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Confessions of a Girl Scout Reject

14th January 2012

Sharon at Hyperactive Inefficiency and Susan at LostnChina have given me the Versatile Blogger Award.  This means a, you really, really like me or b, my ramblings are truly aimless or iii, I am Waffley Versatile.  I can take all three.  Thanks a bunch.

In the name of blogging community, I’m going to share yet more random factoids about myself.

Here goes:

I used to think that I was born in the wrong era.  I have since made peace with this one.  My favourite musicians are still old or dead.  I can name that tune in one note and it’s usually More Than A Feeling by Boston.  Don’t ask, because I don’t know.  And that ‘s OK.

I get high on life, the smell of books and paint and gasoline and cigars.  But not intentionally.  It just happens.  In related news, I smoked pot at University, but I wasn’t co-ordinated enough to do it more than once.

When I ‘graduated’ from the Brownies, the leader suggested I ‘might not want to move up to the Green Uniform.’  So I didn’t.  I’m a rebel from way back.  I guess she doubted my commitment to Sparkle Motion.

I’ve said before that I quote my favourite movies in everyday conversation.  I’ll say now that most of the time, it makes sense.

Wine gives me heartburn.  This is probably a good thing.

I don’t like chocolate, either.  Unless it’s expensive.

The stack of books by my side of the bed keeps threatening to hit me in the head as I sleep.  Currently reading:  Fante, The Tiger’s Wife, and Two For The Dough.  Because I’m versatile.

More random factoids can be found here, here  and elsewhere within my posts.

I’m supposed to tell other bloggers to do this.  You can, if you wish.

What I will do now is mention some folks who I think should start a blog.  Because I would read it.

My Dad:  Everyone needs his philosophy on life and baseball.

Sarge:   He wants me to write lyrics to go with his music.  And because I want even more insight into the workings of his brain.

My cousin Karin:  I want to be like her when I grow up.  And I told her so.  Yes, I am that corny.

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  • Reply becomingcliche 14th January 2012 at 3:10 pm

    Congrats on your award! But I am looking at you askance over the chocolate thing…

    • Reply LKD 14th January 2012 at 3:17 pm

      Most people do. You should do this, too!

  • Reply Karin 14th January 2012 at 4:25 pm

    Thank you for making me smile!! Here’s something I don’t know if I told YOU: Your writing style reminds me of mine… And makes me think, “Why aren’t I writing more, damnit!” 🙂

    • Reply LKD 14th January 2012 at 4:41 pm

      You have, it involved coffee and cheese-less pizza. But it’s always nice to hear it again! Now go write more. 😉

  • Reply Karen 14th January 2012 at 6:01 pm

    I was never a huge fan of the girlscouts myself and I don’t think I need to be part of a club to do a good deed.

    Congrats!!!

    • Reply LKD 17th January 2012 at 6:49 pm

      Me, neither. However, another interesting tidbit is I didn’t have the heart to throw out my Brownie uniform til I was 15.

  • Reply dianeledet 14th January 2012 at 7:07 pm

    I always enjoy reading your posts. You make me laugh!

    • Reply LKD 17th January 2012 at 6:50 pm

      Thanks, Diane! I’m glad.

  • Reply buddhafulkat 14th January 2012 at 7:12 pm

    Nice to learn more about you. How do you like the Stephanie Plum series?

    • Reply LKD 17th January 2012 at 6:54 pm

      They are good bubblegum and I think Grandma Mazur should get her own series! If you read them, how far on are you?

  • Reply k8edid 14th January 2012 at 8:20 pm

    Congrats….love your factoids.

    • Reply LKD 17th January 2012 at 6:59 pm

      Maybe if I do enough of these, I’ll have an 100 facts about me post happening. Ha!

  • Reply Suzanne 14th January 2012 at 10:20 pm

    Congrats 🙂 I love that you’re requesting people to start blogging. 🙂 It’s a good way to pass the award on!

    • Reply LKD 17th January 2012 at 7:00 pm

      Thanks Suzanne, I wanted to do something different. Let’s see if it works!

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