10 Things About Me

1.  I eat air-popped, buttered popcorn EVERY NIGHT.  The only time I skip this ritual is if I'm out and come home after midnight.  But if it's one minute before, I'm popping the stuff.  And picking up a book to read.

2.  While I was in the university, I had a job where I dressed up as a giant condom.  Don't ask -- just either abstain or practice safe sex, people.

3.  The very first story I wrote was called The Little Angel.  It was about a naughty girl named Ginny who, in the space of a day, went from being a serious little devil to deciding to become a nun.  It was not intended to be a comedy but it was the cause of uproarious laughter in the family.

4.  I was married twice before I met my current husband:  Groom number one was a pink mouse hand puppet named Munchie.  Groom number two was a tiny toad I met at Girl Scout camp.  Unfortunately, one of the other scouts stepped on him before we could even throw the rice.

5. The only other job in the world that attracts me besides writer is: Flamenco dancer.

6.  The animated character I'm in love with is Jack Frost from Rise of the Guardians.  Move over Tooth Fairy.  I want him.

7.  I drink way too much Diet Coke.

8. My happiness is measured by: a. my children's laughter b. how much writing time I have  c.if I get to eat my popcorn or not

9.  I once made a batch of brownies so tough, my brother got a chainsaw to cut them with.

10. Stuffed animals are my weak spot.  I get them for my girls so I can cuddle them, too. 


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photo by Ashley Marie Photography