Question of the Day

Suggested by Shaker Ezekiel: What was your childhood 'comfort' object? (Blanket, toy, pet rock, etc.) And do you still have it? Or have you adopted a new comfort object for your adulthood?

My childhood comfort object was a pale yellow blanket with one dark butterfly stitched onto it. I called it my "nap." (I'm sure Mama Shakes can produce about 70 gazillion pictures of me with my nap, since I dragged it around the house everywhere with me until I was like 8.) I still have it somewhere, although I couldn't tell you where off the top of my head…

I don't really have a comfort object now, although there are various afghans and comforters and throws all over the house. I've always enjoyed snuggling into a blanket when I watch a movie or settle in to read a book.

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