Oy, Tagged again.. guess I'd better do this one..  

Posted by Emily in ,

8 Things I’m passionate about:

1. The truth. As in: I can HANDLE THE TRUTH...
2. Reading
3. Food- eating or preparing
4. Crafts- mostly sewing
5. (getting to be passionate about) Gardening (I ate a squash I grew from a seed recently!)
6. Learning- about anything
7. People
8. Sci-fi :) I'm a geek

8 Things I want to do before I die:

1. Travel. Extensively.
2. Write a book.
3. Finish college.
4. Teach. (But I don't want to "be a teacher")
5. Enter a quilt in that $100,000 quilt contest
6. Run a marathon.. or at least a 5k :)
7. Live with joy and share it with others.
8. Become an expert at heirloom sewing (like Martha Pullen)

8 Things I do now:

1. Travel. A little.
2. Own my own business.
3. Roast my own coffee.
4. Started the Couch to 5k program.
5. Read.
6. Build friendships, even if it's only with a small group of friends right now.
7. Go to the co-op every two weeks for fresh fruits and veggies.
8. Putter around the garden.

8 Things I can not do:

1. Make everyone happy all the time :)
2. Run for very long without wheezing (yet)
3. Lick my own elbows
4. Fix other people's problems
5. Completely hike Camelback (yet)
6. Stand door-to-door salesmen
7. Do it Captain! I don't have enough power!
8. Believe it's not butter

8 Things I often say:

1. (Like Julia) Freakin' A!
2. What the f*ck?
3. Seriously?
4. I'm not even kidding.
5. Serious!
6. What the shit ever. (that one is courtesy of DH's grandma)
7. Want some coffee?
8. I want some coffee.

8 Favorite foods:

1. Caprese salad
2. Salsa
3. Melted chocolate.
4. Cook & Serve Banana Pudding when it's still hot (with whipped cream)
5. Mom's potato soup
6. French onion soup
7. BBQ Chips & Jalapeno Cheddar sauce
8. Salmon

8 Things you may not know about me:

1. I'm going to Comicon in January.
2. I have all the current Buffy & Angel comics
3. I joined a book club that is reading Water for Elephants right now
4. I get motion sick from scrolling down on computer screens (I have to page down instead)
5. Joss Whedon is my master (lol)
6. I love making miniature things (but I don't like to collect pre-made miniatures)
7. I took years of French in high school but I don't remember it much
8. Sometimes lolcats make me lol

8 favorite TV SHOWS

1. Daily Show
2. Colbert Report
3. Veronica Mars
4. Angel
5. Buffy
6. Frasier
7. That 70's Show
8. Good Eats

8 favorite RESTAURANTS

1. Ruth's Chris
2. Pappadeux
3. Chevy's
4. Touch of Thai
5. PF Chang's
6. Rio Sabor Brazilian
7. Red Robin
8. Chino Bandito

8 books you'd RECOMMEND

1. Freakonomics
2. Survivor
3. Life of Pi
4. Dune
5. The Cat Who Walks Through walls
6. Stranger in a Strangeland
7. The Color Purple
8. Watership Down

8 things that happened YESTERDAY

1. I received reports (for work) in my email
2. I had lunch with DH & MIL- Red Robin
3. DH & I got coffee at Barnes & Nobles
4. I watered my garden, but I did not water my peppers because I've been over watering them
5. I talked to Julia
6. I received the family cookbooks I edited (time to repack and mail them out)
7. I rearranged my office while I was talking to Julia (Again)
8. I called my neighbor to see if she was feeling better (she was)

8 things to LOOK FORWARD TO

1. Cooler weather
2. Going to San Antonio next week
3. Going to Utah next month
4. Christmas carols on the radio
5. Getting some sewing done
6. Tomatoes in the garden
7. Book club meeting Saturday
8. Twilight release (yeah, yeah)

8 things on MY WISH LIST

1. Technivorm Moccamaster with Thermal Carafe
2. Blendtec Total Blender
3. WiiFit
4. Rings that Bind
5. Gardening items (or giftcard to Lowe's)
6. Black & Decker D2030 Iron
7. The Magic of Crazy Quilting
8. Serger Secrets


1. Cool weather
2. There's a chance it might rain (or hail like it did Sunday!)
3. Holidays
4. Sweater weather (maybe I'll learn to knit one this year)
5. Sleeping with my windows open
6. The smells
7. Planning/making Christmas presents
8. Baking cookies

8 people I TAG

1. Colista (already tagged by Julia though)
2. Brenna
3. Donald
4. Sara
5. Rustell
6. Santa
7. The Tooth Fairy
8. The Flying Spaghetti Monster

Whoohoo! Doing the happy dance!  

Posted by Emily

Gee, what could I be happy about today?