First up is the firstborn, my own ABC. His honest to goodness real initials. And, no, we didn't do it because we thought it would be cute. Just worked out that way.
So I now turn this over to Alex for the A-Z:
A. Age: 15
B. Bed size: full.
C. Chore you dislike the most: Pruning fruit trees.
D. Dog: Archie, golden retriever.
E. Essential start to the day: a bowl of Honey Bunches of Oats.
F. Favorite color: blue and brown M&M's. (He insisted on that answer.)
G. Gold or silver: No preference.
H. Height: Just barely taller than my dad.
I. Instruments you play: bassoon, tenor saxophone, piano, and 5th clarinet and baritone saxophone for pit orchestra.
J. Job title: student.
K. Kids: someday in the distant, far-away future.
L. Lives: happily, carefree, optimistic, in Olympia
M. Mom's name: Mom.
N. Nicknames: ALEX BRADLEY!!!!!!!
O. Overnight hospital stays: (he thinks this is stretching it for "O"). No.
P. Pet peeves: Oh, man, this is going to be a long list. There can't be any stringy things on a banana, and they have to be about 75% yellow and 25% green; I have to have a towel under my bowl on the kitchen counter when I eat cereal; a chair scooted all the way up to my desk; not having any milk left over in my bowl when I'm done eating my cereal; Brenna's strands of hair in the shower; my sisters clothes on the bathroom floor; reading a paperback book that has too stiff of a cover to see the words on the very inside and not being able to hold the book open with one hand. That's enough for now. Oh! And being able to remember pieces of a dream but not remembering the whole story.
Q. Quote from a movie: "Somethin' ...tsk... reaaaaaal nice." ~ Cousin Eddie from Christmas Vacation.
R. Katie had no "R".
S. Siblings: Brenna and Beth.
T. Time you wake up: 6:15 but my clock is 8 minutes ahead so I can sleep in 8 minutes after my alarm.
U. Underwear: (Mom is answering this one for him to preserve his dignity. My favorite pair was the Winnie the Pooh and Piglet pair he wore at age 2. He was potty training, so he always ran around the house in nothin' but a t-shirt and Pooh underpants.)
V. Vegetables you don't like: Brussell sprouts are disgusting. Scalloped Potatoes. The little shreds of carrots and red things in a salad. Cabbage.
W. What makes you run late: Procrastinating.
X. X-rays you've had: Teeth and ankle and an ultrasound of my heart.
Y. Yummy food you make: Scrambled eggs and Spam breakfast burritos.
Z. Zoo animal favorite: The tropical fish aquariums.