I know, very well, that some of my friends will make good-natured fun of me about this, but there are some stories you just have to tell! 😀
So, Monday morning, I’m looking at my blog stats, notice that I apparently got a visitor who was directed from It is Trish. I find that interesting, so I go see this post of hers… and it turns out she’s nominating me for a blogger award. “Sisterhood of the World Bloggers.”
…wait, what? Sisterhood? She does know I’m a guy, right?
I mention this to her, and even now, I can hear an “oops” sound at her end of the conversation.
Turns out, she forgot the “sister” part of that phrase, which is impressive considering she had to type it out in the title, and I have not been able to stop laughing since! I have been like Ed the Hyena from The Lion King.
While I’ve no intention of accepting this particular award, I figure, now that I’ve teased Trish on both of our blogs (mwahahah!), the least I can do is answer the ten questions she posed to her nominees.
She apparently likes childhood memories. 🙂
What was your favorite movie as a kid?
The latest one. :p I was one of those kids that got ecstatic and devoted way too quickly and easily. 😉
Honestly, it took me a good, long time to apply the word “favorite” to anything… well, ok, anything like books, or movies, or music, etc. I always had my favorite color (red) and my favorite food (lasagna) but favorite other things took me awhile, I don’t know why.
However, if I was going to pick one retrospectively, I would say Return of the Jedi. Still one of my all-time favorites! 🙂
What was your favorite dinosaur?
I had two favorites, really.
Like most kids, I always loved the King of the Dinosaurs, the mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex! I actually completely missed what people were talking about when I first heard them saying “T-Rex” because I always said its full name. 🙂
However, I also had a soft spot in my heart for the Stegosaurus. Ever since watching Fantasia, I’d always cast the T-Rex as the lead villain of my toy dinosaur games. Opposing him and the other meat-eaters would be the plant-eaters, most predominantly led by the long-necks (I also watched The Land Before Time), but their loyal friend was the Stegosaurus. My heart just always went out to that one who died in battle. Perhaps I identified with it on some level, or perhaps I just saw it as a creature worth loving. I’m not really sure. I just loved it, you know?
Who was your first celebrity crush?
This one, I actually don’t recall. I mean, I noticed the pretty ladies, but it always struck me as silly to crush on someone you didn’t actually know yourself, like the actresses, or someone who wasn’t real, like the characters they portrayed.
And that is one story which I am absolutely sticking to. 😉
Did you live for school or live for the weekend?
…wait, is there really such a thing a kid who lives for school instead of the weekend? 😉
Seriously, the weekend was when I could stay up late and sleep in! The weekend, man, the weekend!
Which Disney princess (or prince) did you most want to be?
I am going with a prince, for obvious reasons. 😉
I wanted to be that one that kissed the pretty princess at the end, right after defeating the evil villain like it was nuthin’!
I just described all of them, you say? Why… yes! Yes, I did! 😀
When was the first time you realized that life isn’t fair?
When my best friend’s family moved.
What was your favorite animal, and is it still the same?
I have always loved canines, winter, working as a team or being alone as needed, and I love playing with the kids! Wolves qualify with flying colors! And everything about them, their aura, their significance, how they can be good and evil interchangeably in various stories… really, I don’t think any creature could be more specifically designed for me to love!
In short… I’ve just always loved ’em! To this day, I still sometimes catch myself thinking of my closest loved ones as my pack. :p
What was your go-to favorite snack/meal?
PASTAAAAA!!! …or whatever else was within reach. 😉
Did you get along with your siblings (and if you didn’t have any, did you want them)?
Sometimes yes, sometimes no. My oldest sister and I have always been especially close, but every family has its issues. Even so, my sisters and I have always known, if not necessarily said out loud, that we got each others’ backs, no matter what.
If you could go back to being a kid again, would you?
If I could go back and relive parts of my childhood, and possibly alter them a bit, I’d spend more time writing my stories, back when I had an abundance of time.
But reliving the past twenty-some-odd years over again? No thank you! 😉