when you can’t sleep, you do weird things.

November 29, 2006

do you guys remember these quizzes you used to always forward to your friends? i did them all the time in high school. i can’t sleep for various reasons, so nostalgia here i come.

1. ONE OF YOUR SCARS, HOW DID YOU GET IT? a 3 inch slash across my left wrist- hair straightener, winter term, junior year of college. i should stay away from hot appliances

2. WHAT IS ON THE WALLS IN YOUR ROOM? soon to be a huge dry erase board from IKEA and nothing else yet. i take my time settling in apparently (just moved to the new place in october)

3. WHAT DOES YOUR CELL PHONE LOOK LIKE? small nokia (canadian), lg flip phone mom lent me since i lost my original phone (states)

4. WHAT MUSIC DO YOU LISTEN TO? um, style? hard to explain. top 5 okay? Death Cab, Ingrid Michaelson, Maria Taylor, Jimmy Eat World, Paper Route (but this changes depending on the mood)

5. DO YOU KNOW WHAT TIME YOU WERE BORN? 7:22 a.m.

6. WHAT DO YOU WANT MORE THAN ANYTHING RIGHT NOW? to know what i want right now. seriously. clarity would be nice.

7. WHAT DO YOU MISS? familiarity

8. WHAT IS YOUR MOST PRIZED POSSESSION/S? car (not having it in vancouver makes me realize how lucky i am to even own one)

9. WHAT IS YOUR ZODIAC SIGN? aries

10. DO YOU GET CLAUSTROPHOBIC? not really

11. DO YOU GET SCARED IN THE DARK? not really

12. THE LAST PERSON TO MAKE YOU CRY? my mom

13. WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE COLOGNE / PERFUME? i don’t wear perfume. but i do use coconut lime verbena from bath and body works

14. WHAT KIND OF HAIR/EYE COLOR DO YOU LIKE ON THE OPPOSITE SEX? surprise me. i do like blue or green eyes though

15. WHERE CAN YOU SEE YOURSELF BEING PROPOSED TO? ha. as if i have it all planned out. that’s kind of creepy i think.

16. COFFEE OR ENERGY DRINK? Coffee

17. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PIZZA TOPPING? pineapple

18. IF YOU CAN EAT ANYTHING RIGHT NOW, WHAT WOULD IT BE? not hungry

19. WHO IS THE LAST PERSON YOU MADE MAD? i would guess either kristin (only because i am with her all the time and its bound to happen) or my mom, who are both quite forgiving people

21. WHAT WAS THE FIRST GIFT SOMEONE EVER GAVE YOU? i have no idea. one that comes to mind is the bodyguard soundtrack i got for my birthday in like 5th grade i think. awesome. i wasn’t allowed to watch the movie but i loved whitney houston.

22. DO YOU LIKE ANYBODY? i like lots of people, why?

23. ARE YOU DOUBLE JOINTED? nope

24. FAVORITE CLOTHING BRAND? gap

25. WHAT’S YOUR DREAM CAR? something hybrid. but style-wise i really like nissan pathfinders

26. DO YOU HAVE A PET RIGHT NOW? nope but back home we have a german shephard (micah) and a cockatiel (chippie)

27. WHAT KIND IS IT? um, refer to 26

28. WOULD YOU FALL IN LOVE KNOWING THAT THE PERSON IS LEAVING? perhaps

29. WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO TELL SOMEONE HOW MUCH THEY MEAN TO YOU? isn’t this kind of redundant? 🙂 i’d tell them, of course.

30. SAY A NUMBER FROM ONE TO A HUNDRED: 27

31. BLONDES OR BRUNETTES? brunettes (i am one, after all)

32. WHAT IS THE ONE NUMBER YOU CALL OFTEN? Shaunna’s

33. WHAT ANNOYS YOU MOST? i am kind of particular about food noises (jeffrey, you agree, right?)

34. HAVE YOU BEEN OUT OF YOUR COUNTRY? Yes

35. YOUR WEAKNESSES? coffee shops. i always have to get something it seems

37. FIRST JOB? babysitting

38. EVER DONE A PRANK CALL? Yes

39. WHAT WHERE YOU DOING BEFORE YOU FILLED OUT THIS? cleaning my room

40. inappropriate question

41. WHY DID YOU FILL OUT THIS SURVEY? can’t sleep

42. WHAT DO YOU GET COMPLIMENTED ABOUT MOST? my eyes. but more recently my accent (never the case back home)

43. WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF ALCOHOL BECAME ILLEGAL? well it seems to be illegal for certain types… cough. but if it was illegal in the sense that it was against the laws of the land, then i would refrain. i think.

44. WHAT DO YOU WANT FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY? its in april, i have no idea.

45. HOW MANY KIDS DO YOU WANT? well, when i was 18 i wanted 10. but now, let’s just say i’ve changed my mind. but i do want to adopt, almost more than have my own. there are so many children orphaned in the world, especially by AIDS.

46. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? not really

47. DO YOU WISH ON STARS? No

48. WHAT DID YOU DO THIS MORNING? had a meeting at work

49. WHAT DID YOU LAST EAT? a cookie (it was homemade, i couldnt resist)

50. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? sometimes

51. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH MEAT? chicken

52. ANY BAD HABITS? the one that first comes to mind is being over-analytical- not always bad, but never always good… see, there i go…

53. WHAT IS YOUR MOST EMBARRASSING CD ON THE SHELF? point of grace

54. IF YOU WERE ANOTHER PERSON, WOULD YOU BE FRIENDS WITH YOU? good question.

55. HAVE YOU EVER TOLD A SECRET YOU SWORE NOT TO TELL? actually, i think i have. lame

56. DO LOOKS MATTER? yes, and i don’t think its shallow to say so.

57. HOW DO YOU RELEASE ANGER? by crying or venting to someone.

58. WHERE IS YOUR SECOND HOME? shaunna and jeffrey’s

59. THIS QUESTION HAS BEEN ERASED FROM THE PERSON BEFORE ME, SORRY, NEXT QUESTION.
no problem, thank you for the notice.

60. WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE TOY AS A CHILD? barbies. lots and lots of barbies.

61. HOW MANY NUMBERS ARE IN YOUR CELL PHONE? wouldn’t it be kind of weird if i knew that by heart?

63. DO YOU USE SARCASM? of course not.

64. HAVE YOU EVER BEEN IN A MOSH PIT? i’ve been on the fringes of a few, im sure.

65. WHAT DO YOU LOOK FOR IN A GUY/GIRL? conversation, the ability to challenge, sensitivity, love for others/creation, humility, patience, someone who thinks for themself, adventure/sponteneity… basically, perfection. [i kid, i kid]

66. WHAT ARE YOUR NICKNAMES? lace, laceyface, laceybeth, lace of base, laceykins…

67. IF YOU COULD BUILD A HOUSE ANYWHERE, WHERE WOULD IT BE? well, i’ve never seen myself ever permanently settling down anywhere and i also consider myself a city girl. but a house in the mountains sounds quite nice actually. i think i could do that someday.

68.WHERE’S YOUR FAVORITE PLACE TO BE? reading a good book, drinking good coffee, in a great coffee shop.

69. WHERE IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE? running up a hill i am not expecting

70. WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE ICE CREAM FLAVOR? oatmeal chocolate chunk from ben & jerry’s

72. WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE COLOR(S)? kelly green

73. WHO/WHAT DO YOU MISS MOST RIGHT NOW? my nashville people

74. HOW MANY WISDOM TEETH DO YOU HAVE? none as of christmas ’02

75. DO YOU WANT EVERYONE TO ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS? not really. i may even lose respect for those that do

76. WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO? paper route, a band i was introduced to during the good ol’ days of union and constant music discovery.

77. LAST THING YOU DRANK? Water

78. LAST PERSON YOU TALKED TO ON THE PHONE? my mom

79. THE FIRST THING YOU NOTICE IN THE OPPOSITE SEX? sometimes its how they interact with others, sometimes its their shoes, sometimes its what they are reading, sometimes its other things.

80. FAVORITE THOUGHT PROVOKING SONG? A New Law_Derek Webb

81. FAVORITE THING TO HATE? church marquis

82. FAVORITE DRINK(S)? a non-fat latte with raw sugar, thank you very much.

83. FAVORITE ZODIAC SIGN: don’t know

84. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SPORT? to play? i don’t play sports, which is why i picked up running

85. WHAT IS YOUR HAIR COLOR? dark brown, a few blonde streaks right now too

86. EYE COLOR? green

87. HEIGHT? 5’5″

88. SIBLINGS? Josh, 21

89. FAVORITE MONTH? depends on what city i live in. i do like fall though.

90. YOU LIKE SUSHI? yes, bring it.

91. LAST THING YOU WATCHED? grey’s anatomy last week. i hardly watch t.v.

92. FAVORITE DAY OF THE YEAR? Christmas

93. ARE YOU TOO SHY TO ASK SOMEONE OUT? i don’t know if shy is the right word. im really indecisive and would probably sike myself out somehow if i even attempted it. basically, im just glad im not a guy.

94. SUMMER OR WINTER? Summer but not really hot or humid

95. KISSES OR HUGS? either

96. RELATIONSHIPS OR ONE NIGHT STANDS? the former

97. WHAT WAS THE LAST THING YOU BOUGHT? my lunch today

98. WHO IS THE LEAST LIKELY TO ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS? hopefully no one else feels the need to, im the pathetic insomniac

99. WHAT BOOK ARE YOU READING?
Generous Orthodoxy_Brian McLaren
The Last Word_NT Wright
[realizing i should add a more thoughtless book of some kind that brings harmony to the more weighty choices i usually prefer… suggestions welcomed]

100. ANYONE IN LOVE WITH YOU? my nephew is rather fond of me, which is quite good enough for me 🙂

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11 Responses to “when you can’t sleep, you do weird things.”

  1. Herschel Says:

    did you go to union in jackson?

  2. *thelongbrake Says:

    oh my goodness longest survey of all time

  3. Lacey Says:

    yes, i did go to union university located in the thriving metropolis of jackson, tn.

  4. Herschel Says:

    wow thats cool…i went to bethel 40 mins away in the even thriviest community of mckenzie

  5. mom Says:

    I’m sorry you couldn’t sleep.
    I was worried “bout you ! Are you feeling any better yet? I will call again later
    Love you

    and i miss your face !

  6. Lacey Says:

    mckenzie, tn. that’s crazy. when were you there?

  7. Herschel Says:

    i was there from sep 2001 to when i graduated in dec 2003…

    jackson was our prime destination most weekends, simply because it had bowling AND a movie theater…and it also had outback…which was good….try the aussie fries…

  8. ginger Says:

    this was fun

    but it was so long i had to break it up into 3 different blog visits 🙂

    love you babe-hope you had a good week!

  9. Lacey Says:

    3 visits? thats crazy.
    you ought to do it, ging :)i’d love it

  10. Toria Says:

    I will suggest a good book for you Lace…Life of Pi!!! You must read it soon. I even gave you a free copy. Oh, I can’t believe I didn’t make the list for thing/people you miss the most. 🙂

  11. Toria Says:

    Not that I consider myself a thing..I meant just people you miss! Oops.


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