Friday, March 31, 2006

No, I'm not dead/Reader Poll #4 (I think)

I'm sorry!!!! Please don't hate me, and I hope that there are still a few of you out there reading. New job (which I love, by the way) has cut down on blogging time, and since I got back from Europe I just haven't been able to catch up with my life. Does that make sense? I've been feeling a beat behind in everything, but in a good way. Yeah, it's a bit annoying that my apartment is always messy and that I can't find time to return emails, but you know what? Right now I'm happier than I have been in a long time. So I'll take a bit of apartment clutter - it's worth it.

In the meantime, everybody play!

1. When was the last time you saw the lights come up in a bar?

2. What are you reading right now?

3. Paper or plastic?

4. Got any vacation plans for the near future?

5. Do you want children?

6. What is your natural hair color?

7. Would you ever have plastic surgery? If so, what would you have done?

8. What's your drink?

9. How's work going?

10. Ask me something!

14 Comments:

Anonymous Leah said...

1. In Paris, right? I think.
2. I'm finishing up reading Cold Mountain, then onto The Soul of a Chef.
3. Paper - they are better for storing old newspapers and taking to the recylcling bin.
4. Going to NYC on April 8-11th.
5. Yes and yes.
6. Dishwater brown
7. Only if I was in a car accident/burn accident/etc. I am VERY against plastic surgery.
8. Gimlet, mojito, or bourbon and diet coke with 2 limes
9. Much better than last time we spoke!
10. What is one thing you would NEVER do (ie, bungee jump, etc) because of fear?

Missed you!

10:30 AM  
Anonymous Lanahan said...

1. St. Patrick's Day
2. La Bete by David Hirson (play)
3. Plastic - Paper can come with roaches
4. Going to Dublin wit da boys in May
5. Yes
6. Brown
7. No...yeah, unless I'm horrificly scarred.
8. Manhattan
9. New office, so still adjusting. I'm about to go "file leases" so I can continue reading a play that I'm auditioning for...gotta love Fridays!
10. Did Adam and Eve have belly buttons?
11. Addendum question: Did I just blow your mind?

1:59 PM  
Blogger Troy said...

1. St. Patrick's Day, with lanahan
2. A Feast of Crows by George R.R. Martin
3. Plastic, gotta have dog poop bags
4. Dublin and London
5. yes
6. dirty blonde
7. nah
8. vodka tonic with lime, beer, or pina colada
9. hmmm, no job
10. what breed of dog do you think your personality lines up with most?

6:16 PM  
Blogger Eggnoger said...

1.) in December when my brother was in town

2.) A book by George R. Martin. Fantasy. Damn good

3.) Plastic.

4.) Not right now - probably back to Virginia this summer once or twice

5.) yes

6.) Dark brown

7.) Barring a horrible accident no.

8.) Bud in a bottle. Guys that drink pina colada's are half fruits by the way

9.) Work is going better than usual and looking forward to it being the only thing I do as graduation approaches.

10.) What is your new job?

1:50 PM  
Anonymous chris said...

1. unless the bar where I work counts it's been months
2. Freddy and Fredricka, by Mark Helprin
3. uhhh plastic
4. If only I had the cashflow I would go to dublin
5. maybe
6. brown
7. perhaps but unlikely, lucky for me my family ages well
8. vodka rocks. and blended drinks are for guys with frosted hair
9. eh its a job
10. who is your new lover?

2:30 PM  
Blogger Jake said...

still reading...

6:22 PM  
Blogger Rees26 said...

Leah - I could never do anything fire-related, like walking on coals or something like that.

Mike - who the F has time to think of shit like that?

Troy - I don't know if it matches my personality, but I do love pugs...

Eggnoger - I'm in ad sales for a really cool community-focused website.

Chris - whatever makes you think I've taken a lover?? ;)

My answers -

1. Last weekend in Wilmington
2. Just finished Freakonomics, not sure what is on deck. Guess I'll know after book club tonight.
3. Paper
4. Weekend in Nashville in July, hopefully a trip to NYC sometime before then
5. Yes
6. Dark blonde
7. Depends on what my boobs look like when I'm done having kids, maybe a lift. That's the only thing I would consider
8. Depends on the atmosphere, but usually wine or a gimlet
9. Work is going great!!!

10:34 AM  
Anonymous Beth said...

1. About 5 years ago!
2. I'm listening to Get The Edgt by Anthony Robbins if that counts.
3. Paper
4. No, not a one.
5. Yes. Boys I think.
6. Its sort of mousy-red.
7. If they could guarantee they wouldn't look blatantly fake I'd have my boobs done now. In the future I'd consider a face lift too. I fear jowls!
8. Corona with a lime
9. OK, its boring though.
10. What are you most likely to spend money on - bags or shoes?

12:56 PM  
Blogger Rees26 said...

Beth - bags are my first love, but shoes are starting to become more exciting for me as time goes on.

3:56 PM  
Anonymous Leah said...

Wait, have you taken a luvah?

Gah! If I'm that far out of the loop, I might as well be gone.

10:05 AM  
Blogger DPrice said...

I'll answer your poll.

1. The other night in winthrop. But bars close here at 1am. so whatever.

2. Just finished Genius by harold bloom.

3. neither, if I can carry it, why waste a bag.

4. no

5. not really.

6. blonde

7. no.

8. vodka rocks

9. good thanks.

10. is box wine really all that bad?

6:25 PM  
Blogger Lena said...

Rees, enjoyed your blog! I'm from Richmond as well, you should wonder on over and have a read, anyone else too, I'm new to the 'blog' scene and readers would be nice! Here are my answers, I'll put a reader poll up too, that's fun!!

1.Before I had my daughter, Grace.
2. I just finished reading The Poisonwood Bible.
3. Paper, better for the environment.
4. Home to Boston in three weeks.
5. Have a 18 month old, and don't plan to have more.
6. Dark brown.
7. No, I'm fairly against it.
8. Amaretto Sour or Grey Goose Martini.
9. It's going well actually, half the hours, but the mom thing is wonderful
10. Are you originally from Richmond?

10:43 PM  
Blogger Rees26 said...

DPrice: despite most people's uneducated opinion, there are actually a few box wines available on the market that are really good - and great to tailgate with!

Lena - yep, born at St. Mary's hospital!

10:52 PM  
Blogger Lena said...

Leah..I've read some of your comments on Rees' other posts, you should wander over to my blog!! Thanks for taking my poll Rees!

10:29 AM  

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