Tabs open on your screen right now:
Besides the usual Gmail and Drive, Healthcare.gov and a Google search on how to automatically send someone straight to voicemail without blocking them. Also:
If you had to brag about yourself:
I finally learned how to cook excellently in 2016.
Your writer crush:
This year, Alejandra Pizarnik.
Who the f*** do you think I is
Any place in the world:
Sleep, a hemp protein smoothie with berries and some kind of green leafy veg, or a cup of tea (usually just hot water with lemon & raw honey)
My nieces and nephews, unexpected hugs from my teenager, and @EmergencyKittens on Twitter.
Your rituals (writing or not):
Power Lazing™ on most Sundays with my son, i.e. doing nothing but listening to music, watching TV, eating leftovers or breakfast for dinner, reading and/or playing video games, preferably in sweats and fluffy socks. Maybe some Internet surfing, but no email, no working, no going out unless it’s for fun.
Least impressive thing about you:
How late I am to new music.
Favorite space to write:
Coffee shop. It’s so wonderful to have someone make me food and drinks while I work, since I’m the maker of food and drinks most of the time at home. I generally work faster out of the house, plus I don’t have to clean up after, and I can eavesdrop. 🙂
What should we know:
You can place a peeled potato, cut in half, on a fresh burn and it won’t scar.
Best book nobody talks about:
Oh man, too many of those. But I just recently went back to Claire Hero’s Sing, Mongrel.
Character (TV, book, movie) you most identify with:
Okay real talk? This year it was a combo of Olivia from Scandal, Rita from the Danish show of the same name on Netflix, and Mary Jane from Being Mary Jane. Next year if things aren’t less volatile, I aspire to impose as much of a Khaleesi type flavor to it all as I can.
Last time you lied:
On Tuesday last week
That I didn’t feel hurt about something; though I didn’t exactly lie. I had a delayed reaction.
Question you secretly want to be asked:
Can I send you to Fiji for a week? Caveat: you can only sleep, lie on the beach, eat amazing food, and make 2-minute sketches of random beautiful things.
Book that ticket/hotel combo immediately, thanks.