(meme) Get To Know You Meme

[Time for the morning meme, for a meme a day keeps the _________ away. Snarfed from tuluum. I’ve made a few minor mods, shown in italics in the questions.]

  1. What is your full name (omit last name)? Daniel Powell.
  2. What color pants are you wearing? A brownish taupe, from Lands End.
  3. What are you listening to right now? Tapestry (Carole King)
  4. What is the last thing you ate? I just had some almonds (this way I don’t have to tell you what I had for breakfast :-))
  5. Do you wish on stars? No.
  6. How is the weather right now? As I walked into the office, it was raining.
  7. Last person you talked to on the phone? Christine, the day nurse yesterday for my dad in the ICU at Mission Hospital
  8. Do you like the person who sent you this? I think I would. I’ve never met her in person.
  9. How are you today? Woke up with a slight headache. I hope the cycle isn’t beginning again.
  10. Favorite drink? Darjeeling Tea, preferably iced.
  11. Favorite sport to play? I’ve never been into sports; I’d rather board game.
  12. Hair color? Dark brown
  13. Eye color? Brown
  14. Do you wear contacts? No
  15. Number of siblings? Depends. I had a step-brother (or is that half-brother… we have the same father) who died in 1970, when I was 10. I also have (what I guess would be) two half-brothers and a half-sister (i.e., we share the same step-mother, but are otherwise unrelated).
  16. Favorite month? None really.
  17. Favorite food? Sushi, Greek food, a well-prepared Chicken Cordon-Bleu, French Onion Soup
  18. Last movie you watched? In the theater: Fahrenheit 9/11. At home: I’m always catching snippets of things on Showtime.
  19. Favorite days of the year? Gaming weekends, Rail Festival weekends.
  20. What do you do to vent anger? Play on the net, listen to music, take a walk.
  21. What was your favorite toy as a child? Don’t quite remember, perhaps the game Machiavelli or Lego.
  22. Summer or winter? Autumn.
  23. Hugs or Kisses? Hugs.
  24. Chocolate or vanilla? Chocolate.
  25. Do you want your friends to email you back? Sure.
  26. Who is the most likely to respond? ellipticcurve or ixixlix.
  27. Who is least likely to respond? for_the_byrds or grandpa_a (for good reason)
  28. Living arrangements? My own home with my family.
  29. What is under your bed? Dust bunnies, maps, and some sweaters of my wife that she hasn’t worn in years.
  30. Who is the friend you have had the longest? Nowadays? Perhaps “Shorty” (he goes back to high-school).
  31. What did you do last night? Collapsed with a headache. Watched Trading Spaces.
  32. Favorite smells? Magnolia, Roses, Buttered Popcorn
  33. What inspires you? Don’t know anymore.
  34. What are you afraid of? Edges of buildings, from the top.
  35. Plain, buttered or salted popcorn? Buttered.
  36. Favorite car? I like the look of the Scions or the Honda Pilot.
  37. Favorite flower? Roses
  38. Number of keys on your key ring? 19.
  39. Can you juggle? Balls, no. Tasks, yes, but not as good as I used to.
  40. Favorite day of the week? Friday
  41. Favorite TV shows: A lot less than there used to be: Enterprise, Trading Spaces, While You Were Out, In A Fix.
  42. What did you do on your last birthday? I think we went out for dinner.