community spotlight

What is your full name?
tessa danielle olson.
When is your birthday? Where were you born?
i was born on december 22, 1986 in oslo, norway.
What were you like when you were a kid?
i loved to be outside, which really isn't any different than grown-up me, but i was also a shadow of my father. i idolized him, wanted to be like him in every way.
When was the first time that you had beer? What happened?
it was rather insignificant, really. i had a beer on my 18th birthday and went on with my life.
If you had a billion dollars, what would you do with it?
i would make sure everyone i cared about could live comfortably (without debt) and donate a large sum to charity.
What would your dream house be like?
it would be spacious and roomy, but most importantly? it would be near the beach.
Describe your fighting style: drunken master or angry monkey?
i don't really have a fighting style, but it would probably involve a lot of hair pulling. so, angry monkey?
What last made you laugh?
imagining my fighting style, honestly.
Spontaneity or stability?
a little bit of both is possible, but i've always been a spontaneous person.
Do you like kids?
i don't hate kids. do i want kids? i haven't really thought about it.
what turns you on? what turns you off?
confidence and good looks turn me on, but taking that confidence overboard and being a dick is a good way to turn me off.
Who do you live with?
me, myself, and i, but i sometimes think it's silly i don't live with eva.
Do you dream often?
i think so, but i don't often remember my dreams unless they're nightmares.
What's your definition of cheating?
in relationships, it's hooking up with someone else while committed to another person. when it comes to clue, it's looking at someone else's cards when they've gotten up to use the restroom.
Do you wear pajamas to places other than at your house?
if i'm hungover enough, which happens a lot, i'll wear them to work.
Have you ever stolen anything from a store or from someone?
i think a stole someone's heart once?
Ever cheated on a test?
no way.
Ever been in any legal trouble?
that would have made getting through law school difficult, so no.
Do you regret anything?
there are things i sometimes think i could have done differently, but my life choices have gotten me to the place i'm in now. honestly? i'm happy with that.
How many languages can you speak and what are they?
i can speak english and norwegian fluently, but i'm decent with french as well.
Are you a touchy feely person?
as in expressing myself through touch? yes, definitely.
Do you take showers in the morning or at night more?
showering in the morning is the only way to wake myself up.
Do you trust easily?
no, but once you've earned my trust, it's hard to break.
Are you a heavy or light sleeper?
it depends on how drunk i am when i fall asleep.
Are you a morning person? Are you an early riser?
i am not a morning person, hence the need to shower to wake up.
Ever come close to death?
i've had a few close calls on the ski slopes, but it turned out okay.
Do you have any relatives in jail?
Have you ever gone cow-tipping?
is this something some group of people considers fun?
Do you do dance crazy when no one is looking?
i dance crazy when people are looking.
Do you like to sing in the shower?
spice girls has never sounded better.
Do you blow dry your hair? or just let it dry on its own, or towel dry?
it depends on the day or where i'm at.
At the beach would you rather play in the sand, or play in the water?
the water, of course.
Do you think people should eat the fish they catch, or just let them go?
what is the point of keeping a fish if you're not going to use it? that's just cruel.
What do you like better: hands or feet?
hands. there are so many things that one can do with their hands.
Do you like curly hair or straight hair?
on myself? straight.
What's your favorite kind of drink?
i really want one of these right now. can i say that?
Do you untie your shoes when you take them off?
What's your favorite... ?
  • book: the narnia series holds a lot of sentimental value for me, but i love mystery novels too.
  • food: pasta
  • drink: anything boozy
  • color: a light blue, kind of the color one might associate with ice.
  • actor: matt damon
  • tv show: game of thrones
  • movie: clueless
  • horror movie: can i say scream? it has some comedy mixed in, which i appreciate.
  • animal: dog
  • curse word: fuck
  • activity: swimming
Who do you love most in the world?
my father and eva.
What does your name mean?
tessa means summer harvest, and danielle means that god judges me. fun, right?
Where would you like to live?
somewhere warm, on the beach, with the promise of a constant drink in my hand.
Where would your dream vacation be?
see above. i'd also love to go backpacking across europe.
What is your dream profession?
growing up, i always wanted to be a lawyer. i even went to law school for it, but then i met eva. everything changed from there, and now we're running our own modeling agency. that's pretty much a dream.
What was the most exciting moment of your life? What was the most frightening moment of your life?
the most exciting? definitely the first time i went skydiving. the most frightening was when i found out my father passed away.
How many countries have you traveled?
i've lost count, honestly. at least 10, maybe 20?
Have you ever had your heart broken? Have you ever broken one?
yes to both.
What do you think will happen to you in 10 years?
my life of partying will catch up to me, probably?
Do you prefer Blondes or Brunettes?
If you don't know the words to a song do you improvise?
all the time.
Do you like to shop?
hell yes.
Something or someone you miss the most from childhood?
my dad.
Are you usually late, early, or right on time?
Are you happy with your life for the most part right now?
You can have one of the following two things: trust or love?
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?
right now? i'd love to go to norway.
Are you the kind of friend that you would want to have as a friend?
i would hope so.
What would be harder for you, to tell someone you love them or that you do not love them back?
to tell someone i love them.
What do you think would be the hardest thing for you to give up on?
Do you have any siblings?
i am an only child, but i'd consider eva to be my sister.
Where did your family go for vacations in the summer?
various places in europe. my mother always loved going to paris, though.
What jobs do your parents do?
my father was a lawyer, and my mother is a socialite – she lives off her family's money.
What did you call your grandparents?
mormor, morfar, farmor, and farfar.
When you encounter a sad moment, what would you do?
wouldn't it be logical to cry when sad?
What types of movies do you enjoy?
all kinds. i have a soft spot for disney movies, but i love romantic comedies, action, and adventure types. i can handle some horror/thriller/slasher, but not too much.
What in life, is beautiful to you? Where do you find inspiration?
nature. the world is so diverse and so beautiful. how can you not be inspired by that?
According to you, how do we fight global warming?
stop being idiots and admitting that it's happening is a good start.
Apart from your parents, who is (has been) your greatest influence? Why?
eva. she's been there for me through everything and taught me that life doesn't need to be serious all the time.
Are celebrities appropriate role models for your generation? Why or why not?
it depends on the celebrity.
Define success in less than 10 words?
being happy and healthy.
Describe a typical day in your life?
i get up, work out, go into the office, deal with this and that, sometimes we go out for dinner/drinks after, and then i go home.
If you woke up suddenly because your house was on fire, which three things would you save as you ran outside?
the photo album with pictures of my father, the box of things he left me, and maybe my cell phone to call for help.
If you could have one superpower, what would it be and why?
flight would be cool.
Do you think Jon just wakes up in the morning, stares in the mirror, and forgets where he is? I think he has to be distracted by himself a lot.
i think he does that at least three times a day.
What do you want to do in Brazil? Do you want to go anywhere else on our vacation?
i want to see the sights, enjoy the food, and go on a hike. i'm game for anything, though.
what would your dream date be like?
dinner and drinks, good conversation, maybe some dancing.
where is the one place in the world you feel safe?
the house i grew up in, but i haven't been back in a while.
would you rather be twice as smart or twice as happy?
twice as happy.
what fictional character do you have the biggest crush on?
jon snow. i have no shame.
if you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
i don't know that i would change anything.
where is your favorite place to be kissed?
take a wild guess.
if the world froze for an afternoon and only you could move and no one could see you or remember what you did, what would you do?
is the right thing to say robbing a bank? maybe i'd go to area 51 and see what's really up there.
what is your wildest secret that you want to indulge in at least once in your lifetime?
wouldn't you like to know, jon?
what do you think you look amazing in?
everything? i look good naked.
why is jon so handsome?
maybe he's born with it. maybe it's maybelline.