1. I’m grateful for my friend Gareth, who gives me a lot of positive encouragement and feedback in my fiction writing, frequently giving me the kicks in the ass that I need.
2. I’m grateful for my friend Maggie, who helped me dye my hair blue. It’s funny, but I feel more like myself with dyed hair.
3. I’m grateful for my job at the Lackman Library. I work with a terrific group of smart, passionate, witty, creative people who are supportive of my wacky brain chemistry and who encourage my outgoing, curious, mischievous streaks.