I just completed an interview on another site and thought I would post the transcript here as well for those of you not on my facebook page!
What is your favorite song of all time?
Blessed Be Your Name by Tree 63
What would you do if you are going to die in the next minute?
Pray and prepare my heart...say I love you to those around me.
If you had to rule your empire/country/city with an iron fist, which dictator would you model yourself after?
Least favorite song in the world?
Anything with yodelling, spelling out a word (yes, Fergie, that means you), or where beer is mentioned even once.
What is your favorite movie quote?
"Never tell me the odds" - Han Solo
Mozart or Salieri?
Mozart. Don't mess with the master.
What would be the soundtrack to the movie about your life?
Evanescence meets Harry Potter
If you had to make a movie about your life what would it be called?
Stranger than Fiction
If a tree fell down in the forrest and hit a mime, would it make a sound?
I don't know but it sounds like a worthy experiment
What is your favorite Shakespearean play?
Hamlet, no question
If you fell off a cliff what would be you last thought?
Darn it, that's going to leave a mark!
Are you happy to have single-handedly destroyed the earth?
Oops, did I do that?
Would you rather be an elf, dwarf, or hobbit?
If you could make any junk food super-nutritious, which one would you pick?
Do you like to go online everyday?
What is your favorite kind of cheese?
What do you want?
to rule the world as the unanimously acknowledged Queen of Sequins, Stilettos, and Style
Where were you born?
Die with wealth, or a loved one?
a loved one!
Last film seen
What was your SAT score?
I can't remember. over 1400 but I don't know the exact score.
What is your ideal pizza?
No pizza for me. Hate the stuff.
Look to your left: What do you see?
My gorgeous cat
What are you wearing right now?
Shoot, I knew I forgot something today.
Star Wars or Star Trek?
Scotland or Italy
Oh that's a tough one...castles or Italian shoes?? I can't pick.
Is/are your animal(s) spayed/neutered?
Apple juice or orange juice?
orange. I don't do apples.
Have you ever popped, locked, and dropped it?
Of course. Hasn't everyone?
Where in the world do you feel the safest?
with my family and close friends...location doesn't matter.
Relationships or hook ups?
cheereleading or gymnastics
Well...I was a cheerleader (on accident) for two years but I really prefer gymnastics.
Ice Cream or Sherbert?
Oh ice cream, of course. Preferably peanut butter moose tracks. Sherbert is just a waste of time and calories.
Sex before marriage or after marriage??
After. Totally worth the wait!
Two sports I played in middle school?
Basketball and volleyball
College degree in what?
BA in English with a Single Subject Teaching Credential
Musical instrument I play?
Clarinet. Piano (a little). Itunes.
Favorite hard liqour?
Oh I don't do hard liquor. I prefer to avoid walking into walls and sounding like I have a mouthful of marbles when I speak.
Favorite NFL team?
Family or friends?
What's the difference?
Who Are Your Best Friends?
Clint, Paul, Kelly, Leigh, Tricia, Sandy
Who is the person you love the most?
imagine your homeroom teacher with a bikini on
OMG. There isn't enough medication in my cabinet to take care of that mental image.
What I dislike most about the general public is...
That they don't tip their servers, they can't find their gas pedal, and they follow the mainstream media like mindless sheep.
Looks or Personality?
East Coast or West Coast?
What is your biggest turn on?
A sense of humor combined with integrity
Would you rather be stabbed by a knife or a sword?
Well, honestly, I'd rather not be stabbed at all.
Rap or Hip-Hip?
Hip-Hip?? What is hip-hip?? That old lady in The Wedding Singer? I'm so down with that.
What motivates you?
A desire to rule the world (a la Pinky and the Brain).
When will you be in Chicago next?
What am I, psychic?
what is love?
Jesus Christ who laid down his life for people who couldn't find a way to fix their own mess.
Jeans or shorts?
Jeans...they go with stilettos much better than shorts, unless, of course, you're Daisy Duke.
Are you a good friend or not?
I'm a good friend
Biggest turnoff in the oppisite sex?
Dishonesty, lack of integrity, cowardice, perversion, disrespectful attitude towards women, lack of deodorant
Do you have to go to the bathroom?
Not at the moment but experience has taught me that this is but a temporary state of affairs.
do you currently like anyone?
I like all kinds of people.
If you look at the color blue, what does it make you think of?
What is the meaning of life?
To love and be loved by our amazing Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and to share that love with others.
Victoria's Secret Slice of Heaven because it doesn't smell like perfume.
Do you like thunderstorms?
What is your favorite grocery store?
I'm supposed to have a favorite grocery store??
Orlando Bloom or Johnny Depp?
What do you think they eat in heaven?
unlimited supplies of our favorite foods with absolutely no consequences to our waistline... =)
Do you like/drink coffee?
I like it but I don't drink it often.
Do you like to bake/cook?
Winter or summer?
If you could pick anyone dead or alive to have lunch with, who would it be?
Do you have any piercings/tatoos?
Yes - ears pierced
What kind of car do you drive?
A totally hot Dodge Caravan, circa 1994, with peeling paint and a window that likes to fall out at inopportune moments
if you were one of the seven dwarfs, who would you be?
Is there a dwarf called "fabulous"?
Do you believe in heaven and hell?
Rolling Stones or Beatles?
What colour are your eyes?
Coke or Pepsi?
Diet Coke with Lime
If you were on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition; what kind of room would you ask for?
a huge library with built in book cases floor to ceiling and medieval tapestries and sculptures all around.
If you were one word, what word would you be?
What is the name of your truest friend???
Clint, Paul, Kelly, and Leigh - can't just pick one when I need them all!
If you could time travel, what would be your first stop?
How many people are in your family?
Oh, too many to really count. We adopt in friends and call them family all the time. I love a huge family!
Whichever one is currently silent.
Tom Cruise or Brad Pitt?
Oh ick. Neither.
Whats the First Thing You Notice In A Boy/Girl?
Their sense of humor
What language would you like to speak fluently?
Whats your favorite sport?
Anything I can win
Are you in love?
How many kids (or any at all) would you want to have?
Chocolate or other candy?
Anything but chocolate. Can't stand the stuff.
Sour or sweet candy?
Favorite hot drink?
Which religion do you choose to follow?
I don't choose to follow any religion. I choose to follow Christ.
Performing Arts, Fine Arts, or Sports?
Riding horses or riding dolphins?
horses - as long as they don't kick me in the head again.
Are you fed up of all these questions?
Oh, I can take anything you dish out.
What came first, the chicken or the egg?
What is your favorite color?
How much wood could a wood chuck chuck if a wood chuck could chuck wood?
Just enough to irritate me into disabling his wood chucking abilities permanently.
beach or mountain?
left handed or right handed?
Why are you taking this interview?
Because I'm avoiding cleaning my shower
Who do you count on when feeling down
Clint, Paul, Kelly
Do you plan in advance?
ummmm, well, Yes! I mean, maybe. Oh alright, no.
What attracts you most?
Integrity and a passion for Christ.
Do you hold hands when you walk in public?
With whom? Myself? Some random stranger? =) I hold my hubby's hand whenever I can.
How many hobbies do you have?
Reading, playing games, movies, music, trying to take over the world....
Close your eyes for a moment, who pops into your head?
Do you say "I love you" in the relationship?
As often as possible.
Aliens have landed and selected you to visit their home planet. Do you go with them?
Naturally but I must insist on piloting the space craft.
If you could be successful at any job in the world, what would that job be?
If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be?
Ireland...on a cliff overlooking the ocean, in a gorgeous, gothic castle
If you could be someone else for a day, who would it be?
If you have friends coming for supper what would you cook?
Whatever we were in the mood to eat.
What is your favourite word?
What makes you cry?
Not much. Has to be a huge grief to make me cry.
What makes you laugh?
My friends. Other people's idiocy. The strange thoughts in my own head. Snorting chicken.
If you were an animal in the wild, what would you be?
If you won the lottery, how would you spend your millions?
Adoption! Adoption! Adoption! And a closet just for shoes.
If you could time travel to the past to correct any mistakes you feel youve made would you?
I don't think so. I think everything I've done has made me who I am today and I'm content.
Do you believe that the cup is half empty or half full?
Who was your hero as a child?
Wonder Woman!! ; )
What do you do for fun?
Oh, I'd love to answer that but my lawyer says I really shouldn't...
Are you an outdoor or an indoor person
If you had only six months to live, what would you do first?
Make videos of everything I want to say to my kids as they grow
What 3 words would your best friend use to describe you?
loving, honest, persistent
Where do you see yourself in five years?
Surrounded by family and friends and hopefully published
What are you most proud of in your life?
My marriage and my kids
Do you own any pets, and if so what do you have?
Chow Dog - named Bear, and a black and white cat named Taz
Who do you admire most?
Do you have any tattoos, and if so what and where?
Like I'd really give you a road map...
How do you feel?
Content, creative, and pretty invincible at the moment
What size shoe do you wear?
Whatever size it takes to fit into the current pair of gorgeous stilettos I'm craving
Water or 100% Juice?
Would you rather be hot or cold?
Cold!!! I get sick when I get too hot and it really isn't a pretty picture.
Favorite Place to Eat?
Cracker Barrel - because my friends are there!
Opera, Musical, Concert, Play, Performance, or Other?
Concert (as long as it ROCKS) and any well-rendered Shakespearean plays.
What is your favorite clothing brand?
I seriously do not care about brands.
Most Memorable Past?
Everything I do is memorable.
Most embarrassing moment?
Just one?? Oh, I don't think so.
If you had to pick one car, which would it be?
A convertible Ferrari - tomato red with a totally kickin' stereo system
Your favorite Disney Film?
Why did the chicken cross the road?
He was being chased by a goat.
Do you support Paris Hilton?
I make it a habit to never willingly support spoiled, simple-minded brats.
Where is Waldo?
Well, I'd love to tell you, I really would, but then I'd have to kill you too.
What was your last thought?
I wonder if it will take more than 3 hours to catch up on the laundry?
Who are you going to vote for in 2008?
Whoever lines up most closely with my values...which means definitely not Hilary "I'm-on-loan-from-Satan" Clinton.
Juice and crackers or milk and cookies?
milk and cookies! Who chooses crackers over cookies? Get real.
berries - any kind
Which is worse? A bad laugh or a bad cough?
Bad laugh. I've heard people who sound like a bull moose might sound if he snorted pond algae while getting kicked in the goodies.
Are you a cat or a dog person?
Define yourself in 3 words...
honest, loyal, creative
Do you eat cold cereal at night?
not very often but it's been known to happen
What is your favorite TV show?
Kill the spider or let it out?
Do you shower every single day?
pretty much. I'm a big fan of personal hygiene.
Walking past a beggar, spare change or ignore?
Boat or bus?
Boat. Who likes to ride in a bus?
What is your favorate Pj Fabric
I'm supposed to wear Pj's?? I missed the memo.
Where do you want to travel next?
What would you do if Michael Jackson asked you out?
Force myself to stop vomiting long enough to knock him out with one well-aimed kick to the groin.
What is your favorite food?
Do you read Harry Potter books?
I don't read them - I devour them whole.
What is your favorite place?
If you could have one super human power what would you choose?
The power to become invisible
Have you had a beer in the last week?
Vitamin Water or Gatorade?
Vitamin Water. Gatorade is just nasty.
Favorite body part?
the spleen. Who doesn't love the spleen? What a ridiculous question.
Flip flops or sandles?
Does a stiletto count as a sandle?
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