Day 30: Who are you? In case the blog challenge hasn't answered it for you by now... I am an honest, creative, stubborn, inquisitive being with an uncanny love of sweets, especially tropical Mike and Ikes and ice cream--uncanny because of my tendencies towards being a bit of a health nut: I'm a Kashi stan. [...]
Day 29: Describe your future plans and goals. I plan to get a phD, visit Africa, tidy up the place, fall in love, publish Marrow (to great acclaim), run a sub-4 marathon, and achieve full lotus—not necessarily in that order.
Day 28: What attracts you to someone? Got brains? You can get it! Ooh that was crass. (Please don’t judge me). But seriously, I am a sucker for someone who can teach me something and not just hold but carry a conversation. (The latter will prove quite important because I can be painfully shy and [...]
Day 27: Describe your fashion style. Was it Coco Chanel who said before you walk out the door, you should take off one accessory? Well, she was probably trying to warn me against my tendencies toward the gawdy. I like bright colors, lots of accessories (I used to wear rings on at least 3 [...]
Day 26: List the first 10 songs to play on shuffle on your mp3 player. *(not necessarily in this order) 1. Is This Love – Bob Marley I'm willing and able/so I lay my cards on the table/I wanna love you/and treat you right/I wanna love you/every day and every night 2. Magalenha – Sergio [...]
Day 24: Post a song that makes you smile. Go-go is DC's indigenous music. It can get a party started like no other music I know. (Well almost--Baltimore club music makes me wish I could SpongeBob everytime)! I can't tell you when I first heard it, but I first of it when my big sister [...]
Day 23: List and describe the contents that can always be found in your bag. The Things They Carried is a good book--a collection of short stories by Tim O'Brien, a Vietnam vet, mostly about Vietnam. I'm not sure if it's not telling how much a person carries with them--as Erykah Badu rings in my [...]
Day 22: List your nicknames and explain the origins. "What's in a name? That which we call a rose/By any other name would smell as sweet..." Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare
Day 21: List the goals you want to complete by the end of this month. 1. Finish the books I'm supposed to be reading. 2. Finish this blog challenge. 3. Save some money. 4. Submit some work for publication. 5. Create something.
Day 20: Write a letter to your parents. Hey guys, Thank you. for buying me stuff like my Smurf Tunes because I loved the Smurfs and you knew I loved the Smurfs so you even bought me Smurfs underwear; and for not buying me stuff that you knew you couldn't afford; I know how it [...]