Sunday, November 25, 2012

Erik's Meme (from a girl's point of view)

I thought I would steal this from cubby.

Is your beard as soft as it looks? Is it due to constant maintenance, or is it naturally that way?

no beard (on a girl?)

Does your area have a food or dish that it’s known for? Something that was invented there or that just isn’t the same anywhere else?

cheesesteaks, soft pretzels, scrapple, tastykakes, goldenberg's peanut chews candy, bassett's ice cream, zitner's easter eggs 

Do you follow any webcomics?


If money were not necessary, how would you spend your days? Where would you go to do it?

travel, volunteering (my, this requires thought; I've worked since I was 16)

Would you ever consider visiting Canada… as in Vancouver Island?

the whole of canada deserves exploration!

Are you a musician? Do you/have you ever played an instrument or sang, have you ever written a song?

used to play piano (not well); I still sing (not well)

Do you swim? Was Jacques Yves Cousteau ever a figure of legend for you?

nope; I have a fear of water

Have you ever done drag? Do you ever *want* to do drag?

no and no

Have you always wanted to be a man? Ever wanted to be a woman?

no; I was born this way hey!

How did you meet your husband? Where, when and what did you do on your first date?

a personal ad in a free weekly paper.  first date was to a music concert at a local club.

Have you ever had a cross-generational relationship?


How do you wipe your ass?

like everyone else

What is the worst thing you have ever done?

I never spoke up about the abuse I suffered as a child/adult; too late now since no one would believe me.

When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up? How did those dreams change as you aged?

I wanted to be a paralegal.  I NEVER wanted to be a nurse/teacher/mother/nun (stupid catholic school education).  I am currently an office manager for a small manufacturing company; clerical work and I are a perfect fit.  the attention to detail and organizational abilities are in line with my zodiac sign (virgo).

What are you longing for?

something that doesn't exist; a utopia where I make all the rules 

What are your small and large passions, the things that move you at a very deep level? Poetry? Sunrises? Sunsets? Kittens? The bite of the tattoo needle into virgin skin for the first time? Other?

books, music, knitting, baseball, cats, train travel


  1. Your blog is your kingdom where you make up the rules - close enough?

    1. perhaps. but there will be always something missing; the human touch, as it were.

  2. I just wanted to send you a hug after reading the way you answered the one about the worst thing you've ever done. I'm sorry you suffered abuse as a child, and I'm even more sorry that you don't think anyone now would believe you.

    For what it's worth, I believe you.

    1. thank you, dear; smooches!

      my parents were the worst, my teachers were second, my ex-husband was third. abuse was not talked about back in the day; but if I knew then what I know now, those people would be in jail. and yet they would protest their innocence and say they did nothing wrong.

      ah well, as kelly clarkson sang: "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger". and so it goes for child abuse and cancer for me.