A. Dancer, homeschool teacher, library assistant, library page
A. Writing and illustrating
A. Southridge Senior High and the University of Miami
A. The Princess Bride
A. hopeful yet content, goofy yet serious, spiritually minded
A. There's hope. Look.
A. Finding contentment in providence.
A. Polar bears
A. White Cliffs of Dover
A. John Knox
A. Tom Lyon
A. Not continuing to dance after The Miami Ballet Company and before rheumatoid arthritis.
A. Singing or playing the cello
A. An otter or a hawk
A. My six foot height and funky shoes
A. Serverus Snape, the hero. I refuse to believe he is dead. Period.
A. Must be Prince Humperdinck.
A. John Bunyan. "Thank you."
A. Someone who does not complete their work.
A. Art therapist
A. Truthfulness, faithfulness, humor
A. Right now: Rainbow Connection, So She Dances, Video, Storybook Love, Wild Thing
A. My fellow rgz divas! Justina Chen Headley, Dia Calhoun, Holly Cupala, and Melissa Walker. I have to add Markus Zusak, Kate DiCamillo, Paul Fleischman, and Virginia Euwer Wolff.
A. Out of the Dust, Because of Winn Dixie, The Book Thief, Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge, and The Giving Tree
A. Pilgrim's Progress
A. Tell the truth.
A. You inspire me!
A. I was a dancer and member of theMiami Ballet Company until I grew too tall to continue a professional career. I wrote On Pointe to explore the idea that sometimes dreams do end for reasons beyond our control. Strength and character come from dreaming and reaching again.