♥GETTING TO KNOW YOU♥

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Wait a minute, Shelly... Spike is MINE! You can have Angel... or Oz... or Dracula... smiley

So, Sunny, how are going your first days of retired? Hope you are enjoying it.

Melouise, happy belated 19th marriage anniversary! You are going to celebrate? How cute are those love stories where people marry with school partners...

1. where are you from?
Lockerbie, Scotland... Currently living 400 miles away in Southampton, England... VERY different!

2. do you have kids?
Nope

3. do you have any pets?
A Hamster... named Ninja (nicknamed Hammy)

4. your favorite color?
Orange... Its always bright smiley!

5. your favorite food?
Used to be boxed Mac & Cheese but I'm not allowed it any more (Damn you gluten & wheat intolerance!) so I just eat a whole load of gluten free chicken nuggets or gluten free fish fingers LOL!!!!

6. are you married?
Alas, I am not...

7. your favorite movie?
The Sound of Music is my all time favourite... Followed by Independence Day, There Goes My Baby and Sense and Sensibility

8. favorite book?
Heidi, Little Women, Harry Potter series (obviously)

9. your favorite tv show?
... Worst question to ask me... I have soooo many that I love... Right now I am obsessed with Downton Abbey smiley! ER will always be my first love, Lie to Me, The X-Files and The West Wing following it... CSI, NCIS, Bones, Castle, Glee, The Practice, Parenthood are all in there somewhere too... I watch alot of shows that are no longer on the air, and there are like a MILLION more I can put down... but imma shhhhh....

10. if you could have 3 wishes what would they be?
Oh dear... Wishes... *sigh*
For everyone in my family and my friends to be happy.
For me to be rich or at least have a little money so I can be comfortable (Not even kidding)
For the world to be a better place, no fighting, no crazy disasters!

Hahahaha @Maggie and @Shelly: maybe we should start a WeLoveBuffy forum smiley We can all fight over Spike smiley

@Jessica: I had to google Justyna Kowalczyk smiley But thanks, she's quite goodlooking... though she might be a tad better at sports than me smiley

@Lorien: Thanks! And no, we are not celebrating smiley My husband went back to school this year and tonight is one of his class-nights. But we gave each other cute little trinkets and a big kiss smiley

i have just gotten my second eldest hooked on Buffy, i think that makes me a good mum LOL

1. where are you from?
- Missouri

2. do you have kids?
- 2: My daughter is 9, my son is 6

3. do you have any pets?
- Not currently

4. your favorite color?
- Purple/blue

5. your favorite food?
- Enchiladas

6. are you married?
- Yes, almost 11 years

7. your favorite movie?
- Thelma & Louise

8. favorite book?
- Too many! I read lots of mysteries with female heroines.

9. your favorite tv show?
- CSI and shows like it

10. if you could have 3 wishes what would they be?
- Less political polarization in the US
- Better health for me
- Happy lives for my kids

GETTING TO KNOW ME!

1. where are you from? Maine
2. do you have kids? Yes, Luna who is almost 3
3. do you have any pets? No. smiley We're not allowed.
4. your favorite color? Currently all shades of blue.
5. your favorite food? I have to choose one??? Ummmm. Chex Mix. You'll get a different answer tomorrow, lol!
6. are you married? Yes.
7. your favorite movie? Again, this is impossible... Roman Holiday maybe?
8. favorite book? I could never choose, its like choosing a favorite child. I love all by Jodi Picoult. I loved The Time Travellers Wife by Audrey Niffenegger. I love Toni Morrison. I love sooooo many books!
9. your favorite tv show? Glee
10. if you could have 3 wishes what would they be? 1. To leave Belgium with my daughter and never come back. 2. To be able to support my daughter and still spend time with her. 3. To be able to return all the kindness and help my family and friends have given me over the years tenfold!

1. where are you from?

Iowa/United States

2. do you have kids?

I have one daughter who will be 5 in April

3. do you have any pets?

We have a fish named Nemo

4. your favorite color?

I love blue

5. your favorite food?

Anything Italian

6. are you married?

Yep! I have been married for 6 yrs

7. your favorite movie?

The Craft

8. favorite book?

I don't have a favorite book. I really haven't sat down to read in years

9. your favorite tv show?

It's really a tie between Charmed, Supernatural and Fringe. But Charmed was my all time favorite show until the other two shows came on. lol

10. if you could have 3 wishes what would they be?

I wish that my Grandma didn't pass away from Stage 4 Lung Cancer. She sadly passed away Dec. 14th of last yr.

My second wish would be that my family and I have a house of our own and get out of renting apartments

and my third wish would be to go to Italy someday.

1. where are you from?
Wellington, New Zealand
(We returned home at the end of 2012 after living in Sydney, Australia for 4 years)

2. do you have kids?
Three adult children - two daughters, one son + one lovely daughter-in-law

3. do you have any pets?
no not currently, would like a small doggie companion again though

4. your favorite color?
don't really have favourite, but I do like bright colours

5. your favorite food?
Chocolate, Cheesecake, Strawberries

6. are you married?
31 years last month

7. your favorite movie?
Great Variety - like most things with Hugh Grant in, esp Notting Hill, many light Chick Flick Comedies but also like the Lord of the Rings series, The matrix, Back to the Future, Harry Potter

8. favorite book?
Read lots - always finding new stuff at the library. Light Fiction mostly, went through a stage last year where I picked up some Irish authors Cathy Kelly and Patricia Scanlan and read everything I could find in my local library by them.I love historic fiction from my part of the world - Deborah Challinor (NZ author) and Colleen McCullough (Australian), Have also enjoyed some Sophie Kinsella (UK) and Debbie Macomber (USA),

9. your favorite tv show?
Enjoy Bones and Grand Designs - watch random shows and documentaries (when I watch TV)

10. if you could have 3 wishes what would they be?

Job Security for my hubby and myself to have freedom from financial worries and continue to do what we love

Health, Happiness, Strong Faith and Peace for our family and friends

The means and creativity to keep giving and helping others

1. where are you from?

I am from Minnesota, USA. I have lived here my whole life! smiley

2. do you have kids?

Yes, three: KC1 17yo boy, KC2 15yo girl, KC3 12yo boy

3. do you have any pets?

Yes, three: 2 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: a 14yo male named Teddy, a 4yo female named Lola and a 3yo Quaker Parrot named Kirby

4. your favorite color?

RED... and yellow, orange and turquoise

5. your favorite food?

all things Mexican

6. are you married?

yes for almost 19 years to my favorite person of all time, Erik. We met online in '93 and I stole him from Norway.

7. your favorite movie?

Breakfast at Tiffany's and Roman Holiday

8. favorite book?

Whatever I'm reading at the moment. I tend to like YA, Nicholas Sparks and Jodi Picoult

9. your favorite tv show?

ummm... I kind of like a lot. Currently I am really loving Hart of Dixie, New Girl, and Downton Abbey

10. if you could have 3 wishes what would they be?

-- kind of morbid but I just lost my dad and I want him back in the worst way
-- and I don't know the other two... I could say world peace or that everyone has their needs met but that seems too cliche' and I could be more selfish but I realize I'm just thinking too much into it! Ay yi yi! smiley

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Heather

What a great set of questions - it is so fun to read through everyone's answers too! smiley

1. where are you from? Pittsburgh, PA
2. do you have kids? Yes, three - one boy and two girls
3. do you have any pets? yes, two cats
4. your favorite color? I am a color palette junkie and can never decide on a single favorite color.
5. your favorite food? I like almost everything except mayo.
6. are you married? yes to a wonderful & very supportive hubby.
7. your favorite movie? i'm a sucker for kids movies...don't really have a favorite, but pretty much love anything disney/pixar
8. favorite book? if you give a mouse a cookie (and lots of other kids books...not much time for adult reading here, lol)
9. your favorite tv show? I watch the weather channel the most, lol
10. if you could have 3 wishes what would they be?
For there to be no more sickness or pain, peace on earth, and an unlimited supply for money for everyone would be nice too smiley

1. where are you from?
Born in Saranac Lake, NY (10 miles from Lake Placid) Moved to Constantia, NY in 1985. Been here ever since!

2. do you have kids?
2 boys, soon to be 17 and 19. 19yr old is a US Marine and engaged to be married next year! Gah!

3. do you have any pets?
2 dogs, Madeline, a shih tzu and her daughter, Isabella, a shih-tzu/llaphsa apso mix

4. your favorite color?
I don't really have a favorite color, I love them all. What looks best on me? Corals and melons. What color did I paint my bedroom? dark green/yellow, but more green than yellow kind of color! Hard to explain! lol

5. your favorite food?
Spaghetti!! Milk!!

6. are you married?
Will be 18 years in May!

7. your favorite movie?
Anne Of Green Gables

8. favorite book?
Anne of Green Gables by Montgomery and anything by Dorothy Garlock

9. your favorite tv show?
America's Funniest Home Video's, I like to laugh!

10. if you could have 3 wishes what would they be?
Better health for myself and other family members. I don't need to be rich but it sure would be nice to be comfortable and never have to worry again. That our government would get their heads out of you know where so we can all be happy and prosperous! Is that too much to ask? Of course I could say world peace and to end hunger...but those are obvious!

GETTING TO KNOW YOU - Great topic Shelly

1. where are you from?
U.K. - the valleys of South Wales for 20 years, followed by 26 years in London and the last 3 in the Buckinghamshire countryside. (Yes I'm old!!!!)

2. do you have kids?
1 son - would have liked more - he's 22.

3. do you have any pets?
1 very old miniature schnauzer called Lily who is on her last legs really.

4. your favorite color?
Purple but I like the light sky blues too.

5. your favorite food?
Cheese (I see a number of people here have chosen the same thing LOL)

6. are you married?
Yes - met my husband in my first week at Uni many years ago and been married 26 years.

7. your favorite movie?
Very hard to answer this - I do love my movies/TV. Possibly Gone with the wind, or ... meet me in St Louis, Broken Arrow, The Colour Purple, It's a Wonderful Life, Grease, Twister, To Kill a Mockingbird, Lord of the Rings.

8. favorite book?
Well, more than TV/Movies, I love books so this is even harder ... anything by Jane Austen or Robin Hobb or ... Patricia Cornwell, Stephanie Meyer, Ann Mc Caffrey. This list would be huge!! I also love all the classics including Dickens and Shakespeare.

9. your favorite tv show?
Stella (comedy set in the Welsh Valleys), Strictly Come Dancing, Who do you think you are ... endless.

10. if you could have 3 wishes what would they be?
If we are talking wishes that affect our own sphere then I would like the doctors to get their act in gear and sort out my Dad's arm, I would like hubby to have a job (he's an IT contracter and things are thin on the ground right now) and I would like time to slow down a little - weeks seem to fly past!!

1. where are you from?
i live in Lommel, Begium and born in Beringen
2. do you have kids?
i've got 4 kids: daughter named Meghean-Jade 5yo, son named Gabriël 4yo, daughter named Elfje 2yo, son named Lowie 4 months old
3. do you have any pets?
nope, don't want to have one either, my kids make enough mess :p
4. your favorite color?
Lime green, but i love every bright colours especially combined with brown
5. your favorite food?
my homemade goulash
6. are you married?
this year in may we will be celebrating our first year anniversary
7. your favorite movie?
i have so many favorites
8. favorite book?
almost everything in fantasy theme. I don't have any specific favorite
9. your favorite tv show?
Grimm
10. if you could have 3 wishes what would they be?
a good health for everyone, world peace and no more poverty

GETTING TO KNOW ME ~

1. where are you from?
I was born in Texas. Moved to Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, back to North Carolina, then to Alabama, back to North Carolina, and finally back to Texas where my husband and I retired.

2. do you have kids?
Yes, 2 boys and a girl. Each of them has 2 children ~ so 6 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson was just born 8th of February.

3. do you have any pets?
No, not now. The latest pet we had around was our oldest granddaughter's Akita. They lived with us 5 years, so we got really close to her - Mika is her name and we find that we really miss the 2 of them being here.

4. your favorite color?
I love mint green and lime green.

5. your favorite food?
Steak and chocolate

6. are you married?
My husband and I will have been married 50 years next April.

7. your favorite movie?
The Last Samurai

8. favorite book?
Poland by James A. Michener

9. your favorite tv show?
Big Bang Theory

10. if you could have 3 wishes what would they be?
1. My husband's health does not deteriorate.
2. We are able to enjoy our next several years without the stress and worry of the typical senior citizen.
3. All of our family to be happy, healthy and wise!

I really enjoyed getting to know you all. Loved the diversity of our various lives.

@Judith: Wow, 50 years of marriage. Congrats!

It's fun to see where everybody lives, so many different countries,

here are my answers:

1. where are you from?
I'm from the netherlands and I live in a very small town called 'emst', which is in the middle of the Netherlands
2. do you have kids?
I have two children, a girl...she is 16 years old, her name is Jamy leigh and I have a son...he is 11 years old, his name is Shayne.
My boyfriend has also two children, two boys, Levi, he is 11 years old and Brian, he is 6 years old.

3. do you have any pets?
I have two cats called 'Ozzy' (from Ozzy Osbourne, I thought it was a boy, but after a view months we discovered that she is a girl LOL) and 'Dior' (she thinks she is a princess and she acts like a princess LOL)
4. your favorite color?
My very favorite color is white, but actually I like all colors, every color has its beauty
5. your favorite food?
that would be spare-ribs
6. are you married?
I'm not married, but when my boyfriend askes me..........I say Yes!!!!!
7. your favorite movie?
I think that's 'in the name of the father'
8. favorite book?
I love reading the books of Virginia Andrews, I have the whole serie complete and.....I loved reading '50 shades of grey'
9. your favorite tv show?
I don't watch t.v. often, but when 'the voice of holland' is on t.v. I always watch that
10. if you could have 3 wishes what would they be?
- I would wish that somebody could make me better, I have a disease which lets me stay in a wheelchair and I can't get any better
- I would wish that the two boys of my boyfriend could come and visite us, they live a few blocks away, but his former wife would not let them visite or see us
- I would like to visit ireland and scotland some time

Jessica Said: "I have two cats called 'Ozzy' (from Ozzy Osbourne, I thought it was a boy, but after a view months we discovered that she is a girl LOL) and 'Dior' (she thinks she is a princess and she acts like a princess LOL)"

It´s very common, I thought one of my girls was a boy too. She was called Connan (the barbarian), but became Éowyn ("I am no man, i mean, male cat") :p

I love those names you gave to your cats Lorien, Eowyn is a great name for her

Thank you smiley I´m really a Lord of the Rings addict.

GETTING TO KNOW ME!!!!!!!

1. where are you from? Chicago but now living in Naples, FL
2. do you have kids? 3 boys
3. do you have any pets? Yes 1 dog
4. your favorite color? I love them all but if I have to pick I say Silver
5. your favorite food? Pizza
6. are you married? Yes 11 years
7. your favorite movie? The Wedding Singer
8. favorite book? The Belle Jar and 50 Shades Of Grey Trilogy
9. your favorite tv show? The Big Bang Theory
10. if you could have 3 wishes what would they be? Win the Lottery or Publishers Clearing house. A Cure for Cancer and Aids. Bring back my dads brother and moms brother who both died when they were 30

GETTING TO KNOW YOU

1. where are you from? Arkansas, but now live on the New Mexico side of the Texas/New Mexico state line
2. do you have kids? yes. 4
3. do you have any pets? 2 dogs, Halo and Nikita
4. your favorite color? Purple
5. your favorite food? Hamburgers
6. are you married? yes. 12 years
7. your favorite movie? Elizabethtown
8. favorite book? anything by Beverly Lewis
9. your favorite tv show? either Scrubs or Daria
10. if you could have 3 wishes what would they be? A cure for Autism, a cure for MCAD, and that my 2 best friends lived right next door

1. where are you from? I'm from the UK. Was born and raised in Bath, moved to Lincoln at 7 years ago and then to Hayle, a very small town in Cornwall, nearly 2 years ago.
2. do you have kids? No, it's just me.
3. do you have any pets? Not yet, hoping to get a dog soon though.
4. your favorite color? Purple.
5. your favorite food? Chicken curry.
6. are you married? No, I'm single, sadly!
7. your favorite movie? I love too many to count smiley
8. favorite book? This is another super hard one, I'm an avid reader and I love lots of books, but The Time Traveler's Wife holds a special place in my heart.
9. your favorite tv show? Fringe and Game Of Thrones.
10. if you could have 3 wishes what would they be? World peace, for my family to be happy and healthy and to not have to struggle with money any more.

1. where are you from?
born and raised in New Hampshire, currently living in Jacksonville, North Carolina.

2. do you have kids?
not yet but hopefully soon!

3. do you have any pets?
can't have pets at our complex and both me and my fiance have allergies/asthma so it's usually a no-go.

4. your favorite color?
purple!

5. your favorite food?
this is such a hard question because I'm a total foodie but right now I'm loving all kinds of Mexican food!

6. are you married?
not yet! we're engaged but not sure when we'll get married.

7. your favorite movie?
The Avengers, Thor and all the Harry Potter movies

8. favorite book?
all the Harry Potters...I'm going to leave it at that because I could go on and on and on!

9. your favorite tv show?
Supernatural, Doctor Who, anything on the Food Network, Big Bang Theory, The New Girl, 2 Broke Girls, again the list goes on and on!

10. if you could have 3 wishes what would they be?
to be able to lose weight quickly and keep it off, have a decent amount of money, have my own vehicle

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