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Meme #1:

1. The phone rings. Who do you want it to be?
My agent. She usually only calls with good news.

2. When shopping at the grocery store, do you return your cart?
Almost always.

3. In a social setting, are you more of a talker or a listener?
If I know the other people well, I talk. If I don't know them well, I listen.

4. Do you take compliments well?
Oh yes.

5. Are you an active person?
Moderately. (I walk a lot, but more because I hate driving than because I like exercise.)

6. If abandoned alone in the wilderness, would you survive?
Not for long.

7. Do you like to ride horses?

8. Did you ever go to camp as a kid?

9. What was your favorite game as a kid?
Hard to say. Chess, monopoly, scrabble, blackjack...

10. If a sexy person was pursuing you, but you knew he/she was married, would you get involved with him/her?
Not at this point in my life. (I think the question implies it's not an open marriage, and I don't want the drama of cheating; bleah.)

11. Are you judgmental?

12. Could you date someone with different religious beliefs than you?
Yes, and have.

13. Do you like to pursue or be pursued?
A little of one, a little of the other. I'm switch!

14. Can you speak another language?
Not beyond a few phrases.

15. If you had to choose, would you rather be deaf or blind?

16. What's your favorite food?
Broadly, sandwiches. Specifically, it changes. Right now I could go for a hot pastrami. Mmm.

17. Do you know how to shoot a gun?
Yes, but I can't hit what I aim for.

18. If your house was on fire, what would be the first thing you grabbed?
My cats, if I could find them.

19. How often do you read books?
I have a book with me everywhere, and read pretty much any time I’m not doing anything else.

20. Do you think more about the past, present or future?

21. What is your favorite children's book?
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

22. What color are your eyes?

23. How tall are you?
5' 11"

24. Where is your dream house located?
Santa Cruz. Or Hawaii.

25. Last person you talked to on the phone?
My boss, I think.

26. Have you ever taken pictures in a photo booth?
Don't think so.

27. When was the last time you were at Olive Garden?
Um, maybe six or seven years ago?

28. What are your keys on your key chain for?
House, car, and a bunch of keys that go to old houses and filing cabinets and offices and etc. I haven't cleaned it off in ages.

29. What's your favorite color?
The color of late afternoon light in the summer. Whatever that color is.

30. Where was the furthest place you traveled today?
Four whole miles up to work.

31. Where is your current pain at?
Feeling no pain.

32. Do you like mustard?
Yep, of various sorts.

33. Do you prefer to sleep or eat?
Eat. Sleep is boring.

34. Do you look like your mom or dad?
Both, actually.

35. How long does it take you in the shower?
Ten minutes usually. On weekends sometimes longer, if I'm thinking about writing. I do some of my best plotting in the shower.

36. Can you do splits?

37. What movie do you want to see right now?
All About Eve, which is waiting patiently on the Tivo, but I want to watch it with Heather.

38. Do you put lotion on your dog or cats?

39. What did you do for New Year's?
I honestly don't remember! Probably nothing too interesting this past year, just hanging out at home and drinking champagne with Heather.

40. Do you think The Grudge was scary?
Didn't see it. I doubt I would have found it scary.

41. What was the cause of your last accident?
I hit my head on a hanging flower pot. The cause was my not noticing the location of the flower pot.

42. Do you own a camera phone?

43. What are you drinking?
Red wine.

44. Was your mom a cheerleader?
I don't think so.

45. What's the last letter of your middle name?

46. Who did you vote for on American Idol?
No one. I don't really like pop music.

47. How many hours of sleep do you get a night?
6 to 8.

48. Do you like Care Bears?
Not particularly.

49. What do you buy at the movies?
Just my ticket!

50. Do you know how to play poker?

51. Do you wear your seatbelt?

52. What do you wear to sleep?
Nothing, unless it's cold.

53. Anything big ever happen in your hometown?
Not that I can think of.

54. How many meals do you eat a day?
Just one, except on weekends, when I eat two.

55. Is your tongue pierced?

56. Do you always read MySpace bulletins?
I'm not even sure what that means.

57. Do you have pets?

58. Do you like funny or serious people better?
I think that's a false dichotomy and I refuse to answer.

59. Ever been to LA?
Been to Glendale, and Anaheim... close enough?

60. Did you eat a cookie today?

61. Do you use cuss words in other languages?
Sometimes. Particularly when there are small children around.

62. Do you steal or pay for your music downloads?
Mostly the third alternative -- free legal downloads.

63. Do you hate chocolate?

64. What do you and your parents fight about the most?
We don't fight anymore. We used to fight about... I don't even remember. The fact that I was a teenager and they were my parents, which was a seemingly insurmountable divide for a while there.

65. Is your cell usually on vibrate or ring?
I don't own a cell phone.

66. Are you a gullible person?
I don't think so.

67. Do you need a boyfriend/girlfriend to be happy?
No, but without them, I tend to be kind of bored.

68. If you could have any job (assuming you have the skills) what would it be?
Full-time fiction writer.

69. Are you easy to get along with?
Depends on who's trying to get along with me.

70. What is your favorite time of day?
Late afternoon, because of the light, and because by then I'm usually looking forward to a relaxing evening.

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