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Madison, WI, United States
A few roles I take on include artist, teacher and parent. I make art, and also love to craft in paper.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Writers Block



I have had a serious case of writer's block for about two weeks now. There have been things going on with the family, and I have been working like a mad woman on my books. Therefore my blog has looked quite sparse. Luckily A Muted Palette has been kind enough to tag me, therefore giving me something to write about.

So without further delay; "Seven Random Irrelevant Things about Me"

1. I used to be goth. From the time I was 17 until about 24 I wore predominantly black, listened to The Cure, Nine Inch Nails etc. Now I wear whatever is clean and really do not spend much time on my looks at all. A complete 360 degree turn from when I would meticulously apply black eyeliner and lipstick and dye my hair purple.

2. I don't like to wear chapstick because I think that if I wear it, I will become dependent on it.

3. I am completely addicted to sugar. I actually *try* to eat healthy organic food, but I just can't stay away from such junk as snickers bars. It's bad.

4. My mother is 40 years older than I am. I have three much older brothers, two of which are in their 50's. I was the only one planned.

5. When I was younger I was obsessed with the Violent Femmes.

6. My favorite thing in the world is absurdism.

7. I am told I look like Scarlett Johansson. Sweet, she's hot.

Now the fun part is that I get to tag seven other people. So if you are on the list below, "you're it"

1. Red Otter, of course ;)
2. How to Draw a Cup of Coffee
3. The Peach Tree
4. Oz Knits
5. SmacThoughts
6. Margins
7. Dollface Design




8 comments:

dollface design said...

ooh! thanks for tagging me, this is only the 2nd time i've been tagged in my "blogging life" and the other time was this week too, yippee! need to start thinking of some freaky, obscure details about myself...shouldn't be too hard ;D

layla

S.HOPtalk said...

Sometimes you just need a little break to find new inspiration. Loved learning about the goth side of you. ;)

ThePeachTree said...

I feel like I know you!! So, I am dependent on chapstick for that very reason. And I too was obsessed with the Violent Femmes in my younger years :) Maybe it's a WI thing??

Art Kitten said...

Are you originally from WI, Peach Tree?

Michele Maule said...

You got me too Susan!
I'll do the first tag tomorrow and yours on Friday :)

Margins. said...

Oh fun! I shall post regarding this lovely tag as soon as I can. Loved learning about you!!

Julia said...

I agree with s.hoptalk, sometimes it's a great idea to take a little break and come back again :) This upcoming trip will be PERFECT for that deary :)

I'll be blogging about being tagged this morning :) Tricksy you!

Christopher And Tia said...

I used to be goth too. Kind of. Or maybe I wanted to be. I can't really remember, since it lasted for less than a year, I want to say around 8th grade. But something I do remember clearly, is that I was always super excited at halloween when black lipstick would be available like condoms at the prom. ...bad joke. Anyways, long live goth chicks.