bloggers love surveys. they’re lighthearted in nature, it’s a fun type of blog post to compose, and readers like learning
TMI more about the blogger’s life and interests.
surveys spread like wildfire and each one enjoys its fifteen minutes of fame before another one takes over. today we’re going to answer the a-z favourites survey. i forget where i first saw this one, so i extend my apologies to whoever thought it up!
for each letter of the alphabet, the blogger is to provide a favourite something -> ez! here are the first favourites that popped into my mind…
a – apples: readily available, versatile, make the best type of pie and crisp, easy to transport, and best of all – yummy! [must be crisp/hard/crunchy/not mealy].
b – boston marathon: whether to run in or watch on tv, this is my favourite marathon!
c – canada: i am a proud canuck. i appreciate our health care system, we are seen as a polite nation by other countries, canada is a great place to live [except in winter...i really wish canada would buy florida].
d – diet coke: i have not tasted a drop since january 8th, but this is still the best beverage in the land.
e – earrings: with my ears triple pierced, i enjoy switching up my accessory options! this summer has been about peacock feathers, big silver hoops, and my new favourites from the madonna collection:
f – facebook: this is THE genius invention of modern times. i check fb about 20 times a day, for real. i rarely post, but love reading my friends’ updates (i’m up to 149 friends!). it’s so cool to have this connection with people from all walks of my life.
g – george clooney: my ♥ honey bun ♥ numero uno!
h – hugs: i love getting and giving hugs. a quick embrace can be a friendly greeting, a gesture of support, an exuberant dance of joy. studies show that hugs improve your mood!!
i – ice cream sundays: mom and i had so much fun with ice cream cones at the mall on a few occasions, this summer. these should be weekly outings, i do declare!
j – junky cereals: the kiddie varieties with absolutely no nutritional value make awesome toppings to a mixed bowl of cereals! i do love my cereal!!
l – lululemon: i count lulu among my preferred clothing brands – you pay more but the stuff is super-cute, wears well, and lasts forever. after wednesday’s shopping trip, i am very well lulu’d!
m – movies: i’d rather watch a movie than tv. if i could, given unlimited time and money, i would head to the cinema every free evening.
o – orange: best colour on the spectrum!
p – planks: i pretty much loathe and detest strength training, but core work is the lesser of all evils, and doing planks is something that is not that bad. you just lie there on your elbows and toes and zone out, all the while conditioning your abs – i can handle that!
q – quirkiness: in movies, in tshirt slogans, in myself (!) – nothing wrong with being *unique!*
r – reading: this summer i have spent more time reading than in the past three years, combined. and it’s been a joy!
s – sweating: there is nothing like a good sweat, be it from sitting on the beach, working out, just walking down the street when it’s 38 degrees C and humid as all get-out. i’d much rather be hot than cold!
t – tattoos: i love my two, plan to get one or two more in the next coupla years and admire the works of art on other people.
u – upping the ante: i’m competitive by nature! i like trying to surpass previous achievements, be it in sport, at work…this can be good or detrimental, depending on the situation!
v – velour/velvet: so very cosy to drape yourself in this soft fabric. right, george costanza?!
w – water: since i am off what you saw in “d” up above, water is the next best thing…or so i keep telling myself.
x – x-ing out items on a to do list: this is a bit of a cheat answer because i always CHECK MARK off my to do list (more positive in nature than x’s)…apart from semantics, it feels GREAT to accomplish what you set out to do for a day!
y – yellow cars: i don’t want to own or drive one, but these are the most fun-looking cars on the road!
z – zigzag patterns: this shirt is one of my favourites:
staying true to accepted question-posing style, share your favourites for your initials OR the letters of your first name!
and with this blog entry, dear friends, we conclude theme week. i think the only major cliché idea missed was that of doing a blog giveaway. sorry about your luck!