I feel like by this point in my life I should know this, but if you told me to turn east (or west or north or south), I’d pretty much have a 25 percent chance of turning the right way. And I know I am not alone in this. Sarah Palin doesn’t know her north from south either. She once told Glenn Beck that we must “stand with our North Korean allies.” She also struggles with east and west because in a campaign speech she said that New Hampshire was in the “Great Northwest.”
Speaking of the Great Northwest, I recently moved to Washington, so I know from experience that New Hampshire is not located here. Neither is Brooklyn. I mention Brooklyn because apparently my publishers struggle with geography too: the bio on my book cover says I live in Brooklyn, New York. I don’t know why. I’ve never even lived there. Maybe I lied and told them I did because it sounded cool.
Well, that’s it. I just wanted to set the record straight. I don’t live in Brooklyn. I live in Washington. I can see Canada from my house. Well, almost.
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