Monday, June 22, 2009

If I Were A Carpenter...

...I'd have a lot of fabulous furniture. Or at least I'd try to sing as well as Bobby Darin.

How about if I were a holiday?
I'd be Christmas Eve.

If I were a time of day?
Make me twilight, please.  At the beach.
"Heavenly shades of night are falling, it's twilight time..."--The Platters

What drink would I be?
Coke is IT!  In a bottle, please.

What food would I be?
Crab legs.  At least 5 pounds of 'em.

If I were a gadget?
The iPod is the greatest invention of all time. 

What flower would I be?
A peony.  Beauty & fragrance, all in one!

If I were a song?
Joe Cocker's version of "Bye-Bye Blackbird."

What movie would I be?
Gone With the Wind.  Amen.

If had to be a place, what would I be?
A pink beach house on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.  

What book would I be?
My all time favorite:

If I were a shoe, which would best suit me?
This Louboutin, of course.

And I were a piece of clothing, what would I be?
Grace Kelly's entire wardrobe in the film Rear Window.

But I'm not Bobby Darin...Grace Kelly...crab legs...or the billion dollar secret that is "Co-Cola," as my beloved Papaw Raley called it.  No, I'm just Lula:
Greasy, grimy, reeking of Coppertone, and keepin' it real.
I  may or may not be wearing a swimsuit.  Don't judge.

Your turn...tell me what drink, shoe, place, book, song, etc., you'd be!

*If I could meet a bloggy BFF in August, it'd be Kristen.  Thanks for the fodder, as always, and much love to you!


Julie said...

love that pic of cool how it turned out! how did you do it?

Katie said...

I like this, it sounds fun! Can I play along?

Off the top of my head...
Drink: Dr. Pepper
Movie: Garden State. Or Bridget Jone's Diary.
Place: Salzburg, Austria. My heart still lives there.
Book: "A Swiftly Tilting Planet" by Madeleine L'Engle...MY all time favorite.
Song: This one's hard for me. I don't think I can be defined with just one, but for now I'll say "Extraordinary Machine" by Fiona Apple. Why? Just because.

Thanks for the fun, Lula!

Amy said...

I can't get past the line, "And you were my lady. Would you marry me anyway, would you have my baby?"

Okay, now that's out of the way. I like "being" a song. I have to think about that.
If I were a book I'd be The Time Travelers WIfe
if I were a drink I'd be a tall glass of water! :) Cause I'm small.
Movie?? What's Up Doc?

I can't commit to a song! I'll be back.

Heather said...

Hm, trying to make a girl think first thing in the morning, huh?

First, you look smokin' hot in the picture. Your new MAC took that, didn't it? Love it.

Drink: Mike's Hard Lemonade.
Shoe: My open-toed black pumps I wore to Kings of Leon.
Place: Tennessee.
Book: Outlander (Isabel did love the Westing Game though!)
Song: I'll Fly Away (Jars of clay version).
Food: Larosas pizza with an ice cold coke.

That's all I've got. Fun post!

Fidgeting Gidget said...

Great choices!

Drink: A frozen Pepsi from the 7/11 (I would normally say something alcoholic here, but I am on day 2 of a killer hangover)
Shoe: An adidas flip flop.
Place: Verona, Italy
Book: Matilda by Roald Dahl
Song: Lady in Spain by Ingrid Michaelson
Food: any shape or form.

Bekah said...

This is hard. & you know I don't have a lot of time (that's what she said) so I'm gonna say what comes to mind FIRST.. although it's not set in stone. I may re-think & change my mind:

drink: margarita- on the rocks w/ salt
shoe: a steal on clearance at target
place: california
book: dude i have no idea. pride & prejudice? yes, that's it
song: rain, patty griffin
clothing: marc jacobs, always
movie: 500 days of summer (no, i haven't seen it yet- i just know it's me

Amy said...

Oh fun!

Drink: Margarita...specifically the El Presidente from Chili's

Shoe: Flip and free, but pretty with rhinestones in a summery color.

Place: The Beach or the Mountains, can't choose

Flower: A daisy...pure and simple

Food: Chocolate...sweet and delish

The book and the song are just too hard for me though, too many to choose from.

Love your photo, you sexy thang! :)

Sissy said...

Lula, you can totally come and visit me. I would love it.

drink: lemonade
shoe: anything mary-jane like, in patent leather
place: covent garden, london
book: way, way, way too many to decide
song: stop and stare, one republic
flower: hydrangea
food: I agree with whoever said any form.

Jen said...

This is a great post. And the only thing that I can think of off the top of my head is that if I were a drink I would be a Martini, dirty. ;)

Melissa said...

Drink: Wild Cherry Pepsi
Shoe: Yellow Box Flip Flop
Place: White Sand Beach with a huge umbrella
Book: Get Out of that Pit, By Beth Moore
Song: Daughters, John Mayer
Movie: Terms of Endearment
Flower: Gerber Daisy
Gadget: So not my thing....I have none other than my pc
Food: Enchiladas, of course.
Time of Day: After dark, after 8 p.m.....children asleep.
Holiday: Thanksgiving in the mountains....

Did I miss anything? Thanks for the mental vacation...I needed it.

Brandy said...

I don't know about the other stuff but I'd definitely be a sweet tea, with a slighty bad attitude.

And if you "are what you eat" I'd be Chinese right now. I'm just sayin'...

Amy said...

The song I would be is Colorful by Rocco de Luca and The Burden.

CaraBee said...


Holiday: Fourth of July
Time of Day: Midnight
Drink: Dr. Pepper, all the way.
Food: Capers
Flower: Calla lily - Have you seen Stage Door with Katharine Hepburn "The calla lilies are in bloom again." Love it.
Place: New Orleans, garden district or Paris, Montmartre
Book: Almost Paradise by Susan Isaacs (I cry every time.)
Shoe: Same one, baby, same one. I have figured that in order to justify buying a pair I would have to wear them every day for two years. Sigh.

S Club Mama said...

what a fun picture! This looks like a great post idea! Thanks, Lula!

Marrdy said...

Let's see..

Holiday: Thanksgiving
Time of Day: Sunday nap time!
Drink: Ice Water
Food: Cafe Rio Pork Burrito Enchilada style
Gadget: My Laptop
Flower: Viola
Song: Baby, I'd love you to want me, by Lobo
Movie: Mama Mia
Place: Munich Germnary
Book: Gone With The Wind (read it about 10 times!)
Shoe: Penny Loafer
Clothing: Anything Meg Ryan wears

Tony C said...

Uhhh...I like this game.

Holiday- Thanksgiving Day around 6 at its fullest.
Time of Day- Sunday morning (think Commodores).
Drink- Pina Colada...w/umbrella.
Food- BBQ baby back ribs...period.
Gadget- Slap Chop...just so I could say 'You should see my nuts!'
Flower- Rose...pretty yet dangerous.
Song- Still Crazy After All These Years.
Movie- Blade Runner. Dark, edgy.
Place- North Shore, Oahu.
Book- Where the Wild Things Are...I've never really grown up.
Shoe- Converse Chuck Taylor All-Stars.
Clothing- Hawaiian shirt...the tackier the better.

I've got a little tropical theme kicking...I like it. Thanks for the fun!

Live.Love.Eat said...

I really can appreciate that little pink house right now, especially since I still have the post vacation blues from Hilton Head.

I'd be a filet mignon with a side of shrimp scampi over linguine. As for a drink I would be a perfectly sweetened iced coffee with a hint of Baileys. Place: an eccentric bed & breakfast right on the bay in Islamorada, FL.

Mama Belle said...

I may have to steal this this week. Thanks for the inspiration.

Coke and Gone With the Wind would be my picks too.

Vicki said...

I would have to think too hard for all that, but if I were a carpenter it'd be Karen...with a different ending, of course.

angie said...

I'd be a peony too, and I LOVE this picture of you.

Angela said...

Love, love, LOVE the Westing Game. And co-cola is like Miss'ippi. My family has always left a syllable (or two!) out of each of those!