Friday, February 11, 2011

Back to Reverbin'

Remember that reverb10 thing I did all throughout December? They sent a prompt for the month of February: One month into 2011, what question(s) are you living? Are there any prompts/questions that arose during #reverb10 that are still resonating in your life? Are you living new questions?

Questions? I’m always living questions. Is what I am doing is right? Am I making a big enough difference? Should I clean the litter box today?

I need someone to ask me some questions, so I shall respond to this list of “20 Questions That Could Change Your Life.” Thanks Oprah. Or Martha Beck, who wrote these questions on

1. What questions should I be asking myself? I already answered this. See above, especially the one about the litter box.

2. Is this what I want to be doing? What, like my job? I don’t really talk about my job here. My writing otherwise? It’s going okay. I could be more ambitious. My French class? Well, my last French teacher, who was very good but also very lazy, suddenly quit the Alliance Française, so I’m trying a new teacher. We’ll see. He has a weird accent. And by weird I mean not Parisian, so I’m not used to it.

3. Why worry? I know I know I know I know. Stop telling me that. I’m working on it.

4. Why do I like {cupcakes} more than I like {people}? (feel free to switch out the words in the brackets) Because cupcakes are delicious and people are not.

5. How do I want the world to be different because I lived in it? I would like to bring the world more compassion. I am working on making myself more compassionate, then I can push it out to the rest of the world.

6. How do I want to be different because I lived in this world? Fluent in French? Also I want to travel more in the world. That’s what the savings account is for.

7. Are {vegans} better people? (can change the word in brackets) I don’t think they are better, no. And if they are judgmental of non-vegans no freaking way. I hate you judgey people. Sorry that I like cheese. Actually no I’m not sorry. Why should I have to apologize for liking cheese?

8. What is my body telling me? A couple weeks ago, it told me to stop it. Stop trying to do so much at one time. And I did. But I’m back to my old self, heh heh heh tricked ya body!

9. How much junk could a chic chick chuck if a chic chick could chuck junk? I am hosting a clothing exchange at my apartment in a couple weeks, that will be good.

10. What’s so funny? I was making these chicken legs for Super Bowl and had to roll the raw chicken around in flour to batter them before baking in the oven. I thought it was really funny to pick up the legs and move them back and forth like they were living, breathing chickens. No one else thought it was funny.

11. Where am I wrong? Ooooh…. Good question….. Lots of places. Remember when I said I hated judgmental people? That would also mean I hate myself. I don’t really hate myself. But I need to work on that judgmental thing.

12. What potential memories am I bartering, and is the profit worth the price? I don’t understand this question. I think I could if I tried, but I don’t feel like it right now.

13. Am I the only one struggling not to {fart} during {yoga} (Can swap out those words) I oddly don’t have this problem. Just watch. I bet I fart at my next yoga class.

14. What do I love to practice? French, reading, writing, cooking, baking, being a better friend and family member.

15. Where could I work less and achieve more? I’m an achiever, so this question is not relevant.

16. How can I keep myself absolutely safe? Better health insurance? But it’s more expensive and I never get sick. That money is better spent on the savings account travel fund.

17. Where should I break the rules? Writing! It is so much fun. I am a huge stickler for grammar, but love to play with it, too. Also, making up words is fun and I am not sure if I have the authority to do that really.

18. So say I lived in that fabulous house in Tuscany, with untold wealth, a gorgeous, adoring mate, and a full staff of servants...then what? Meh, sounds boring. I’d do it for a week, maybe a month. But this is not something I strive for.

19. Are my thoughts hurting or healing? Hm, well probably both depending on the thought in question.

20. Really truly: Is this what I want to be doing? Oh, I get it. You REALLY want me to think about this one. Okay I will think about it this weekend and get back to you.

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