A. Age: 31
B. Bed size: Full… big enough that we can sleep comfortable but small enough that we touch when we sleep.
C. Chore you dislike: Mopping. I’d rather do just about anything besides mop a floor.
D. Dogs: My favorite dog was an American Eskimo named Juliette. I called her Jana and she was my baby, before I had babies. A sweeter dog I’ve never met. I’ve had two chihuahuas because I thought I liked them. I was wrong and the mistake shall never be repeated.
E. Essential start to your day: Waking up the cherubs and getting them out to school.
F. Favorite color: Navy blue or chocolate brown.
G. Gold or silver: Silver. I never wear gold.
H. Height: 5’11”
I. Instruments you play(ED): My voice. I was in chorus all through school. I still sing but only in my car with the radio turned up loud.
J. Job title: Mama. Wife. Knitter. Chauffeur. Cook. Maid. Personal assistant to the stars, in short.
K. Kids: 2 daughters, Lakin: age 9 and Addah: age 8.
L. Live: Out in a country suburb in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, South Carolina… Buckle of the Bible Belt, surrounded by conservative Republicans and a sparse smattering of artsy liberals.
M. Mom’s name: Cosette
N. Nicknames: Babe. Baby. Mom. Mama. Mommy.
O. Overnight hospital stays: Three. I had meningitis when I was 2 and was hospitalized for more than a week. I was hospitalized overnight when I gave birth to my older girl, and again for 9 days when I had complications leading to the birth of my younger girl.
P. Pet peeves: Loud music. Big crowds. Stupid people.
Q. Quote from a movie: “It’s so fluffy I’m going to die!” – Despicable Me
R. Righty or Lefty: Righty.
S. Siblings: 2 brothers & 1 sister, all younger.
T. Time you wake up: 6:45am on weekdays. As late as possible on weekends.
U. Underwear: Cotton and comfortable.
V. Vegetables you don’t like: Onions. I am allergic.
W. What makes you run late:
X. X-rays you’ve had: Too many to count. My back, my hand, my foot, for starters.
Y. Yummy food you make: I am no cook, but my girls tell me I make the best pancakes and grilled cheese sandwiches.
Z. Zoo Animal Favorites: Elephants & lions.
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A. Age: 31