Meant to do this one from LisAway for ages now, and since I have a minute . . .
Where is your phone? In my purse.
Where is your significant other? One room over, watching TV.
Your hair color? Formerly blonde. Now boring blah-ish brownish.
Your mother? Gorgeous: looks like Meryl Streep. Seriously. Way smart. Gospel scholar.
Your father? My favorite Word Nerd in the world (surely where I get it from). Wisest and kindest man I know.
Your favorite thing? Um . . . could we be a bit more specific? That could be anything from chocolate to writing to my family to a hot bath.
Your dream last night? I don't remember it, but I woke up thinking, "Weird."
Your dream/goal? I have lots. One of the biggest is to raise four children who are happy, moral, well-adjusted adults.
Your hobby? What's a hobby? Okay, I suppose knitting, when I get around to it. Which is far less often than I'd like.
Room you're in? My office. Which I love. I'm hiding from the kids. It's not working very well.
Your fear? Claustrophobia. I've got a bunch of others, but trust me; you don't want to know.
Where do you want to be in six years? Still living in this house, doing what I love (writing and publishing, only more). Coping with my son being on a mission. (Bizarre thought, that.) Living with a better version of me.
Where were you last night? Playing Scrabble with my son. I totally won. (He trashes me in chess all the time, so we're even.)
One of your wish list items? A new dining set that actually matches our cupboard and doesn't have kid paint and stamp stains all over it.
What you're not? Male.
Where you grew up? Mostly in Utah, although those three years in Helsinki were pretty darn formative.
The last thing you did? Cleaned up dinner. Be impressed. I'm trying hard to get it cleaned up at night instead of waiting until morning like I often used to because at night I'm always so darned tired. I've done pretty well the last few weeks. Don't be horrified at my old habit, please.
Your TV? Rarely watched by me. Watched a lot by everyone else in the house.
Your pets? White Siamese mix with flame-tipped markings. A bit cross-eyed. Has serious mood issues. Is destroying my computer chair by climbing up it and sharpening her claws on it.
Your computer? New laptop. Woot!
Your mood? Worn out. A bit blue.
Missing someone? Mom and Dad. Very much.
Your car? 10-year-old Dodge Grand Caravan Sport. It served us faithfully until last summer when it decided to fall apart. Lots of repairs later, it's plugging along. For now. Cross your fingers. We need it to last awhile longer.
Something you're not wearing? Pajamas, but if I were typing this around, oh, noon, I'd have to say something else. I tend to wear PJs way too long every day. But, hey, they're comfy!
Your summer? Was hot. I guess. Whatever.
Love someone? What kind of lame question is that?
Your favorite color? Burgundy. And sage. But not together.
When was the last time you laughed? At dinner. The kids crack me up.
Last time you cried? At church. I tend to tear-up easily when others share emotional experiences.
I'm pulling a Lisa and saying that if you comment, you're tagged.
But only if you want to be.
So whatever. No pressure or anything. :)
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