Shop Around with Cathy Alter
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Avoid making excuses or standing in long lines.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. This feels like a trick question devised by my mother. Whom I actually do admire greatly. I also admire my father a great deal. Mostly because he made it through my book and is still speaking to me.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. I'd wear it proudly, by Elvis Costello; New slang, by The Shins; Pink Night, by Jason Colett; Rise up with fists by Jenny Lewis; The Seed, by The Roots
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. McDonald's French fries.
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. Is "tall" a trait? If not, I'd say my capacity to talk with my hands is pretty noticeable. And dangerous at times.