Having time off with nothing to do and nothing weighing on my mind, while eqipped with art supplies, the internet and some good dvds.
2. What is your greatest fear?
That my kids will be harmed or hurt.
3. What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
Anxiety and meanness.
4. What is the trait you most deplore in others?
Inability to recognize and appreciate irony.

5. Which living person do you most admire?
My husband.

6. What is your greatest extravagance?
The internet.

7. What is your current state of mind?
Simultaneously relaxed and anxious.

8. What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
They're all overrated.

9. On what occasion do you lie?
When it serves me.

10. What do you most dislike about your appearance?
Double chin.

11. Which living person do you most despise?
Any homophobe.

12. What is the quality you most like in a man?

13. What is the quality you most like in a woman?

14. Which words or phrases do you most overuse?

15. What or who is the greatest love of your life?

16. When and where were you happiest?
In 2000, standing on a mountain with the man I would marry.

17. Which talent would you most like to have?
I wish I was a better singer.

18. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
I would be naturally thin.

19. What do you consider your greatest achievement?
I have been true to myself as an artist.

20. If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what would it be?
A less neurotic version of me.

21. Where would you most like to live?
I would like to be a person with a good, comfortable home in several places.

22. What is your most treasured possession?
My jewelry.

23. What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
24. What is your favorite occupation?
25. What is your most marked characteristic?
Physically: hair.  Other: I think I'm funny.
26. What do you most value in your friends?
The ability to get the joke, and to give it back.
27. Who are your favorite writers?
Anita Brookner, Maya Angelou, JK Rowling.
28. Who is your hero of fiction?
Harry Potter.
29. Which historical figure do you most identify with?
Well, I guess I have to say Queen Victoria.
30. Who are your heroes in real life?
My husband and children, my uncle, my sisters.
31. What are your favorite names?
The ones I gave my daughters.
32. What is it that you most dislike?
Regret and anxiety.
33. What is your greatest regret?
That it took me so long to understand myself, and that I spent so much time and energy on self-loathing.
34. How would you like to die?
35. What is your motto?
As long as it's funny.