Meme

Swiped from linguafranca I got 16. “If you get over 40, you’re spoiled.” So they say.

Do you have:
(x) your own cell phone
( ) a television in your bedroom
( ) an iPod
( ) a photo printer
( ) your own phone line (I’m a grownup. I have a phoneline to my apartment. Duh.)
( ) TiVo or a generic digital video recorder
(x) high-speed internet access (i.e., not dialup)
( ) a surround sound system in bedroom
( ) DVD player in bedroom
( ) at least a hundred DVDs
(x) a childfree bathroom
(x) your own in-house office
( ) a pool
( ) a guest house
( ) a game room
( ) a queen-size bed or larger
( ) a stocked bar
( ) a working dishwasher
( ) an icemaker
( ) a working washer and dryer
( ) more than 20 pairs of shoes
( ) at least ten things from a designer store
( ) expensive sunglasses
(x) framed original art (not lithographs or prints) – it’s not so much framed, though. See Cynthia Gould.com
( ) Egyptian cotton sheets or towels
(x) a multi-speed bike
(x) a gym membership (I don’t pay for it, it’s a perk from my job.)
( ) large exercise equipment at home
( ) your own set of golf clubs
( ) a pool table
( ) a tennis court
(x) local access to a lake, large pond, or the sea
( ) your own pair of skis
(x) enough camping gear for a weekend trip in an isolated area
( ) a boat
( ) a jet ski
( ) a neighborhood committee membership
( ) a beach house or a vacation house/cabin
( ) wealthy family members
( ) two or more family cars
( ) a walk-in closet or pantry
( ) a yard
( ) a hammock
( ) a personal trainer
( ) good credit
( ) expensive jewelry
( ) a designer bag that required being on a waiting list to get
( ) at least $100 cash in your possession right now
( ) more than two credit cards bearing your name (not counting gas cards or debit cards)
( ) a stock portfolio
( ) a passport
( ) a horse
( ) a trust fund (either for you or created by you)
(x) private medical insurance (sort of. I guess. Adam has extended health benefits through work, and I’m in Canada where there is no Private medical insurance really.)
( ) a college degree, and no outstanding student loans

Do you:
( ) shop for non-needed items for yourself (like clothes, jewelry, electronics) at least once a week
( ) do your regular grocery shopping at high-end or specialty stores
( ) pay someone else to clean your house, do dishes, or launder your clothes (not counting dry-cleaning)
(x) go on weekend mini-vacations
( ) send dinners back with every flaw
( ) wear perfume or cologne
( ) regularly get your hair styled or nails done in a salon
( ) have a job but don’t need the money OR
( ) stay at home with little financial sacrifice
( ) pay someone else to cook your meals
( ) pay someone else to watch your children or walk your dogs
( ) regularly pay someone else to drive you taxis
( ) expect a gift after you fight with your partner

Are you:
( ) an only child
( ) married/partnered to a wealthy person
( ) baffled/surprised when you don’t get your way

Have you:
( ) been on a cruise
(x) traveled out of the country
(x) met a celebrity (Barenaked Ladies, Blue Rodeo, Great Big Sea, Duncan Sheik… I like talking to bands)
( ) been to the Caribbean
( ) been to Europe
( ) been to Hawaii
( ) been to New York
( ) eaten at the space needle in Seattle
( ) been to the Mall of America
( ) been on the Eiffel tower in Paris
( ) been on the Statue of Liberty in New York
(x) moved more than three times because you wanted to
( ) dined with local political figures
(x) been to both the Atlantic coast and the Pacific coast

Did you:
( ) go to another country for your honeymoon
(x) hire a professional photographer for your wedding or party (and He was awesome.)
( ) take riding or swimming lessons as a child (but it was at the municipal pool, at the ass crack of dawn, and the water was freezing. -1)
( ) attend private school
( ) have a Sweet 16 birthday party thrown for you