Thanks for tagging me, Ben.
1. Why did you pick your URL?
I’ve had a few. This current one is aspirational. I am an optimist for sure. I find it fading from time to time as life progresses through dips and turns. I’d like to stand up and fight for my optimism like I do everything else. Not let it be compromised in the face of rejection or failure. Unrelenting.
2. What’s your middle name?
Covered this recently - Rebecca
3. If you could own a fictional pet, what would it be?
Ferdinand the Bull
4. Favorite color.
Orange, darker and richer
5. Favorite song.
No idea where to start. Right now it’s Jason Derulo’s Trumpets. I have been very attached to The Book of Love (Peter Gabriel) and The Luckiest (Ben Folds) and You’re All I Need To Get By (Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell) for quite some time. When I was in high school, it was Fire & Rain (James Taylor). In college, it was Alison (Elvis Costello).
6. Favorite fandoms?
If I told you that I, on occasion, feigned morning sickness mid afternoon to leave work early and come home to read X-Files fan fiction for hours when I was pregnant with my son would you think less of me? Asking for a friend.
7. Why do you enjoy Tumblr?
I love being able to write what I want, when I want, and have that instant feedback. I love finding real people with matching hearts out in the world. I love that it’s a big wide media space but our little corner feels small and intimate.
8. Tag 9 others. I don’t know if there are any friends left who have not done this, but if so, please do!