“Big Blue Ball”: A Poem Read by Amy Brenneman
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Being bitter is not such a bad thing.
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Pizza (but with an endless variety of toppings, so I wouldn't get bored).
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. I have three: Picking a perfect partner in my husband. Raising my daughter to be a delightful human being. Being able to earn my living as a writer.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Self-awareness. The ability to articulate feelings. Good fashion sense.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. "I mean, right?" "Y'know..." "Totally." "Annoying." "Oh. My. God." (Wow. This is depressing. This makes me sound like a Valley Girl. I am a girl. I do live in the Valley. So...like... totally.)