Hometown and current residence
Rockford, IL; San Francisco Bay Area
Family, pets or hermit
A husband and a yellow lab
Sound she loves
Sailboat ropes dinging against the masts in a marina
Sound she dislikes
Profession she'd like to attempt
Winery Tasting Room Supervisor
Profession she would not like to attempt
Something she says again and again
"A solution will emerge."
What others say about her
"She’s there for the good and the bad times."
What would be different if she ruled the world?
Vehicles would carry only vanity plates; however, plate names would be chosen by drivers’ exes or former employers. I like to know what I’m dealing with on the road.
Wisdom she'd share with others if only they'd ask
Aging brings with it clarity of purpose.
Favorite season of the year
Fall. I like the changing colors of the leaves and the first few crisp days when a jacket and gloves are necessary.
- "When I lived in Helsinki, I played the technology-using wife in a Nokia trade fair commercial."
- Gwen Merrill
Little-known fact about Gwen