Thursday, October 22, 2015

Getting to Know Me - 2015 Edition

Browsing through my blog post, I came across this quiz, sent to me from a friend.

Since I want to do a better job of documenting the Here and Now, I thought it would be interesting to see how my life has changed in five years...

1. What is your occupation right now? 
2010: Accountant. Writer. Photographer. Teacher. Mom.  Take your pick.
2015: Mom. Wife. Accountant. Scrapbooker. Event Coordinator. 

2. What colour are your socks right now? 
2010: Pink
2015: Black

3. What are you listening to right now? 
2010: Beautiful Day by U2
2015: Prayer in C by Robin Schulz

4. What was the last thing that you ate? 
2010: Marshmallow egg
2015: Red seedless grapes

5. Can you drive a stick shift?  
2010: But of course!
2015: Definitely.  It's a good skill to have!

6. Last person you spoke to on the phone? 
2010: Gary, via BlackBerry Messenger
2015: My nephew, Cory, via iMessage

7. Do you like the person who sent this to you? 
2010: Absolutely!
2015: Still like her, although I haven't seen here in years!

8. How old are you today? 
2010: 42.  And holding.
2015: 39.  I don't know how that happened...

9. What is your favourite sport to watch on TV?  
2010: Hockey, with soccer and football tied for second place.
2016: Football, hands down!  Probably the ONLY sport I watch on TV.  Even with the Blue Jays in the finals...

10. What is your favourite drink? 
2010: Lime Margharitas and Bailey's on ice.
2015: Gin and tonic, Bloody Caesars

11. Have you ever dyed your hair?  
2010: Ever since I was 19 - heck, I can't even REMEMBER my original shade!
2015: Out of necessity now. So. Much. Grey. (although the "Granny look" is trending!)

12. Favourite food?  
2010: King crab legs
2015: Still crab legs, with salted butter. Also a thick, juicy steak is delicious!

13. What is the last movie you watched? 
2010: Up In The Air
2015: The Princess Diaries (trying to keep Aili awake for her sleep-deprived EEG test the next morning) and Back to the Future (in honour of yesterday - Oct 21, 2015!)

14. Favorite day of the year? 
2010: First day of school! :D
2015: First day of summer!

15. How do you vent anger? 
2010: I'd say yoga... but there's nothing like a good cleansing scream.
2015: See above.

16. What was your favourite toy as a child? 
2010: Easy Bake oven.  Barbie Stylin' Head.
2015: See above.  And my Hot Wheels race track.

17. What is your favourite season? 
2010: Fall
2015: This answer will never change - I LOVE fall weather!

18. Cherries or Blueberries? 
2010: Cherries
2015: Cherries. Unless I'm super hungry and don't want to chew around the pit! :)

19. Do you want your friends to e-mail you back? 
2010: I want them to post their answer on THEIR blog, with a link in my comments so I can see! :)
2015: n/a

20. Who is the most likely to respond?  
2010: I dunno!
2015: n/a

21. Who is least likely to respond? 
2010: I dunno!
2015: n/a

22. Living arrangements? 
2010: Hubby, son, daughter.
2015: Hubby. Son. Daughter. Still waiting for the hubby to agree to another Golden Retriever...

23. When was the last time you cried? 
2010: January
2015: Last week.  Stupid commercial.

24. What is on the floor of your closet? 
2010: Bag of clothes to donate.  Basket of shoes.  Laundry Basket.  Clothes that missed the aforementioned item.
2015: Framed university/college degree/diplomas. Sconces to be hung up. Basket of mismatched socks. (WHERE DO THEY GO!?!?!)

25. Who is the friend you have had the longest that you are sending to? 
2010: n/a

26. What did you do last night? 
2010: Easter dinner with family, then played Wii.
2015: Event planning for fundraiser crop (April 2016!! Save the date!)

27. What are you most afraid of?  
2010: Something terrible happening to any of my family members or friends.
2015: Same

28. Plain, cheese or spicy hamburger? 
2010: Cheese, please - but make mine mozzarella and don't be afraid to add some sauteed onions and mushrooms, and a bit of bbq sauce, too!
2015: Cheese - more specifically, a Big Daddy Mac from Mamo Burger!

29. Favourite dog breed? 
2010: Golden Retrievers, of course.
2015: Still love 'em!

30. Favourite day of the week? 
2010: Friday.  The only day where we don't have swim practice or gymnastics or meetings... it's our Family night.
2015: Thursday or Friday - depending on when the football game is! :)

31. How many countries have you lived in? 
2010: One
2015: Still one... unless I win the 50 millions dollars and then I'm moving to Bora Bora.

32. Diamonds or pearls? 
2010: Diamonds - much less pretentious and a whole lot more sparkly!
2015: Diamonds - it's all about the bling, baby!

33. What is your favourite flower? 
2010: Gerbera Daisy, Stargazer Lily, Dahlia, Iris... I'm not particular, if you want to send them...
2015: Peonies. And orchids.

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