Six LDS Writers and A Frog

Saturday, March 10, 2007

Playing a Game

by Sariah S. Wilson

First, I would like to start off by saying that I think the third trimester is way too late to still be throwing up.

Second, I've been thinking all day about a potential blog idea and came up with nothing. Fortunately I have this document in Word with some blog topics - among them things I've swiped from other blogs.

I don't know where I picked this particular game, and yes, this is a cop out on my part, although it did require some brain function:

Rules: Use the 1st letter of your name to answer each of the following...They MUST be real places, names, things...NOTHING made up! If you can't think of anything, skip it. You CAN'T use your name for the boy/girl name question.

Your Name: Sariah

1. Famous Athlete: Shawn Bradley

2. 4 letter Word: Sage

3. Street Name: Sandpiper Lane

4. Color: Salmon

5. Animal: Seal

6. Vehicle: Subaru

7. Tropical Location: Saint Croix

8. College Major: Social Science

9. Junk Food: Snickers

10. Things in a Souvenir Shop: Souvenirs! :) (Or spoons.)

11. Boy Name: Scott

12. Girl Name: Savannah

13. Movie Title: Star Wars

14. Occupation: Sales Rep

15. Flower: Sunflower

16. Celebrity: Shakira

17. Magazine: Soap Opera Digest

18. U.S. City or State: South Dakota

19. Pro Sports Team: The Seventy-Sixers

20. Something Found in a Kitchen: Sink

21. Reason for Being Late: Sleepy

22. Something You Throw Away: Soot

23. Things You Shout: "Shut up!" (but not in a real shut up way, more of a disbelief way)

24. Cartoon Character: Sleeping Beauty


Please add your own list in the comment section if you're so inclined - and I invite the other bloggers here to put up their own lists this week.


12 Comments:

At 3/10/2007 9:10 PM, Anonymous kerry said...

I'll do it on Friday, Sariah, but I suspect this game is easier if your name starts with S instead of, say, J or K.

 
At 3/11/2007 12:40 AM, Blogger Tristi Pinkston said...

I stole this and put it on my blog (theif! That's another thing that starts with T! :) But I gave you credit. I'll also answer here in case you're too tired to hunt it down.


Your Name: Tristi

1. Famous Athlete: Tiger Woods

2. 4 letter Word: Tide (like the ocean, not the laundry soap)

3. Street Name: Tenth Avenue (I know, a cop-out :)

4. Color: Taupe

5. Animal: Tapir

6. Vehicle: Taurus

7. Tropical Location: Tahiti

8. College Major: Theater

9. Junk Food: Twix

10. Things in a Souvenir Shop: T-shirts

11. Boy Name: Ted

12. Girl Name: Tallulah

13. Movie Title: Two Weeks With Love

14. Occupation: Tutor

15. Flower: Tulip

16. Celebrity: Tyra Banks

17. Magazine: TV Guide

18. U.S. City or State: Tennesee

19. Pro Sports Team: The Tazz! Or the Teltics!

20. Something Found in a Kitchen: Tupperware

21. Reason for Being Late: Trepidation

22. Something You Throw Away: Trash (obviously!)

23. Things You Shout: "Ta Da!!!"

24. Cartoon Character: Tweety Bird

 
At 3/11/2007 12:42 AM, Blogger Tristi Pinkston said...

And now I'll reply to the sick thing -- I'm so sorry you feel this lousy, Sariah. I have known people who were still throwing up with morning sickness as they went into labor. Yeah, I know -- that's really comforting. But you're not alone! Just be sure to eat what actually sounds good to you and don't try to poke things down there that don't.

 
At 3/11/2007 11:09 AM, Blogger Sariah S. Wilson said...

Yeah, unfortunately I am one of those people. With my oldest I remember dry heaving while they were doing the C-section - which is not easy to do since you need that middle part of you in order to throw up.

Unfortunately, nothing sounds good. Ever.

But it's all good - I wanted this. I begged for it for years. I know I shouldn't complain because I've been given this tremendous blessing, but I am admittedly a wimp. :)

 
At 3/11/2007 12:46 PM, Blogger Josi said...

I played, http://www.josikilpack.blogspot.com and it is harder with a J but thank goodness for the internet

I'm sure you've tried all these things, Sariah, but Ginger--cookies, tablets, teas. Peppermint--candies, teas, aromatherapy candles. Those Sea-band things worked for me as well. I'm so sorry you're feeling so icky and it's always hard to be grateful when you feel like crap--so don't beat yourself up about it. good luck.

 
At 3/11/2007 6:45 PM, Blogger Marcia Mickelson said...

Your Name: Marcia Mickelson

1. Famous Athlete: Mia Hamm

2. 4 letter Word: mole

3. Street Name: Main Street

4. Color: maroon

5. Animal: monkey

6. Vehicle: Mitsubishi Mirage

7. Tropical Location: Maui

8. College Major: Mathematics

9. Junk Food: M&M's

10. Things in a Souvenir Shop: magazines

11. Boy Name: Malcolm

12. Girl Name: Maya (The name I would have used if any of my 3 boys would have been a girl.)

13. Movie Title: Malcolm X

14. Occupation: Mayor

15. Flower: Magnolia

16. Celebrity: Madonna

17. Magazine: Money

18. U.S. City or State: Maine

19. Pro Sports Team: Mavericks

20. Something Found in a Kitchen: mop

21. Reason for Being Late: My kids

22. Something You Throw Away: Milk Carton (empty)

23. Things You Shout: "Mom" (Something I hear about 100 times a day)

24. Cartoon Character: Mickey Mouse

 
At 3/11/2007 10:44 PM, Blogger ChillyGator said...

I agree with Kerry, it doesn't work so well with j-k names.

Your Name: Kristy

1. Famous Athlete: I couldn’t give you ANY athlete if my life depended on it (o:

2. 4 letter Word: Keep

3. Street Name: Kara Ln

4. Color: Khaki

5. Animal: Koala

6. Vehicle: Kia

7. Tropical Location: Kawaii

8. College Major: K-12 Education (lol stretching it?)

9. Junk Food: KitKats

10. Things in a Souvenir Shop: Kimono (The important thing there is where the souvenir shop is found)

11. Boy Name: Ken

12. Girl Name: Kelly

13. Movie Title: King Kong

14. Occupation: Kissing booth operator (which would be totally awesome)

15. Flower: King Cups

16. Celebrity: Kevin Costner

17. Magazine: Google tells me there’s one called K-Zone

18. U.S. City or State: Kansas (City or State)

19. Pro Sports Team: Kansas City Royals

20. Something Found in a Kitchen: Knives

21. Reason for Being Late: Kayaking accident (yes, it has made me late)

22. Something You Throw Away: Ketchup Bottles (the empty kind, of course)

23. Things You Shout: "Knock it off!”

24. Cartoon Character: Krusty the Clown

 
At 3/12/2007 12:46 PM, Blogger FHL said...

I agree with Kerry. I did this list for my sister. She started out doing it with the name she goes by (Starts with "E") then changed to her birth name, much easier, starts with "L".

....wonder if F would be any easier than J....

 
At 3/13/2007 11:00 AM, Blogger Elizabeth said...

Your Name: Elizabeth

1. Famous Athlete: Emmett Smith
2. 4 letter Word: Eggs
3. Street Name: E Street
4. Color: Evergreen
5. Animal: Elk
6. Vehicle: Escape (Ford)
7. Tropical Location: El Salvador (that's tropic enough)
8. College Major: Economics
9. Junk Food: Entenmanns' donuts
10. Things in a Souvenir Shop: Egg timers
11. Boy Name: Evan
12. Girl Name: Emily
13. Movie Title: ET
14. Occupation: Electrical Engineer (Bonus for two E's)
15. Flower: Euchans Lily
16. Celebrity: Emma Thompson
17. Magazine: Entrepreneur
18. U.S. City or State: Echo UT
19. Pro Sports Team: Eagles
20. Something Found in a Kitchen: Egg beater
21. Reason for Being Late: Exhausted/ Eating
22. Something You Throw Away: Egg shells/ Extra stuff
23. Things You Shout: Eureka!
24. Cartoon Character: Elmer Fudd

Man that was hard...I don't like the letter E anymore.

 
At 3/13/2007 11:34 AM, Anonymous kerry said...

I'm not playing anymore. Kristy took all the good K words.

 
At 3/14/2007 4:45 PM, Blogger The Casual Geek said...

Okay reading the other responses (and thinking about how I would respond) has forced me to post this:

Your Name: Robin

1. Famous Athlete: Rocky Balboa?
2. 4 letter Word: Rice
3. Street Name: Rocky Road (gotta be a real street somewhere...)
4. Color: Red
5. Animal: Robin :)
6. Vehicle: Rolls Royce (bonus for double R's)
7. Tropical Location: Rio Di Jinero (spelling doesn't count, right?)
8. College Major: Religion
9. Junk Food: Rocky Road! Rolos!
10. Things in a Souvenir Shop: Rolos! Um... rear bumper stickers?
11. Boy Name: Robin! (oops, no using my name...) Robert
12. Girl Name: Robin! (oops, again...) Robyn? Roberta? Reanne!
13. Movie Title: Romancing the Stone
14. Occupation: Rocket scientist
15. Flower: Rose
16. Celebrity: Robert Redford (more double points)
17. Magazine: Rolling Stone
18. U.S. City or State: Raleigh, N.C. (or Rexburg, ID)
19. Pro Sports Team: Um... does Raleigh have a pro team? Or maybe the Houston Rockets?
20. Something Found in a Kitchen: Rolls
21. Reason for Being Late: Ran over a dog
22. Something You Throw Away: Rotten food
23. Things You Shout: "Run Away!" (especially from killer rabbits)
24. Cartoon Character: Road runner (more double points)

Wow, that was a lot harder when I had to actually sit down and go through all of them...

 
At 3/20/2007 5:47 PM, Blogger Darvell Hunt said...

Fun blog. Here are my answers, as posted to my blog (copying your idea!) at: http://ldswritersblogck.blogspot.com/2007/03/first-letter-of-your-name-game.html

Darvell

Name: Darvell

1. Famous Athlete: Dennis Rodman
2. 4 letter Word: Darn (after all, this is an LDS writers blog)
3. Street Name: D-Street
4. Color: Dark Green
5. Animal: Dingo
6. Vehicle: Dodge Dart
7. Tropical Location: Dominican Republic
8. College Major: Dance
9. Junk Food: Doritos
10. Things in a Souvenir Shop: Die-cast landmark statues (kind of working that one)
11. Boy Name: Daniel
12. Girl Name: Danielle
13. Movie Title: Dune
14. Occupation: Doctor
15. Flower: Daisy
16. Celebrity: Dom DeLuise
17. Magazine: Discover
18. U.S. City or State: Dover, Delaware
19. Pro Sports Team: Dayton Dragons
20. Something Found in a Kitchen: Dirty Dishes
21. Reason for Being Late: Dog Died
22. Something You Throw Away: Dead Mouse
23. Things You Shout: “Dang, don’t do dat!”
24. Cartoon Character: Donald Duck

 

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