When I write for Featured Grownup I always write mine before I read everyone else’s. Except for my subscriptions.  I like not knowing what someone else had to say on the topic before I weigh in.  I didn’t really have a choice with this, because I got three subscriptions full of it today, but it sounded like fun.


            If I were a month, I would be April

If I were a day of the week, I would be Saturday

If I were a time of the day, 1:00 pm (nap time)

If I were a planet, I would be Mother Earth

If I were a sea animal, I would be a mermaid

If I were a direction, I would be up

If I were a piece of furniture, I would be a big, comfy reading chair

If I were a liquid, I would be a tall glass of iced tea with a lemon slice

If I were a gemstone, I would be an opal

If I were a tree, I would be a Ponderosa Pine

If I were a tool, I would be a spatula

If I were a flower, I would be scarlet globemallow

If I were a kind of weather, I would be a fresh spring day

If I were a musical instrument, I would be an AM radio

If I were a color, I would be icy blue

If I were an emotion, I would be… is exhaustion an emotion?

If I were a fruit, I would be a peach

If I were a sound, I would be a child’s laughter

If I were an element, I would be wind

If I were a car, I would be a Ford F150 pre 1995

If I were a food, I would be guacamole

If I were a place, I would be Mud Lake (far prettier than it sounds)

If I were a material, I would be a quilt

If I were a taste, I would be vanilla bean

If I were a scent, I would be lilac

If I were an animal, I would be a cat lazing in a sunbeam

If I were an object, I would be a big fat book

If I were a body part, I would be an ear

If I were a facial expression, I would be a raised eyebrow

If I were a pair of shoes, I would be my Sketchers bike sandals