Tuesday, 17 July 2007

Getting to know my readers.....

I would like to get to know you, my readers. Here is a little quiz to help me learn more about my friends here online...

1) Where do you blog?


2) What are your favourite blogs?


3) What gives you joy?


4) What is your favourite sound?


5) What is you favourite song?


6) What do you hope to hear once you reach the pearly gates?


7) You have up to 15 words: what would you put on your tombstone?


8) Write the first sentence of your own great American novel.


9) What color ink do you prefer in your pen?


10) If you could have any view you wanted from your window, what would you see?


11) What is the one place you most want to visit but have yet to see?


12) What is the best place you have visited so far?


13) What do you want to be remembered for by those who knew you best?


14) What is something you want to achieve this decade?


15) This lifetime?


(Adapted in part from RevGalsBlog)

My answers, to get this started....

1) Where do you blog?
Here! And at BlogHer, Wetpaint (actually a Wiki), and several other smaller sites

2) What are your favourite blogs?
See my list to the right of this page!

3) What gives you joy?
Smiling at a stranger who looked sad or angry and having them smile back.

4) What is your favourite sound?
Water...it could be rain, a stream, a waterfall or waves as long as it's water

5) What is you favourite song?
The Prayer, as sung by Josh Groben

6) What do you hope to hear once you reach the pearly gates?
Welcome back.

7) You have up to 15 words: what would you put on your tombstone?
She sang, she danced, she cared, she loved.

8) Write the first sentence of your own great American novel.
Elizabeth didn't expect to see a unicorn that morning -- but to be fair, the unicorn did not expect her either.

9) What color ink do you prefer in your pen?
Black

10) If you could have any view you wanted from your window, what would you see?
A beautiful expanse of water, with a slightly foggy sky, a rainbow, and a bit of land off on the distance

11) What is the one place you most want to visit but have yet to see?
England - especially the coastal areas

12) What is the best place you have visited so far?
San Francisco

13) What do you want to be remembered for by those who knew you best?
Really loving them with all my heart

14) What is something you want to achieve this decade?
Financial independence as a freelance writer

15) This lifetime?
Learning as much as possible, understanding as much as possible, loving as much as possible

7 comments:

October said...

1) Where do you blog?
I blog several places. Xanga, myspace, here. And the deepest darkest depths of the ocean.

2) What are your favourite blogs?
I don't really have one. I mainly just read what I do.

3) What gives you joy?
Coffee. Walking through leaves. The Fall. Chocolate. Friends. Beach at night. Rain.

4) What is your favourite sound?
Rain on a quiet night. Thunder.

5) What is you favourite song?
"
This is the Countdown" by Mae
Or "SummerSong" by The Decemberist

6) What do you hope to hear once you reach the pearly gates?
An espresso machine.

7) You have up to 15 words: what would you put on your tombstone?
She wasn't crazy, just curiously interesting.


8) Write the first sentence of your own great American novel.
Her boy friends words echoed over and over again in her head, "Jane, I'm getting a sex change."...


9) What color ink do you prefer in your pen?
Pink or blue


10) If you could have any view you wanted from your window, what would you see?
I don't know. It depends on my mood. Thats it! It would change with my mood.


11) What is the one place you most want to visit but have yet to see?
Oxford, England

12) What is the best place you have visited so far?
Baltimore, MD


13) What do you want to be remembered for by those who knew you best?
The one that they could turn to, always.


14) What is something you want to achieve this decade?
Getting into the college I want.


15) This lifetime?
To find love.

Jan said...

1) Where do you blog?
Here at blogger.com.

2)What are your favorite blogs?
See my list, too. I'm new to blogging, and really like to visit those who comment at mine. Somehow there feels like a connection.

3) What gives you joy?
My children; friends; walking; reading; writing letters; baking and eating!

4)What is your favorite sound?
Rain and the ocean.

5) What is your favorite song?
Romantic song for my husband and me--"Nights in White Satin" by the Moody Blues.

6) What do you hope to hear when you reach the pearly gates?
You're home!

7) You have up to 15 words; what would you put on your tombstone?
She loved God and God's children.

8) Write the first sentence of your own great American novel:
The house was quiet and empty with each family member alone in their thoughts.

9)What color ink do you prefer in your pen?
Black, though when I was a teenager, I wanted "peacock blue."

10) If you could have any view you wanted from the window, what would that be?
The Pacific ocean from a WA or OR beach.

11) What is the one place you still want to visit but have yet to see?
Greece

12)What is the best place you have visited so far?
Isle of Skye, Scotland

13) What do you want to be remembered for by those who know you best?
That I was always there for them.

14) What is something you want to achieve in this decade?
Write a spiritual book.

15) This lifetime?
Become my true self in God.

Kievas said...

1) Where do you blog?
Sharing a Journey

2) What are your favourite blogs?
Most of them are in my Bloglines sidebar.

3) What gives you joy?
Animals, nature, music, or all three.

4) What is your favourite sound?
Silence :)

5) What is your favourite song?
Too many to list here...

6) What do you hope to hear once you reach the pearly gates?
"Your dog has been waiting for his walk!"

7) You have up to 15 words: what would you put on your tombstone?
"He tried to change the world, but managed to change himself."

8) Write the first sentence of your own great American novel.
It wouldn't be American, but it begins with "Swing low, sweet chariots..."

9) What color ink do you prefer in your pen?
Black

10) If you could have any view you wanted from your window, what would you see?
Trees, trees, and more trees

11) What is the one place you most want to visit but have yet to see?
Jupiter (from orbit, at least)

12) What is the best place you have visited so far?
Bad Homburg, Germany

13) What do you want to be remembered for by those who knew you best?
That I could laugh and cry with them.

14) What is something you want to achieve this decade?
Publish enough short stories to make publishing a novel a realistic goal.

15) This lifetime?
Making a difference to the problem of hunger in India.

Seeker said...

I love it! It is so great to read everyone's comments. And I REALLY admire the goals. :-)

otowi said...

I would like to get to know you, my readers. Here is a little quiz to help me learn more about my friends here online...

1) Where do you blog?
http://masooma.blogspot.com, mainly.

2) What are your favourite blogs?
I don't know. But the blogs I follow are here: http://www.bloglines.com/public/Otowi

3) What gives you joy?
Family, a day when everything seems to go perfectly, funny students and coworkers, nice students and coworkers.....

4) What is your favourite sound?
Birds chirping outside my window

5) What is you favourite song?
I don't have one

6) What do you hope to hear once you reach the pearly gates?
"You can enter."

7) You have up to 15 words: what would you put on your tombstone?
I wouldn't, I'd be dead.

8) Write the first sentence of your own great American novel.
If I had that, I'd have written the book already.

9) What color ink do you prefer in your pen?
purple or black

10) If you could have any view you wanted from your window, what would you see?
mountains

11) What is the one place you most want to visit but have yet to see?
South Dakota

12) What is the best place you have visited so far?


13) What do you want to be remembered for by those who knew you best?


14) What is something you want to achieve this decade?


15) This lifetime?

Dirty Dancing Through LIFE said...

1. Where do you blog:
http://thesortasinglemom.blogspot.com

2. What is your favorite blog?
too many to count. Mostly I'd say

http://toddlerplanet.wordpress.com/ and
http://canapesun.blogspot.com/

3. What gives you joy?
At the moment having my children stay in bed when I put them to bed.LOL but in general I love photography, reading and running... those are my personal passions but always the sound of my husbands voice and the hugs from him and my boys

4.What is your favorite sound? It used to be the sound of my uncles voice. He had the most pure generous and loving voice... it now serves as my consience the voice in my head that tells me write from wrong. I miss it hearing it in person all the time.

5. What is your favorite song?
so many... I love George Straits voice anything he sings is in my top 10 but write now I'm loving Five for Fightings 65 Mustang

6. What do you hope to hear when you reach the pearly gates?
"Welcome home" the sound and feeling of arms being wrapped around me the feeling of eternal warmth and love.

7. Up to 15 words on your tomb stone: She loved with her hands, her heart her words and her actions.

8. Write the first sentance of your own great american novel?
As she looked out across the feild she has always called home she hoped that all she had given up was enough to hold on to it, then she doubted herself like she had every day she wished for that miracle.

9. What color ink in your pen?
Black or Red

10. If you had any view from your window you wanted what would you see?

fields and pastures of cows and horses and white fences, tractors and kids in cowboy boots and hats running around. Snow caped mountains in the distance.

11.What is one place you most want to visit but have yet to see? Vermont in full autumn colors


12. What is the best place you have visited so far?
I should say Hawaii but truthfully here in Chico where I live now is the best place I have ever been.


13. What do you want to be remembered for by those who know you best?
That I loved each and every one of them the best I could and I hope that is enough and hopefully it exceeded their expectations.

14. What is something you want to achieve in this decade?
Become a full time photographer with a thriving business

15. This lifetime? To be a wonderful Mother-in-law to my boys wives, wife to my hubby, mom to my boys, friend to all those I love. that is most important to me.

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