American woman. Quick mouth, restless feet; often the twain do in fact meet. Boston-born of all American (but not “all-American”) stock. Short. Plump. Capable of moments of astonishing genius and clarity, and prone to losing keys. Medium bank, lofty airs. Siddity. Unreasonable at the most curious times, maddeningly calm when everyone else is miles-past-crazy. Quick to trust, slow to forgive. Awkward. Shining. Present.

Avid reader, sporadic writer, champion shopper, brilliant cook. Er.