Monday, March 29, 2010

A Flat Out Lying Meme (Can you guess?)

I just swiped this from Daisy. :) Thanks, Daisy! I think it's fun!

Meme: For If Truth Be Told

For this meme, according to the rules, I am to list seven wild or wacky tidbits about myself, at least one of which is true.

So this is my list. It is up to you to decide which ones are true and which ones are outright lies and products of my creative license.

1) I have 2 brothers named Scott.

2) I survived a 6.2 earthquake and a 3-day mandatory evacuation due to a crack in a local dam.

3) At one time, I had 33 collies.

4) Two of my kids are named after former students of mine.

5) I once worked in a castle for an entire summer.

6) In college, I was on the varsity tennis team.

7) When I was 10, I caught a wild chipmunk with my bare hands.

Now, I am supposed to tag seven bloggers to pass this on to, but since I don't actually like memes, and I know many others do not as well, instead let me just say that if you would like to participate, please consider yourself tagged. Let me know you are playing so I can come and read your list too.

Now, have you figured out which tidbits above are true and which are false?

I put the answer in the comments section. :)

(Thanks, Daisy, for the meme!)

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

I have a confession...

Okay, so I have a confession. (shhh!)

I'm one of those people who plays Zynga games on Facebook. I know, I know. What a waste of time! But, in some instances, the games are quite fun! You think at first that they are almost like Solitaire, but they are not. For example, Mafia Wars is quite interactive.

I've even gained a very amazing friend through it... and she threw a party (and even invited me, a person she had never met, who was playing a fake MW game as part of her mafia). :) Life is short. Sometimes you have to throw caution to the winds. :) And it was the best party ever, complete with chocolate cigars, cool hats, and great music!

But, all that said, it still remains a FAKE GAME. There is no REAL mafia here. (eyes rolling!) Yet, I find that there is an increasing marketing strategy to try to influence people to use their REAL MONEY to play this FAKE (and FREE) game! How? By buying these gift cards! It's true! I saw one myself for sale at Gamestop.

What will be even worse is the day I see a gift card/ game card for Farmville. Use real cash so you can plant fake crops? NOOOOOOOO! ;) Surely, someone will draw the line at that? (riiiight)

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(But, you know, let me know if you want to be in my mafia on FB!) :) hehe

Monday, March 1, 2010

"I need a pig here!"

Have you seen the trailer for the new "Alice in Wonderland" movie where the evil Red Queen says, "I need a pig here!" And then a pig immediately throws himself under her feet, belly up? (It's such a cute pig, too!)

And she says, “I love a warm pig belly for my aching feet.”

I love those lines! She says them so perfectly, with just the right amount of practicality in her voice, like everyone has a pig to prop their aching feet upon.

Right now I could really use a pig belly for MY feet. I wonder if a collie would work just as well? :) Of course, I'd have to first convince Harley that he should lay belly up on the FLOOR not the cushiony couch. Ahem. On second thought, "I need a pig here!" (Definitely!) ;)