A. "Don't pick it." My Mom told me that, and it applies to any number of situations.
A. Pennywise in Stephen King's IT. Seriously, if there's anything scarier than a killer clown, I don't even want to know about it.
A. After meeting the horribly sexist literary hero, I think I've given up on wishing for future encounters with famous people.
A. I am terrifically thin-skinned, and I hold grudges. So don't piss me off! Not even accidentally!
A. Cape Cod, on a perfect sunny July afternoon, paddling my kayak through the salt marsh with my daughters, looking for clams.