Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Wednesday Thoughts

It seems the most popular meme these days on Facebook is the one that focuses on one group of people and breaks it down into categories like, "What my mom thinks I do; What society thinks I do; What I actually do." The first one I saw was about doctors, the next was about public relations people, then cyclists and so on. 

As I saw more and more of these pop up in my newsfeed this week my resentment grew. None of them applied to me! Except the one for Mormons which did amuse me, and which I will post here:

It's true, we do stack a lot of chairs after meetings

I guess I shouldn't be surprised that no one has made one for technical librarians, which is what I am. I blame it on the fact that no one knows what a technical librarian is, so none of the jokes would be funny except to the 35 of us in the world (give or take a few). And even then, the jokes wouldn't be that funny. Plus it's hard to find pictures of crickets chirping which is what I'd use for most of the boxes.

So I decided to take matters into my own hands and make one just for me. But who am I? (Please read that question in a dream-state "dear diary" like reflective voice.) I mean, I'm single, I'm a woman, I blog, I'm a Mormon (I sound like one of those commercials), I'm a technical librarian, a Michigander, an English major, a Democrat (you barely noticed that cause I slipped it in so smoothly, right?), a Simpons fan, and so on.

That's a bit too much information to fit into one meme though, so I decided to stick with the aspects of my personality that you might know.

 In case you can't enlarge the picture, I'll break it down here clockwise from the left:

1. What my friends think I do: play Dr. Mario (they tell themselves this so they can feel better when I destroy them at it).
2. What my grandma thinks I do: Go on romantic dates
3. What my niece thinks I do: Wear make up and dress like a princess
4. What my blog readers think I do: Make Prancing Leo memes
5. What I think I do: Spread joy to the world
6. What I actually do: Browse Pinterest (link to my page)

Happy Wednesday!


Katherine said...

Hee hee! I love yours! It's the best one I've seen so far!! And so true. :)

Julie- The Great Lakes Girl said...

I like it! Now I'm off to google 'technical librarian.'

violet50 said...

Very funny! I love it. Especially the one about your nieces and the princess. Also, your grandma's perception.

Christi said...

I love this! I'm going to do one for myself. Good work!

And to be fair, everything you pin on pinterest is completely awesome.

Ashley said...

So funny!

Anonymous said...

Haha! I very much enjoyed this. My conclusion from this post: I need to start following you on pinterest.

Trevor and April said...

Haha! I very much enjoyed this. My conclusion from this post: I need to start following you on pinterest.

Kristin McElderry said...

can i say that I love love love this post? It cracks me up. I have been seeing these memes everywhere and thinking I need to make an IT Consultant one. (I Saw a consultant one... it just stank).

Heather said...

I know I've said this before, but I just peed. I had to lay down I was laughing so hard. That is so perfect! Your neices definatly think that too. And Grandma's! Ha!Very Funny.

lizzie mc.- said...

You're the best. I love your perceptiveness and humor. I love the crickets chirping. I love your grandma. I love your whit!

Liz said...

I have no idea what a technical librarian is. It sort if sounds nerdier than a normal librarian. Is it? And if your a librarian why don't you wear your hair in a bun and go around shshing people.
Also, your a democrat? I thought you were a libertarian, or maybe you were independent? I forget which.