Stiletto Heights

I am Jennifer Gordon- a mixed media collage artist and comic writer living in Columbus OH, with my fiance and love- Keith. I specialize in paintings, ACEOS, journals, art boxes and more. I am always available for commissions! Visit my etsy shop at: http://www.stilettoheights.etsy.com

Thursday, September 27, 2007

Middle Name Game


(idea ripped right out of my friend Steph's blog...because this is post #299, and hell I can;t think of a new idea all the time)

technically this is a tag, so if you like this idea, tag yourself!!!

ok, my middle name is Anne (yes with an E, like Anne Of Green Gables, or probably more fitting Anne Boleyn)

so technically my full Name is Jennifer Anne, but saying Anne as my middle name is just easier.

A- ok let's start with the obvious, A is for art, or artist, which is me, and most of the people in my life I would consider artists of some sort, whether they be musicians, writers, jewelry designers etc. Being creative was always by strongest desire (besides snacking and shopping, but I don't have any of those letters in my name). When I was small my energy and complete focus was on dancing, which later changed to a love of theater, now I am both a visual artist and a sometimes lackluster writer.

N- Nervous, yup...it's not glamorous but it's the truth, I am an awfully nervous person, about everything, from the moment I wake up until I sleep....there is always a little worry in my head. I am very jumpy at times and shriek out when scared, I am a disaster in a car....and if my bubs is late coming home I become a small wreck. I have been like this since I was a child, and my mom would be late from work or Bingo, I would be waiting at our window, half convinced there had been a terrible accident....I know, how morbid.

N- um....my first thought was to say Neurotic here but I don;t want all of you thinking I am a total whack job head case, so instead I am going to say.....Night owl...well I used to be a night owl, now I am old and tired and am usually asleep by 1:00am, I would be asleep sooner than that but you see, I need to read at night before bed, and I love words, words and books, and stories....love them. I read like my friend Tara said "as if books were being banned"....I get very caught up and usually my eyes are all watered up and rolling back in my head before I finally give in, and lose the good fight of being awake.

E- Excitable...yes the same word that can be used to describe a small tea cup yorkie can also be used to describe me, I am very excitable, even some may say...a spaz. For those of you who have had the pleasure/humiliation of hanging out with me in real life know that I am in truth, a small child. I yell, I shout, when I am excited or something is fabulous or outrageous for words, I scream....yup, scream, not very loudly but loud enough....and this can happen anywhere, grocery store, bar, post office, library...yup even movie. I have also been know at comic conventions to get very excited while talking to creators, being a fan girl and such....I have seen a couple get a little freaked out by me, and my excitement and seem to almost (and literally) take a step back from the table, just to try and flee from me, as I go on and on about how "human you made the Hulk seem".

YAY

so that's that, feel free to steal this idea and use it as well.....so as I said this is blog post 299, and tomorrow is 300, I am also at sale 1399....so it is "this close" to hitting my milestones, so this might be the very last day for my "Blog Love" 20% off sale...

just sayin.

oh so what are we doing tomorrow for the 300th post???? Well, I planned nothing, but now I will have a little blog party, feel free to leave festive and faux drunken comments at your leisure.

The piece today is a 4 piece collage set, called Becoming Cleopatra, it is available in my shop.

until tomorrow

xoxo

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13 Comments:

Blogger Craftymoose Crafts said...

Love the block set!

9:00 AM  
Blogger Beej said...

Yeah. "Faux" drunken....

9:28 AM  
Blogger jungle dream pagoda said...

Does that mean you are a fellow uppity hyphenate?
My folks(read mother)never meant for my hyphenated name to be uppity,just southern!!

10:00 AM  
Anonymous Karen Beth said...

Mine would be:

B - Balanced.

E - Excited.

T - Thoughtful.

H - Half-Awake. :)

10:45 AM  
Anonymous Karen Beth said...

Congrats on all the pending milestones! You rock!

10:46 AM  
Blogger Nora said...

That block set is very very cool! We are polar opposites! People say I am so laid back they wonder if I am breathing! I would enjoy your energy...

11:09 AM  
Blogger alexgirl said...

I love it! My middle name may not be the same, but I definitely share some of the characteristics (artsy, nervous, neurotic...)
I think maybe I will try out this post sometime. Good idea!

And as for my "secret project"--it's on the way. Oddly, I've become a boring-destination jetsetter (i'm in wisconsin now! oooh aaaah). As soon as I'm back in NYC i'm putting the final touches on it and putting it "out there" in the ethers!
Thanks for asking!

And congrats on 299/1399--you are Big Time.

11:16 AM  
Blogger Sweet Spice said...

love the blockset, the yellow circles made me think of moons...so pretty!

Middle name tag is so not fair for those of us with...old middle names lol

R - Restless, I'm always moving from one thing to another looking for something that seems elusive

U - Understanding, sometimes to a fault

T - Talkative, I've even started talking to myself...alot

H - Hopeless romantic, I know its out there =o)

11:25 AM  
Blogger Banana-head Pancake said...

I just checked your shop and you did it! 1400, AMAZING! Although, this shouldn't be a surprise; Great Work!!

3:58 PM  
Blogger CountryGirl_CityLife said...

Jennifer Anne you rock. I can't not wait to leave real drunken comments tomorrow night. BTW, my "real" first name is Jody-Robin but like you its easier to have Robin as a middle. Must be something about our parents generation.

10:37 PM  
Blogger Chickenbells said...

Wow...such wonderful new things to know about you! My middle name is long, and it would take a while to really break it down...

11:43 PM  
Anonymous Celise said...

you should give away a piece of your work for your 300th post. Ask a question like, "If you could buy any piece of art in the world, what would it be?", have them post their answers in your Comments section and then randomly choose a name.

Just a thought.

Feel free to use it. *grin*

12:53 AM  
Blogger Steph said...

I am a waiting by the window type myself. Drives Geoff crazy.

11:14 PM  

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