1. About the dog: She is really, really, really smart. She has a tremendous desire to please. She is friggin' bouncy. Oh. my. god, the jumping! We're working on it. Potty training has been successful. Sleeping in my lap is still achieved, although she's getting really big and will soon be able to push me out of the chair. Suggestions on teaching "stay" would be appreciated.
2. Shoes: Size 10. Been in double digits since seventh grade.
3. Extreme sweat issues: None that I'm aware of, but thanks so much for asking.
4. If Rickman showed up on my doorstep, professing his undying passion: I'd totally go. Jackson and I have always kept a list of acceptable candidates that we would leave our spouse for. Occasional edits, including additions and deletions are allowed. Last I heard, his list included Sandra Bullock and Julia Stiles. He used to have Rachael Ray on the list, but I think he's moved on from there.
5. Towel folding: boring old square type thing and then toss 'em in the cupboard and close the door real fast before they fall out on the floor. Pity the poor fool who has to open the door next.
6. Why no food in the house? technically there is lots of food in the house. Unfortunately none of it was prepared. Jackson refuses to cook every night - what a putz! - so I either had to go to church to eat or starve. Or order pizza.
8. Bath or shower: Shower. I try the bath thing on occasion. I really, really want to relax and enjoy it. But it just bores me and my book always gets wet.
9. Laundry detergent: Yes, absolutely. Jackson always buys it and he has a few brands he buys, depending on which one is on sale. He tried to put us on some kind of laundry schedule. We all do our own and Katie and I tend to let ours pile up. He tried assigning us days to do ours. Silly Jackson! (Be right back - the washer just stopped...)
10. Good cemetery: it's got vegetation, statuary (something more than the little concrete yard ornaments that you buy at Wally World), history, imagination and preferably moodiness.
11. Why did I not want to go to church last night? I'm basically a hermit at heart. I don't want to go ANYwhere on a school night. Certainly not anywhere that I might have to speak to someone. It feels like a chore. Something I should do, rather than something I want to do. I'd really just rather be at home, takin' it easy.
12. What made it a good service? The minister is finishing up a series on prayer. His Wednesday night stuff is usually very practical. (Not that his other stuff isn't, I just like his Wednesday style.) This time he simply told the story of three people whose prayer habits ministered to and inspired him. He's an excellent story teller. (And I would like to point out that I deserve a gold star for remembering the topic and content more than 24 hours after the service, thankyouverymuch.)
Ok, that's most of 'em. I'm goin' to bed...