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five songs

I was tagged. If you’ve done it already (or just think it’s dumb) just ignore the tag.

List five songs that you are currently ‘digging.’ It doesn’t matter what genre they are from, whether they have words, or even if they’re not any good. But they must be songs you’re really enjoying right now. Post these instructions in your LJ along with your five songs. Then tag five others to see what they’re listening to.

In no particular order:
1. Happiest When I’m Moving – Susan Gibson (Oterspace)
2. Devils and Dust – Bruce Springsteen (Devils and Dust)
3. Sweet Carolina – Ryan Adams (Heartbreaker)
4. Nineteen – Jeff Black (Tin Lilly)
5. Johnny met June – Shelby Lynn ( Suit Yourself)

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since you asked

THREE NAMES YOU GO BY:
1. danielle
2. dani
3. fin
THREE SCREEN NAMES YOU HAVE HAD:
1. musiclovertx
2. danishaw
3. indigofin
THREE THINGS YOU LIKE ABOUT YOURSELF:
1. i facilitate well
2. an uncanny sense of timing
3. that I am passionate about some things
THREE PARTS OF YOUR HERITAGE: My mom says we’re Heinz 57
1. english
2. irish
3. something nordic
THREE THINGS THAT SCARE YOU:
1. death
2. dying
3. being unable to take care of myself
THREE OF YOUR EVERYDAY ESSENTIALS:
1. a shower
2. email
3. water
THREE THINGS YOU ARE WEARING RIGHT NOW:
1. jockeys
2. tan pants
3. my favorite ‘worn in’ white long sleeve undershirt. The hem in the sleeve is almost gone
THREE OF YOUR FAVORITE BANDS OR MUSICAL ARTISTS (at the moment):
1. susan gibson
2. tucker livingston
3. sugarland
THREE OF YOUR FAVORITE SONGS (at the moment):
1. “still time” – susan gibson
2. “compromise, ‘be a poet about it'” – edie carey
3. “tuscola” -nathan hamilton
THREE NEW THINGS YOU WANT TO TRY IN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS:
1. build a deck and fence
2. finish my book
3. learn to be fluent in spanish
THREE THINGS YOU WANT IN A RELATIONSHIP (love is a given):
1. passion
2. shared interest
3. respect of individuality
TWO TRUTHS AND A LIE
1. i’m addicted to dr. pepper
2. i’d like to be on nashville star
3. i’ve met sandra bullock
THREE PHYSICAL THINGS ABOUT THE OPPOSITE SEX (or same) THAT APPEAL TO YOU:
1. hands
2. mouth
3. the back
THREE THINGS YOU JUST CAN’T DO:
1. hide what I am feeling
2. be patient with other drivers
3. eat things that have a weird texture
THREE OF YOUR FAVORITE HOBBIES:
1. writing
2. my website
3. live music
I have more:
4.photography
5. learn new things
6. playing my guitar and harmonica
THREE THINGS YOU WANT TO DO REALLY BADLY RIGHT NOW:
1. go camping in big bend
2. build something
3. minimize the amount of “stuff” in the house I live in.
THREE CAREERS YOU’RE CONSIDERING:
1. i love my job but if I had to change; Web developer
2. urban planning
3. environmental or entertainment law
THREE PLACES YOU WANT TO GO ON VACATION:
1. maine
2. pacific northwest
3. I’d like to spend every summer in montana
THREE KID’S NAMES:
1. gus
2. jack
3. galiper
THREE THINGS YOU WANT TO DO BEFORE YOU DIE:
1. build my own home
2. start a business doing something I love
3. see everyplace on my list of places to visit
THREE (or four) PEOPLE WHO (you would like) TO TAKE THIS QUIZ NOW:
1. oh, I don’t know anyone on my friends list who hasn’t already done it
2.
3.
4.

a survey

A survey:

What color is most reflective of you?: I like to reflect in slate blue.
How did you get the idea for your livejournal name?: I love music and I live in TX
What time were you born: Around 4 in the morning.
What song are you playing now, or wish you were playing?: Shelby Lynne, soft place to fall
Has the death of a celebrity ever made you cry?: No, but one or two has made me sad.
What color underwear are you wearing?: I’m already in my pj pants…so none.
Do you want a baby?: nope
What does your mom do for a living?: CFO
What does your dad do for a living?: I have no idea
What is your pet’s name?: Bailey
What color are your bedsheets?: white
What are the last 3 digits of your phone number?: 011
What song are you playing now?: nothing, the song was on a movie and now it’s finished
What was the last concert you attended?: Catie Curtis
Who was with you?: hayseed
What was the last movie you saw?: The Incredibles
Who do you dislike most at this moment?: republicans
What food are you craving right now: cheese fries from the outback
Did you dream last night: yes, but I’ve forgotten them now.
What was the last tv show you watched: West Wing on Tivo
What is your fave piece of jewelry: my silver watch
What is to the left of you: my guitar
What was the last thing you ate: Wendy’s
Who is your best friend of the opposite sex: I like Erin a whole lot but I spend most of my boy time with David.
Write a song lyric that’s in your head: heaven help the fool who falls in love
What song is that from: Ghost by Mark Erelli
Who last imed you: Nichole
Where is your signifigant other right now?: working I suspect or at least pretending too – TGIW?
Do you have a crush?: oh yes, on Walt Wilkins
What shampoo do you use: I use one of three bottles that were left here by other people
When was the last time you cut your hair: I can not even remember and it’s driving me crazy
Are you on any meds: nope unless you count this morning’s midol
Do you have a mental disease: If I did, do you think I’d know it?
What shirt are you wearing: my super-soft blue sweater
What time is it: 6:45 pm
What color is your razor: blue
What is your fave frozen treat?: chocolate shake from the burger house (in fact, excuse me while I run get one)
Are you sexy?: sometimes I feel sexy, sometimes people make me feel sexy, sometimes not.
Whats your favorite shopping store?: Oh…Container store, Waterloo, REI

friday five

Friday Five – Taken from
1) What’s the smallest amount of money you’ve ever had in your checking account?

I am sure it was a negative number

2) What’s one non-basic-need item (not things like toilet paper and deodorant) that you absolutely must have no matter how broke you are?

Q-Tips and Dr Pepper

3) What’s your favorite cheap meal to make at home?

Bacon and Eggs with tortillas

4) What’s the first thing you treat yourself to on payday?

Music cd’s or a movie at the cinema

5) What are your favorite free activities to do when you’re completely broke?

A walk at White Rock Lake or going to my friend’s house to watch whatever reality tv show they are addicted to at the moment. It’s hours of entertainment as I make them catch me up on the crazy past episodes.

and then there was darkness

For the first time in all the years that I have lived here, before and now, this is the first time my room is dark. Total blackness. And only the soft lights of the DVD clock are left to illuminate my room.

Tree limbs shifted and swayed in years of breezes to make a guide wire rub into a hot wire until on day they met in a small explosion, a quick rapid burst of fire and a cable split into two. It lay in the yard for sometime. I watched it to see if there would be fire. I watch it to see if it would suddenly snake to life and begin to crawl toward me to offer some burst of energy to illuminate me personally. But, alas, it was the dead side of the wire lying helpless and cold. He came and picked it up, taped the ends with me watching curiously at his quickness. Black electrical tape kicks duct tape’s ass.

He wound it like a rope and then also taped it to the pole. It looks to me like the rope resting on the saddle of a cowboy. He said they’d be back to reconnect the light some time. I said no rush. He said but someone wants it and I said yes but she’s long since left this neighborhood. Long since dead and in the ground I thought to myself but kept it there lest he think me cold natured.

So I am off to crawl into my bed in this newly found darkness to hide in and maybe sleep easily with out the blaring light from a twenty foot pole overhead to shine so bright through my bedroom blinds. Maybe.

So ask away…

Anyone who reads this is welcome to ask me 3 questions, no more no less. Ask me anything you want. Then please go to your journal, copy and paste this allowing your friends (including myself) to ask you anything.

In keeping with form, I’ll reply in a comment with my answers.

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