How a Pair of Shoes Saved One Woman’s Life
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "Why am I so tired?"
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Teaching writing. Although I admit I have an ill-advised running-a-bookstore fantasy.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. Joan of Arc. JK, more like, Erma Bombeck?
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. A sunny morning with my family in our secret picnic spot in the park. Followed by both children spontaneously napping at the same time, leaving me to an armchair, a cup of coffee, and a good book.
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. Whenever people meet me for the first time they say, "I didn't think you'd be so short!"