Friday, December 5, 2008

Waaaay TMI...About ME!

This tag from my daughter-in-law seemed like a challenge, so I'll try it!

8 things I LOVE to watch on TV
(How about 4 things I LOVE and 4 things I like?)
1. So You Think You Can Dance
2. Brothers and Sisters
3. CNN, Fox, MSNBC (I watch all 3, then try to find some "truthiness")
4. Gray's Anatomy (a guilty pleasure)
5. Private Practice (an even guiltier pleasure)
6. BYU-TV (Does this make up for #4 and #5?)
7. American Idol, but only after everyone bad is finally voted off
8. ER, House, and most other doctor-related shows (frustrated MD=moi)

8 favorite restaurants
(This one's hard to LIMIT to 8!) 
**List subject to change on a moment-by-moment basis
1. Cheesecake Factory
2. Layang Layang (Malaysian food)
3. The Golden Rice Bowl in the sunset district - SF
4. Lawry's Prime Rib
5. House of Prime Rib (I will require this for my anniversary this month.)
6. Pedro's (for the carnitas tostada)
7. Chevy's (for the salsa chicken tostada)
8. Applebee's (for the Weight Watcher's menu)

I'm adding this one:  8 Favorite Authors
1. Mary Stewart
2. Jane Austen
3. Georgette Heyer
4. J.R.R. Tolkien
5. Anne Rivers Siddons
6. Rosamunde Pilcher
7. Jan Karon
8. Anyone Oprah doesn't pick

Also adding this one: 8 Favorite Singer/songwriters
**List constantly evolving
1. James Taylor
2. Joni Mitchell
3. Cat Stevens
4. Paul Simon
5. Jason Mraz
6. Brett Dennen
7. Neil Young
8. John Mayer

8 things that happened yesterday
1. Got my Christmas tree!
2. Wrote our Christmas card poem
3. Started addressing said Christmas card poem to our friends and family
4. Finally finished editing my Christmas Eve story for this year
5. Maybe finished editing the Christmas program for church
6. Had another low-blood sugar episode (new diet creating havoc)
7. Talked my daughter into taking some of my old Christmas decorations (She even seems to WANT to.)
8. Made an iTunes Christmas playlist that KNOCKS MY SOCKS (Christmas stockings?) OFF!

8 things I am looking forward to
1. Christmas!
2. Having all my kids and grandkids here for Christmas  =)
3. Doing our Christmas Eve "circle time" (more on this in a later post)
4. Christmas Devotional from the first presidency this Sunday night
5. Getting the decorations all up (NOT looking forward to the DOING of it)
6. Having everyone who got sick at my house over Thanksgiving get well, especially my parents and little Bryce
7. Celebrating 36th wedding anniversary on the 16th
8. Actually getting the rest of my poetry up on my poetry website

8 things on my wish list
1. Again, quick recovery of everyone infected on my premises
2. Me NOT catching what everyone else is getting well from
3. Fuller, thicker tresses (massive hair shedding this year)
4. Successful pound droppage with no more low blood sugar
5. Strong desire to take long, BRISK walks every night (fat chance)
6. Eating anything I want sans weight gain (well, it IS a WISH list, right?)
7. Perfect health for me and my family (and I guess, while I'm at it...all of YOU, too!) I'm nothing if not generous.  =)
8. Ability to fly, wings optional 

8 people I am tagging
1. Nikki
2. Kristin
3. Lisa
4. Laura
5. Natalie
6. Christine
7. Emily
8. Whoever wants to play (just be sure to leave me a comment so I can check out your post!)


Heather Anderson said...

That was fun:) Thanks for playing and I like your additions... I hope everyone gets well too. And for xmas I will get you wings HAHA

Sue said...

That would be the PERFECT gift. Thanks.


D Wright said...

I totally agree with one of your favorite authors. I love Jan Karon too. She has a great website
I think you would enjoy it!

Natalie said...

"Anyone Oprah doesn't pick"....Lady, I love you! I am laughing out loud right now. I could not agree more!

Hope everyone is healthy!

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