A. Actress in the theatre, Assistant to the Executive Producers of UNSOLVED MYSTERIES (no I didn't see a real ghost), chasing a hot air balloon around Del Mar, CA and collecting the passengers when it landed, corn detasseling, driving a hearse
A. MFA - University of California, San Diego
A. Stephen Sondheim
A. 30 Rock
A. Shockingly, yet happily, not what I expected - ever!
A. SLOW DOWN. (I repeat this several times a day in my head, but I never do it.)
A. Standing in a grassy meadow with every single member of my family as far back as time, and knowing as I take in each perfect face, that all is forgiven between every person there, and all that remains is love. And that's where we start over.
A. Being completely alone in the world.
A. Litchfield, Connecticut
A. Barack Obama
A. Not being braver.
A. To play the cello.
A. Giving birth.
A. Not trusting myself.
A. I love to laugh.
A. A polar bear. I'd be cute and not worry about my enormous butt.
A. I move very quickly.
A. The 10,000 Volt Ghost from Scooby Doo
A. Someone talking while I'm watching a movie.
A. If only I had one.
A. Conductor of the New York Philharmonic
A. Integrity, loyalty and humor
A. A nine pump, nonfat, no water, easy foam chai latte from Starbucks
A. The Way by Neil Young, You're the Top sung by Louis Armstrong, Tom Traubert's Blues sung by Tom Waits, My Back Pages covered by Tom Corwin & Tim Hockenberry, Wrapped in my Memory by Shawn Smith, At Long Last Love sung by Sinatra
A. Kelly Corrigan Maile Meloy Billy Collins Dorothy Allison Wendell Berry Joan Didion Spalding Gray Annie Dillard Pema Chodron Truman Capote
A. THE CATCHER IN THE RYE SLOUCHING TOWARDS BETHLEHEM A CHRISTMAS MEMORY
A. TWO OR THREE THINGS I KNOW FOR SURE by Dorothy Allison
A. Show up. Attend classes, workshops, retreats or any place where you can meet other writers and listen to other people's work.