November 3rd, 2008

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Bedtime

From mondaysabitch...

1. What time do you usually go to bed on weekdays?
Around 1 a.m.

2. Has anyone ever told you about bad habits you have during sleep? (Snoring, talking, kicking etc?)
Caleb says I sometimes talk in my sleep, although not too much. I moan a bunch too. My worst habit though, and this only happens when I'm sharing a bed with Caleb, is that I can't relax and sleep because I'm so worried about keeping him from sleeping.

3. Do you prefer your sleeping environment to be warm and snug, or cool and crisp?
Warm and snug! Except in summer, duh, when I prefer to sleep with as few covering as possible.

4. What was your favourite bedtime story as a child?
A record from the library with a woman telling a story about a little girl who was obsessed with black licorice jelly beans and made bathtub toys out of soap. I wish to hell I knew the name of it. I've asked my mom but she can't remember either.

5. Is there anything unusual that you often do while in bed? (Unusual meaning something other than sleeping, reading, naughty fun etc.)
I act out / do dialog for all kinds of "plays" involving fictional characters, usually with me playing an invented OC and the other characters coming out of books. I've done this since I was about 12 (in and out of bed) and do it just about every night. Last night I was doing this thing with Wolfgang and Louis, from a very old VC fic of mine.
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Writer's Block: A Conspiracy of Beards

November is National Beard Month. Muttonchops, Van Dyke, goatee, soul patch, ZZ Top–style—tell us about your own wild and woolly facial fuzz. Even better, post a picture.

I have pretty thick facial hair for a woman... it really is as thick as peach fuzz. Because of this, I can actually see the shape of my beard, if I had one, and LOL, it's very Victorian. (See this pic of Johnann Strauss for an illustration.) It's one of those deals with a chin beard, then a space around the sides, then a giant mustache and muttonchops. Judging from my brother's beard, it'd be medium brown. If I had one.

Meanwhile my "girl beard" involves a crap load of long, dark brown hairs on my chin, neck and the corners of my mouth. Thanks to my mini epilator, they go bye bye on command. What amazes me is how fast they grow. I will zap them off and then like a week later there's another half inch. So ZAP! again! I leave the fuzz on, though, because I am superstitious and think if I epilate it it'll come back as long, nasty hair.