First real memory of something: Mom french braiding my hair at 3.
First Best Friend: Gail, whose parents adopted her soon after mine did me.
First real kiss: Raul, who was my bff’s bf’s bff, on furlough from the local military academy, in uniform. Rrarrr!
First Job: Door to door encyclopedia sales
First screen name: My own first name
First self-purchased album: Anybody remember the Columbia Record Club?
First funeral: One I sang at—for the infant sister of one of my friends.
First pets: Blue parakeet, PrettyBoy
First piercing/tattoo: ears
First credit card: a local store card to establish credit
First enemy: My sixth grade teacher, who used me and a notorious class clown student as examples to keep the class in line.
First big trip: California and back from NC by car when I was eight.
First play/musical/performance: Dance recital for a local dance studio
First musician you remember hearing in your house: Perry Como? Or some bluegrass-gospel group. My dad loved the latter.
Last cigarette: 2004
Last big car ride: How big? We take 2-4 hour drives all the time. Day before yesterday.
Last kiss: Goodnight to the Other Human last night
Last good cry: Sunday, first watch of Moana
Last library book checked out: I can’t remember. The library revoked my card. I didn’t want to give the books back.
Last movie seen: In the theater? I can’t remember—I think it was Civil War. At home? Moana
Last food consumed: Oatsmeal with cranberres and walnuts.
Last phone call made: I don’t make calls. Eventually, everybody calls me. The last was from OH.
Last TV show watched: Stone House Revival
Last time showered: Yesterday
Last shoes worn: terrain sandals
Last item bought: McFerrin-Yo Yo Ma album, Hush
Last ice cream eaten: Edaleen’s Coconut almond fudge/Tin roof sundae
Last shirt worn: Blue henley
Last website visited: AO3, then DW