Oh me, oh my, oh apple pie.
“Write what should not be forgotten.” -Isabel Allende
What does that mean for me? What does it mean for her? Is it universal, world-wide, country-wide, city-wide, family-wide, heart and brain-wide? How does one determine whether something it worthy of preservation?
Old buildings and landmarks meet the requirements to become historically preserved. Someone decides what to put in time capsules and the library of congress and other places where people store things they deem worthy of saving, worthy for the next generation.
What do I deem worthy of preservation? Do I even do anything glitzy, glamour-y, adventure-y, or interesting enough to warrant documentation? Are my thoughts esteemed enough? Who even cares.
This is the first in many posts I will write in 2013. I cross my heart and pinky promise to die that I will actually be a writer this year. I will document all of the curricular and extracurricular writing I do. It will be preserved as long as the world doesn’t end.
I suppose this is my pledge.
Here is an annoying blog kind of thing to update you on the inner workings of my mind and life.
This is long, are you ready?
What does the last text you got say; what’d you reply?
Sam: I want to go to England so I can marry Iwan Rheon.
Me: He’s Welsh. So… Duh.
Does anyone call you babe?
My wonderful boyfriend, Fernando Alejandro.
What’s your favorite candle scent?
French bread and apple cider.
What female celebrity do you wish was your sister?
Busy Phillips. And Jennifer Lawrence.
What male celebrity do you wish was your brother?
Adam Scott, Andy Samburg, and Robert Downey Jr.
Can you do a split?
Nope. Or a cartwheel. Sad face.
How many oceans have you been swimming in?
Only two but that will change.
How many countries have you been to?
What would you name your daughter if you had one?
Pepper, Cora, Adelaide, Olive, Ellie, Bebe, Violet.
What would you name your son if you had one?
Theo, Charlie, Liam, Oliver, Casper
What did you dress up as on Halloween when you were eight?
Belle from Beauty and the Beast.
Would you rather have an American accent or a British accent?
I would rather have a British accent because those accents are classy as heck.
Did your mother go to college?
And grad school.
Do you know who Kermit the frog is?
Who doesn’t know who Kermit the Frog is? Seriously?!
What’s the first amusement park you’ve been to?
Riverside. So many memories. Three Dog Night and corn dogs and roller coasters.
What language, besides your native language, would you like to be fluent in?
I speak french. I would also like to know how to speak spanish fluently.
Do you spell the color as grey or gray?
Is your father bald?
Do you know triplets?
A couple of sets.
Do you prefer Titanic or The Notebook?
Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet for life!
Have you ever been to Olive Garden?
I LOVE the Olive Garden! Breaksticks and soup and pasta and yay.
Do you belong to any warehouse stores (Costco, BJ’s, etc.)?
We’re a Costco family.
Who’s your favorite person in the world?
I think it’s Amy Poelher. Or Meaghan Quist.
Can you whistle?
For the first 24 years of my life I could not whistle. But then one fateful day I caught the worst of colds and when I had recovered I was able to whistle. It was magical.
Do you usually remember your dreams in the morning?
Indeed I do and they are generally quite strange.