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Archive for the ‘Memes’ Category

A Forbidden Love – Slice of Life Sunday

Posted by adamswife on April 16, 2008

Slice of Life Sunday is a meme dedicated to preserving the accounts of events cut out of the lives of average people just like you from all over the word.  Like having ice cream with your pie, there is more to this meme than meets the eye – it’s a meme a` la mode!

When I was in high school I studied German.  For two years in German class I had a crush on the guy who sat across the aisle from me:  John.  John was tall and dark and to my eye handsome.  He was also very smart.  All the things I found most attractive.  And he had deep, dark brown eyes.  But John is not the object of this forbidden love.

The second year I studied German our teacher was a young man, fresh from college and single.  There was just something about him.  John was still there, still making my heart go pitty-pat, but there was just something about Herr Eborn that I could not resist.  He was young enough that he still blushed very nicely on occasion.  I found that rather endearing.  There were times he seemed to be flirting with one or another of the girls in the class.  I suffered such pangs of jealousy.  Didn’t he know I was the smartest girl in the class?  I had the best grades?  My accent was nearly flawless and my grammar perfect?  How could he be attracted to someone else?  I never knew just what there was about Herr Eborn.  After all, John was my first loyalty  – wasn’t he?  Several years later I found out that Mrs. Eborn (he got married during the summer after that year) was rather jealous of one of her husband’s students – me!  Could it be?  Was the irresistible attraction due to that greatest of charms?  Someone who found me attractive and, perhaps, irresistible?  Why didn’t he wait for me?  One of life’s mysteries. 😉


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Unconscious Mutterings Week 271

Posted by adamswife on April 14, 2008

Unconscious Mutterings is a free association meme hosted by Luna Nina. She gives us some words, and we “free associate” whatever comes into our minds. ” Rules are, there are no rules.”

  1. Silence ::Golden
  2. Wall ::Berlin
  3. Killed ::Dead
  4. Wishful ::Thinking
  5. Poodle ::ChiChi
  6. Sullen ::Teen-ager
  7. Do not disturb ::Motel
  8. Philadelphia ::Pennsylvania
  9. Anticipation ::Is making me wait
  10. Sidewalk ::Sundae
To See Other Mutterings

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A Meme or Two

Posted by adamswife on April 4, 2008


I was debating about making a post today – no really good ideas. Then I got this in an e-mail and decided to share it with all of you.

The rules: Indicate which you have done, and which you have not. I’m not going to tag anyone for this, but if you’d like to play, please feel free. Then leave a message with a link so we can all come visit you. 🙂

Gone on a blind date yes
Skipped school no
Watched someone die yes
Been to Canada yes

Been to Mexico yes
Been to Florida no
Been on a plane yes
Been lost yes
Been on the opposite side of the country yes
Gone to
Washington , DC no
Swam in the ocean yes
Cried yourself to sleep yes
Played cops and robber yes
Played cowboys and Indians yes
Recently colored with crayons not recently
Sang Karaoke not yet
Paid for a meal with coins only yes
Done something you told yourself you wouldn’t constantly
Made prank phone calls never
Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of your nose who, me?
Caught a snowflake on your tongue yes
Danced in the rain yes
Written a letter to Santa Claus yes
Been kissed under the mistletoe of course, many times
Watched the sunrise with someone you care about yes
Blown bubbles with gum, and with soap
Gone ice-skating once
Been skinny dipping outdoors I can’t remember

Gone to the movies yes
For more fun answer the following 27 questions:

1. Any nickname? yes – Ed calls me Livewire
2. Mother’s name? Ellen
3. Favorite drink? water
4. Tattoo? never
5 Piercings? Yes, ears
6. How much do you love your job? retired
7. Birthplace? Twin Falls, Idaho

8. Favorite vacation spot ? Camping in the mountains near a lake or river

9. Ever been to Africa ? No

10. Ever eaten cookies for dinner? Yes
11. Ever been on TV? yes

12. Ever steal any traffic sign? No
13. Ever been in a car accident? Yes
14. Drive a 2-door or 4-door vehicle? 4 door
15. Favorite salad dressing? blue cheese
16. Favorite pie? coconut cream

17. Favorite number? I don’t have one
18. Favorite movie? anything with music and laughter
19. Favorite holiday? Christmas
20. Favorite dessert? ice cream

21. Favorite food? gravy
22. Favorite day of the week? Sunday

23. Favorite brand of bodywash? Irish Spring
24. Favorite tooth paste in a tube? I use Barbie bubble gum flavor
25. Favorite smell? Old Spice

26. What do you do to relax ? tv, handwork
27. How do you see yourself in 10 years? buried

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A Memoir

Posted by adamswife on March 28, 2008

Zazzy has invited all who visit her blog to post a “six-word memoir.” I have been struggling to find the right six words. I have found 4 words and 8 words, even 5 words, but 6 words just seems to escape me. Perhaps these will do.

Daughter, mother, wife, lover, sister, friend

These six pretty well tell the story of my life – that’s what a memoir is supposed to do, is it not?

Like Zazzy, I invite all who would like to participate in the meme to do so. And leave me a note so my readers and I can come and visit you.


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Friday Memes – All Kinds

Posted by adamswife on March 7, 2008

Having a difficult time trying to decide what to post today, I have determined to take part in every Friday meme I can find. To this end I give you

Haiku Friday

More Haiku

It’s Friday
Which meme to post?
I can’t choose

Fridge Friday #2


  • Cream Cheese, Parmesan Cheese, Left-over Rice, Milk
  • Cheese, Cooked Turkey, Eggs
  • Cheese, Carrots
  • Apple, Mixed Baby Green, Celery
  • Anti-nausea meds, Butter, Yeast, Mustard
  • Ginger, Garlic, Shallots
  • Lite Mayo, Lemon Juice, Ranch Dressing

Pensieve’s License to Limerick

‘ Though short no leprechaun I
But to Ireland I’d like to hie
I’d see a shamrock
To the pub I would walk
A green contact I’d put in each eye

Fantasy Friday


This is where I’d like to spend my day.


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Photobucket Meme

Posted by adamswife on February 22, 2008

I found this meme at Small Reflections. storyteller has invited all who would like to participate in this meme to do so. I thought it looked like fun, so here it is.

1. Answer the questions below.
2. Take each answer and type it into the search bar at Photobucket.
3. Take a picture from the first page of results and post the html code under the image. (I have linked the location to the title of the picture. Html code takes a lot of space.)

Age on my next birthday


Place I want to travel


Favorite place to be


Favorite food

taters & gravy

Favorite animal


Favorite color


Where I was born

twin falls idaho

Where I live

idaho falls

Past name of a previous pet


Nickname/Screen name


Middle name

Jean Name

Last name


Bad habit


There you have my answers courtesy of Photo Bucket.  I invite all and any who wish to participate to go ahead and do so.  Put a post back here so we can find your answers, too.

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