Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Watch It, People. I Own a Dungeon.

Whatcha gonna do?

You're in the middle of your very
first live BlogTalk Radio interview and someone right off the bat insults your pencil skirt. I had to wonder.
Was this karma?
Have I been a bad Queen?
Is there a de-throning conspiracy in the blorks? (that's blog + works)

Leave it to super-snoop Linda from Are We There Yet? to email our wonderful host
Morgen, with this question. "Is there a dungeon in Bloggingham Palace where you throw bloggers who don't complete their memes?"

I'd been trying to keep it a secret. Blabber-mouth. Only once have the police come by with complaints of "unsavory noises" blaring from my house. I was listening to Prince! Nothing more. But back to the show.

Thanks to Linda's comical question, I find myself in the middle of a conversation with Mo about blogging-flogging (OMG!!) in the Bloggingham Castle dungeon and just when I think I've redeemed my bad self and moved on, my fresh-out-of-a-breakup-ex-boyfriend calls in.

It could only happen to me.

Let me put this in blerpsective for you (that's blog + perspective)
Do you know what it feels like to stop breathing underwater and you can't make it back to the surface fast enough before your mother pulls your bobbing ponytail up through the water before you die? Can you imagine how a snail must feel before the bigfoot of death barrels down on his lowly pea-head and squishes his curly skirt on the blogwalk? (that's sidewalk +....oh you know....)

There's only one thing to do. I must live up to my fifteen-minutes-of-breathless-bluefaced-fame and be a bad Queen. So I did another meme. Bwwwaaaaahhhhaaaahhaaa! Sanni, that German vixen girl audaciously tagged me for three more memes, two I've already done and the Seven Meme, which somehow escaped my attention. I need another meme like I need another meme. But now with all these bloggers to throw in the dungeon I think my conscience needs to be clear before I surrender to the bobbing ponytail.

So I'll confess what needz confessin'..... Buckle up. May God have mercy on this meme.
And my pencil soul.
SEVEN - Custom comment codes for MySpace, Hi5, Friendster and more

Publish a book
Fall in love again
Complete my financial goals
Make a home with the love of my life
Squish sand between my toes on a regular basis

Make peace with everyone I love
Make love in the rain with the King of Bloggingham Castle - Custom comment codes for MySpace, Hi5, Friendster and more

Sing in five languages
Play piano
Love - Custom comment codes for MySpace, Hi5, Friendster and more
Cook diddly-squat. Is there a recipe for that? Sounds like fish...
Drink more than a half glass of anything alcoholic
Watch scary movies
Take short showers
Drive slowly
Stay mad for long
Miss my morning coffee - Custom comment codes for MySpace, Hi5, Friendster and more
Beautiful eyes
Wicked sense of humor
Sexy voice and muscular legs
Open and honest communication - Custom comment codes for MySpace, Hi5, Friendster and more

"What am I going to blog today?"
"Where are my shoes?
"I can't find the other pink sock."
"I don't want to get up."
" I don't need shoes in bed."
" It's time for a bubble bath."
"I really need to stop talking to myself." - Custom comment codes for MySpace, Hi5, Friendster and more

Davy Jones (as a teenager)
Sexy and intelligent news anchormen turn me on (Go figure. It's true.)
Ex-boyfriends with radio careers and deep voices
#4 was love
I once dated an Italian Hollywood producer
#6 was lust - Custom comment codes for MySpace, Hi5, Friendster and more

Anything Streisand lately
A Kravitz tune
Itsty Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
A bluesy arrangement of Amazing Grace
That ridiculous "Stuck On Bandaid" commercial
This Clock Never Seemed So Alive
Dona Nobis Pacem - Custom comment codes for MySpace, Hi5, Friendster and more
.....but shouldn't
Look for Peace Globes and other blog addictions
Toss 'n turn and hug my pillow
Forget I am alone and feel weird
Sleepwalk to the kitchen. At least, I hope that's as far as I go.
Strip off clothes and throw them all over the room
Plot who I'm going to tag next with a meme (I so need a life.)
Sit-ups and facials - Custom comment codes for MySpace, Hi5, Friendster and more

A beach blanket and SPF 45 sunblock
A virtual laptop and 500 memes to keep me busy
Bikinis and pencil skirts
Books and writing journals (don't forget the pencils)
Take out menus and iced tea
PJ's and a bag of Cheesepuffs
A private jet (DUH!!) - Custom comment codes for MySpace, Hi5, Friendster and more
I don't watch TV much but if I did...
24 (if I could bleep out the torture chamber scenes)
House (if I could bleep out the puking and blood)
Sex and The City (if I could bleep out the sex....what am I SAYING??!)
Sex and The City
And the City - Custom comment codes for MySpace, Hi5, Friendster and more

I have terminal insomnia. People who can't sleep go nuts. I'm one pistachio short of a breakdown
Two days before a manicure I can get really irritable
I think I could hurt anyone who hurt my child

Slow speed dialup is driving me to the brink
I have little patience for ignorance, intolerance or dishonesty
No need for guns, people. I prefer Peace Globes
. - Custom comment codes for MySpace, Hi5, Friendster and more
My son
My books
Meaningful relationships
Inspiration and prayer: aka me-time
Arms around me
Unconditional love
Music - Custom comment codes for MySpace, Hi5, Friendster and more

Falling in love again
Looking forward to the feel of bear hugs, fingers in my hair and long kisses
Family and friends
Watching my grandson grow and change
Blank pages to fill
Mysteries to solve
Love to make - Custom comment codes for MySpace, Hi5, Friendster and more

Expect men to read my mind
Online dating sites
Worry so much
Date younger men (well.....I was younger.)
Change myself for the sake of a relationship or try to change the other person
Mince words about what I want and need
Fret over things I can't control - Custom comment codes for MySpace, Hi5, Friendster and more

I am a Queen and live in a castle. They're so jealous.
I can be sarcastic, though at times I don't hear it until someone points it out
I'm contemplative, which at times translates "moody"
I take too long to get dressed
I procrastinate
My intuition is sometimes eerily on-the-money
I'm messy - Custom comment codes for MySpace, Hi5, Friendster and more

Grandpa's little girl
Pretend child novelist
Bell-bottomed hippie
Child bride
Adult college student
Dedicated Mom
Divorced free spirit and liberated pencil skirt

In the interest of proper meme etiquette, I tag seven others. If you've already been tagged or would prefer to simply pass it on to the next person, please do so:


Empress Bee (of the High Sea) said...

well honey to be honest we all were holding our collective breaths (breath?) when he called in. you were magnificent! well done...

smiles, bee

Akelamalu said...

Loved your answers Mimi.:)

Bond said...

OMG..... People at work are looking at me as I sit here laughing out loud... what great freakin answers Mimi....P-E-R-F-E-C-T, just perfect

crazy working mom said...

Crikey! Tagged again. This one will surely get me sent to the dungeon! *sigh*

Mimi Lenox said...

Bee - I heard your voice for the first time on Turnbaby's show last Sunday. You sound as sweet as we all know you are. Thanks for listening!

Mimi Lenox said...

Akelamalu - Thanks! Have you done this meme?

Bond - Don't get fired.

Tisha - Are you finished yet? I'm not playin' ya know!

Lara Croft said...

Awesome list! I think I need to be in your dungeon. I believe you tagged me several weeks ago right before I was going out of town. While I was out of town, broke my base!

Travis said...

You are most assuredly the Queen of Memes. Most people just answer the questions, whereas you create an entire visual and draw everyone in.

Well done.

One Wacky Mom said...

Mimi...mimi...mimi...what can I say! If I was a lesbian...I would be in love with you! There I've said it.

Mimi Lenox said...

Lara - How are you? I'm sorry about your arm. Feel better.

You're excused!!

Mimi Lenox said...

Travis - Thank you! Glad you enjoyed.

Mimi Lenox said...

Ev - LOL.

I love your non-censored self. Please don't ever stifle it. You're hysterical.

penfold said...

Mimi... Mimi... Mimi -
I am a lesbian. What can I say?
Thanks for the meme. Crikey it's a whopper.... it may end up on my list of seven things I don't quite get round to but I'll do my best...

Mimi Lenox said...

I am NOT a lesbian.

Haven't you been paying attention?

I can't believe I actually had to write that on my blog. Oh the pressures.......I should really pay more attention to these comments and the train of conversation. This one derailed before I could stop it.

I'm gonna have to throw somebody in the dungeon.


Anonymous said...

I like that meme, Mimi. I'm going to borrow it when I earn my next post. Good luck on your reconstruction (the South will rise again). And thanks for being a member of my Unofficial Cheering Squad--it's really working!!

Patti said...

Mimi, this was great fun to read.
I'm sorry I didn't know you were going to be on the show until the day after. That's what I get for getting so behind in my reading. Day late and a dollar short, or something.

I would have loved to have heard your interview. ;-)

krystyna said...

Mimi, now, I know you more and love you more. I love to read your posts.
Be happy!

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