BEWARE - it's April Fool's Day! Watch your back ;)
I was tagged by Julia AGES ago (sorry, Julia!) for this CRAZY EIGHTS MEME and I'm FINALLY gittin' er dun...
8 things I’m passionate about
1 - Sweetness (aka 3 yr old) and Light (aka 8 yr old)
2 - Darling Hubby
3 - Writing
4 - JR Ward's Black Dagger Brotherhood (yes, I do need a life)
5 - helping others through charitable giving, etc
6 - nature, our planet (though I'm not as 'green' as I'd like to be)
7 - LOST
8 - movies that move me
8 things I want to do before I die
1 - write a best-selling novel
2 - dance at my sons' weddings
3 - cruise the Mediterranean
4 - visit northern Europe, including St. Petersburg Russia, and Skandinavia
5 - attend the Oscars (doubly sweet if my novel was turned into an award winning movie!)
6 - win a Rita
7 - own/live on a big piece of forested land on a lake
8 - have the means to give away a LOT of money, at least a million dollars, to charity
8 things I often say
1 - Where are we going for dinner?
2 - Hello Mom (I call her every night)
3- One, two, three... (if my kids don't do as they're told by the time I get to 5, they get a timeout)
4 - I love you (to my kids, everyday, multiple times)
5 - 6 days 'til Lost, 5 days 'til lost, 4 days 'til Lost...
6 - In my next life...
7 - What are we doing today, family?
8 - Damn computer!
8 books I’ve recently read or am reading or planning to read
1 - Fancy Free by Shelley Munro (read)
2 - The Other Boleyn Girl (read)
3 - Night Swimming by Rebecca James (I've been planning on this one for AGES, since Mrs. Giggles gave it a 95 - a 95!! - but just haven't got to it yet. Sorry Rebecca!)
4 - Fox's Bride by Amy Ruttan (planning)
5 - Bitten by Kelley Armstrong (planning)
6 - A Man Worth Keeping by Molly O'Keefe (planning)
7 - Seven Sinners by Red Garnier (planning)
8 - The Bond That Heals Us by Christine d'Abo (planning)
8 songs I could listen to over and over
1 - Phantom of the Opera soundtrack
2 - Stronger - Kanye West
3 - No One - Alicia Keyes
4 - Hotel California - The Eagles
5 - Savin' Me - Nickelback
6 - My Immortal - Evanescence
7 - Come What May - from Moulin Rouge
8 - Four Seasons - Vivaldi
8 things that attract me to my best friends
1 - sense of humor (must be able to take my sarcasm!)
2 - good conversationalist
3 - savvy, intellectual, well read
4 - compassionate
5 - variety of interests
6 - strong personalities
7 - passionate about something, whether it be family, career or hobby
8 - appreciate the arts
I think EVERYONE in blogland has probably done this one already so I'm not sure who's left to tag... Anyone who wants to play, leave a comment and I'll visit you.