Substitute your own, personalized answers to the following questions…
Q: What is your occupation??
A: magazine copy-editor (or as I often refer to it, publishing industry drone).
Q: What are you listening to right now?
A: the sound of air conditioning, the copier making copies, fingers typing on a console (it’s a slow, quiet day here at the office).
Q: What was the last thing you ate?
A: ham on pannini sandwich, pickle, potato chips & coffee.
Q: Do you wish on stars?
Q: If you were a crayon, what color would you be?
A: some earth-tone hue of green.
Q: How is the weather right now?
A: 75 oF, hot, humid, sticky & wet (blecch - Even at 95oF, it was much nicer yesterday).
Q: Last person you spoke to on the phone?
A: A telemarketer trying to sell me digital cable (I hung up on her).
Q: How old are you today?
A: 36 (or ‘twenty-sixteen’).
Q: Favorite drink?
A: black coffee.
Q: Favorite sport to watch?
Q: Favorite TV series?
A: Re-runs of ‘Seinfeld’.
Q: Do you wear contacts?
A: None, presently any way.
Q: Favorite month?
Q: Favorite food?
A: Duncan Heinz chocolate fudge brownies.
Q: What was the last movie you watched?
A: Batman Begins.
Q: Favorite day of the year??
A: Uhmmmmm…I never gave that much tought.
Q: What do you do to vent anger?
A: I bottle it up and let it fester and boil and grow until a boiling point is reached and I explode in an incoherent, blathering rage at inappropriate moments.
Q: What was your favorite toy as a child?
A: My fisher-price castle, complete with king, queen, princess, knight and dragon figures…either that or the Shogun Warriors.
Q: Fall or Spring?
Q: Hugs or kisses?
A: Kisses…with generous amounts of tongue.
Q: Cherry or Blueberry?
A: This is a tough one, but Cherry wins it by a sliver.
Q: Do you want your friends to email you back?
A: Yes, when they get a chance.
Q: Who is most likely to respond?
A: Good ol’ Pat F. is typically the quickest to respond to my emails.
Q: Who is least likely to respond?
A: Ken E. never, ever responds to emails anymore.
Q: Living arrangements?
A: Still subletting a 2 room 6th floor walk-up on the upper east side of Manhattan.
Q: When was the last time you cried?
A: I don’t recall, but I’m fairly certain it was during a self-pitying jag while lying on my floor after a night of getting snookered…
Q: What is on the floor of your closet?
A: components for a stereo (sans speakers), a footlocker full of underwear, socks & spare bedsheets, and several pairs of cowboy boots.
Q: Who is the friend you have had the longest?
A: I still occasionally speak to Jennifer S., who was one of my very first friends I ever made (lo, about when we were 6 or 7 years old).
Q: What did you do last night?
A: Went to a sober gay pride dance, watched fireworks over the Hudson river and walked up 8th Ave in Manhattan, cruising hot guys.
Q: Favorite smell??
A: Salt air just off the ocean.
Q: What inspires you??
A: uhmmm…I’ll have to get back to you.
Q: What are you afraid of??
A: 1. The unstoppable, implacable and seemingly unopposed juggernaut known as the Bush administration…and the vision of the corporate-fuedal theocracy they are intent on reshaping the U.S.A. into; 2. snakes (they tend to slither through my nightmares a lot); 3. The thought of growing old all by myself…err, next subject?
Q: Plain, cheese or spicy hamburgers?
Q: Favorite car??
A: the Jetson’s space bubble.
Q: Favorite dog breed?
A: Chocolate labs.
Q: Number of keys on your key ring?
A: 7…but 2 of them I cannot recall where I got, or what they’re for!
Q: How many years at your current job??
A: 7…(I’ve been here THAT long? I’m sad now.)
Q: Favorite day of the week??
Q: How many states have you lived in?
A: 2 - New York & New Jersey.
Q: How many cities have you lived in?
A: 4…Buffalo, NY; Olean, NY (‘the enterprising city with the hometown touch!’); Jersey City; and New York City.
Q: Best reason to stay in bed?
A: I wasn’t finished having hot, torrid wet dreams about Jake Gyllenhaal!