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Tuesday, February 05, 2008

TMI Tuesday #121

1. By what nickname(s) were you known as a child?

My name is really short so they call me by my name...but family and relatives call me "Inday". That is a local word use to address your girls/ ladies here...

2. Do you have a favorite poem and, if so, what is it? Recite it (or a snippet) here, please.

My favorite of all time, something which I can recite to anyone anytime - Desiderata

Oh I love Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet, let me quote my favorite line -

On Love
When love beckons to you, follow him,

Though his ways are hard and steep.
And when his wings enfold you yield to him,
Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you.

And when he speaks to you believe in him,

Though his voice may shatter your dreams

as the north wind lays waste the garden.

On Children
Your children are not your children,

They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itse
They come through you but are not from you,

And though they are with you yet they belong not to you.

3. What is your greatest regret in life, something that you failed to do that you wish you did?

Honestly, I can't think of anything right now...I may have few what ifs but none that would really make me wish I did them.

4. You are tired and hungry, but it's too late to cook. If any snack food were available to you, what would you choose and why?

In order of availability -

(1) Garlic Bread Sticks (I love them!)
(2) Banana

(3) Nesvita (For those who are not familiar, it's a cereal drink.)
(4) Oats

5. What is the oldest item of clothing (not jewelry!) that you wear regularly and what do you love about it?

An old night's quite comfy!

Bonus (as in optional):
Name a movie or TV show that changed your thinking or behavior.

Seventh Heaven

Other TMI Tuesday players.


oneluvgurl said...

I don't play this one, but have thought about it.
I blog tagged you.Come see! :)

Sexy Duet said...

Your snack foods are way too healthy lol. Happy TMI!


ATLLG said...

your poems are great... and I really like your choice in snack foods...

jess said...

i also love khalil gibran...

your snack foods crack me up, b/c while i love bananas and oats, i'd pick something like potato chips.

this is why my body looks the way it does...and not like yours. LOL. :)

Jen said...

What is a cereal drink like? I sort of can't imagine it.

Johanne said...

I am impressed by the quality of your snacks... and I love those poems!
Happy TMI!

Anonymous said...

Great posting (and thanks for visting my blog too) :)

Bunny said...

7th Heaven, huh? Interesting . . .

Happy TMI!

Gabriel said...

Mariposa, pardon the interruption. I have left something for you in my blog...

See ya!

Sid said...

I'm also a big fan of Khalil Gibran.

Vixen said...

I'm curious why you chose Seventh Heaven. Great show, I was just wondering how it effected you. Interesting :)


Whiskeymarie said...

I love your TMI Tuesdays. Another good one.

Princess Jewelee said...

I love your blog, it is beautiful. Blue nails rock.

You are all signed up for next weeks Fun Monday. Sayre already offered to host next weeks but hit her up for the next one. I look forward to reading your post.

LittlePea said...

I never saw Seventh Heaven. Did I miss out?

Momisodes said...

I love that poem :)
I'm a sucker for bread sticks too!