Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. live life
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. People on their cell phones or blackberries endlessly. It is so unbelievably rude to be eating with someone and have them take a phone call at the table. Or send texts between courses.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Freshly baked bread, really good wine, and a lovely, long summer evening with friends and family to share it with.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. Good luck with that.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. I love to cook, obviously, and garden and go for runs with Annabelle in the country, and knit little baby things. I keep myself pretty busy.