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Shocking Results [Oct. 16th, 2008|08:47 am]
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I got home late last night because I presented my paper again. I came in 2nd place out of ALL of the conference presentations as voted by the people who attended, but the first place lady was an invited speaker and already left. It is a SHOCK as a first time speaker to WIN best paper.

I presented for the conference chair and the rest of the people at the conference to close it out. They video taped it in the main ballroom and it will be posted on their website in a few days! I could not have imagined such a fantastic Cinderella story for my first conference.

My house is a mess, I'm not ready for work yet. I leave tomorrow at 5pm to get out of town again, and I don't even have a hotel for us yet, and our power went out last night. Suffice it to say, I'm overwhelmed and plans aren't much of an option right now.

Your result for Are You a Jackie or a Marilyn? Or Someone Else? Mad Men-era Female Icon Quiz...

You Are a Katharine!

You are a Katharine -- "I am happy and open to new things"

Katharines are energetic, lively, and optimistic. They want to contribute to the world.

How to Get Along with Me

  • * Give me companionship, affection, and freedom.

  • * Engage with me in stimulating conversation and laughter.

  • * Appreciate my grand visions and listen to my stories.

  • * Don't try to change my style. Accept me the way I am.

  • * Be responsible for youself. I dislike clingy or needy people.

  • * Don't tell me what to do.

What I Like About Being a Katharine

  • * being optimistic and not letting life's troubles get me down

  • * being spontaneous and free-spirited

  • * being outspoken and outrageous. It's part of the fun.

  • * being generous and trying to make the world a better place

  • * having the guts to take risks and to try exciting adventures

  • * having such varied interests and abilities

What's Hard About Being a Katharine

  • * not having enough time to do all the things I want

  • * not completing things I start

  • * not being able to profit from the benefits that come from specializing; not making a commitment to a career

  • * having a tendency to be ungrounded; getting lost in plans or fantasies

  • * feeling confined when I'm in a one-to-one relationship

Katharines as Children Often

  • * are action oriented and adventuresome

  • * drum up excitement

  • * prefer being with other children to being alone

  • * finesse their way around adults

  • * dream of the freedom they'll have when they grow up

Katharines as Parents

  • * are often enthusiastic and generous

  • * want their children to be exposed to many adventures in life

  • * may be too busy with their own activities to be attentive

Take Are You a Jackie or a Marilyn? Or Someone Else? Mad Men-era Female Icon Quiz at HelloQuizzy


[User Picture]From: pattinthehatt
2008-10-16 03:53 pm (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: dkstwin
2008-10-16 04:36 pm (UTC)
It's a wonderful ending to an exciting conference. I'm so happy for you Lanette.
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[User Picture]From: stephanieanne
2008-10-16 04:43 pm (UTC)

Now *that* is a big deal.
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[User Picture]From: anomalous_girl
2008-10-16 04:44 pm (UTC)
I was wondering how you were doing and how it went yesterday! I am glad to hear that it went well!! Congratulations!
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[User Picture]From: ebullientjenn
2008-10-16 09:10 pm (UTC)
OMG!!!! What fabulous success! That's just so awesome! I'm so pleased for you!
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[User Picture]From: qryb
2008-10-16 10:10 pm (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: vortexbanding
2008-10-17 12:53 am (UTC)
CONGRATS!!! i'd love to see your video when it's posted.
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