Monday, March 28, 2011

The A to Z's of us

I found this little quiz on another blog.
Here's some fun information about me and Thomas. With occasional commentary by yours truly.

A. Age: Both of us are 22. 
Same birthday and everything.
That story is here.

B. Bed size: Queen... but want a King!

C. Chore you dislike:
[Thomas - folding laundry]
[Sarah - DISHES]

D. Dogs:
[Thomas - please no]
[Sarah - please YES]
= Problem

E. Essential start to your day:
[Thomas - shower]
[Sarah - 15 minutes more sleep]

F. Favorite color:
[Thomas - green]
[Sarah - turquoise]

G. Gold or silver:
[Thomas - wedding ring is white gold]
[Sarah - wedding ring is white gold... all other jewelery silver]

H. Height:
[Thomas - 6 ft]
[Sarah - 5 ft 4 in]

I. Instruments you play(ed):
[Thomas - took piano when he was little]
[Sarah - play the flute and sort-of play the piano]

J. Job title:
[Thomas - Mechanical engineer]
[Sarah - stay-at-home-wife... until a job turns up]

K. Kids: Nope, not yet.

L. Live: Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.

M. Mom’s name:
[Thomas - Nancy]
[Sarah - Janice]

N. Nicknames:
[Thomas - TAC (his initials), Tacky]
[Sarah - Sares, Patey]

O. Overnight hospital stays: Neither of us (knock on wood)

P. Pet peeves:
[Thomas - being late]
[Sarah - being rushed or hurried]
= Problem.

Q. Quote from a movie:
[Thomas - from the Gladiator - "Strength and honor!"] 
Such a guy.

[Sarah - from the Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers.
"Frodo: I can't do this, Sam. 
Sam: I know. It's all wrong. By rights we shouldn't even be here. But we are. It's like in the great stories, Mr. Frodo. The ones that really mattered. Full of darkness and danger, they were. And sometimes you didn't want to know the end. Because how could the end be happy? How could the world go back to the way it was when so much bad had happened? But in the end, it's only a passing thing, this shadow. Even darkness must pass. A new day will come. And when the sun shines it will shine out the clearer. Those were the stories that stayed with you. That meant something, even if you were too small to understand why. But I think, Mr. Frodo, I do understand. I know now. Folk in those stories had lots of chances of turning back, only they didn't. They kept going. Because they were holding on to something. 
Frodo: What are we holding onto, Sam? 
Sam: That there's some good in this world, Mr. Frodo... and it's worth fighting for."] 
Could I pick a longer quote?

S. Siblings:
[Thomas - five brothers - one older, four younger]
[Sarah - two brothers, both younger]

T. Time you wake up:
[Thomas - 7:00am]
[Sarah - preferably not before 8:00am]

U. Underwear: Ummm... yes. We wear them.

V. Vegetables you don’t like:
[Thomas - eggplant] 
He can't even say the word without gagging.
[Sarah - okra] 
Slimy stuff.

W. What makes you run late:
[Thomas - Sarah]
[Sarah - everything]
True story.

X. X-rays you’ve had:
[Thomas - leg, back, neck, teeth]
[Sarah -  multiple times on leg & arm]
Radiation, anyone?

Y. Yummy food you make:
[Thomas - grilled chicken, grilled salmon]
[Sarah - chicken tikka curry, naan bread, tortilla soup, bruschetta, milk tart...]

Z. Zoo animal favorites:
[Thomas - leopards]
[Sarah - elephants]
Are those zoo animals? We weren't sure.


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