Monday, September 29, 2008

First Quidditch Match

Well, we had our first Quidditch match this past Saturday, and while I believe Gryffindor played admirably, we were defeated by Slytherin House. I still had loads of fun though, it was my first Quidditch match ever, and I wasn't sure what to expect. Now that I'm not so intimidated I'm hoping I'll play better next time. I've made a few new friends at Hogwarts, and I'm really enjoying DA! (Shhh!) Things are really starting to take off in our Herbology class, so I'm hoping to learn some really useful things there! Well, I'm off to study for our first tests of the semester! Wish me luck! =)


Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Quidditch: Round 1

1. At the beginning of the book, Cornelius Fudge is talking to the Muggle Prime Minister. Which member of the Order of the Phoenix has recently been found dead?
a. Hestia Jones
b. Elphais Doge
c. Emmeline Vance correct answer
d. Dedalus Diggle

2. What animal does Bellatrix Lestrange kill when she and her sister, Narcissa, are going to see Professor Snape?
a. Owl
b. Fox correct answer
c. Rabbit
d. Cat

3. What time does Professor Dumbledore collect Harry from Privet Drive?
a. Midnight
b. 11 p.m. correct answer
c. Noon
d. 11 a.m.

4. What did Professor Sluhorn transform into when he was trying to hide from Harry and Professor Dumbledore?
a. An armchair correct answer
b. A bed
c. A table
d. A wardrobe

5. What grade did Harry get for Herbology?
a. E – Exceeds Expectation correct answer
b. P – Poor
c. O – Outstanding
d. A – Acceptable

6. Herbert Chorley, the Prime Minister’s Junior Minster, has been entertaining the public by impersonating which animal?
a. A hen
b. A duck correct answer
c. A lion
d. A squirrel

7. What is Professor Sprout’s first name?
a. Pimmy
b. Pomony
c. Pommy
d. Pomona correct answer

8. What is Dumbledore’s idea of ‘a few words’?
a. nitwit, odder, blubber rand tweak
b. nitwit, odder, bubblegum and tweak
c. nitwit, oddment, bubblegum and tweak
d. nitwit, oddment, blubber and tweak correct answer

9. Who is Marcus Belby’s famous uncle?
a. Bertie
b. Damocles correct answer
c. Tiberius
d. Savage

10. What is Snape’s mother’s name?
a. Helana Prince
b. Eileen Prince correct answer
c. Lily Prince
d. Elizabeth Prine

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Narcissa, she's on the right



Professor Sprout

Professor Dumbledore

*Phew* That was a workout!

Monday, September 22, 2008

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Potter Points Quiz 1! Roar Roar Gryffindor!

Potter Name: Ellaynia Hagcliodna (used to be Penelope Hagcliodna, but I changed it because there were too many Penelopes. The council approved!)

Rav ID: mrs.haggie810

I am allergic to: a second dose of amoxicillan...and some weird thing yet to be determined that causes my hands to swell and seems to only occur in places with lots of dust or where there would be a lot of germs (i.e. the zoo, downtown las vegas, after touching a handrail, after touching paint dust...etc.)

Pets that I have: Some fish, a Beagle named Righty, and missing our beloved Great Dane, Quincy.

My favorite yarn: OMG...I don't know. There are just too many, and really it depends on what it's for I suppose. I love wool...I especially like BFL and Cestari, depending on the project. I think my all time favorite right now is Elliebellies "Crayon" colorway on BFL, but Dashing Dachs "Goldfish" is a VERY close second. For cheapy yarns I like Cascade 220, and for non-wool I like almost anything really soft...right now I'm liking Caron Simply Soft, b/c it's cheap, soft, and you get a lot for the price...oh and there are lot's of colors to choose from...I prefer natural fibers though. I'd love to try some sock yarn that has sea silk in it.

If you are a Ravenclaw, do you prefer the film colors or the book colors?
n/a, I'm a Gryffindor!!! =)

My favorite flavor: Hmm, that's kind of a strange question, not food, but flavor. I like sour flavors, I'm not very picky. I don't like artificial watermelon flavor. I like orange as long as it doesn't taste like Triaminic, and cherry as long as it doesn't taste like cough syrup. I love strawberry flavor. I like sour apple. I love hazelnut, and I like chocolate. I *heart* Ferror Rocher (I'm sure I butchered that spelling! lol!) Twix is my favorite candybar. I don't know...hopefully that answers the question.

My favorite holiday: Halloween, Thanksgiving or Christmas
CHRISTMAS All.The.Way.Baby!

I would like to receive a: (Sock kit, scarf kit or yarn dyeing kit)
Ooh...this is a toughy...I'd love to knit myself some socks, but a yarn dyeing kit would be sooo fun too...I'm going to say a sock kit though b/c if I got a dyeing kit I'm sure I would never get a chance to dye it between my kids, cheerleading, and the daycare!

List your favorite brand of needles or hooks, including size and length: I like Addi Turbo's, but I have mostly Susan Bates stuff right now.

Is there a brand that you are dying to try?: I'd really like to try knit-picks options, I like wood and nickel, so I'm not picky there. I like size US 7 24" and 47" or 60" in US size 5, 7, and 0 for Magic Loop, I also like fixed circulars in size US 5 and 7 12" or 16".

I've participated in HSKS: (How many times have you participated in HSKS swaps?)
Numero Uno! Oh yeah! I'm a First Year!!

Do you have a birthday during this swap? If so which day? nope! It's in March!

That's all for now! Roar Roar Gryffindor! =)

Thursday, September 4, 2008

My HSKS 6 name...

Penelope Hagcliodna

Penelope: Faithful; Faitful wife to Odysseus; Weaver

Hag: a wise old woman, a fairy or goddess, particularly one that only comes out in winter. Plus I like that it is part of my real last name! =)

Cliodna: Godess of the sea (I thought this was fitting too since I am a pisces!) and of the afterlife, and beauty. Some say the name means a 'shapely one of fair hair." Here is a link to a more detailed meaning...

So that's me...Kelley Hagemeister= Penelope Hagcliodna

Sorting hat says...

Which Hogwarts house will you be sorted into?

My wand...

Wood type: apple
Length: 11½ inches
Core: Gryffon Feather

get your own wand!

My name's hidden meaning...this is so true, it's scary...

What Kelley Means
You are a seeker of knowledge, and you have learned many things in your life.
You are also a keeper of knowledge - meaning you don't spill secrets or spread gossip.
People sometimes think you're snobby or aloof, but you're just too deep in thought to pay attention to them.

You are friendly, charming, and warm. You get along with almost everyone.
You work hard not to rock the boat. Your easy going attitude brings people together.
At times, you can be a little flaky and irresponsible. But for the important things, you pull it together.

You are relaxed, chill, and very likely to go with the flow.
You are light hearted and accepting. You don't get worked up easily.
Well adjusted and incredibly happy, many people wonder what your secret to life is.

You are a free spirit, and you resent anyone who tries to fence you in.
You are unpredictable, adventurous, and always a little surprising.
You may miss out by not settling down, but you're too busy having fun to care.