I was going to answer in my own LJ so that I could control searchability, but then I saw Constance replied and I decided I could be brave too.
1. Can you cook? Yes, but the_gadgetman cooks better and enjoys it more, so he makes most of the interesting stuff around here (turkey in the oven right now).
2. What was your dream growing up? I wanted to go to MIT and become a mathematician and a writer and a mom. So I'm not doing too badly there. But, the motherhood part is sure hard!
3. What talent do you wish you had? Patience; and a memory would be nice.
4. Favorite place? There was this great pool in Singapore, but I forget exactly where (see above.)
5. Favorite vegetable? spinach
6. What was the last book you read? Book? Cover to cover? Nope, I read fanfic.
7. What zodiac sign are you? Libra
8. Any Tattoos and/or Piercings? One hole each ear.
9. Worst Habit? Now that would be telling!
10. Do we know each other outside of Livejournal? yes
11. What is your favorite sport? golf (to watch); I used to love playing basketball, but haven't played in years. I enjoy ice skating and lifting weights these days.
12. Do you have a Negative or Optimistic attitude? it's cyclic
13. What would you do if you were stuck in an elevator with me? dissect everyone we both know, until you made me stop.
14. Worst thing to ever happen to you? I've had a rediculously easy life
15. Tell me one weird fact about you. I think you know them already
16. Do you have any pets? a cat and a hampster
17. Do you know how to do the Macarena? no
18. What time is it where you are now? 7:20 p.m.
19. Do you think clowns are cute or scary? I try not to think about clowns
20. If you could change one thing about how you look, what would it be? I wish I'd take the time to actually change the things that are easy, like evening up my eyebrows in the morning or doing something with my hair besides wearing it down
21. Would you be my partner in crime or my conscience? depends
22. What color eyes do you have? I can never remember
23. Ever been arrested? no, but considered it today
24. Bottle or Draft? don't consume wheat products anymore, alas
25. If you won $10,000 dollars today, what would you do with it? gambling!?! not gonna happen
26. What kind of bubble gum do you prefer to chew? if I had gum, my kids would chew it before I could
27. What's your favorite bar to hang at? I find it hard to find bars the right height. And then I go and do something silly like hang upside down and feel vaguely sick for the rest of the day.
28. Do you believe in ghosts? I've encountered several; or, rather, they've encountered me
29. Favorite thing to do in your spare time? write fanfic
30. Do you swear a lot? hardly ever
31. Biggest pet peeve? too many to count
32. In one word, how would you describe yourself? out-of-sync
33. In one word, how would you describe me? Dalian
34. Will you repost this so I can fill it out and do the same for you? mabye