Neil Gaiman flooded my twitter feed with a bunch of retweets of answers to his questions through a year (it was some sort of collaboration with Blackberry – they probably gave him a phone – using the hashtag #keepmoving). It was fascinating reading what others wrote in their 140 characters. so, I thought I’d give it a try. Limiting this to 140 characters for each answer, hopefully.
Why is January so dangerous?
January’s icy sidewalks and hypothermia set in quickly if you’re not careful.
What’s the strangest thing that ever happened to you in February?
One year my husband actually got me roses for Valentine’s Day! That was pretty strange…
What Historical figure does March remind you of?
Why does March elicit snippets of war leaders? Winston Churchill.
What is your happiest memory of April?
April is always a happy time for me because the sun is out longer and the days get warmer.
What is the weirdest gift you’ve ever been given in May?
Perhaps the gift of clarity over a friendship’s parting ways.
Where would you spend a perfect June?
A perfect June is spent in the garden with my fingers in the dirt and grassy knees.
What is the most unusual thing you have ever seen in July?
I saw a flying jackalope in July once. It’s now sitting on my shelf.
If August could speak, what would it say?
I imagine August as an overtanned, greased up, over botoxed woman lying out in the sun next to a pool with a drink in her hand. Any noise would be whargarbl because of the botox.
Tell me something you lost in September that meant a lot to you.
I lost the thrill of the first day of school.
What mythical creature would you like to meet in October?
A banshee.
What would you burn in November, if you could?
If words were rubber, I would burn them like a Friday night drag race.
Who would you like to see again in December?
My uncle Squire 🙂 And Santa Claus.

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  1. pretty sure august is over 140 characters but it’s an awesome answer 🙂
    it was a nice switch to see neil gaiman blowing up my twitter feed instead of his wife, amanda palmer.

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