The Val & Kit Mystery Series

Saturday, March 16, 2013

The Sunshine Award

We’ve been tagged with The Sunshine Award!  First, we’ll link back to Sharon Jones. Next, Roz will answer some questions, and then we’ll tag 10 other bloggers.
Thank you, Sharon Jones, for thinking of us!
1. What is your favorite Christmas/festive movie?
The Bishop’s Wife, starring Loretta Young and Cary Grant. It was made in 1947, and it’s timeless. Cary is so handsome, and Loretta is gorgeous. It’s romantic, funny, and magical. Love it.
 2. What is your favorite flower?
Tulips. No contest. They are the Coco Chanel of flowers. The simple LBD of blooms. Never any need to dress them up with ferns or baby’s breath. Elegant and classy all on their own. Also, you’ll never prick your finger on a tulip.
 3. What is your favorite non-alcoholic beverage?
I was a Diet Coke fiend for several decades. Then someone offered me a Diet Dr Pepper, and I was like, where have you been all my life, Doc? 
4. What is your passion?
I’m generally too lazy or tired for passion these days, except for writing.  Especially when it’s going well; and the words fall into place; and I share it with my partner. When we find something that didn’t come out quite right, and we laugh our heads off, I remember how lucky I am to be doing this. That’s passion.
5. What is your favorite time of year?
My favorite time begins with Halloween. Picking something silly and fun to wear and preparing to be amazed at the creativity of others. 
Roz, dressed as a desperate housewife for Halloween
Then there’s the certainty that Thanksgiving is right around the corner, a uniquely American holiday. I give thanks for loved ones and for living where I do. And the best part is, we are not done yet. Along comes Christmas. Glorious Christmas. Just being in a mall at Christmastime or listening to Frank Sinatra sing a Christmas song makes me happy. And finally, just when you think it can’t get any better than this, the January sales begin.
 6. What is your favorite time of day?
When I get home from a busy day and can slide into my big fluffy slippers, pour a Diet Dr Pepper, and read my e-mail.
 7. What is your favorite physical activity?
Wearing my fluffy slippers, sipping my Dr. Pepper, and reading my e-mail.
8. What is your favorite vacation?
Anywhere with people I love. Could be on a cruise to the Bahamas, a road trip across America, or sharing one end of a couch with someone I love and watching an old movie.

Now we want to tag some of our favorite bloggers:
Keep it going if you have time; no worries if you don’t!