Mantra: “I make music, fiction, and lots of mistakes.”
Trusted Carryall: A drawstring bag where she keeps all her essentials so switching purses is easy (1)
Purse of Choice: Brown Tote by Constanza Rota (2)
Signature Scent: Replica, Jazz Club by Maison Margiela. (Shhh . . . it's actually a male scent.)
Everyday Shoe: Mark Fisher Limited brown suede boots (3)
Every Home Should Have: "A teapot, any teapot will do."
Oldest Possession: Play jewelry and scans of fashion drawings from her great aunt
Collectibles: When she was young, she used to collect sand dollars and junior ranger stamps on camping trips.
Favorite App: Audible (4): a free audiobook app. She pays a monthly subscription to get books as well as audiobooks.
Favorite Flower: "Gluten free . . . just kidding . . . succulents."
Repeated Read: Journey of Souls (5) by C.D. Baker, a historical-fiction novel about three siblings from Germany in the 13th century
Place to Shop: T. J. Max. She loves the quality and variety as their merchandise changes all the time.
Favorite Color Combo: Earth tones and dark gray
Pet: If she had a pet, it would be a small black poodle named Sherlock. (6)
On her playlist: Back in Black by AC/DC, La Grange by ZZ top, Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin, My Boy by Billie Eilish
Where She'd Love to go Next: L’Abri in Switzerland: a Christian philosophy camp where you make all your own food and at night you discuss matters of the soul (7)
Cooking: Zucchini muffins
Breakfast: Eating breakfast takes too much time. Just a coffee with cream and sugar followed by an early lunch.
Show: If she had time to watch something right now, she'd watch the Netflix show The 100 about teens sent from space to a post-apocalyptic earth. (8)
On Her nightstand: The side of her desk serves as a nightstand. On it sits lip balm, a coaster, a Sandalwood candle, and a dead plant.
Her Confidant: Her mom
To Unwind: She drinks mint tea, sits in front of the fire, and thinks.
Her Secret Weapon: Research, she could do it for days.
Life Hack: She doesn’t use a wallet, just a big binder clip to keep her cards together (9)