For this issue, we asked our contributors, “What gift would you give yourself?” Click on the pictures for their answers and links to their websites.


Talitha Kuomi

I would give myself a brightly colored parrot wearing a menacing pirate hat. He would ride on my shoulder, glaring, and chant, “Think before you speak. Think before...” And he'd be invisible, because I can so see myself saying something inappropriate if asked enough times, “What is he doing there?”