What is your chief characteristic?
What do you appreciate most about your friends?
Their honesty, integrity, open-mindedness, and senses of humor
Who is your favorite character in fiction?
Flo from the Progressive commercials—too many people have noticed our similar silly behavior and shared interest in the importance of good insurance coverage.
Who is your favorite non-fiction character?
What is the best thing you have ever won?
“The respect of intelligent people and the affection of children….” -Emerson
What did your mother always tell you?
What is the worst idea you’ve ever had?
Staying at The Guest House in Kinsale, Ireland
What is your favorite food?
Which talent would you most like to have?
The talent to make people appreciate what they have and donate what they do not need
What movie do you love to watch repeatedly?
“Cry-Baby”—Johnny Depp at his finest
What was your most embarrassing moment?
I tend to trip and fall and run into things fairly often. After a while, you stop getting embarrassed.
What TV show is your guilty pleasure?
Anything having to do with the culinary arts
What is the last book you read?
“The Omnivore’s Dilemma” by Michael Pollan
What is your theme song?
“Hit Me With Your Best Shot” by my alter-ego, Pat Benatar