My parents threw me a graduation party last night with some of my sibs. After a lovely ham dinner, and before a moving tribute from my husband, we played a game drawn up by My Brother John. He interviewed me via e-mail a few days ago, and then made a multiple choice quiz with my answers and other choices he tried to write in my “voice”. He did such a good job, I nearly changed a few of my answers to something he had written. Go ahead, and see how well you do. I’ll post the correct answers at the bottom.
1. What could Oprah say to you that would cause you to jump on her couch?
a. She could tell me that I’m going to be her sole heir and that she’s been given six months to live.
c. “Hey, do your Tom impression for the folks at home—that’s really funny.”
2. Being a successful, educated mom, do you think Oprah would make a good mom?
a. Only if she really is taking the discussions and gets baptized.
b. No, but I bet she’d hire the best nanny money could buy.
c. Her dogs really love her.
3. If someone made a movie of your life, what would the title be?
a. The Would-be Writers Guild Chronicles
b. One Loose Grip on Reality
c. Holy Crap, They Made a Movie of My Life!
4. Imagine the director of this movie thinks it would be a good idea for you to make a cameo in the college graduation scene of your movie. You get to pick your fictional degree—what do you choose?
a. English, because that’s what I really set out to get.
b. Phlebotomy, because I just think that’s a funny word.
c. Rocket Science, because think of all the, “Hey, it really is rocket science!” jokes I could make.
Alrighty. That’s a fair sampling. He’s good, isn’t he? The correct answers are A,C,C,C. (By the way, check out John’s new blog!)
Anyway, it was a great night, and I’m very thankful for all the preparation that went into it. It was totally worth going to school for the past five years for one night like this.