We've been tagged by Diana Peterfreund, and all week, we're going to answer the same questions...
You're feeling: Excited.
To your left: filing cabinet, table piled high with my kids’ school stuff, a treadmill.
On your mind: My daughter. She's a finalist in her school's scholarship program, and the assembly is this morning.
Last meal included: Coffee. ;)
You sometimes find it hard to: believe that people can shrug off the same kinds of things I obsess about.
The weather: June Gloom.
Something you have a collection of: rejection slips. But ha--persistence pays off!
A smell that cheers you up: gardenias.
A smell that can ruin your mood: All Ultra 2 laundry detergent. (Let’s not go there.)
How long since you last shaved: TMI!
The current state of your hair: as good as it gets.
The largest item on your desk/workspace (not computer): a notebook filled with hard copy pages of my work-in-progress.
Your skill with chopsticks: pathetic because I’m too impatient to give it the school girl try!
Which section you head for first in a bookstore: Shamelessly, Young Adult, to look for my books.
Something you’re craving: inner tranquility?
Your general thoughts on the presidential race: It is exciting to me how many younger voters are signing up to have their voices heard this year.
How many times have you been hospitalized this year: 0.
Favorite place to go for a quiet moment: my car.
You’ve always secretly thought you’d be a good: sit-com writer. Although in my heart of hearts, I know I’m not funny enough.
Something that freaks you out a little: being late.
Something you’ve eaten too much of lately: honey-mustard pretzel pieces.
You have never: ridden in a helicopter.
You never want to: experience another earthquake.
Okay, Heather, I'm passing the baton to you...