June 20, 2006

Is It Too Late to Play?

Sarah of The Rain in My Purse made an intriguing offer back in May... is there an expiration date? If you answer these seven questions, she will use your answers to recommend a book of poetry for you to read. Here are the questions:

1. You’re expecting a baby girl. Which of these names would you choose for her?
a. Lilian b. Abagail c. Siena d. Cody e. Deborah f. Maria

2. Beatles or Stones?

3. Which of the following would be your choice of pet?
a. Beagle b. Siamese cat c. Mynah bird d. Seahorse

4. If you could change careers, what would you like to be?

5. Which of these mostly closely matches your present mood?
a. distant b. volatile c. content d. exuberant
e. preoccupied f. melancholy g. dissatisfied

6. Which city would you like to spend a year in?
a. Amsterdam b. La Paz c. Athens d. Chengdu e. Paris f. Honolulu

7. Name three of your favorite words.

And here are my answers:

1. Lillian, but with two "l's," after Lillian Hellman

2. Beatles (brainwashed in my youth)

3. beagle (had one as a child)

4. ummm... part-time reference librarian, full-time poet?

5. content

6. Amsterdam

7. ausgezeichnet, fathom, grin

Hope you're still playing, Sarah!


SarahJane said...

I'm still playing, AND I finally found your blog. i'm now strolling through it, happily, like i'm back home or something. smile

Shelley said...

Yay, Sarah gave me a personalized recommendation and I am toddling off to the library sometime in the not-too-distant future!