A. Work hard and be kind to people.
A. Reading something new, in the evening, with my family home.
A. That fear will stop me from doing something.
A. Either where I am (New York City) or in Berlin, looking at art.
A. I loathe the expression "it is what it is" but do not use it myself. I may as well, though, because I hear it all the time. I think it's such a strange thing to say - there's a fatalistic resignation there and/or an emptiness that seems entirely unhelpful.
A. Any time in life when I allow fear to stop me from doing something. Any and all times I fail to love people properly.
A. I would love to be a trained singer and I would also love, love to be able to draw.
A. Probably showing up, with my heart open, for my kids and honey.
A. Worry. And subsequent crankiness.
A. I'm a generous person.
A. I think probably the space between my teeth.
A. There are too many to pick just one. I love, love Salinger's Glass family.
A. I would love to meet some of the last century's intellectual and artistic giants - Roland Barthes, Susan Sontag, Cy Twombly, Joan Mitchell, Alexander Calder. I probably wouldn't say much more than, "May I watch you work?"
A. Walking around with my camera.
A. Writing and making art.
A. Generosity, honesty, tenderness.
A. Robertson DaviesRoland BarthesMargaret MahyE. E. CummingsMadeleine L'EngleJ. D. SalingerSarah Stewart and David SmallErik and Lenore BlegvadBrock ColeMaira KalmanHoward NormanAnne CarsonLouise Bogan
A. The Deptford Trilogy by Robertson Davies
A. Read, write, read some more, write some more.
A. That they identify with Wren's sense of being overwhelmed by her own feelings.