My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Life is what you make it.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. Whining or complaining. It makes everything less fun.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Hiking, swimming, drawing.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Cuddling and laughing with my son and husband, as our dog cuddles next to us to get into the action. That's the perfect moment.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Being too scared to do a semester abroad in college. I made up for it in graduate school and in my professional life, when I traveled frequently throughout Africa and elsewhere.