A. Is there enough space here??? In no particular order: bookseller, prep cook, server, sex educator, photographer's assistant, music executive's assistant, producer's assistant, ad agency assistant, salesgirl, video producer, animator's assistant
A. Selling cookbooks at The Cook's Library in Los Angeles
A. University High School in West Los Angeles and USC
A. My Trinity: Joni Mitchell, Stevie Nicks, Carly Simon
A. Private Benjamin
A. Oooh, tough one. Probably "Six Feet Under" - even though it's off the air now
A. What should I make for dinner??
A. She who perseveres wins
A. When my son tells me he loves me and he hasn't asked for anything.
A. I'll have to learn a new computer program
A. On my way to a Broadway show in New York City
A. Any woman who's come of age at fifty
A. Ina Garten - who wouldn't want to be making an apple crostata in that beautiful kitchen in the Hamptons?
A. How do I do this again?
A. Leaving New York for a musician
A. Mountain biking - so I could ride with my husband
A. Living fifty years in Los Angeles
A. Never leaving Los Angeles
A. I'm pretty thrifty which is a good thing if you're a writer
A. My neighbor Ron's dog. No one has a better life than Tom.
A. People see my curly hair before anything else
A. Let's see... I love Jo March and Elinor Dashwood for their intelligence, strength and grace. I love "The Provencial Lady" for her timeless portrayal of domestic life and her great sense of humor
A. Daisy Buchanan...so often our enemies come in beautiful packages.
A. Auntie Mame - Can I move in with you?
A. Hands down....people talking loudly on their cell phones
A. Drinking tea with friends
A. Would absolutely love to name lipsticks. How about "Fearless" or "Stardust"?
A. funny, thoughtful, imaginative
A. Peanut butter
A. Any five from Joni Mitchell
A. Edith Wharton, E.M. Delafield, Laurie Colwin, Jane Austen, Alexander McCall Smith, Sarah Waters, Michael Connelly, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Ina Garten, Julee Rosso & Sheila Lukins, Deborah Madison, Susan Straight, Charles Dickens
A. Sense and Sensibility The Provincial Lady The Secret Garden The House of Mirth The Mists of Avalon
A. My cookbooks. There is nothing more relaxing then lying in bed and read about food and cooking
A. Have you thought about medical school??
A. "I really related to your characters"