My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Character is what you do when no one else is watching.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. During college and my early 20s I was an actress, and my college acting teacher, Vicki, changed my life. She was brave, compassionate, strong, vulnerable, and totally present in each and every moment. I don't know that I've ever admired anyone more.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. Costa Rica, zip-lining
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. A chai latte, laughing so hard it hurts with my best friends, a vanilla candle, that feeling that happens at midnight at New Year's Eve, The Beach Boys on a record player. And of course when the writing is going so well I forget to look at the word count or the clock.
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?