For newbie aprilhenry, memes are basically quizzes. You cut and paste the questions into your own blog, then fill in your own answers. They’re
Usually you “tag” people, like you say, “Okay, I tag (for example) rusalkatrix to do this meme,” and the other person is supposed to do it, but maybe (for example) rusalkatrix nearly eviscerated me last time I tagged her, so I’m not going to tag anyone!
If you’re reading this right now and you want to do a meme, please do!
What is …?
The name of your first LJ friend?
The name of your most recent LJ friend?
The first thing you ate today?
Coffee. Two cookies. They weren’t even very good, but then I had to have a third. Mid-morning: a Mocha Valencia and a yogurt.
The last book you read?
Pardonable Lies, a Maisie Dobbs Novel, by Jacqueline Winspear.
The setting of your first date?
An ice cream parlor. Then his parents’ living room. ;-)
The last time you cried?
When someone hurt my feelings. (Wow! Good detail, huh?)
The first movie you remember seeing in a theatre?
“The Sound of Music.”
The last book you gave as a gift?
Sleepy Bears, by Mem Fox.
The first album you ever bought with your own money?
Bohemian Rhapsody, by Queen.
The last tune you downloaded or CD you bought?
Some Arctic Monkeys tune.
First concert you ever attended?
I don’t think I went to any concerts until I was in my 20’s. If I did, they didn’t leave an impression on me. The first concert I can remember being really excited about was Jane’s Addiction.
The last band (or solo artist) you gave up on? You tried to like ‘em … you just couldn’t.
The color of your first home (childhood)?
The color of your last clothing purchase?
First job (aside from babysitting)?
Phone girl for Mother’s Restaurant.
Last job you hated?
Working at a stock brokerage.
The name of your first crush – real-life or celebrity?
The name of the last person you had a crush on – real or celebrity?
Um, let’s stick to celebrities. Now that’s easy! Who doesn’t know me well enough by now to hazard a guess?
If you are a writer, what’s the first book that made you think, “Man! No matter how well I write, I could never in a million years have written that book?”
Beloved, by Toni Morrison.
Last words. Aside from name and dates, pick THREE words to go on your tombstone.