I saw this survey on Lori’s blog and bravely decided to try it here. I had to reign Todd in on a couple of his answers because this is a family show.
1. What is something I always say to you?
Katie: I’m just sayin’.
Todd: (To the kids) Are you running a fever or are you throwing up?
2. What makes me happy?
Taylor: When I stop.
Todd: The yummy coffee that I make you.
3. What makes me sad?
Taylor: When I don’t stop.
Katie: Not having coffee.
Todd: When you can’t find your happy place.
4. How do I make you laugh?
Taylor: By threatening me when I don’t stop.
Katie: How don’t you make me laugh? Saying stupid stuff.
Todd: When you say silly things, but mean it seriously.
5. What was I like as a child?
Taylor: Probably pretty annoying.
Katie: Weird? I don’t know! I didn’t know you as a child.
6. How old am I?
Taylor: Oh my goodness.
7. How tall am I?
Taylor: Not very.
Katie: 6’1”. Do you want to be 6’1”? Maybe 5’8”. Is that good?
Todd: 5’4”. (Close. I’m 5’3″.)
8. What is my favorite thing to do?
Katie: Write. No, no, no. Blog.
Todd: To sit in your living room with a cup of coffee and your book/computer.
9. What do I do when you’re not around?
Taylor: I don’t know. I’m not around.
Katie: Sing badly.
Todd: Spend too much time on the computer.
10. If I become famous, what will it be for?
Taylor: Writing a book.
Katie: Writing or speaking.
Todd: For the book that shall remain nameless. I’m tired of bugging you about that.
11. What am I really good at?
Taylor: Taking pictures.
12. What am I not very good at?
Taylor: The quiet game.
Katie: Making jokes.
13. What do I do for my job?
Taylor: Play solitaire.
Katie: You work as an assistant to Kelly.
Todd: You play with Kelly and all them.
14. What is my favorite food?
Taylor: Anything you don’t have to make.
15. What makes you proud of me?
Taylor: That you didn’t die.
Katie: Accomplishing so much. (When I questioned what she meant she said getting through chemo and everything else that comes with having cancer.)
Todd: Being a breast cancer survivor.
16. If I were a cartoon character, who would I be?
Taylor: Elmer Fudd.
Katie: Belle from Beauty and the Beast because you tamed Daddy and she likes to read.
Todd: Cruella. What answer are you looking for? Oh! I know! Booboo!
17. What do we do together?
Taylor: Fill out ridiculous surveys.
Katie: We laugh together and we sing together.
Todd: We talk. We have nice discussions.
18. How are we the same?
Taylor: Name anything.
Katie: We’re both funny.
Todd: We both are deep thinkers. (huh? I thought I was shallow.)
19. How are we different?
Taylor: I’m a dude.
Katie: You’re my mother.
Todd: I’m a fixer and you’re not.
20. How do you know I love you?
Taylor: Because you tell me every now and then.
Katie: Because you laugh at my really bad jokes and you pull me back to reality.
Todd: Because you tell me.
21. Where is my favorite place to go?
Taylor: Pretty places.
Katie: To the beach because it reminds you of your childhood. Wait. Anywhere with me!
Todd: Barnes and Noble with a Starbuck’s.
OK, srsly. Jeff and Taylor were separated at birth, right? He’s a crackup.I love this one – it made me sigh a lovely sigh. They love you so much.15. What makes you proud of me?Taylor: That you didn’t die.Katie: Accomplishing so much. (When I questioned what she meant she said getting through chemo and everything else that comes with having cancer.)Todd: Being a breast cancer survivor.
i love how sarcastic your family is… our families would blend well! so funny.my husband would be incapable of keeping that PG. I am afraid I can’t participate.fun to read, friend!
Taylor’s answers are what I would get from my son. He’s going to be 45 next month. Don’t hope for much change. Jus’ sayin’! LOL!
Lori – The Jeff/Taylor thing – I know! Right?His Girl – There was a lot of glaring and, “I’m not putting that.”Lynilu – Oh man!
This was so great to read all three responses at once. Loved it.
Awww….I loved that!
That was fun! Even made me snort out loud once or twice. Still waiting for the photo collage of great light experimentation.
Barnes & Noble and Starbucks…I KNEW we were kindred spirits, lol.
LOL – I love this. I think Taylor might be my favorite blog guest ever. HILARIOUS KID!And the whole PG thing – I had a feeling there may have been different answers. LOLI just may play too.
Awe . . .very nice . . .and SOOO your family!ps–my verification word sounds like a disease . . .hygosive
Rosey and Lainey – Thanks!S4J – Patience, my young padiwan (or however you spell that)Becky – Well, yeah!!Deb – Taylor is subtly funny, Todd’s a man, and I definitely think you should!Beans – You got that right! And I know a guy who knew a guy with hygosive.
Wow! What a great tribute to a great mom and wife – you guys are the cutest family!
I have no idea how my comment got eaten, but I really liked this. Katie is an acorn off your tree. My!
Diane – That’s what I WANT you to think!Gretchen – Yes she is!
I jumped over from a blog I read. I was going to comment on the answers I really love but I really love so many of them!