bookcase meme

this is the first time i’ve done one of blackbird’s memes, but since i have plenty of bookcases in the house i thought i’d jump on board.

bedroom bookcase 1
bedroom bookcase 2
living room bookcase
office bookcase 1
office bookcase 2

it’s time for . . . (drum roll please) . . . monday madness!

the following questions all begin with where you live…

1. …did you have to turn your clocks forward one hour this weekend?
2. …what is the price of gasoline?
$2.09-$2.20 for regular
3. …which natural disasters, if any, do you have to worry about?
4. …do you have a local newspaper, and if so, do you subscribe to it?
we have two. i work for one and subscribe to it.
5. …do you subscribe to a local cable company for television viewing?
6. …what is the speed limit on your road/street?
30 mph i think
7. …how far do you have to drive to the nearest post office?
about 1 mile
8. …what is the average temperature in April?
9. …what is the average temperature in December?
10. …are your four seasons drastically different from one another?

cool site

this site is so cool. you can search tv shows and it lists when people have voted that the show “jumped the shark” or basically started going downhill. very cool. check it out.

i’m happy :)

i liked clinton, so this works for me!

how interesting is this . . .

In 1980 (the year you were born)

Jimmy Carter is president of the US

President Carter announces punitive measures and embargos against the USSR in retaliation for the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan

Mount St. Helens in Washington state erupts in a violent blast estimated to be 500 times as powerful as the Hiroshima atomic bomb

Ronald Reagan is elected the 40th US president in a sweeping victory

US Representative Michael O. Myers is expelled from the House for his role in the Abscam scandal

Hewlett-Packard announces release of its first personal computer

Microsoft announces their version of UNIX, Xenix

Christina Ricci, Chelsea Clinton, Venus Williams, Jessica Simpson, Macaulay Culkin, and Jake Gyllenhaal are born

Philadelphia Phllies win the World Series

Pittsburgh Steelers win Superbowl XIV

New York Islanders win the Stanley Cup

The Empire Strikes Back is the top grossing film

“Lady” by Kenny Rogers spends the most time at the top of the US charts

U.S. viewers get caught up in the “Who Shot J.R.?” cliff hanger on the soap opera series, Dallas, which is solved on a November 21 episode, drawing a record numbers of viewers

What Happened the Year You Were Born?

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everyone else is doing it

so here’s my purse

and the contents

  • checks and my checkbook
  • medicine
  • my hairdresser’s business cards
  • stamps
  • wallet
  • lipstick
  • listerine pocket packs
  • change
  • keys
  • prescriptions (i lost one in the process of this. what a moron i am)
  • keys to my desk drawer
  • lip gloss