Name: Riikka Aaltola
Nicknames: umm…do i have some? riikkuli, ipana, rinkula, raksu. apparently i do.
Birthday: 9th June 1980
Sun sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Varkaus, Finland
Current hometown: Outokumpu, Finland
Height: uh, i don’t know the inch-things, so i have to say 175cm
Eye color: Green
Hair color: Dark brown
Pets: none at the moment, if the husband doesn’t count ;P
Names of past pets: Julius the Cat!
What is the first thing you think of in the morning? ohmygoddoireallyneedtogetup??
Piercings: only for the earrings
Tattoos: none, thoug there used to be a time i wanted one. It passed. For now.
WHAT DO YOU LIKE BETTER?
Croutons or bacon bits? croutons
Beach or city? both, thank you
2 doors or 4 on a car? 4
Coffee or ice cream? ice cream with coffee 🙂
Blanket or stuffed animal? blanket
Summer or winter? both again, summer feels great after the winter and other way around…
Righty or lefty? umm, i used to answer this one left, even i’m right handed
Bridges or tunnels? bridges; you can see many things standing on them
One pillow or two? one will do
Adidas or nike? doesn’t matter
Red or white wine? uh, i get sooo bad headache from the red, so i have to answer white
Gold or silver? Gold
What is your current job? I’m writing down patient information for a hospital
How much do you love your job? ummm. not. love is a strong word. i need the money, that’s about it.
If you could have any job, what would it be? Uh, writer 🙂 when i was little i knew i would be a singer-moviestar-vet-teacher-archeologist… haha 🙂
(WHEN YOU SEE____YOU THINK OF ____)
Rock: grey, cold, in somewhere beautiful place
Blue: water, lakes, sky
Peanut butter: sweeeeet… striped glass can…
Hay: summer, sun, hotness
Paper: paperbag (don’t ask why…)
Salad dressing? i like those with taste of tomato
Sandwich filling? umm… cheese?
Color of socks? haha, i have many funny socks wth funny figures… so, i guess… no, striped ones are nice
Memory? visiting London, giving birth to my daughter, swimming naked in a lake…
Dance? umm, i like dancing, though i really can’t dance.. it would be great to know how.. i think, i like all latino stuff, and all traditional ones too.. hmph, can’t just make up my mind..
Sport? sport? in a same sentence with me? oh i get it: i like to watch others to do that 😛
Form of exercise? walking 🙂 or swimming, cycling is fun too, or chasing my little brother through the woods.. haha 🙂
Activities? chatting, blogging, annoying people with stupid questions or remarks, lately i also try to draw even i don’t know how, spending time with my friends, singing, playing piano… oh yes, and my daughter.
Movies? the lord of the rings 😀 that is the best i can think of 🙂 what other movies there is anyway..? haha..
Quote? ‘better to hold on to love, change will come’? or ‘shortcuts make long detours’? umm, again, can’t make up my mind. no! i know! ‘if in doubt, always follow your nose’!
Day of the week? Wednesday, don’t ask why, it just sounds pretty nice 🙂
T.V. shows? Conan, Amazing Race… i don’t have time for tv really!
Hotel? some nice and stylish (and expensive) ones where i can’t afford to go 🙂
Sounds? rain, umm… my friends laughing… bass playing… wind in the trees…
Smells? fresh coffee 🙂 grass, and, oh… grapefruits, yummy!
Foods? sallads, tortillas, ummm…
Drink? orange juice, water..
Board game? Umm, monopoly is nice 🙂 alias, also and… trivial pursuit
Music? Oh, i listen so many kind of music… pop, rock, latino… something that can be called something like light opera or something… i’m weird, i know… haha 🙂
Band/group/singer? depends on my mood. at the moment, umm… poets of the fall/justin timberlake/tomi metsäketo (uh, a great combination!)
Disney character? Um.. It must be Donald himself. We talked last weekend with my family about the same thing and i told them I don’t like for example Mickey at all, uh… some traumas from my childhood when i couldn’t read so big bubbles of speach (what on earth you really call them..??)
Fast food resteraunt? Hesburger, i think; KFC is nice too
Flower? Roses, lilies
What is the worst feeling in the world, emotionally? When you feel can’t reach the goal you have chosen to yourself, when you feel nobody loves you and you can achieve nothing important in your life
What is the best feeling in the world? Feel loved just the way you are and you don’t have to try to be anything else.
When is your bedtime? Depends… usually something 10.30pm or something…
What’s the last movie you saw? oh my god. a movie? what on earth is that? let me think. ummmmm. oh, yes. Die hard 1! (way to go young Bruce Willis)
Last book you read? um. must have been Twilight – Breaking dawn (yes, i’m a teenager, inside)
Do you have a pager? Nope
Do you have a cell phone? Sure 🙂
Do you have a lava lamp? No
What are you doing tonight? nothing much. hanging around. tweeting. playing with my daughter. sleeping. oh, writing most likely.
What is your bad time of day? I just feel exhausted in the looooong and tiring hours of afternoon, between 2 and 4pm… at work at least…
What was your most humiliating moment? Well… Can’t pick just one, maybe I’m skipping this one, haha…
Can you touch your nose with your tongue? No, and i won’t even try, thank you 🙂
Have you ever been convicted of a crime? No
What type of car do you wish you were driving right now? ooohh… a shiny, white, brand-new Audi…
Type of car you own? we have a red, old Volkswagen. damn.
What you do most often when you are bored? umm, feeling bored? sticking on computer? wishing somebody could save me from my misery?
Can you juggle? No, wish i could…
Have you ever been to Africa? No, but we are planning to go for a safari with my mom when she wins in lottery!! 😀
Where is your dream traveling location? Ohh….. Everywhere!!! 🙂 England, Australia, Italy, Spain… everything will absolutely do!
Where would you retire to? Umm, somewhere nice and cozy and quiet place – after spending some real fast and busy life!
What’s on your mouse pad? i don’t have one. I used to have one, where a cat is watching in a mouse hole, that was kinda funny 🙂
Do you like to drive? Sure!! 🙂
If you could meet one person, who would it be? only one?? Well, if it could be possible and death didn’t part us, absolutely J.R.R.Tolkien. in the other case i might have to settle for somebody like Stephen King, Ian Somerhalder, Justin Timberlake…
If you could be someone else for a day, who would it be? Um. I like being me. usually.
Who inspires you? Different people. Their thoughts, ways of life, their passions. People who are courageous enough to follow their dreams no matter what. Who have gone through it all and made it.
Who would you hate to be left in a room with? Someone i don’t know good enough and i don’t have anything to say..
Have you ever been in love? I have.
What is the quality that you most admire in someone? Being themselves.
What is your least favorite thing? Washing the dishes
What is the most annoying thing? Washing the dishes, haha!
Is the glass half empty or half full? Depends on my mood. Usually i thing half full.
Do you type with your fingers on the right keys? No way, you should see me!
If you could be a gardening tool, which would you be? Umm… a rake?
What’s under your bed? Nothing, i hope.
What’s your favorite number? 9
Do you follow your head or your heart? I hope i could follow my heart, but wisely.