Me: What is your full name?
Husband: You know that.
Me: For the sake of the interview please state it.
Husband: Joseph Dillon Hinkle.
Me: Thank you! What do you call me?
Husband: Babe, pookie.
Me:What job did you want as a little boy?
Husband: For a while I wanted to do construction like my Gaga, then I wanted to be a vet.
Me: Favorite meal?
Husband: Chicken parmesan.
Me: Favorite thing about me?
Husband: That's such a hard question, there's so many things. I like that you're outgoing, very what do you call it, sociable. Caring and sweet.
Me: If you had to choose between eating and sleeping, which would you choose?
Husband: I would eat in my sleep.
(I make a mental check to lock the refrigerator at night just in case).
Me: What is your favorite store?
Husband: Definitely Gruhn Guitars, Nashville, TN.
Me: What is my favorite store?
Husband: Target. Definitely Target. We go in Target 3 times a day.
Me: Um I haven't even been there this week....
Husband: That doesn't matter.
Me: Best meal I make?
Husband: Well it's kinda hard, babe, cause I like that tater-tot casserole and I like that chicken whatever stuff you make.
Me: Favorite ice cream flavor?
Husband: As a generic chocolate chip cookie dough, but as a specialty Bruster's key lime pie.
Me:Weirdest thing you've worn?
Husband: Um probably putting on the pharaohs costume cause I was kinda in a dress, but it was all fun and games.
(He's referring to the annual Fall Follies at our church where we always have a closing number where they dress up like pharaohs and dance to Wooly Bully)
Me: What do we like to do together?
Husband: Go shopping, watch t.v., Netflix. I think we like to go different places, like places we've never been before.
Me: Favorite memory of us?
Husband: Definitely our week in Nags Head.
Me: If you could be anyone for a day who would you be?
Husband: Elvis or Paul McCarthy I think would be pretty cool.
Me: What was I wearing the first time you met me?
Husband: You were wearing purple skinny jeans and a black top, right?
Me: Favorite movie of all time?
Husband: Forrest Gump.
Me: Something you say a lot?
Husband: That's what's up.
Me: Book recommendation?
Husband: I really like John Steinbeck's books. Grapes of Wrath is really good.
Me: Life motto?
Husband: I'd pretty much say treat others like you'd want to be treated. Kindness and respect go a long way.
P.S. He was right about my outfit. I'm to the left in this picture!