Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Day 1

I'm jumping right in!
#39 started 5 postcrossings to China, Finland, Germany, Spain, and France. To be mailed tomorrow.

#32 watched "Did you hear about the Morgans" (1/101)

#97 worked on Sudoku book #1

#45 keep plant alive...continues

#31 The 5000 Question Survey (1/51)
Part one
1. Who are you?
I am a daughter, a girlfriend, a student, a teacher. I am Alissa.

2. What are the 3 most important things everyone should know about you?
I am forever learning. I have my own faith. I am hopelessly fallen head over heels for a man named Keith.

3. When you aren't filling out 5,000 question surveys like this one what are you doing?
working towards my 101 in 1001 challenge and spending time with people I love.

4. List your classes in school from the ones you like the most to the ones you like the least (or if you are out of school, think of the classes you did like and didn't like at the time).
Health, History, Art, P.E., Psych, Math

5. What is your biggest goal for this year?
eliminate 40 tasks off my 101 in 1001 challenge

6. Where do you want to be in 5 years?
married, possibly thinking about having a child, have college and challenge completed

7. What stage of life are you in right now?
3rd year college student, no work experience, pre-engaged

8. Are you more child-like or childish?

9. What is the last thing you said out loud?

10. What song comes closest to how you feel about your life right now?
"Home" by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

11. Have you ever taken martial arts classes?
yes. in middle school

12. Does your life tend to get better or worse or does it just stay the same?
some days are better than others

13. Does time really heal all wounds?
no, just makes them easier to deal with

14. How do you handle a rainy day?
with a warm embrace. go dance in it sometime.

15. Which is worse...losing your luggage or having to sort out tangled holiday lights?

16. How is your relationship with your parents?
pretty good.

Will you miss them when they are gone?
how morbid...of course!

17. Do you tend to be aware of what is going on around you?
I try to be and make an effort to be

18. What is the truest thing that you know?
that I am me and being me, I love the people in my life.

19. What did you want to be when you grew up?
a teacher, except that bit where I wanted to be a dolphin trainer or archeologist

20. Have you ever been given a second chance?
yes. Thanks.

21. Are you more of a giver or a taker?
giver so I'm told...

22. Do you make your decisions with an open heart/mind?
yes. Everyday.

23. What is the most physically painful thing that has ever happened to you?
my broken toe

24. What is the most emotionally painful thing that has ever happened to you?
the separation of his boot camp

25. Who have you hugged today?
about 15 third graders

26. Who has done something today to show they care about you?
called and wanted to hang out

27. Do you have a lot to learn?
yes. It will never stop and I don't mind one bit.

28. If you could learn how to do three things just by wishing and not by working what would they be?

A. piano

B. Japanese

C. real photography

29. Which do you remember the longest: what other people say, what other people do or how other people make you feel?
say or feel

30. What are the key ingredients to having a good relationship?
lots and lots of communication.

31. What 3 things do you want to do before you die?

A. get married

B. have a child

C. graduate

32. What three things would you want to die to avoid doing?

A. getting in a car crash

B. watching loved ones suffer

C. fail

33. Is there a cause you believe in more than any other cause?
human rights

34. What does each decade make you think of:

The 19..

20's: flappers

30's: the depression

40's: WWII

50's: Bye Bye Birdie

60's: Hippies

70's: Disco

80's: arm and leg warmers

90's: my childhood

2000 (so far): highschool

2010's: exciting

35. Which decade do you feel the most special connection to and why?
mine because I live in it! wouldn't have it any other way

36. What is your favorite oldie/classic rock song?
"Who put the Bop?"

37. What country do you live in and who is the leader of that country?
US, Obama

If you could say any sentence to the current leader of your country what would it be?
I'm glad you have your job because I sure don't want it.

38. What's your favorite TV channel to watch in the middle of the night?
TLC especially when they have a wedding special

39. What Disney villain are you the most like and why?
Ezma from The Emperor's New Groove because she turned into a cat :D

40. Have you ever been a girl scout/boy scout?
yes. Brownies

41. If you were traveling to another continent would you rather fly or take a boat?
if Keith could be with me, boat

42. Why is the sky blue during the day and black at night?
rotation of the earth in and out of the sun. dur

43. What does your name mean?

44. Would you rather explore the deeps of the ocean or outer space?

45. Word association

What is the first word that comes to mind when you see the word:

Air: wind






Elvis:the king


Heart:of Gold

Clash:the UK band


46. If you could meet any person in the world who is dead who would you want it to be?

47. What if you could meet anyone who is alive?
Gerard Way

48. Is there a movie that you love so much you could watch it everyday?
Benny and Joon

49. You are going to be stuck alone in an elevator for a week. What do you bring to do?
crochet, sewing machine and supplies, and scrapbooking

50. Have you ever saved someone's life or had your life saved?
more or less

51. Make up a definition for the following silly words...

Fruitgoogle: searching from fruit

Ambytime: a two-handed clock

Asscactus: a succulent plant with stickers that sticks to someone's ass

52. What was the last thing you made with your own hands? a crocheted name tag

53. What was your favorite toy as a child? my little kitchen

54. How many TV’s are in your house? 1 but it's not mine...I watch my shows online

55. What is your favorite thing to do outside?
hike, ski, swim, explore

56. How do you feel when you see a rainbow?

57. Have you ever dreamt a dream that came true?

58. Have you ever been to a psychic/tarot reader?

59. What is your idea of paradise?
being with Keith with no other worries

60. Do you believe in god and if so what is he/she/it like?
yes. my opinions are my own.

61. Do you believe in Hell?

62. What one thing have you done that most people haven't?
kissed an Airman

63. What is the kindest thing you have ever done?
I don't feel like I can answer that honestly

64. Are you a patient person?
I have to be

65. What holiday should exist but doesn't?
one that celebrates our grandparents

66. What holiday shouldn't exist but does?
St Patty's

67. What's the best joke you ever heard?
I don't remember

68. Where is the most fun place you have EVER been?
Lake Tahoe

69. Is your hair natural or dyed?

70. Do you have any deep dark secrets or are you pretty much up front?
up deep dark secrets have been mostly told to Keith at one point or another

71. What is under your bed right now?
boxes of stuff

72. If you were in the Land of Oz would you want to live there or go home?
tske Keith with me and stay

73. If you drive do you frequently speed?

74. What is the world's best song to dance to?

75. What song was on the last time you danced with someone?
me and a 3rd grader danced to no music at all

76. Do you prefer Disney or Warner Brothers?

77. What is the first animal you would run to see if you went to the zoo?

78. Would you consider yourself to be romantic?
my gawd yes

79. If the earth stopped rotating would we all fly off?

80. What is the one thing that you love to do so much that you would make sacrifices to be able to do it?
be with Keith

81. If you (and everyone) had to lose one right or freedom, but you could pick which one everyone had to lose, what would you pick?
the ability to drive. It would force the government to make a good public transport system, less traffic accidents, and better for the environment because the gas monopoly would die off.

82. If you had to choose would you live on the equator or at the North Pole?
equator, but both would suck

83. Would you rather give up listening to music or watching television?

84. What do you think makes someone a hero?
how you perceive them in your life

85. What cartoon would you like to be a character in?
Monster's Inc.

86. Name one thing that turns your stomach:

87. What was the last thing you paid for?

88. Are you a coupon clipper?
only from /b/

89. Get anything good in the mail recently?
computer parts

90. Which would you rather take as a gym class...dancing, sailing, karate, or bowling?
belly dancing

91. In Star Trek people 'beam' back and forth between different places. What this means is they stand in a little tube and their molecules are deconstructed and sent to another tube somewhere else where they are reassembled. Only problem is when the molecules are deconstructed the person is dead. When they are put back together it is only a clone that has all the dead person's memories. So...

Is the person who gets beamed the same person on both ends?

92. What insects are you afraid of?
poisonous spiders

93. If you could print any phrase on a T-shirt, what would it say?
It is worth it.

94. What's the most eccentric thing you have ever worn?
red white and blue ski pants

95. If you could pick one food that you could eat all you wanted but it would have no effect on how much you weigh, what food would it be?
ice cream

96. What are your parents interested in?
doing exactly what no one else tells them to

97. Have you ever caught an insect and kept it as a pet?
yup. stick bugs

Have you ever caught and tamed a wild animal?
a snake

98. What is more helpful to you, wishes or plans?

99. When do you feel your life energy the strongest?
the mid-morning

100. You are spending the night alone in the woods and may bring only 3 items with you. What do you bring?
Keith :P, a tent, and a water filter

*Tomorrow I'm planning*:
>mail postcrossings
>work on sudoku
>start no sugar
>start 8 cups of water
>start organize room
>watch a movie