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Saturday, November 18, 2006

30 Least Favorites of the Moment

Readers: I’ve shown you mine, now you show me yours!
30 Least Favorites of the Moment:
1) color: beige (what is it? a brown that can’t commit? a dirty yellow?)
2) soft drink: Diet Pepsi (I’m a strictly lime Diet Coke girl)
3) jewelry: brooches (it’s just stuck on your blouse like a button; why not wear a necklace and show off your neck or cleavage? )
4) body part: feet (except Ned’s, which are beautiful)
5) hair color: red
6) instrument: clarinet
7) flower: marigold (stubby and cheese colored)
8) candy: Skittles (look deceptively like M&Ms; but then — eek! fruit!)
9) band: Styx (the lead singer sounds like he swallowed helium)
10) song: Where Have All the Cowboys Gone? Paula Cole (“Yippee -i, yippee-ay!” I get shivers of annoyance when I hear it)
11) toy: Cabbage Patch Kids (hideous)
12) book: Penelope Leach’s Your Baby and Child. (Read it as a first-time mom and it did not match my reality in the least. Tore it in half and threw it across the room.)
13) decade: The 1950’s (June and Ward, pointy bras, crinolines, conservative politics, buzz cut men, a woman’s place was in the home. Snore.)
14) meal: dinner
15) weather: rain
16) old t.v. show: Beverly Hillbillies (just plain stu-pid)
17) new t.v. show: E.R. (so much tsuris. Ever sit in a real Emergency Room? Dull as dishwater.)
18) school year: seventh grade (I had no friends in my class and a mean anti-semite in there)
19) boy’s name: Dick (come on, people!)
20) girl’s name: Nancy
21) outfit: sweatpants and sweatshirt and sneakers
22) store: Brookstone (totally boring — gadgets only)
23) holiday: Yom Kippur (fasting, I don’t do it, guilt)
24) smell: cigarette breath
25) chore: dusting
26) dream: the one about the tidal wave coming up the beach
27) birthday: turning seven, I cried the whole party (I don’t remember why except that Dad wasn’t there?)
28) sport: basketball
29) game: Chinese checkers (sorry Ben!)
30) curable illness: strep (so uncomfortable)


Been thinking about beige too. People love this color for their house siding color, their faux-suede furniture, their painted walls, their cars, and especially their carpets…even calling it champagne doesn’t make it any more exciting. But I am all about brown…with pink, teal, or peach.

— added by mrs. gilb on Saturday, November 18, 2006 at 5:05 pm

Yeah, champagne. It’s still the epitome of boring!

These days I like brown with Tiffany blue!

— added by Susan Senator on Saturday, November 18, 2006 at 9:59 pm

My least favorite chore:
cleaning the litter box or toilet

My least favorite book:

My least favorite celebrity:
Lindsay Lohan
She’s such a wanna be and such a never gonna be

Least favorite part of the body:
the middle of the back, because you can never see it or reach it, especially if you have an itch.

Just my thoughts…

— added by Candy on Sunday, November 19, 2006 at 12:06 am

Susan, you stab me deeply with your sudden dislike for MY NAME! What’s up with that? Your old friend, Nancy Bea šŸ™‚ P.S. But I agree with you on the Beverly Hill Billies. The song is the best part. Oh, and yes, Diet Coke Lime: my favorite tipple too!

— added by nancy bea on Sunday, November 19, 2006 at 10:32 pm

Oh, NancyBea! I was not thinking at all. You are a lovely Nancy and person. I was thinking of a Nancy here that rubs me the wrong way. It was a stupid comment and I apologize! You make the name beautiful.

— added by Susan Senator on Sunday, November 19, 2006 at 11:22 pm

Brooches? Does anyone wear them anymore?

And I have to agree with you on the clarinet. My daughter started band this year and every day she kills a cat in her room, er, practices.

And a rainy day can be comforting and snuggly…the best kind of day to take a nice, long nap. šŸ™‚

— added by Wendy on Monday, November 20, 2006 at 10:05 am

I started on clarinet and then moved on to sax.

— added by mrs. gilb on Monday, November 20, 2006 at 5:47 pm

hm… I disagree with you.

I have red hair. And I love it.

— added by NYgirl on Saturday, December 2, 2006 at 5:56 pm

oh, i meant hair color on a guy…

— added by Susan Senator on Saturday, December 2, 2006 at 5:59 pm

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