Give specific praise.

Q&A Time!


Q: What’s your hometown and current residence? 

A: Oak Park, Illinois (both)


Q: Family, pets or hermit? 

A: Three kids, two cats, large extended family


Q: Favorite word? 

A: Smitten


Q: Least favorite word? 

A: Utilize — or any word with a shorter, better substitute.


Q: Favorite food? 

A: Popcorn


Q: What do others say about you? 

A: “Don’t give her anything breakable to play with.”


Q: Any pet peeves? 

A: People who eat with their mouths open.


Q: Favorite color? 

A: I find that question offensive! 🙂


Q: Any words of wisdom you’d like to share? 

A: Give specific praise.