Blog World Tour? Who Knew??!!

Who knows Colby and Tina from It’s A Marathon And A Sprint??  Raise your hands.  Higher.  Higher.  You?  In the back.  You know these two?

They look pretty guilty, don't they?

They look pretty guilty, don’t they?

I’m pretty sure these two are sistahs from another mutha.  Red Sox fans?  Check.  Love UCONN?  Check?  Filters used only selectively?  Absolutely.  See?  Sistahs.

And as sisters do in any good game of tag, Colby tagged me as the next stop on the Blog World Tour, (sounds impressive, doesn’t it?).  It sounded a bit serious for my severely limited literary abilities, but Colby assured me it was anything but.  After all, did I REALLY think she would be doing anything that required a certain acceptable level of seriousness?  Besides shenanigans?  Really now Black Dog, what the hell were you thinking?!

Say whaaaat?

Say whaaaat?

So without any further adieu – seriously, what the hell does that mean anyway? Adieu to you too – let’s get on with this bus ride.  And let me just apologize now for my answers.  Some of this is just way beyond my ability of taking things seriously.  But let’s be honest.  That’s really why you love me, isn’t it.  Yeah, I know.  It’s okay.  I’m pretty irresistible.


The Blog World Tour consists of answering the following – which I know you’re all just dying to know:

  • Acknowledging the blogger/blog that invited you to the Blog Tour:

Tina, Colby, consider yourselves acknowledged.  Makes you feel all tingly inside, doesn’t it?

It's disturbing what comes up when you Googly tingly.  Really.

It’s disturbing what comes up when you Google tingly. Really.

Answer the following questions in your post:

  • What am I working on?

Controlling myself from choking the ever-living crap out of the people I work with on a pretty much daily basis, elevating my patience levels to new heights as I sit on my dupa, sucking down gallons of Moose Tracks, waiting for my kneecaps to decide they want to get back in the sandbox and play nice with the rest of my body, and finding new, interesting, comical subjects to keep my loyal fans from wondering why the hell they ever hit that damn follow button in the first place.  Oh, and seeing how long I can actually balance on one foot while brushing my teeth.

For real!  Not.

For realz? Not.

  • How does my work differ from others of its type/genre?

Work?  Is that what this is supposed to be?  Crap, didn’t get THAT memo.  I just thought this was a very convenient way to prevent this unfortunate situation…



  • Why do I write what I do?

I can claim total ignorance on this one.  Most of the time.  I have absolutely no control over said literary matter.  It just falls out.  All on its own.  Really.  It’s pretty scary actually.

brain vomit

  • How does my wiring process work?

HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!  Sorry. Be serious Black Dog, for once in your pathetic life.  Wait a minute.  Colby!  Are you trying to pull shenanigans on THE MASTER?!?!?  Isn’t this supposed to say how does my WRITING process work?!?!  Whatever the question is, I can answer it the same way.  There isn’t one.  I just follow the brain vomit and see where it leads me.  It may end up as a total pile of dog poop, or it may end up being the greatest piece of blogiterature EVER created. (Like that one, don’tcha?)

Just make it stop.

Just make it stop.

Now that wasn’t so bad, was it?

So now it’s my turn to send the tour bus on to the next stop.  And lucky you, you get to be entertained next by none other than the….drum roll please……ACCOUNTABILIBUDDIES!!!   Honestly ladies, did you really think I’d pass up the chance to harass you yet AGAIN????  It’s my sole reason for being.  Besides Moose Tracks.  And dark chocolate.  And wine.  And the Mutt.


So let’s see it, Kellie, Nicole, Lisa, Rae.  What ya got?  Because…TAG!   You’re it!

Enjoy the ride.

So Whatcha Wanna Know?

Imagine my surprise when I got tagged by rock star Danielle with the latest internet craze of Mustache You questions.

Who?  Me??

Who? Me??

So now that I’ve scraped my tongue up off the floor, here goes!

mustache questions


Four names that people call me, other than my real name:

1.  Kim (duh!)

2.  Dozer – thanks to the hubby who says I just bull doze my way to get what I want.  Like there’s something wrong with that.

3.  Concrete Head – again, thanks to the hubby.  Pretty self-explanatory I think.

4.  KJ – my nickname in a previous job


Four jobs I have had:

1.  crash investigator

2.  records clerk

3.  receptionist at a veterinary clinic – best.job.ever

4.  DJ at a roller skating rink.  Remember those?


Four movies I’ve watched more than once:

1.  Dirty Dancing

2.  Casablanca – they just don’t make’em like that any more, do they girls?

3.  Zero Dark Thirty

4.  Just about every Disney movie in existence


Four books I’d recommend:

1.  The Sisters Trilogy by Nora Roberts

2.  The Manhattan Series by John Mackie

3.  Maya’s First Rose by Martin Scot Kosins – have the tissues ready

4.  Amazing Gracie by Dan Dye and Mark Beckloff – another tear jerker


Four places I have lived:

There’s only been two:

1.  Connecticut

2.  Florida


Four places I have been:

1.  Italy

2.  Jamaica

3.  California

4.  Dominican Republic


Four things I don’t eat:

1.  Meat (another duh!)

2.  Tomatoes

3.  Onions

4.  Peppers


Four of my favorite foods:

1.  Do I need to say it?  Moose Tracks ice cream!

2.  Pasta.  Any shape, any size, any where, any time

3.  Shrimp

4.  Macaroni and cheese


Four TV shows that I watch:

1.  Criminal Minds – how YOU doin’ Shemar Moore?

2.  Game of Thrones

3.  The Walking Dead

4.  Homeland


Four things I am looking forward to this year:

1.  Hanging with my girls Kellie, Nicole, and Lisa during Princess Weekend

2.  Traveling back to our nation’s capital with the hubby

3.  Fixing my damn knees once and for all

4.  Running the Wine and Dine Half with my girls above and Rae!


Four things I’m always saying:

1.  It’s awright!

2.  Who’s the bestest puppy in the whole world?!

3.  Sure I’ll have another margarita!

4.  I hate my job.


Four people I’m tagging:

Since Danielle already tagged most of my accountabilibuddies, let’s go with some of my other faves:

1.  Kathryn at From Dancing To Running

2.  Krissy at Shiawase Life

3.  Lacey and Meranda at Fairytales and Fitness

4.  And of course, the lovely Princess Lisa and Princess Lindsey at Prairie Princess Runners




And lucky YOUSE GUYS, (get the Disney reference there?), since I was also dinged by awesome-sauce Pam over at We Run Disney, there will be a……wait for it….So Whatcha Wanna Know PART TWO!  I know, I know!  Can ya BELIEVE IT???


Enjoy the ride.

Any surprises?  Betcha didn’t know I knew how to rock the mic, did ya?