I answered these questions back in 2009/2010 and it is amazing to go back and see what has changed and, funnily, what has not. It’s a fun and quick reflective game. I think I will aim to do one every few months, every quarter, to see what changes or disappears from my life.
>1. What is your occupation right now? Public health
> 2. What color are your socks right now? No socks
> 3. What are you listening to right now? Passport_Cutty on Instagram talking about some x-rated stuff 🙂
> 4. What was the last thing that you ate? Chunky chocolate chip cookies straight out the packet
> 5. Can you drive a stick shift? Yes!
> 6. Last person you spoke to on the phone? Ajami ❤
> 7. Do you like the person who sent this to you? I don’t recall who sent this to me (I got this in 2010…)
> 8. How old are you today? 39
> 9. What is your favorite sport to watch on TV? Tennis, American Football
> 10. What is your favorite drink? Hendricks + Ginger Ale
> 11. Have you ever dyed your hair? No.
> 12. Favorite food? Anything with meat but I also love Pad Thai, Pho, Sushi…
> 13. What is the last movie you watched? Not a movie but the Netflix series “Atypical”
> 14. Favorite day of the year? My birthday! Forget anniversaries but never forget my birthday please…
> 15. How do you vent anger? I talk. I dance.
> 16. What was your favorite toy as a child? No favorite really. I liked trucks.
> 17. What is your favorite season? Summer.
> 18. Cherries or Blueberries? Blueberries.
> 19. Do you want your friends to answer these? Yes.
> 20. Who is the most likely to respond? Not sure.
> 21. Who is least likely to respond? Not sure.
> 22. Living arrangements? My own place with a 3 year old in my bed instead of in his room
> 23. When was the last time you cried? Earlier this week. It’s been rough.
> 24. What is on the floor of your closet? My shoes.
> 25. Who is the friend you have had the longest that you would send this to? Michelle.
> 26. What did you do last night? Stayed up late, figuring out what to do about my broken down car; helped out my neighbor with computer access; put my son to bed later than normal – felt that in the morning.
> 27. What are you most afraid of? Snakes.
> 28. Plain, cheese, or spicy hamburgers? Spicy hamburgers. No cheese.
> 29. Favorite dog breed? Hairless, big dogs…please.
> 30. Favorite day of the week? Friday. Reggae Night whenever it lands during the week.
> 31. How many states have you lived in? Multiple – WA, CA, TX, LA, MA…the list goes on…and on.
> 32. Diamonds or pearls? Pearls.
> 33. What is your favorite flower? I am not sure anymore…used to be lilly flowers but I have never received those so…Pikake (Jasmine), Gardenias, Camellias…
> 34. Favorite song of all time? Joy, by Blackstreet. (I wrote this in 2010, and I am thinking maybe it has changed? Let me think about it…)
>35. Favorite color? Butter Yellow.
>36. Favorite book? The Concubine, by Elechi Amadi. I also love the Abraham Verghese novel, Cutting For Stone.
>37. Favorite TV show? Law and Order.
>38. Name one thing on your bucket list? MORE international traveling to exotic places.
>39. Goals for 2018-19? Establish my business; carve time out for my happiness; write my book (finally); get married; travel; laugh more; embrace my life more; set up Austin in a great school; date nights should be plenty (with my boys – together and separately) 🙂
>40. Favorite store to shop? The Loft, any bookstore…and Amazon online 🙂