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Monday, October 1, 2012

I Owe You An Answer

I owe you an answer about that Monday lie a couple of weeks back. Since I didn’t do the quiz while I was on vacation I left the answer to my final question hanging! If you recall, question 4 was:

4. Tell us two truths and a lie about yourself...

My answers were:

1. I’ve been the Prima Donna Ballerina

2. There was never anyone dressed even close to like me in school.

3. Although roller-skating was hugely popular when I was in middle and high school, I’ve never roller-skated.

And my question for everyone was:

5. So, which one of my answers to #4 was the lie?

I got a nice assortment of answers, but the lie is #2!

I was the center-stage Prima Donna when I was 9 years old in advanced youth ballet. My class was a small class, just three of us and I was the advanced dancer with two older beginning young adult students. I had the solo section and the longer skirt. As we got near to the spring recital, my hockey team was also in the state playoffs. It was a good year for me. But my hockey coach never gasped when I walked into the locker room in my leotard after dance class the way my dance instructor did when I walked into ballet class with my duffel bag and stick.

After a bad ankle injury practicing a leap for a ballet number I was planning to do for the middle school talent show, my doctor suggested that roller skating wouldn’t be the best idea for me. I wasn’t really all that interested; it was just something a lot of my friends did. I liked dancing better anyway.

As for the lie; while I most decidedly never saw anyone dressed like me in middle school through college, first through fourth grade I was in a Catholic school; ALL the girls dressed exactly like me!

There just wasn’t anything to really defrag from my blog on Friday last week, but I have a few from the weekend!

First off, Darlene Haughin is back designing at The Studio! She has been out of designing for a while. Darlene has been battling breast cancer. It was caught early and treatment started quickly. She is okay now and rather than retell details, I’ll invite you to her blog to read her journey in her words: A Story of Survival and Faithfulness.  I am so glad she is doing well and happy she has returned to the Digi-Design world. When she sent her new kit to the creative team, I was ready to create! I’ll be back with a preview of My Happy Place and the first layout I did with it.

Also for more fragment stuff, check out the blog I did last night, I Want To Get Smashed  It's not a problem; I'm not that stressed, and it's not an ad.  It's just something I'm very geeky with anticipation about!

Now, on to this week's quiz from Heather at Acting Balanced!

1. What is your favorite Autumn color?

The red and orange combination of maple trees

2. If you could go back and change something about your high school days what would it be?

If I’m making a change it means I am doing it with the knowledge I have now, right? I’d go back and let myself know I’m not stupid. I could have applied myself better, maybe even graduated with cords and gotten a scholarship to finish my degree in 4 years instead of 13, except that I had an awful inferiority complex. I was an honor roll student and justified that the grading curve was why I did well because I thought I was pretty dumb.

Yes, the Mensa thing was a shock when Mom talked me into testing for it.  I've accepted that I probably really did deserve the high school grades. 

3. Name something that you tried because you thought you'd like it, but in reality didn't meet your expectations

Yogurt with Splenda. There’s something in the processing that makes it taste nasty!

4. Do you have a favorite "Monday" song?

Probably Manic Monday by the Bangles.

And don't forget to add a 5th Question on your own blog so we can answer as we hop around!

Who makes the best donuts? Which flavor is the best?

I have a social history with Dunkin Donuts and their coffee is the best, I drink a little mental ambiance with it, but the best donuts are Tim Horton’s! My favorite is Walnut Crunch.


Sammie said...

Just hearing the word Splenda makes my mouth turn. Glad you asked a question though that makes my mouth water. :)

We have a little Doughnut shop around the corner from us called Country Style Doughnuts that is open 24 hours 6 days a week they make heavenly doughnuts my favorite is the Chocolate Creme filled powder sugar ones , though all of their doughnuts melt in your mouth and they are huge!

Edna B said...

Seeing as how I've never had a Tim Horton donut, I have to say my favorites would be Dunkin Donut. Gosh, I have a nephew named Tim Horton, and I never knew he owned a donut company. Hmmmmm.

I love all the autumn colors, but of course the orange is my favorite. You have a wonderful day, hugs, Edna b.

Love Bears All Things said...

I like the chocolate glazed, creme filled ones if I have to have a doughnut, never liked the regular ones....we used to get Dunkin Doughnuts at work and I liked the cinnamon raisin ones.
I don't like Splenda at all.
Thanks for popping in.
Mama Bear

retired not tired said...

We don't have Dunkin Donuts in Canada however Tim Horton's is our number one donut shop. i drink their tea not their coffee. I like cake donuts and will try their flavour of the month,

Wayne W Smith said...

You are cruel to my diet asking that question. Any doughnut right now would be heaven to me. We missed you last week but I hope you had an awesome vacation!

Debby@Just Breathe said...

That was fun! Also great song choice.

Janice's footsteps said...

That song just keeps coming back so many are picking it I get it out of my head & then BLAM here we go again LOL my favorite donuts are Krispy Kreme's even though we no longer have a store close to us there is nothing better then a hot cremed filled bar with chocolate icing YUM!! Cute idea leaving us hanging on that lie questions I actually thought it was #3 LOL

Anonymous said...

I love Dunkin' Donuts, especially the boston creme!