Get to Know Evie – 21 Questions

Continuing last week’s theme of getting to know me, I’m answering 21 questions that it appears went around the internet/blogs in 2011.

  1. Are you named after anyone?
    Nope, my mom heard the name and liked it (and Dad liked it too).

  2. When was the last time you cried?
    Last week while writing, and then re-reading, the 9 People Who Have Influenced Me article.

  3. Do you have kids?
    Nope.

  4. If you were another person, would you be a friend of yourself?
    I’d like to think so.

  5. Do you use sarcasm a lot?
    I used to use it a lot more. I don’t think I’m quite as sarcastic these days.

  6. Will you ever bungee-jump?
    Is everyone else doing it? Seriously though, probably not.

  7. What’s your favorite cereal?
    My favorite cereal really depends on what I feel like that day (and what I like now is a lot different than what I liked 20+ years ago). Generally though, I don’t eat cereal. I’m just hungry an hour later. Give me protein for breakfast.

  8. What’s the first thing you notice about people?
    Is it bad that I’m not really sure? It’s probably their face and hair.

  9. What is your eye color?
    Blue.

  10. Scary movie or happy endings?
    Happy endings (within reason). I don’t care for scary movies.

  11. Favorite smells?
    Newly cut grass. Baking bread. My husband.

  12. Summer or winter?
    Spring and fall.

  13. Computer or television? 
    Computer! I can watch television through a computer. And I can do a lot more stuff on a computer than with a television.

  14. What’s the furthest you’ve ever been from home?
    The UK. Nate and I took a 10 day vacation there a few years ago and had a really great time.

  15. Do you have any special talents? 
    Hmm, does being able to sleep in a car even when I don’t think I’m tired count? I think one of the other things I can do is create a warm and welcoming group.

  16. Where were you born?
    Wisconsin.

  17. What are your hobbies?
    Church and reading (mostly business books these days).

  18. Do you have any pets?
    Not right now. I’d like a dog, but Nate isn’t excited about that 🙂

  19. Favorite movie? 
    The one that comes to mind is Stardust. If Nate starts it I will stop what I’m doing and watch the whole thing.

  20. Do you have any siblings?
    Yep, one wonderful sister (see last week’s article for a little more about her).

  21. What do you want to be when you grow up?
    Initially I read this as what did you want to be when you grew up. Which is a different question entirely. As a kid I wanted to be a veterinarian because I love animals. And then I had biology in high school and realized I did not want to be looking at animal’s insides.
    These days the answer generally boils down to happy.

Do you have any questions for me, personal or business, that you’re curious about? Ask them in the comments below!

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