-- Name: Trista
-- Birth date: March 7 1975
-- Birthplace: Murray, UT
-- Current Location: Salt Lake City, UT
-- Eye Color: Moss Green
-- Hair Color: either more or less gray than I’d like
-- Height: 5'9"
-- Righty or Lefty: Right all the time, just ask anyone
-- Zodiac Sign: Pisces Sun, Capricorn Moon, Leo Rising
-- Your heritage: ½ Danish, ½ Red-blooded USA mutt (which includes but is not limited to: all flavors of British Isles – except Welsh; French; Native American; and descendents of the original Scottish settlers of Novia Scotia.)
-- The shoes you wore today: white leather keds with just a hint of a platform
-- Your weakness: my ears
-- Your fears: losing Julia in any way, shape, or form
-- Your perfect pizza: tomato sauce, lots of cheese, mushrooms, black olives, sliced tomatoes, artichoke hearts, boca italian sausage
-- Goal you'd like to achieve: hailed as the most exciting literary talent of my day. Either that or to be hailed as tragically ahead of my time.
-- Your most overused phrase on AIM: I don’t IM. I’m far too busy for something like that!
-- Your first waking thoughts: Why why why?
-- Your best physical feature: my fingernails, when they’re clean
-- Your most missed memory: If I’ve missed it, how am I supposed to remember so I can tell you?
-- Pepsi or Coke: Gin and Tonic
-- McDonald's or Burger King: Beef is of the DEVIL. But Burger King has the better fries.
-- Single or group dates: depends on what my chances of getting lucky are
-- Lipton Ice Tea or Nestea: Good Earth Original Sweet and Spicy
-- Chocolate or vanilla: Caramel
-- Cappuccino or coffee: Caramel Macciato
-- Smoke: Smoke what?
-- Cuss: Cuss? Who the fuck uses that word these days? What are you, ninety?
-- Sing: Like a little birdie
-- Take a shower everyday: Oh how I wish I could
-- Do you think you've been in love: Is this something one could be a little unsure about at my age? Like: “well, I don’t know, I think I was in love but it’s just so hard to be sure these days what with the ease and accessibility of toys…”
-- Want to go to college: Can you say perpetual student?
-- Liked high school: Only junior year.
-- Want to get married: I was married. I am married. I will be married.
-- Believe in yourself: Rarely
-- Get motion sickness: All the time, except on boats.
-- Think you're attractive: In a really dark room, or through the internet.
-- Think you're a health freak: It is a bit freaky how much I don’t care about my health at times
-- Get along with your parent(s): yes
-- Like thunderstorms: When I’m not out in them
-- Play an instrument: 11 of them
In the past month...
-- Drank alcohol: yes
-- Smoked: well, maybe
-- Done a drug: My life is perpetuated by drugs
-- Made Out: yes
-- Gone on a date: yes
-- Gone to the mall: yes
-- Eaten an entire box of Oreos: Oh Oreos, how I miss your greasy goodness
-- Eaten sushi: yes yes yes
-- Been on stage: not this month
-- Been dumped: not that I know of (Kristin, is there something you’ve been meaning to tell me?)
-- Gone skating: no
-- Made homemade cookies: Nope, but I’ve eaten a bunch
-- Dyed your hair: soon, soon.
-- Stolen Anything: Yup: Ideas, hearts, souls…
-- Played a game that required removal of clothing: Who do you take me for? Of COURSE I have.
-- If so, was it mixed company: mixed by whose standards?
-- Been trashed or extremely intoxicated: finally, took a while
-- Been caught "doing something": Didn’t know it at the time, but yeah found out later
-- Been called a tease: what do you think?
-- Gotten beaten up: no, but I was hit in the face with a bag full of books once
-- Shoplifted: no
-- Changed who you were to fit in: Yes, sort of. Well, changed which parts of myself were evident at the time, but never denied the other parts of myself or put on something alien.
-- Age you hope to be married: sooner rather than later
-- Numbers and Names of Children: Julia.
-- Describe your Dream Wedding: One that sticks.
-- How do you want to die: surrounded by people with concerned faces, just about to gasp out the final words of a secret they all want to hear but which I don’t want to tell them
-- Where you want to go to college: Somewhere more liberal than here.
-- What do you want to be when you grow up: a dilettante
-- What country would you most like to visit: Denmark, baby.
-- Number of drugs taken illegally: 1, I think. Maybe not. I don’t know. Yes. Huh?
-- Number of people I could trust with my life: My life’s not important, the question you should ask is how many people would I trust with Julia’s life. Answer: not many. Not many at all.
-- Number of CDs that I own: Counting is overrated and promotes a consumerist culture. In other words I have no idea.
-- Number of piercings: 5, all ears
-- Number of tattoos: none yet
-- Number of times my name has appeared in the newspaper: More than I’m happy with.
-- Number of scars on my body: counting is overrated and promotes – oh whatever. I don’t know. None of note except for the tooth marks in my hand.
-- Number of things in my past that I regret: I don’t regret the things I’ve done, it’s the things I haven’t done that I regret. Or something like that.