Recently, my best friend asked me what my favorite color was.
And I know what you are thinking, “What a bad friend!”
The reality is, I, super duper capitalized and emphasized I, didn’t know the answer.
If you ask my daughters about their favorite colors, they’ll shoot an answer back to you before the question has rolled off your tongue.
“Grey! and BLACK!”
That’s Sofy. Despite her beautiful soul and smile, she clings to the notion that she is very much like the character Sadness from the movie Inside Out. She also likes the color blue. She wants to paint her room grey. She is very “cool”. She is 10. Going on 30.
That’s my son Gaby, who has his head buried in Minecraft.
“What do you mean, okay? I asked what your favorite color was.” He’s 8. Going on his father.
“Pink aaaand Purple. And light pink and dark pink and light purple and dark purple. And sometimes red.”
That’s Vicky. She obviously LOVES pink and anything near it on the spectrum. She’s also always smiling and happy and cheerful. I don’t know how she does it. Having a smile on your face all the time; that shit takes work. She is 6. Just 6.
#SmileThroughTheBullshit ::shrugs shoulders::
That’s David. He says “oh no” a lot. He also knows “tete”, “mimir” (which is his blankie), “my toons”, “door”, “key”, “bubbles”. His vocabulary is extensive. He is 2.5.
But when I was asked about my favorite color, I drew a blank. I’m 34 going on Old as F!
At least I know my best friend’s favorite color. It’s purple. And she loves elephants, and sunflowers. And Yoga.
Lol. She knows her shit. She’s got it together.
Because isn’t that what life is? Figuring out who you are?
But what do I love? I love turtles. THAT I know for sure. Especially the ceramic one I have that opens up like a clamshell. My husband proposed with that one. He put the ring inside. So romantic. It almost got shattered, but that was turtlely an accident.
Does that mean Green is my favorite color? I LOVE sunflowers too, does that means it’s yellow?
I really don’t know.
When I was younger I always said Black, White and Red, so that’s what I went with when she asked me.
But I really am not sure.
Maybe I just feel bad to leave a color out? ::insert emoji holding chin looking up questioningly.::
When It comes to clothes I usually stick to black, because you know, it’s supposed to make you look “thinner” ( and I don’t mean anything else by that, I exactly mean thinner, but will use quotation marks just in case I mean something else later); but really it usually just gives you no shape at all. Doesn’t flatter or unflatter- it’s just a void. So, I’ve learned to force myself to be more colorful.
Our mom’s favorite color is red; M.A.C. Red; red Roses, or red tops. Red anything, except as in read. She’s not fond of reading.
So, what does it mean. That I don’t have a favorite color?
Color or Colour?
Favorite or Favourite.
I kinda like them with a u.
I don’t have the answer ready at the tip of my tongue? Do I not know what I like?
Am I pushover that will just go with the flow and accept any old color as my favorite.
I mean, WHO AM I?
Lol. Too dramatic. It probably means nothing, but I’m gonna google it anyways.
Nobody says Bing it.
What is your favourite colour? Why?