your idea of perfect happiness?
early fall day, the leaves have just started to turn, sitting by the
water, nobody else around, working on a story.
friends and family, loads of liquor and delicious foods, immersed in
intriguing conversations as plenty of laughter filters through the
air around us.
your greatest fear?
On a massive
scale, global warming.
On a more
personal note, swimming in a body of water of which I cannot see the bottom.
your greatest extravagance?
dipped in a hunk of peanut butter.
historical figure do you most identify with?
living person do you most admire?
the trait you most deplore in yourself?
the trait you most deplore in others?
you consider the most overrated virtue?
your most marked characteristic?
I may be a
occasion do you lie?
Only when the truth would have done more harm than good.
words or phrases do you most overuse?
Do you know?
...Here's the thing ...Stunning ...Swimmingly.
your greatest regret?
should have lived in NY city for a couple of years when I was in my
who is the greatest love of your life?
lucky. I've had a handful of great loves. Some of whom
I've actually met.
your favorite journey?
running, pot-holed country road.
where were you the happiest?
this one night in California; small coastal town, top of a cliff,
bottle of wine and some dancing. I was pretty happy then.
talent would you most like to have?
to remember that in a past life I was a vaudeville dancer in Paris in
the roaring 20's. And, one of Picasso's lovers/muse.
your current state of mind?
could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
I'd make my
big toe actually BE my big toe.
could change one thing about your family, what would it be?
you consider your greatest achievement?
I hope it
hasn't happened yet.
your most treasured possession?
and a couple of scars.
you regard as the lowest depths of misery?
were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what do you think
it would be?
I'd go back
in time and come back as Hemmingway's hand. Not for those
reasons (gutter-minded people), but because he knew how to pick up a
pen and a drink.
the quality you most like in a man?
intellect, humour, a floor stomping dance partner, and his ability to
return a phone call. Not necessarily in that order.
the quality that you most like in a woman?
and an overflowing tolerance for laughter and liquor.
Definitely in that order.
your favorite authors?
Paulo Coelho, Bob Dylan, Eminem, Vedder, Cash, F. Scott Fitzgerald,
John Irving, Sylvia Plath, Ayn Rand.
your favorite hero of fiction?
Ayla (Clan Of
The Cave Bear Series)
Maria (11 Minutes)
your heroes in real life?
What is it
that you most dislike?
animals, the color yellow, and Walmart.
at the bar."