The ABCs of Pam (with a few extras thrown in for good measure)
A. Age: 26
B.1 Bed Size: Queen. Our bed is heaven.
B.2 Best Friend: Holly Silberman. Holly and I get along famously.
B.3. Beer of Choice: Blue Moon, Shock Top or Hook and Ladder.
C.1. Chore You Dislike: The dishes and the laundry.
C.2. Candy of Choice: Twix.
D.1 Dad's Name: John Williamson
D.2 Dogs: None! But I have an orange cat named Gilligan. Meet him once and you'll fall in love.
E.1. Essential Start to Your Day: Coffee and a half hour of email and blog reading.
E.2. Exercise: Running, weight lifting, zumba.
F.1. Favorite Color: Unequivocally black
F.2. Favorite Food: Cupcakes, cake, ice cream, pudding. You get the idea.
G.1. Gold or Silver: Both.
G.2. Godmother: Rosemary Petrucci. She is my mom's sister and is incredible.
H.1. Height: 5'2 inches. Ryan calls me a little person.
H.2. Hobbies: Running, exercising, baking, movie watching.
I. Instruments You Played: The recorder way back in lower school when Mrs. Pollard forced us to in music class.
J. Job Title: Outreach Coordinator at a public health nonprofit.
K. Kids: None. Gilligan is about all the responsibility Ryan and I can handle at the moment. Plus, I'm not ready to let my body go. I'm vain like that.
L. Live: Arlington, VA. I'm originally from Rhode Island.
M. Mom's name: Joanne.
N. Nickname: Pammy. Mon...girl. Bugs.
O. Overnight hospital stays: None, thankfully.
P. Pet Peeves: Loud chewing! I promise you that if you smack when you eat, I can hear you from a mile away.
Q. Quote From a Movie: Mark Darcy: "I like you, very much." Bridget Jones: "Ah, apart from the smoking and the drinking, the vulgar mother and... ah, the verbal diarrhea."
Mark Darcy: "No, I like you very much. Just as you are."
R. Righty or lefty: Righty.
S.1. Spouse: Ryan Riggins Rich. He's pretty cute.
S.2. Siblings: None. However, my cousin Leigh is absolutely amazing and she is like a sister to me. I feel so lucky to have her in my life.
T. Time You Wake Up: My alarm goes off at 5:50, but I typically don't get out of bed until 6:15-6:30.
U.1. Underwear: I love underwear! Thongs help avoid panty lines and over-sized granny panties are the best to sleep in. Sexy, I know.
U.2. University: The George Washington University for both undergrad and graduate school. I owe GW a lot of $$$$$!
V. Vegetables You Don't Like: I hate sprouts.
W. What Makes You Run Late: Cleaning in the morning. I take after my mom.
X. X-Rays You've Had: Dental. Lots and lots of dental. I'm cursed when it comes to teeth (even though they're breathtaking to look at).
Y. Yummy Food You Make: Banana pudding, chocolate chip cookies, cheesecake cups. Any kind of baked good, I guess. Again, I take after my mom.
Z. Zoo Animal Favorites: Where do I even begin with this one? Elephants (I used to ask for one when I was little), prairie dogs (I also used to ask for this), any kind of monkey, penguins (Did you ever read the children's book, Mr. Popper's Penguins?), lions and tigers and.... I've actually never seen a bear at a zoo. Have you?