Tuesday, May 11, 2010


The wicked-lovely Amy at Coffee Lovin' Mom has honored me with a kickass blog award. Sweet. Especially considering I have been remiss in posting these days. After eight hours a day on my feet, I just want to lay on the couch & watch Netflix. Right now, I'm watching Season 2 of Reaper. I like it.

Rules, Such As They Are

1.) Thank the person who gave you the award.

2.) Share 7 things about yourself.

3.) Pass along the award to 15 bloggers you think are hella awesome.

4.) Contact said hella awesome bloggers & let them know you think they are the blogdiggity.

So here's my random weirdness:

1.) My ultimate career goal is to someday hold the giant question mark at Trader Joe's. Go ahead. Ask me about the biscotti. Or the dried Turkish apricots. You know you want to.

2.) I believe that the perfect version of me exists somewhere in a parallel universe. This is the Susan that does not walk into walls, back into the lawnmower with her car or say weird shit on the internet. She probably owns a pair of red cowboy boots & drinks straight bourbon out of a solid gold hip flask. She knows how to pronounce Goethe and Rimbaud without mumbling to hide her ignorance.

3.) I own a pair of socks with tiny shoes embroidered on them.

4.) I like gingerbread. And chewy ginger-molasses cookies. And Reed's extra-ginger Ginger Beer. I also have red hair. In Great Britain, they would find this amusing.

5.) My idea of a perfect evening would involve a pan of rice krispie treats, a bottle of Syrah Rose, and the gold box set of Twin Peaks.

6.) In a former life, I was Morgana Le Fay.

7.) I don't know Chuck Norris, but sometimes I like to pretend we were in the Roller Derby together.


15 Blogs I Like

Wait! I Have a Blog?!
Smitten Kitchen
Artifice Mag
Anger Burger
Radish King
Coffee Lovin Mom (backatcha!)
Bread & Honey
The Erin O'Brien Owner's Manual for Human Beings
Ornament & Excrement
My Gorgeous Somewhere

What's that you say? There's only twelve? I forgot to mention the eighth thing you should know about me: I don't like rules. Sometimes I break them just because I like it.

I should also mention that I'm probably too shy to contact those writers whose blogs I love if I don't really know them. I'd feel like some kind of weird fangirl or something. Still, I love all this badass shit. Each writer listed above is brilliant in his or her own (very distinct) way.

Hey! I just realized that the phrase "eighth thing" is a bit of a tongue twister. Bet you can't say it twelve times fast.


CoffeeLovinMom said...

Let's find this parallel universe of which you speak...

Kathleen said...

I love your list, your rule fiddling, and your coffee loving friend's new word! I think you two have created the parallel universe! (Tickled to find me on your list, too! Blogdiggity dog!)

r. said...

So psyched about Cyborgia!!!!!!!

Susan said...

I like to think that I simultaneously inhabit multiple realities.

Also: YaY!!! I'm pretty psyched about Cyborgia too...

Dana said...

Oh I made the list! Does this mean I have to do the meme thing, too?

Susan said...

Dana, I love your blog! As I've mentioned, I don't believe in following rules, so this whole meme business is entirely optional :)