#52sparks: Your Favorite

1. your favorite way to spend a Sunday – church, chores, nap, run
2. your favorite outfit – hooded sweatshirt, jeans, and Tevas
3. your favorite cookie – chocolate chip cookie
4. your favorite holiday tradition – Muppet Christmas Carol on Christmas Eve
5. your favorite podcast – The Good Place: The Podcast
6. your favorite sound – rainstorm when I’m going to bed
7. your favorite color – Cadet blue
8. your favorite flower – roses
9. your favorite book – Maniac Magee
10. your favorite movie –Waitress
11. your favorite dance move – the wall flower
12. your favorite holiday memory – staying up until midnight on New Year’s Eve, watching Nick-at-Nite
13. your favorite memory overall – going to the beach the day after I graduated with my PhD
14. your favorite thing you’ve ever made – history of higher education course syllabus
15. your favorite museum – The British Museum
16. your favorite way to give – just because the gift was right for that person
17. your favorite trip to take – beach trip
18. your favorite person to talk to – I like all my peoples
19. your favorite dinner to eat when it’s cold out – Kraft mac & cheese
20. your favorite quote – “The miracle isn’t that I finished; the miracle is that I had the courage to start.” – John Bingham
21. your favorite thing to look at – the ocean
22. your favorite act of self-compassion – blocking a judgmental person on social media
23. your favorite kind of weather – windy day
24. your favorite poem – “Our Deepest Fear” by Marianne Williamson
25. your favorite way to brighten your day or someone else’s – coffee run
26. your favorite time of the day – curling up under the blankets to go to bed
27. your favorite fabric – t-shirt sheets
28. your favorite word – kind
29. your favorite way to practice self-care – a nap
30. your favorite place to rest – on my blue couch
31. your favorite photo – my father holding me to look out the plane window
32. your favorite beverage – chai tea
33. your favorite blog – iWeigh (technically Instagram, but close enough)
34. your favorite way to play – little kids and big imaginations
35. your favorite piece of jewelry – “Forever” bracelet
36. your favorite work of art – “The Singing Butler” by Jack Vettriano
37. your favorite dream – jumping out of bed and being able to float
38. your favorite mistake – accidentally driving on a sidewalk that I thought was a drive-thru
39. your favorite part of your body – strong legs
40. your favorite topic to read about – running
41. your favorite gift – a quilt made by my Home Community
42. your favorite way to feel loved – gifts that show you know me
43. your favorite way to move your body – running fast downhill
44. your favorite song to relax to – “The Hamilton Polka” (not so much relax as laugh and dance)
45. your favorite song to dance to like no one’s watching – Geronimo by Sheppard
46. your favorite voice – Patrick Stewart
47. your favorite holiday scent – fresh cut Christmas trees
48. your favorite scent in general – wildflowers
49. your favorite thing to read when you need a pick-me-up or pep talk – kind words from a friend
50. your favorite place to hang out, where you can genuinely be yourself – running in early morning alone

List based on post from PsychCentral.


“We are the spark, that will light the fire that’ll burn the First Order down” (Poe Dameron, Star Wars: The Last Jedi). – #52sparks is my year-long writing series for 2020, based on an art prompt challenge. The spark that lights a fire to toast a marshmallow or to ravage a forest begins in the space of an inch. This series is to explore what hundreds of inches and words can do.

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