy shaking my head... Bill Clinton ... really? ugggg did you live in the US then - really ewwwwwwwwwww

ok. sorry - it is your meme. I'll be back ;) promise. Just need to go scrub my eyeballs and bleach my brain and then skip that part to finish reading it all later :)

oh I am nasty today!

w.v. stione.... can't make this stuff up.

stione - the obsession of posting stones on flickr.

heidikins said...

This is lovely--half of these I have never heard of, but I am loving that some of my fave cult-classic movies made your list. (Princess Bride & Napoleon Dynamite, I'm looking at you.)


PS I have taken to calling my adorable--but drooling--niece The Dred Pirate Bubble Beard.

Ady Grafovna said...

I LOVE homemade pizza with odd ingredients too. Friday nights have been "make-your-own-pizza" nights at my house for a while. I like avocado, tomato, and shrimp best. Mmmm.

Indiri Wood said...

mmm... I never would have thought of putting pears or potatoes on a pizza but now I'm wondering if breakfast is to early to try...

I really do need to read Love In A Time Of Cholera. I've been meaning to for a long time but something else always comes up.

christina said...

deep breath...this is cool.

Mari Mansourian said...

well... thanks for the tag, I am definitely playing... heading over to post my list :)
have fun at blog camp

Janet said...

fun, fun, fun! i'm playing too! but i spent too much time posting a video on my blog tonight, so i'll work on it tomorrow afternoon (have to work in the morning.)

Char said...

:) you have some of my same favorites. I knew I liked you.

Stacey Childs said...

Hmm, a little confused about what a "meme" is, maybe I too much of a newbie. I can tell you that in Maori though, it means to go peepee. So this post had me giggling like a little girl.