Birth place – Calgary, Alberta.
Favourite time of day – The wee hours. Either getting up or just getting to bed.
Favourite movie – It changes weekly depending on season and mood and what’s available on the interweb.
Favourite actor/actress – Vanessa Redgrave. I would watch her read a phone book.
Favourite writers – Harper Lee, Toni Morrison, Jeffrey Eugenides, David Adams Richards, and Audrey Niffanegger … oh and Wally Lamb. I could go on.
Favourite song – … almost anything by John Bucchino or Johnny Mercer.
Favourite TV show – Just one? I love TV. From Mary Tyler Moore to The Wire to Bumper Stumpers re-runs on youtube to The Good Wife and Scott and Bailey.
Favourite food – Holiday or party left-overs late at night when everyone is gone and only the stove light is on.
With whom would you like to have dinner – My parents grandparents when they were young and dreaming of a whole new life.
Favourite fragrance – Habit Rouge, peach pie, barns with horses.
Least favourite trait in others – Spitting and of course intolerance.
Define happiness – Falling asleep on the sofa to the sound of my dog snoring.
Greatest fear – War and drowning.
Do you lie – Yes. When saying “I’m not nervous” at parties.
Your most overused phrase – “I’m fine.”
Regrets –Times I was timid and didn’t need to be.
Happiest place and time – Summers on the property my parents had in Montana.
Have you had any plastic surgery – No, this is all from glycolic creams and retinol eye gel.
Your most treasured possession – A heart that still falls in love.
Tattoo(s) – On my ankle. It’s Mickey Mouse. Don’t know if I would get the same tattoo now, all these years later, but I guess that’s the point.