A. Teacher, Publications Specialist, Secretary, Customer Service Representative, drugstore clerk, babysitter
A. Fiction Writer.
A. Delaware for both -- William Penn High and University of Delaware
A. Bob Dylan
A. Today? Akeela and the Bee
A. This year? Pushing Daisies (boo hoo on its cancellation)
A. Devoted to asking and trying to answer, "Why ...?"
A. Why only ask why, when researching the answer can prove so interesting?
A. Recognizing that happiness is best when it is fleeting and unexpected, and because of that, it should be savored when it comes.
A. Being the neighborhood mean old grouch when I get old (not for many, many years from now).
A. I identify with every person in every time past and present who wanted (and/or wants) to end warfare.
A. Oprah. It seems to me that she always asks herself how she can make the world better and have a little fun.
A. But. And. So. Which. All the 'connector' words...but I do love them so very much.
A. Not finding Ponce de Leon's fountain of youth (although I did look when I was in Florida).
A. Singing. On key. With melody (to be very specific).
A. Never giving up on my dreams, no matter how far fetched or bizarre others may find them.
A. Whining. Aloud.
A. My tendency to daydream at inopportune times.
A. Today? Harriet the Spy.
A. Miss Haversham [shiver]
A. Lincoln. "Skip the play." (this sounds familiar to me, so I believe I'm not the first to say this).
A. Those who think a rule or custom is universally applicable. Except for brushing your teeth, everyone should do that, of course.
A. Video game designer for virtual reality games.
A. Empathy. Patience. Generosity of spirit.
A. ...?! ...!? ...well, if I had to ... pistachios
A. Today? Hmmm: Winner Takes It All (ABBA): With or Without You (U2); Shattered (O.A.R); Viva La Vida (Coldplay); I Am Where It Takes Me (Black Light Burns)
A. Charles Dickens, Harper Lee, Mark Twain, George Orwell, Mary Shelley
A. To Kill a Mockingbird, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Frankenstein, Oliver, 1984
A. The Dictionary
A. Love words and treat them well.
A. When is your next book coming out?
A. I wondered about what it felt like to be challenged to be less timid and safe in romantic life choices for someone who really didn't want to get her heart broken.