A. Reader, writer, mother, wife. Lover of small, yappy dogs.
A. Tidal waves. Don't ask me why.
A. Paris, France.
A. Nelson Mandela
A. Clean your room!
A. Not having more children!
A. Ice skating. I tried--and failed miserably.
A. Raising two great kids.
A. A mermaid; why not?
A. Pippi Longstocking
A. Humbert Humbert in Lolita
A. Anna Pavlova, and it wouldn't matter what I said; I'd want to hear what she had to say.
A. Graphic novels! Call them comics, which is what they are.
A. Trolling for second hand treasures.
A. Prima ballerina
A. Compassion, intelligence, wit
A. Chocolate, but only the good stuff.
A. Dancing in the Dark, Beast of Burden, I've Just Seen A Face, St. Louis Blues, Natural Woman
A. John Cheever, Alice Munro, Flannery O'Connor, Colette, WB Yeats, Shakespeare
A. Lolita, Anne of Green Gables, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Of Mice and Men, Howard's End
A. When I was child, I re-read my favorites--A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN, MAGGIE NOW, THE LITTLE PRINCESS, ANNE OF GREEN GABLES--over and over again.
A. Read as if your life depended on it.
A. You're a great story teller.