GETTING TO KNOW EACH OTHER
I was tagged by Anastacia!
1. What time did you get up this morning?
5:45 AM on weekdays, 8 AM on weekends
2. How do you like your steak?
if I’m at a good Kobe beef restaurant, rare!
at any other restaurant, medium rare!
Good beef is best raw!!!
3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema?
I don’t remember when I went to the movie theater!
4. What is your favorite TV show?
the CSI series, the Star Trek series, SATC
5. If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be?
6. What did you have for breakfast?
grilled veggies and rice
7. What is your favorite cuisine?
Japanese food, Korean food, Vietnamese food, Thai food
I like my vegetables and seafood!!
I also like foods which are “acquired tastes” – olives, blue cheese, natto, lamb, etc!
8. What foods do you dislike?
processed meats like baloney and spam, whipped cream
9. Favorite place to eat?
a really pricey, very delicious sushi place in Kobe!
10. Favorite dressing?
Japanese non-oil dressings are the best! American non-oil dressings tend to be too sweet for me…Ponzu is always yummy!
11. What kind of vehicle do you drive?
2004(?) Toyota Yaris
12. What are your favorite clothes?
I love my polo shirts!
13. Where would you visit if you had the chance?
Ooooh there are way too many places I want to go! Vietnam, some of the smaller islands of Hawaii, Alaska, Turkey, etc!
14. Cup 1/2 empty or 1/2 full?
I try to be optimistic, but in an assertive way. Like, if I’m in a difficult situation, I don’t try to see the good in it – I try to take action to make it the way I want it to be!
15. Where would you want to retire?
I’d say Hawaii, but the strong sun would damage my skin! Maybe the suburbs of NY?
16. Favorite time of day?
Early morning, a little after sunrise
17. Where were you born?
Tokyo, Japan. 4 months later we moved back to London!
18. What is your favorite sport to watch?
19. Who do you think will not tag you back?
I haven’t really thought about that!
20. Person you expect to tag you back first?
I haven’t thought about that either!
21. Who are you most curious about their responses to this?
I’m planning on tagging some girls I haven’t really talked to!
22. Bird watcher?
Nah, I don’t have the patience for that!
23. Are you a morning person or a night person?
Basically I’m a morning person… but I need my sleep!
24. Do you have any pets?
25. Any new and exciting news you’d like to share?
I found a good brownie recipe!! Yum yum!!!
26. What did you want to be when you were little?
An engineer. And I am one now!
27. What is your best childhood memory?
Playing with my friends! Going to see musicals in the city!
28. Are you a cat or dog person?
dogs rule! http://ihasahotdog.com/
29. Are you married?
Nope! A friend of mine predicted 2 years ago that I would be married by late 2009… We’ll see if I make the deadline!
30. Always wear your seat belt?
31. Been in a car accident?
Yeah, in NYC. I was in a taxi. Who hasn’t been in an accident in Manhattan in a taxi?
32. Any pet peeves?
Some people at work have really bad spelling in documents are shared broadly. Come on people, that’s what spell check is for!!!
33. Favorite Pizza Toppings?
Italian sausage and mushrooms!
34. Favorite Flower?
Roses and sunflowers
35. Favorite ice cream?
anything chocolate, or anything intensely fruity. I recently had this Haagen Dazs ice cream that was INTENSE! SOO GOOD!!! http://www.haagen-dazs.co.jp/product/lineup/index.html?0107400
36. Favorite fast food restaurant?
I haven’t been to any recently!
37. How many times did you fail your driver’s test?
I passed on the first try!
38. From whom did you get your last email?
39. Which store would you choose to max out your credit card?
I have never maxed out my credit card! I’m too chicken for that!!
40. Do anything spontaneous lately?
41. Like your job?
YES YES YES I LOVE MY JOB!!!
But I’m still trying to get used to my new assignment…
Yummy dipped in mayonnaise and soy sauce with katsuobushi (bonito flakes).
Hahaha, is this really Japanese or what???
43. What was your favorite vacation?
I have loved all of my vacations!!
Hong Kong, Guam, Hawaii, Paris… and now London!
44. Last person you went out to dinner with?
The people in my new group!
45. What are you listening to right now?
46. What is your favorite color?
To wear? Most of my clothes are black or navy blue.
47. How many tattoos do you have?
None, but I’ve got 9 piercings!
48. How many are you tagging for this quiz?
I don’t know yet!
49. What time did you finish this quiz?
50. Coffee drinker?
ＹＥＳ but I’m not addicted. I used to drink coffee every morning, and now I’ve gone without coffee since June. The reason? Because it’s too hot to drink coffee!