All about Me
Three screen names that you've had: MelissaM, SnoopyGal, MMarsh
Three things you like about yourself: Empathetic, kind, intelligent
Three things you don't like about yourself: My weight; I forget to pray; my impatience with my kids
Three parts of your heritage: Italian, German, Scots-Irish
Three things that scare you: kidnappings, tornados, and mice
Three of your everyday essentials: chocolate, Diet Pepsi, and a kiss from my husband
Three things you are wearing right now: Leather jacket (it's cold at work!), black dress pants, silver earrings
Three of your favorite songs: Nickelback's entire new album; Rain or Shine by Frank Sinatra; Loreena McKennit's Highwayman
Three things you want in a relationship: love, respect, kindness
Two truths and a lie: My house is a mess, my husband's garage looks like the one on Sandford and Son, and I am as skinny as the day I graduated college (ha! We ALL know which one is the lie!)
Three things you can't live without: chocolate, books, email
Three places you want to go on vacation: England, Italy, Ireland
Three things you just can't do: swim, do anything involving vermin (mice, bugs, you name it!); drive a stick shift
Three kids' names: Gabrielle, Nicolas, and Molly
Three things you want to do before you die: I have to agree with Toni two of these - publish a book that hits the NYT list and watch my kids grow up to be happy; live in England
Three celeb crushes: Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, and Raoul Bova (from Under the Tuscan Sun)
Three of your favourite musicians: Frank Sinatra, Keith Urban, Nickelback
Three physical things about the opposite sex that appeals to you: back, eyes, hair
Three of your favourite hobbies: writing, stamping, and collecting Snoopy
Three things you really want to do badly right now: finish editing book for agent; take a vacation to England; get my carpets cleaned
Three careers you're considering/you've considered: historian; book editor; copywriter
Three ways that you are stereotypically a boy: definitely action movies, not afraid to get my hands dirty; not worrying about my appearance ALL THE TIME
Three ways that you are stereotypically a girl: scream at the sight of a mouse; love lacy stuff; love dressing up.
Three people that I would like to see post this meme: Rene, Kelly, and Tess
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