Oh those Crazy 8’s! When will the memes end?

November 5, 2007 at 4:44 pm 4 comments

My wonderful blogging friend SAHMmy, tagged me! This meme theme is around that wonderful and zany number “8.” Who doesn’t love the number 8? Maybe after this meme you might!

8 things I’m passionate about:

1. Family
2. Faith
3. Good Friends
4. Skincare, Naturally Curly Hair Products, and Cosmetics
5. Thai and Indian Food
6. Chocolate
7. Great Films (“Lars and the Real Girl” –A must see!)
8. A soft, comfortable bed with clean sheets, and a fluffy down comforter

8 things I say often:

  1. Could you turn that down Evan?
  2. What’s going on in here?
  3. What do you mean, you don’t know what happened?
  4. Could someone please help me empty out the dishwasher?
  5. Did you remember to brush your teeth?
  6. Stop popping your gum, Amanda, I am serious!
  7. Who was eating in the living room?
  8. I love you (followed by a big hug)

8 books I’ve read recently (and would highly recommend):

  1. “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane,” Kate DiCamillo
  2. “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” Roald Dahl
  3. “Curly Girl,” Lorraine Massey
  4. “On Becoming Fearless,” Arianna Hufffington
  5. “Naked Conversations,” by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel
  6. “Harry Potter and the Deathy Hallows,” JK Rowling
  7. Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes
  8. “Autobiography of a Face,” Lucy Grealy

8 things I want to do before I die:

  1. Visit West Africa
  2. Spend a summer in Italy and Europe
  3. Visit Australia
  4. Learn to speak French Fluently
  5. Take up the Cello again
  6. Take a Calculus course
  7. Continue to practice Bikram Yoga
  8. Visit Brazil, specifically Curitiba

8 songs I can listen to over and over again:

1. Elton John, “Don’t Let the Sun Come down on Me”
2. Beethoven’s Sonata Op.57 No.23 Appassionata
3. Beatles, “Yesterday”
4. Sting, “If You Love Somebody, Set them Free”
5. ELO, “Strange Magic”
6. Cat Stevens, “Morning Has Broken”
7. My kids singing, “I am Like a Star”, or anything for that matter
8. Brahms Violin Concerto

8 things that attract me to my friends–first 4 are for best friends, second half for playgroup pals:

  1. Loyalty
  2. Honesty
  3. Wit
  4. Genuineness
  5. Similar parenting practices
  6. Good dish that stops just this side of gossip
  7. An even amount of give and take
  8. Does not take themselves too seriously

8 things I learned in the last year:

  1. What the heck a blog is.
  2. Blogging goes way beyond online journaling–and it is worth something
  3. I will never have a son, sigh…
  4. When my 4 year old makes something in the kitchen it is called a recipe, if it falls on the floor, it is called a messipe.”
  5. Be aware that floor vents can be used as toliets by 4 year olds.
  6. My girls over the age of 10 are fully capable of doing their own laundry.
  7. Mowing the lawn provides good exercise, and an escape from screaming children.
  8. For sanity’s sake, don’t skimp on buying these two grocery items: paper cups and paper towels!

Tag! You are it for the “Crazy 8’s” meme:

  1. The Beauty Hatchery
  2. Manic Mom
  3. Real World Martha
  4. Bionic Beauty
  5. Cosmetics Aware
  6. Saffity
  7. Alison at My Image Journey
  8. Melek

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4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. cosmeticsaware  |  November 5, 2007 at 7:00 pm

    I did it, Jen! Too bad I cannot tag anyone though, as you are the only one I know around here. But it was good fun. Thank you for tagging me 🙂

  • 2. jen38  |  November 5, 2007 at 7:58 pm

    I am going to listen to these right now!

    Chopin – Prelude in D flat Raindrop, Op 28, No 15
    J. S. Bach – Cello Suite No 1

    I love Bach as well!

  • 3. Bionic Beauty  |  November 5, 2007 at 8:07 pm

    I’m off to answer my crazy 8’s of questions. 🙂 Thanks for tagging me Jen! I’ve got some more skin care freebies in the next few days for ya too!


  • 4. jen38  |  November 6, 2007 at 8:39 pm

    Oh Goodie! I love freebies!!! 🙂


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