glacier_kitty: (glacier - perito moreno)
1. From what stores is it impossible for you to emerge empty-handed? Bookstores usually lol
2. Where do you go when you need to spend a little bit of make-me-feel-better money? A bookstore, or I'll get a smoothie
3. What store did you used to frequent but no longer find appealing? Limited Too LOL
4. If you opened your own retail store (not a food-service establishment), what would be its theme, name, and target clientele? A bookstore, everyone!
5. If you had to purchase all your friends’ gifts at one store for the rest of your life, which would you choose? Amazon.com maybe..

next meme: pictures! my favorite lol )
glacier_kitty: (christmas tree)
1. You know those delicatessens that name sandwiches after famous people? What would be the ingredients of the sandwich named after you? Uhhh..turkey, onions and cheese??
2. What’s your favorite part of staying in a hotel? The novelty of being on vacation, etc
3. What was the last book you read, and how was it? Frozen in Time, about WW2 airplanes that crashed in Greenland. One group survived and were stuck on the ice for like 3 months!! The people trying to rescue them crashed and died, and a guy led a modern expedition to find the plane. It's pretty good!
4. What’s something super-unhealthy you’ve recently eaten? A cupcake
5. What do you do with all those Christmas cards with photos of friends and their kids? I don't really get those, but I would keep them

Today's was work's annual Christmas party..usually we do a White Elephant but this time we did it differently. We sat in chairs across from each other and had to pass the presents in the direction the story Paulette was reading said (like "grandma LEFT the house and went ACROSS the street"). It wasn't really that fun to me, but other people seemed to like it. I definitely prefer White Elephants. We opened the gift we ended up with one by one and got to trade them at the end if you wanted to. I got a really nice green and blue fluffy scarf..the person who brought it told me she made it!! That is SO cool, that makes it extra special :D

oh yeah, and worst journey in the world #4 LOL )

Friday five

Dec. 2nd, 2016 03:42 pm
glacier_kitty: (glacier - aletsch)
1. What are you too short to do? Everything :P
2. What are you too smart to do? Walk on top of a car going 50 mph. LOL
3. What are you too fearful to do? Skydive, etc
4. What are you too lazy to do? Clean my apartment every week..oops lol
5. What are you too young to do? Retire? Haha

Day 15-Handwrite 'hello' )
glacier_kitty: (forest - creek)
1. What is your favorite 'food' holiday? Thanksgiving
2. Do you prefer ham or turkey (or tofu turkey)? Turkey
3. Do you anticipate or dread seeing your relatives for the holidays? I don't necessarily like to listen to dad rant about politics and stuff, but it's still better than being alone lol
4. When do you start listening to Christmas carols (for real, you can tell us)? I just keep them in my regular playlist, so I guess all year LOL
5. How are you feeling right now with regards to the upcoming holiday season? It came up so fast that it doesn't even feel like the holiday season..I'm still wondering where summer went haha (it was 1 degree when I went to work this morning..brr!)

pokemon update )
glacier_kitty: (alaska)
1. What’s the tourist attraction nearest you that most people from other places are aware of? The Pipeline maybe..or the Northern Lights, if that counts lol
2. What’s a tourist attraction you’ve visited that was better than you expected? Maybe London in general..for some reason I thought it was stupid LOL
3. What’s a tourist attraction you’ve visited that was disappointing? The Alamo..I was young, but still not impressed lol. It was smaller than I expected..
4. What’s a tourist attraction you’re still hoping to visit? The Blue Lagoon (hot springs) in Iceland
5. Excluding restaurants, what tourist attraction you’ve visited had the best food and the best gift shop? lol that's hard..I've been to too many. :P Ones in Europe are pretty cool though..

The sunset was beautiful tonight:
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Friday five

Nov. 4th, 2016 05:47 pm
glacier_kitty: (mountains - trees/lake)
1. When did you last use the edge of a coin (or a knife blade) as a screwdriver? Hmm..it was sometime in the last few months I think..I replaced the batteries in my keyboard lol
2. When did you last use a wire coat-hanger to break into a car? Never..
3. When did you last use food or drink as medication? Does actual medication count? If so, this morning lol
4. When did you last use your cellular telephone as a flashlight? *shrugs*
5. When did you last use a paper clip for any purpose other than to clip paper? No idea lol

Day 7-Handwrite your three favorite songs of all time )
glacier_kitty: (switzerland)
1. Your favorite book? The Worst Journey in the World, Game of Thrones, etc
2. Your favorite movie? LOTR: Return of the King, Interstellar, Twister, etc
3. Your least favorite adaptation of a book to a movie? Eragon could have better..
4. Your least favorite adaptation ever of anything to a movie? *shrugs*
5. Your first ever novel/comic book/movie character crush? Legolas or Aragorn haha

Hey look, new glasses!
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They look similar to my last pair, except they're blue on the inside (I was hoping they'd be blue on the outside..oh well :P). I loved when I went outside and looked at a sign and was like "WOW, it's so clear!!" haha

Day 4-Handwrite your favorite quote )
glacier_kitty: (dana and i - nyc)
1. When was the last time that you enjoyed a campfire? Hmm..it's been a long time..
2. What is your favorite fall tradition? Yummy food on Thanksgiving, looking at the cool fall colors, etc
3. Do you celebrate Samhain? No
4. What are your real feelings about candy corn? I don't like it very much..
5. Do you believe in things that go bump in the night? Sure, like my cat jumping off my bed at 3 AM :P

Day 14: Post your favourite picture of yourself )
glacier_kitty: (northern lights 7)
1. What’s your favorite sports movie? I'm not a huge fan of sports movies, but Radio and Rudy were pretty good..
2. What’s your favorite romantic comedy film? Apparently The Princess Bride counts. Otherwise, I can't stand romantic comedies (funny, The Princess Bride was on the TV in the waiting room when I was at the eye doctor lol. Inconceivable!)
3. What’s your favorite animated Disney movie? The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Mulan, The Lion King, etc
4. What’s your favorite non-Disney movie musical? Phantom of the Opera, Chicago..
5. What’s your favorite stranger-in-a-strange-land/fish-out-of-water movie? Jungle 2 Jungle, etc

Day 10: Post your favourite recent picture of yourself )

Friday five

Oct. 7th, 2016 05:14 pm
glacier_kitty: (self-concious icon)
1. Do you have a hurricane or tornado story? When I lived in Texas I saw the outer bands of Hurricane Rita (very cool! I wish I had taken a picture) and once there were rotating clouds above our house (we had to hide in the closet..scary!), but that's pretty much it lol
2. When was the last time you flew a kite? It's been many years..
3. Not counting in the midst of a storm, where’s the windiest place you’ve been? Texas and Oklahoma are pretty windy since they're so flat..Barrow is too for the same reason, but the weather wasn't great when I was there anyway..
4. Where did you last see a real windmill? Uhhh..no idea
5. From which direction is the wind coming right now? The NE, though it's pretty still out there from what I can see..

Day 4: Post a picture of you and your best friend )
glacier_kitty: (mountains - snow)
1. What goes into your coffee or tea? I don't drink either..
2. What goes into a good omelet? Cheese, onions, etc
3. What goes into your ears on a good morning? My cat purring, laughter, etc
4. What goes into a healthy but yummy lunch? Fruit, a turkey sandwich..
5. What goes into a productive evening? For me, filling out surveys LOL

Word that starts with J )
glacier_kitty: (iceberg)
1. What is your favorite (toy) stuffed animal? Cats probably
2. What do you think of stuffed animals as gifts? That's fine, if that's what you like lol
3. What do you do with a stuffed animal you don’t want? I'd probably donate it somewhere..
4. What are your thoughts on the whole Beanie Babies craze of the nineties? It was fun lol
5. How many stuffed animals do you own? A bunch

Something gross )
glacier_kitty: (apsley cherry-garrard 3)
1. What book’s pages seemed to fly by as you read them? The Martian, for one
2. What’s a book you were pretty sure you would dislike but turned out to be great? I always worry I won't like a book when flipping through them looking for another to read lol..Game of Thrones might have been one of those lol
3. What book’s main character would you fall in love with if you knew him or her in real life, and why? Cherry LOL, he seemed like a great guy!
4. Who’s the author you’ve read the most books by? Robert Jordan, Charles Finch, etc
5. What’s a really long book you enjoyed? Hawaii by James Michener

Today at work a FedEx guy dropped off a package..he came up to me and was like "I need an ADULT signature for this." I was like "...I'm 27!!" and he said "fair enough." OMG everyone got a huge laugh when I told them haha! I didn't think I looked THAT young anymore lol

A name you love )

Friday five

Sep. 9th, 2016 03:39 pm
glacier_kitty: (jon snow 2)
1. What’s your favorite kind of French fry? Regular, curly, etc
2. Where can you get really good French toast? I'm not a huge French toast person, but the lady at the bed and breakfast in Valdez I like to stay at makes it taste really good! Their food is always yummy lol
3. What are your feelings about French salad dressing? I don't eat salad..so I guess I can't really say :P
4. What’s something you know how to say in French? Bonjour, mademoiselle!
5. What French films have you seen? I don't think I've seen any..

What you had at the last meal )

Friday five

Sep. 2nd, 2016 03:57 pm
glacier_kitty: (winter lake 2)
1. What’s a sound you like falling asleep to? White noise
2. What sounds do you hear right now? Me eating, typing, cars going by, etc
3. What actor or actress has a speaking voice you especially like? Morgan Freeman
4. What musical instrument has a sound you find unpleasant? Saxophones or bagpipes *shudders* lol
5. What are some great songs about listening or hearing? "Listen to the Waves" by Ayreon, "The Looking Glass" by Avantasia..I'm sure there are others, but I can't think of them right now lol

Here's a great quote I found today about Cherry's relationship with the other members: "Cherry-Garrard has won all our hearts; he shows himself ready for any sort of work and is always to the front when the toughest jobs are on hand. He is the most unselfish, kind-hearted fellow, and will be of the greatest use to the expedition." *melts* <3

pokemon update )
glacier_kitty: (volcano)
1. What is your most recently mail-ordered item? The book Cherry: A Life of Apsley Cherry-Garrard by Sara Wheeler <3 (Thanks Friday five, now I can't concentrate :P)
2. What’s a catalog you’ve always wanted to order from but never have? Uhhh..I don't know lol
3. What is physically the largest item you ever mail-ordered? I think a case of SoBe or a box of food (some things I like are hard to find in Alaska!)
4. What catalogs do you still receive in the actual mail? I know I get some from WinterSilk's and Puritan's Pride cause I've ordered from them before..and I get some random ones, but I never look at them lol
5. What are some obscure or unusual catalogs you’ve received? *shrugs* See answer above lol

pokemon update! )
glacier_kitty: (jon snow 2)
1. What’s the last thing you experienced that could be called a reunion? Seeing a past volunteer today who moved to Florida (he totally regrets moving there lol). He's super nice and we always have the best conversations (like about glaciers and nature in general). If he was younger and single, I'd totally go out with him LOL. It was great seeing him again!
2. When you spend time out with friends, how does your group handle the bill? We usually just split it or get separate tickets
3. What are you picky about when you order something in a restaurant? If I'm ordering a burger I want to lettuce or tomato, no guacamole if I'm getting a burrito, etc
4. When did you last spill a drink on yourself? *shrugs*
5. When dining out, what’s your approach to dessert? If I'm not full, yes please!! Haha. Especially if they have tiramisu or a brownie sundae lol

pokemon update! )

Name one opinion you have )

Friday five

Aug. 5th, 2016 03:36 pm
glacier_kitty: (night sky 5)
1. What TV series have you watched every episode of? Game of Thrones
2. What are your favorite instrumental and vocal TV theme songs? Instrumental: Game of Thrones. Vocal: Deadliest Catch ("Dead or Alive"), Vikings ("If I Had a Heart"), etc
3. What’s a TV series you stuck with even when it got bad? ER
4. What supporting TV character would you like to have seen featured in his or her own spinoff? If you’re feeling creative, what would be the premise of that series? Hmmm..a Tyrion and Dany spinoff might be interesting..
5. What is the single funniest moment on TV you have ever seen? Lots of things Tyrion says haha, etc

List your favorite toy as a kid )
glacier_kitty: (winter lake)
1. What was the last stage play you saw? Almost, Maine
2. Which film genres do you like most, and which least? Most: action/adventure, sci-fi/fantasy, war, animated. Least: horror, romantic comedies, etc
3. Why do some people seem always to have some kind of drama in their lives, while others apparently have very little? It might depend on the people around you and stuff like that..
4. One element of classic tragedy is the hero’s tragic flaw. What’s yours? Caring too much, for one
5. What are some lines of a play’s or film’s dialogue you can recite from memory? I used to be able to recite entire scenes from LOTR from memory..I would write down the lines when I was bored in school haha

List three words to describe your ideal vacation )
glacier_kitty: (lotr poem)
1. What’s your favorite beverage that has chocolate in it? Hot chocolate, but only if I'm really cold
2. What’s your favorite non-citrusy fruit drink? Apple juice, etc
3. What’s your favorite mention of a drink in song? Not sure..
4. Roy Rogers, Arnold Palmer, and Shirley Temple are among people who have mixed drinks named after them. What would a drink named after you contain, and what would each of the ingredients represent? Uhhh..I'm not that creative lol
5. Besides milk and cookies (’cause that’s really too easy), what are a food and drink that you must have together? I like having popcorn and SoBe together..I don't HAVE to have SoBe with popcorn, but it doesn't seem right without it! (The flavor I like is really hard to find for some reason)

What's the most physically painful thing you've ever experienced? )

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