Monday, April 6, 2009

Another Meme

This set of questions was taken from over at Willow's place.

What are your current obsessions?
Getting ready for our annual Easter party . . . and weeding.
. .

Which item from your closet are you wearing most often?
Grungy black stretch pants . . .

Last thing you bought?
A fig tree and a heather plant . . .

Favorite vacation spots.
The English countryside . . .

Say something to the person who tagged you.
Willow -- your blog is like a mini vacation.

Reading right now?
The Other Boleyn Girl by Phillipa Gregory

Guilty pleasure?
Sitting, doing nothing -- aka Dolce far niente.

First spring thing?

What spring flower are you most anxious to see?
Tree peony. . .

What's for dinner?
Broiled chicken, yellow squash stuffed with breadcrumbs and onion, and a saute of our own fresh asparagus and shitakes . . .

Best thing you ate or drank lately?
Sauteed shitakes and asparagus. . .

What are you listening to?
The voices in my head . . . the cooing of doves . . . The Voyage of the Dawn Treader . . . BBC cricket news

Care to share some wisdom?
It's good to dig in the dirt.
Four words to describe yourself.
Sleepy, Muscle-tired, Happy . . .

Rules of the meme: Respond and rework.
Answer questions on your own blog.
Replace one question. Add one question.
You are supposed to tag eight bloggers, but I'm going to
leave this one open to anyone who would like to participate.

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Tess Kincaid said...

Put out another plate! I'm coming for dinner! ;^)

Kathryn Stripling Byer said...

Vicki, you already have asparagus? How? Ours won't be ready for awhile. Is yours an early yielder? Is it something like Jersey Supreme Hybrid? If not, which variety is it?
I may try this "meme." I've been pretty busy with the laureate blog and new poems. Still, it might be fun......we are depressed over losing our lilac blossoms, what are sure to be killed tonight or next..

Vicki Lane said...

Come on down, Willow!

Kay -- I cut some of the half-opened lilacs and have them in the window by my kitchen sink.

I don't think our asparagus are anything special -- probably just Jersey Giant. But they're planted with a heat-retaining wall at their feet (roots?) and also we are not as high up as you all. They've just begun in the past week and this was our first meal of them.