A – Age: 51
B – Bed size: Queen
C – Chore(s) you hate: Every single damn one of them
D – Dog’s name: Abby the Lately Beloved
E – Essential start-your-day item: Cappuccino. Espresso. Coffee. Rinse and repeat.
F – Favorite color: Green. No, yellow. No, blue.
G – Gold or Silver: Platinum
H – Height: One inch higher than whatever my husband claims.
I – Instruments you play: Cellphones
J – Job title: I used to have one of those …
K – Kid(s): Older Daughter (mother of grandson Capt. Adorable), Younger Daughter (college student contemplating fulfilling her mother’s dream of master’s/doctorate in English) plus Son-in-Law (Most Talented Artist Ever) and four cats.
L – Living arrangements: Married. With benefits.
M- Mom’s name: Susan Jeanette
N – Nicknames: ????
O – Overnight hospital stay other than birth: Too fuzzy to remember
P – Pet Peeve: People who cannot drive. And people who yell at people who cannot drive.
Q – Quote from a movie: From “Time Bandits” — Kevin: Yes, why does there have to be evil?
Supreme Being: I think it has something to do with free will.
R- Right- or left-handed: Right
S – Siblings: Two younger brothers, who of course were spoiled rotten and were raised by different parents than those who raised me and they got everything they ever wanted. But as all my friends and other family members know, I’ve come to grips with this and have moved on and don’t ever hardly think about it one little bit anymore at all.
T – Time you wake up: Anywhere from 4:30 to 5:30 a.m. — I know, I know. I can’t help it. It’s a curse.
U- Underwear: Yes.
V – Vegetable you dislike: One word — limayuckybeans
W – Ways you run late: Standing in my closet frantically throwing clothes on the floor and moaning, “I don’t have anything to wear. Why are all my clothes so awful? Why doesn’t anything fit? Why do I look so horrible?” In other words, typical morning routine.
X – X-rays you’ve had: Too fuzzy to remember.
Y – Yummy food you make: I am well known for my peanut-butter cookies, sandwich rollups, Chex Mix, spiced-tea mix and fresh salads. Hey, I’m thinking restaurant menu …
Z – Zoo favorite: Being on the outside looking in.