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Thursday, January 03, 2008

Crazy 8 Divided by 2 Meme




Got tagged by Patti some time ago with this one. I'm just getting around to it....
Quoting from Patti (Late Bloomerboomer) who was quoting from Linda:
The "Crazy 8's" meme is from Debbie Dolphin of New England Lighthouse Treasures. Linda decided to make it the "Crazy 8's Divided by Two" meme. Sounds good to me.
Claudia, Out on a Limb also tagged me with this one a while ago. So here we go:

Crazy 8's Divided by Two Meme

8 ÷ 2 things I’m passionate about:

1) Doing the best I can with what I've got
2) Clothes, shoes, handbags, jewelry (I can't help myself)
3) Staying in the moment
4) Laughter, fun.

8 ÷ 2 things I say often:
1) Oh well.
2) Hey!
3) Whatcha doing?
4) Are you kidding me?

8 ÷ 2 books I’ve read recently:
1) Next, by Michael Creighton
2) Why Girls Are Weird, by Pamela Ribon
3) The God Delusion, by Ricahrd Dawkins
4) The Alchemist, by Paul Coelho
8 ÷ 2 things I want to do before I die:
1) Visit or possibly live in Tahiti
2) Buy a Porche
3) Live in a big wide open-spaced house with panaramic views of mountains, ocean, lakes, sand. (or just renovate the house I have now)
4) Keep laughing and being surrounded by good friends.

8 ÷ 2 Songs I Listen to Over and Over Again
1) The soundtrack to Les Meserables
2) "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun"
3) Soundtrack from Happy Feet
4) Soundtrack from Schrek

8 ÷ 2 Things that attract me to my Friends

1) Sick sense of humor.
2) Comfortability
3) Loyalty
4) Fun/laughter

8 ÷ 2 Things I Learned This Year

1) To worry less and lose the anger
2) To realize that "it's just not that important"
3) To watch where I'm walking (since I sprained my ankle three times!) ;-)
4) To love more.

Peace

20 comments:

Nosjunkie said...

and heres to loving more

buffalodickdy said...

No wonder I like you!

Odat said...

Nos, Amen!!!

Buffalo, you like shoes, jewelry and handbags too?????? ;-) Cool!

Peace

Szarek(Will) said...

totally agree with the first line "doing the best i can with what i got"

Szarek(Will) said...

totally agree with the first line "doing the best i can with what i got"

Matt-Man said...

Great list Odat, I need to lose the anger as well. Cheers!!

aart hilal said...

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Check the blog.
if you want, or subscribe to his newsletter
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You'll see a community of warriors of light sharing ideas, dreams and most importantly following their personal legend.

QUOTE OF THE DAY:

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(Manual of the Warrior of Light)



Merry Christmas!

Aart

Roger said...

Great list Odat! Yes please watch were you walk no more sprained ankles!

Quote of the day: bla bu bla bu bla the enlighten Roger!

Hahahaha just kidding! You rock Odat!

Patti said...

Great answers, Odat ;-)
I knew you wouldn't forget about the meme!

Worrying less and loving more ~ sounds heavenly

Akelamalu said...

Love reading your answers - I'm with you on the clothes, shoes, handbags and jewellery. :)

Casdok said...

Great to see Shrek in there!!

Real Live Lesbian said...

Great list! I'm with you and need to worry less and love more!

Open Grove Claudia said...

Well done! Whooo HOOO!!! I'm standing on my chair clapping!

So...what kind of porche? vintage? I can see it must be bright red and convertible.... ;)

the teach said...

Odat I like this meme. All your answers were very interesting! :)

Jeff B said...

Hmmm...a sick sense of humor.

Who could that be???

buffalodickdy said...

I like all that crap hangin' off of you, you smart as*! This is what I get for bein' nice to strange broads.... Our battle of wits would be something to sell tickets to!
P.S.- You have no idea how I like smartmouth dames...

M@ said...

I don't think I understand this.

Odat said...

will, hey and Happy New Year.

matt-man...Yeah it only gets us sick...and it's really not worth it.

aart, Thanks for the visit.

Roger, lol...yup you know!!!
Great quote, btw....;-)

Patti, Of course I didn't forget...I actually wrote this when you tagged me but it got lost in the shuffle.

ake, nice to hear that!..lol.

Cas, I love Shrek...both of them!!!
;-)

Real, we should all do it!

Claudia, thank you, thank you very much...lol...yes, red, and yes convertible...possibly vintage but I like the 911 series...

Teach, thanks...you should do it too!

jeff, hmmmmm....we all know you have one of them..hehe.

buffalo, ahahahahaha!!! gotcha!!!

Matt, it's just the Crazy 8 meme, list 8 things in each category and someone divided it by 2, so we only had to list 4 things, thereby shortening the lists....k?

Peace

Michael C said...

I too finally learned that 'it's just not that important.' I just wished my boss felt the same way.

I love the Happy Feet music!

Smalltown RN said...

Hello....I came here via Claudia and the Kindness blogroll.....I love your list...."girls just want to have fun" always gets me smilin hope you had a great day...