A. Ad Agency Art Director, freelance designer.
A. Exactly what I'm doing now -- writing and illustrating children's books.
A. John P. Steven H.S., Edison, NJ., Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia
A. So hard. Hmmm. George Gershwin. Cole Porter. Irving Berlin.
A. Way too hard to pick just 'one' -- but will give tie to Sunset Boulevard and All About Eve ... but then there's The Godfather, and Casablanca and ... nope. Can't do one..
A. Again, way too many faves. All time? Maybe I Love Lucy.
A. 8? I'm way too wordy for only ... see?
A. A plate of pasta. Turner Classic Movies. A great robe.
A. Never having another idea in my head. Ever!
A. On the beach in Bermuda.
A. 'Most' is pretty serious. But, I do admire Hillary Clinton.
A. "I just want to tell you..."
A. Wasting time.
A. If I could just hit that golf ball.
A. My son, Jamie (perpetual bedhead and all). Thank goodness for those baseball caps.
A. A bird or one of my sister's cats -- because they truly 'have the life'. O
A. Impatient perfectionist. (Wow. That is pret-ty, pret-ty toxic, which = Drama Queen)
A. Superman. (He's able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Bends steel in his bare hands.) But, have to say, Nancy Drew is way cool.
A. What a question! Off with your head! The Queen of Hearts. But, you know, Mrs. Danvers was one big baddie too. Don't get me started on Regina Giddens.
A. Thomas Edison --- "Wow"
A. Why can't I find a pair of socks that MATCH?!!
A. Couch Potato. Watching 'One Life to Live' -- totally addicted. Yeah, I know, see #10.
A. Broadway Musical Actress (Patti Lupone for a day)
A. Honesty. Loyalty. Respect.
A. "You and Me, We Wanted it All" Peter Allen/"You're the Top" Cole Porter/ "Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better," Irving Berlin/ "Put Your Dreams Away for Another Day." Lyrics, Frank Sinatra/ "Over You," Betty Buckley singing from Tender Mercies.
A. John Steinbeck, Woody Allen, Jean Shepard, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Maeve Binchy
A. The Little Engine That Could, To Kill A Mockingbird, Alice in Wonderland, The Thorn Birds, East of Eden
A. Alice in Wonderland
A. Read, write, write some more, read, read.
A. How did you think of that?
A. Well, I wanted to write a sweet little book with a sweet little character and before I knew it, this other ..."YEAH YEAH. BLAH BLAH BLAH. YAK YAK YAK. NOTHIN'. SHE'S GOT NOTHIN'. ZIP. HEY -- CAN ANYBODY GET ME A COOKIE, A RING-DING OR SOMETHING?" ... but, what came out was --- well, ... "The Tooth". (I'll fill in the blanks on the other books when you-know-who isn't around.) "WHERE AM I GOING? I'M GOING SOMEWHERE? IN YOUR SWEET DREAMS, LADY." ...sigh