A. Age: If I told you, I'd have to kill you.
B. Bed size: A double-bed from Ikea; + we use the foldout in the living room sometimes when we’re watching a movie and sleepy all at the same time.
C. Chore that you hate: Cleaning the bathtub. If it weren’t for the boy, I’d have to pay someone to come in do just this single thing.
D. Dogs: I have no dogs but really, really, really want one. (Everyone chime in and tell B. how much we need one!)
E. Essential start to your day: Coffee.
F. Favorite color: Blue, today.
G. Gold or Silver: Both. Sparkle.
H. Height: 5'8"
I. Instruments you play: I used to play the clarinet. I was first chair without ever really trying, though I gave up at the start of high school. Queue: missed opportunities and lost chances.
J. Job title: (1) Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures Faculty. (2) Vintage Proprietress (I could just say “store owner,” but it doesn’t have that ring to it)
K. Kids: Nope, nope, nope.
L. Live: Michigan
M. Mother’s name: Cynthia
N. Nicknames: I had the nickname “Muffin” when I was really little, but I’m thinking we’ll leave that one where it lies.
O. Overnight hospital stays: Twice for different surgeries.
P. Pet peeves: People who are rude for no reason - like at the grocery store. What is it about the grocery store that brings out the nastiness in folks?
Q. Quote from a movie: I’m not sure I get this one. Is it just to see if I can remember any quotes at all? Because I’ve got a ways to go before senility kicks in.
R. Right or left handed: Right.
S. Siblings: One brother. Story: I saw him the other night at BluesFest and was talking to a friend, Gail. I told her I hadn’t seen him since May, and she was all, “Oh you should show him around!” And I was like, “He lives here.” Yes, we live 10 minutes apart and I see him every 4-5 months or so.
U. Underwear: Yes.
V. Vegetable you hate: Beets, maybe.
W. What makes you run late: My significant other.
X. X-Rays you’ve had: I’ve had cat scans, and then the super obnoxious ones that they take at the dentist.
Y. Yummy food that you make: Macaroni & Cheese!!!
Z. Zoo animal: Lions, tigers, and bears, oh my!
Photo: AngelY on Flickr