plum texan: adventures in being me.

August 5, 2007

My secret love, revealed

Filed under: Uncategorized — by plumtexan @ 2:00 pm

I adore memes. In other online journal incarnations, I’ve been known to do nothing but; in this one, I’ve largely avoided it because I really am doing my best not to feel as though I’m copping out.

Of course, if I feel that way, it’s my own fault. A good meme can be fascinating, and so I’m giving in today, possibly in lieu of a real post later, possibly not. I’m doing my best to turn this into a guilt-free Sunday.

Here now, attributable to Grumperina‘s influence and credited to Bella Knitting, my feelings on creative interests. I also like the way Grumperina did it, so I’ll do it similarly (with my own twists).

Anyone else?

1. I have no interest (in doing it myself).

shibori, cartooning, toy/doll making, macrame, flower arranging*, calligraphy, video/filmmaking, needlepoint

2. a) Would love to try it.

canning (fruits & vegetables), tile/glass mosaic, hand quilting, decorating, stained glass, polymer clay, dyeing, spinning, machine embroidery

b) Might like to try it.

jewelry-making, paper-making, painting, inventing

3. I do or have dabbled in it.

Do: crochet, beading, stamping, graphic design

Have done, WILL do again: dance (swing, C&W), entertaining, gardening, gift wrapping, storytelling, sewing

Have done, may do again: glass painting, poetry, acting, drawing, music, scrapbooking, dance (tap, raks sharqi [belly dance]), soap making

Have done, not likely to do again: cross-stitch, candlemaking, stage work

4. Love it! This is my thing.

writing (fiction, essays), knitting, baking, cooking, photography (landscapes, scenery, botanic gardens)

* This is mostly due to allergies and fragrance sensitivities.



  1. you forgot snark under the ‘Love it!’ column…

    Comment by Amy — August 6, 2007 @ 4:02 pm |Reply

  2. Oh…OH! How could I forget? And of course, you’re the one kind enough to remind me to display ALL my talents.;)

    Comment by Plum Texan — August 7, 2007 @ 9:32 pm |Reply

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