Women rock stars: Girls Like Us
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Try to write with humanity, understanding but never judging
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Laura Nyro: "Timer," Joni Mitchell: "Both Sides Now" (as sung by Judy Collins), Carly Simon, "Like a River," Carole King, "Up on the Roof," Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions, "It's All Right"
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. pretentious culturati, name-droppers, and people who talk very slowly
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Abraham, from the Bible. "You started it all. And you got up and left where you were born. I understand that."
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. clearing woods and turning them into meadows or watching Law & Order on TV