25 July 2008

Meme for a Summer Friday

Clix has a meme that she believes is too good to keep to herself. As for me, since my Well of Inspiration has had to be raided for other pursuits recently, I'm glad to have a germ of an idea for a post. You're welcome to use it, too.

When you go to the beach, lake, or pool, are you more likely to lower yourself gradually into cold water or to take a determined plunge and get it over with? I'm more of a "one part at a time" gal, myself, especially when I don't know how deep the water is. Nothing spoils a swim like a broken neck.

How is this like (or unlike) your approach to other tasks or ordeals? Dude, if I'm at the beach or the pool, then it is likely not a task or ordeal. As for those kinds of things, if it's a familiar task (e.g. housework, paying bills), then jumping in is the order of the day. New problems require more caution.

When someone gives you flowers, are you more likely to let them turn completely brown and gross before throwing them out, or to discard them the moment they take on that sick-flower look? I absolutely love having fresh cut flowers. They are both a luxury and a rarity---but there's nothing better to perk me up than to have them in the room. Usually, I keep them until the bitter, gooey end. However, I will toss out individual stems along the way, if they're too yukky.

How is this like (or unlike) your approach to other gifts, purchases, or relationships? Depends. I am rarely sentimental about "stuff" and have routinely regifted items that I didn't like or thrown away small Christmas gifts with the wrapping paper if I know I'll never want something cluttering my space. This is not to say that I don't have some things I absolutely treasure and will always want to have with me.

Think of your favourite movie (or a movie you really like, if you can't think of a favourite). Some people say that the reasons you love your favourite movie are related to what you value in romantic relationships. How is this true or untrue in your case? I'm a real movie hound, so picking a single favourite is not an option. Some movies I like because of the way they're shot, others the story, and still others the acting. I tend to be rather eclectic in my choices. I can find things to appreciate in nearly anyone, but the confluence of just the right factors is a rare thing, indeed.

And now, it's time to open a nice bottle of wine for this Friday evening and see how much inspiration I can find at the bottom of a glass. :) Merry weekend to one and all!


Clix said...

Thanks for doing this - it was awesome to read your responses.

And it made me smile. ^.^

The Science Goddess said...

I'm all for building good karma through smiles!