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I picked a meme from allsorts

“Unfortunately Sanna can’t take part because a rule means you can’t take part for three years in a row”
“Unfortunately, Sanna inherited my Hideously Sensitive Skin”
“But unfortunately Sanna had to work overtime that day and asked; “maybe we can go out and eat tomorrow?””
“Unfortunately, Sanna…I got it right away”
“Unfortunately Sanna I understand your frustration”
“Unfortunately Sanna has left me now to take on Marocco”
“Unfortunately, Sanna had to leave us on Saturday morning due to a heavy migraine.”
“Unfortunately Sannaโ€™s second stint at Colwyn Bay barely lasted five minutes before jarring his back and having to be replaced”
“Unfortunately Sanna had to “sit back” while I campaigned my Erin to her title”
“Unfortunately, Sanna lost to a shinobi named Ukon in the first round but Shinku managed to defeat a ninja named Tsuki”
“Unfortunately, Sanna does not remember the technical aspects of how that would work”
“Unfortunately, Sanna realised she’d left her purse including passport, money, everything on the ledge we’d just been sitting on before getting ourselves comfortable on the back. ”
“Unfortunately, Sanna didn’t hum the first few bars of Empty room”

Fascinating… intriguing… I think I am going to write a story of this Sanna, who went to Morocco though she left her passport on the ledge after loosing to a shinobi because she forgot the technical aspects and did not hum the first few bars of Empty Room… Poor girl has migraines and a friend who likes to tell her HE got it right away. Nasty guy. No wonder she has migraine.

I haven’t done about anything for my 101 things. On the contrary, I have added like 101 more things to my “to do” list. There’s project spectrum going on, and I am seriously inspired! So much things! People are so talented, creative, imaginative… I’ve been surfing Etsy and Flickr and WOW!

I’ll share more about that tomorrow. I’ve found more blogs, you see ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Saturday Six Episode 177

Saturday Six Episode 177 – 8.9.2007

1. How different is your speech pattern among your friends versus a stranger youโ€™d meet on the street?

A little. I use better language when talking with strangers, than with friends.

2. How often do you get asked where youโ€™re from based on your accent?

Not often LOL I’m a Finn in Sweden, and everyone KNOWS I’m Finnish due to my accent ๐Ÿ˜‰
When I was living in Finland, no-one ever questioned my accent – my family had moved a lot around Finland, so we didn’t have much accent. Some people thought my mothertongue was Swedish though.

3. What word or phrase said by newscasters is your biggest pet peeve?

N/A

4. Take the quiz: How good at grammar are you?


You Scored an A


You got 10/10 questions correct.
It’s pretty obvious that you don’t make basic grammatical errors.If anything, you’re annoyed when people make simple mistakes on their blogs.As far as people with bad grammar go, you know they’re only human.

And it’s humanity and its current condition that truly disturb you sometimes.

The It’s Its There Their They’re Quiz

Now, that was easy! I don’t do any mistakes in THOSE words! I do the mistakes in articles and prepositions, strong verbs, commas and capitals… and some common mistake-words like affect and effect etc.
IN ENGLISH, THAT IS ๐Ÿ˜‰

5. How often do you look up a word in a dictionary, either online or print?

Often

6. How many books or guides on grammar do you currently own?

One on Swedish grammar, one on German grammar and one on Danish grammar ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Five on Friday meme

Inquiring Minds

1. Which do you think reveals more about a person, the contents of their refrigerator or the contents of their purse?

The contents of their purse.
handbag
2. When you visit someone’s home, what are you most interested in looking at?

Bookshelves.

3. If you could make it so that one person on earth was physically incapable of telling lies or keeping secrets, celebrities & politicians included, who would you choose?

I don’t think these two can be connected… it is very important for people to be able to keep secrets – we have several occupations were the secrecy is demanded and rightfully so. My spiritual or medical secrets have nothing to do with any other person, so being physically incapable of keeping secrets – no, I wish that to no-one.
Being physically incapable of keeping harmful secrets or “backing up” someone’s lies by “keeping secrets”, that’s a totally different issue.
I would also like to add “telling truth with evil intentions” to the list.

There is no one person I’d choose. There just isn’t anyone who’s that important. But I would choose the Arab/Muslim/Palestinian and Jewish leaders, and because of their number, I’d keep the ability limited to the position – as long as they are leaders, they will be incapable of scheming, lying, cheating and luring when it comes to political matters.

4. Have you ever spilled the beans on someone else’s secret? If so, what was it?

Yes, because I didn’t know it was a secret. There’s already enough people knowing that, so I won’t tell.

5. Have you ever kept a diary? If so, was it top secret? What did you write about?

Yes I have.
No, it wasn’t – it didn’t even have a lock. Besides, it didn’t take me long time to realize that all the pretty, cute locks opened with the same key, so if someone – ANYONE – had a key, this person had also the full access to the diary.
About my daily life, my thoughts, my inspiration, my ideas, my dreams, my hopes… very much like this blog. I am sure you’d like to hear my deepest secrets, but it was mostly “today I was skiing” and “I read an interesting book today”. Of course there was some “today HE looked at me and smiled in a certain way and I’m sure HE’s thinking in a certain way and blah blah blah” decorated with stars and hearts, and probably it was written with red or pink pen as well… So nothing interesting to anyone else but me.
I have sneak-read my sister’s diary, so I know it’s totally uninteresting. I doubt ANYONE would write interesting diary.

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“Vacuumed” from “Tale of a Shooting Star

    The Purpose:

The purpose of this challenge is to reduce the amount of patterns you have not stitched.

    The Rules:

  1. Have fun reducing your stash.
  2. There is no time limit- people have different size projects they would like to work on.
  3. Thou shall not purchase any new patterns until 10 projects have been stitched. Pattern size does not matter.
  4. Freebies count as part of your total and you can aquire them at any point.
  5. Rinse, lather and repeat, as needed, in order to reduce unused stash.
  6. The official start date of this challenge is May 1, 2007.

I have received a lot of yarn from my mother – most of her stash, actually ๐Ÿ™‚ So I think this challenge would be great for me… and I have A VERY LONG LIST of “to do”… There’s also a 50 projects challenge

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101 Things To Do in 1001 Days

The Mission:
Complete 101 preset tasks in a period of 1001 days.

The Criteria:
Tasks must be specific (ie. no ambiguity in the wording) with a result that is either measurable or clearly defined. Tasks must also be realistic and stretching (ie. represent some amount of work on my part).

Why 1001 Days?
Many people have created lists in the past – frequently simple goals such as new year’s resolutions. The key to beating procrastination is to set a deadline that is realistic. 1001 Days (about 2.75 years) is a better period of time than a year, because it allows you several seasons to complete the tasks, which is better for organising and timing some tasks such as overseas trips or outdoor activities.

Some common goal setting tips:
1. Be decisive. Know exactly what you want, why you want it, and how you plan to achieve it.

2. Stay Focussed. Any goal requires sustained focus from beginning to end. Constantly evaluate your progress.

3. Welcome Failure. Frequently, very little is learned from a venture that did not experience failure in some form. Failure presents the opportunity to learn and makes the success more worthy.

4. Write down your goals. It clarifies your thinking and reinforces your commitment.

5. Keep your goals in sight. Review them frequently, and ensure that they are always at the forefront of your thinking.

Well… I think I have made an effort to do this as well…. er… I hope not. Because I haven’t done anything.

101 goals… hmm…

I want to get into the school
move to Turku
learn French properly and fluently
Pay the bill to the library and start using it again *blush*
get the sewing machine to the repair man and get it fixed
get the dog vaccinated against rabies
make the yule stockings
fill to the stockings
knit the socks on my to do list
Read the classics on my list
(my craft projects list on 43 things)
Get the house cleaned properly
get rid of 1/10 of the book collection
write the cook book
write the witch book
write the craft book
buy a washing machine
Get the laundry pile done
Get ourselves a “kolonilott”
De-clutter
make this apartment a HOME instead of a place to live in

I have a problem with this… I’m optimistic, idealistic and over-achiever… So I’d need to break these up to baby-steps…

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