I haven't spent large amounts of time on surveys since high school, but I found this one on a FLB forum and decided to take a minute to list my favorite things:
what city do you live in - Greensboro, NC
what city would you like to live in - NYC, Sangri-LA
a color you like to wear - Black, Brown, Grey, Blue
a flower you would like to grow in your garden- lilies, lavender, pink or white roses
a smell that makes you pause - vanilla, pumpkin spice, apple/cinnamon
a taste that makes you melt - vanilla, pumpkin spice, Ethiopian Tea...
your favorite meal - salad, seafood, sushi, Ethiopian, anything with lots of veggies and garlic!
an author who has affected you - FLB and Jacqueline Carey
the magazine you read most frequently - none really, i like cooking magazines and I like to flip through anything with pictures of food and home decorating (and sometimes fashion).
music you prefer to listen to when you are alone - When I'm alone? Showtunes.
the film you could watch over and over - Pride & Prejudice, The Secretary, Coraline
a piece of clothing you love to wear - any boots with skinny jeans and a fluffy coat. Or boots with a whimsical sun dress.
your favorite time of day - Mornings when I've gotten enough sleep and have somewhere to curl up with tea.
things you like to buy - books, food, shoes...
you collect - books, boots, i used to collect Bento Boxes, but not anymore...
your strangest possession - a Sailor Moon alarm clock.
your prized possession - Not really sure. My newly finished (1st draft) manuscript, maybe. And my puppies. There's nothing else I couldn't live without.
what delights you - candles, sometimes flowers (pretty, simple, maybe exotic flowers) amazing food, beautiful things, strong gusts of wind on a sunny day. Oh, and anything created by Joss Whedon.
who inspires you - Francesca Lia Block, a lot of actress/advocates like Angelina Jolie
what inspires you - mostly nature and beautiful or epic books
a song that has affected you - Breathe Me by Sia
you love - My partner and our puppies, writing, reading, wandering, cooking, eating, exploring, traveling
the contents of your purse - Right now I'm carrying a wallet only, which has my IDs and cards, including a Red Mango rewards card, as well as coupons from Target and some cash.
things to do before you die - get published, travel the world, eat every kind of food that exists.