Tagged!

I’ve been tagged by Liza. Woohoo! It took me a long time to do this so I have to make this good. Haha! The challenge is to tell 5 things that people don’t know about me and I wouldn’t mind them knowing. Hmmm… I think this is going to be tough and messy. Oh, help me God! Again, I am plunging into another enjoyable-and-stressful-all-at-the-same-time experience so please bear with me. Lol!

Here it goes:

1. When it comes to books, I don’t read as much as I crave. I have lots of books at home, lots of books in my to-buy list, and lots of good books that I haven’t even seen or heard about. I want to read each and every one of them but, for a few reasons, I can’t. I observed that it’s taking me a very long time just to finish a single book. Maybe because I only find time to read when travelling (which I can’t do anymore because, everyday, my travelling hour from home to office, and vice versa, is 15 mins), or when I’m about to sleep (which often results to dozing off after reading 2 lines). I need to work on my reading habits.

2 . I prefer playing volleyball than basketball. I used to be a volleyball player in high school. Most people I meet assumes that I play basketball because of my height (5’11). The truth is I’m so dumb in it. And I can’t stand the abundance of tackling and injury-inducing body contact involved in the game. Lol!

3. I don’t usually say this here but I’m a big fan of Josh Groban. Yes I am. He has an awesome voice that I would want to have for myself. I was first captured by his voice when I heard “To Where You Are” and “You’re Still You”. The fanaticism got more intense when I heard his unequally beautiful rendition of “O Holy Night”. But somehow that appreciation starts to wear off as he starts to shift genres. I think Pop and his voice doesn’t sound too good together. Haha! Oh look, here comes Michael Buble! Hahaha!

4. When I was on my First Grade I got the opportunity, together with two more classmates, to compete in a Mathematics Quiz Bee againts the other Elementary Schools in the district. In that competition the quiz master will ask the question and we will try to answer it as a group and write our final answer on a piece of illustration board. At the end of the difficult round, our school got tied up with the defending champion so we had to go head to head and the first one who gets the right answer wins. When the first question was asked, I had a moment of stupidity where I thought aloud. Haha! I actually shouted off the answer. That’s why we lost and landed on the second place. I was so embarrased, and darkenning (that’s what you get when you’re not of fair complexion and you blush. Haha!) The funny thing about it is I transfered to that school the following year and my new teacher was the quiz master during the competition. Good thing she didn’t remember me.

5. Lastly, I’m so poor in color combination. As a matter of fact, I’ve been trying to change my blog banner above but I can’t seem to pull it off. I don’t know how people know what color goes with another set of colors and what doesn’t… Ahh, that’s why i can’t design announcements or websites, it will be either dull or an eyesore to the viewer. Hehe.
There! There goes the five things about me that you don’t know and I don’t mind telling you..Uhm, I think I’m not sure about the latter. Lol! Thanks Liza, I had fun.

Okay, these are the people that I tag. There’s no pressure on you if you don’t want to do this, or if you have done this before. We’re cool. Lol! but it will so much fun if you do.

1. Kuya Ganns
2. Ate Jayred
3. Ate Gigi
4. Karen
5. Joy

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I’ve Been Tagged!

Another tag! Woohoo! Somehow this is an escape when you have nothing to blog about for a very long time, which is what I’m going through right now. Lol! But I like tags. It gives me a feeling of excitement when I’m about to answer one but I feel stressed after. Haha!

Here it goes…

1. How often do you blog? Usually, once a week.

2. Online Alias: Arthur

3. Have you ever stood up for someone you hardly knew? Yep

4. What do you do most often when you are bored? I resume reading the books on my pending list. Sometimes I sleep.

5. When bathing, which do you wash first? My hair.

6. Have you ever been awake for 48 hours straight? Almost.

7. What color looks best on you? Black, Blue and White.

8. What’s your favorite alcoholic drink? I don’t drink.

9. Do you believe in heaven and hell as a real place that each of us will go to after death? Yep yep

10. Do you find that you have more online friends than offline friends? Nope.

11. What was your favorite subject in school? Algebra and Literature,

12. Are you a perfectionist? Nope.

13. Do you spend more than you can afford? At some point, yeah. lol!

14. Is it better to have loved and lost than never to have loved before? Hmmm…

15. Do you consider yourself creative? Not really.

16. Do you give yourself the credit you deserve? If I can.

17. Do you donate time or money to charities? Haven’t.

18. Have you recently done something that you’ve criticized others for doing? Being bitter to other people. I just realized that I feel bitterness to some people at my work place.

19. What’s on your mind right now? I want to go home.

20. Say one nice thing about the person who tagged you and the five people that you are going to tag.

The “tagger”: Kuya Ganns is a person who I really look up to. Funny, creative, talented. In short, Superblessed.

I tag: Note: I’m not sure if these people do tags in their blogs but still I would love to hear what their answers will be.

You can post your answers in the comments if you like. 😀

Gigi: A funny, artistic, techy lady with a big heart for the Big Man up there.

Jayred: Very informative and funny. A kind and very loving person. I bet her husband is so lucky to have her.

Karen: A good friend since elementary. Hardcore comedienne. lol!

James: A goldfish. lol! A certified firebrand.

Turtlepace: Cool but enigmatic, at least to me.lol!

I’ve Been Tagged!! Woohoo!!

Thanks to Kuya Ganns because for the first time in my bloglife, it finally came to me… I’ve been tagged!! Yey!! Haha!!

OK, here it goes…

Instructions: Remove the blog in the top spot from the following list and bump everyone up one place. Then add your blog to the bottom slot, like so.

1) Kiss My Mike
2) Micerridwen
3) Wifely Steps
4) Superblessed
5) Be Still…

Next select five people to tag:

1) Karen
2) Ariane
3) Turtlepace
4) Jayred
5) Leah Beth

Here are the questions…*eggzayted*

What were you doing 10 years ago?
I was freshman in high school and probably worrying of being kicked out of high school for consistently failing Beginning Algebra and General Science. LOL!

What were you doing 1 year ago?
Probably in my office formatting computers. *ugh*

Five snacks you enjoy:
1) Lucky Me Pansit Canton Chillimansi flavor
2) spanish bread (fresh from the bakery.LOL!)
3) monay na may palaman
4) Pillows
5) Baked Macaroni

Five songs to which you know all the lyrics:
1) Crazy Love by Poco
2) With Every Breath by Jars of Clay and Sixpence None the Richer
3) Vincent by Don McLean
4) On and On by Stephen Bishop
5) Out of My League by Stephen Speaks

Five things you would do if you were a millionaire:
1) Give at least 10% to the Church.
2) Take my family to a trip to another country. Maybe Switzerland or France.
3) Buy my dream car.. a Honda Civic!! LOL!
4) Help my mom put up a small business or perhaps a garden she can keep.
5) Grant a wish each from my brother and sisters. As long as my money can buy it. Haha!

Five bad habits:
1) Over eating.
2) Over sleeping.
3) Procrastination
4) Always in the middle (especially during decisions)
5) Tardiness.

Five things you like doing:
1) Blogging.
2) Reading books
3) Singing
4) Watching movies
5) Playing computer games

Five things you would never wear again:
1) Combat shoes.
2) See-through shorts (Haha!)
3) Shorts with zipper while swimming
4) Tight fit jeans
5) White socks under black pants

Five favorite toys:
1) PC
2) Atari Family Computer (Haha!)
3) Bioman toy robot (I had it when I was six)
4) Word Factory
5) MIllionaire’s Game