Favorite qualities in a man:
The ability to carry off a downward dog with a straight face -- oh, and laughter, kindness, and intelligence - no small feat.
Favorite qualities in a woman:storyteller, warmth, and an open heart
What I appreciate most in my friends:
irreverence, a ferocious heart, and a naughty sense of humor
insatiable hunger for release
hospice worker, writer, and/or painter
Idea of happiness:
storytellers, the ocean, lobster and lobstermen, snow, indian summer, dogs, poppies, friends, laughter, my kids and my husband who gave me a life
My idea of misery:
to be alone in my head without all my lighthouses.
If not me, who would I be?
Someone who doesn't care to the point of self-destruction
Where do I want to live:
Maine or Colorado or Sardinia
Poets- Sexton, Levertov, Frost and Billy Collins; Fiction- Erdrich, Alexie, O'Connor, Joyce, Shakespeare, Kundera and Carver
Favorite heroes/heroines in fiction:
Odysseus, Penelope, Madame DeFarge, Ivan Ilych