Last week I stumbled on Vogue’s 73 Questions segment on The Scene. A reporter asks a celebrity 73 random questions on their lives within 6 minutes. I watched Anna Wintour’s interview and became intrigued by the premise. I thought I’d feature some of my answers to the same questions as answered by Sarah Jessica Parker as a fun exercise for Friday (of course, I put my own spin on the questions and for obvious reasons some of the questions don’t apply) Here goes:

1. How long have you been in the area? 5 years

2. What’s your favorite season in Arizona? Winter

3. What’s your favorite activity in Arizona? Hiking

4. Would you ever leave Arizona? Maybe

5. What are three words to describe living in Arizona? Serene, quiet and gritty

6. What’s your favorite movie? The Curious Life of Benjamin Button

7. Favorite movie in past five years? Blue Jasmine

8. Favorite Hitchcock film? Don’t have one

9. Favorite TV show that’s currently on? House of Cards

10. What’s a book you plan on reading? The Light You Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

11. A book you read in school that positively shaped you? Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

12. A book you read in school that you never think of? Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

13. On a scale of one to ten how excited are you about life right now? 7

14. iPhone or Android? iPhone

15. Twitter or Instagram? Twitter

16. Vine or Snapchat? Neither

17. Who should EVERYONE be following right now? Humans of N.Y.

18. What’s the coolest thing in your office? Vintage teapot that a friend gave me

19. What’s your favorite downtown restaurant? Cibo

20. What’s your favorite food? Pani-puri

21. Least favorite food? Food that is overpriced

22. What do you love on your pizza? Jalapeños and pineapples

23. Favorite drink? Coca-Cola

24. Favorite dessert? Any kind of ice cream

25. Dark chocolate or milk chocolate? Milk chocolate

26. Weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten? Seaweed

27. What’s the hardest part about being a mom? Time’s passage

28. What’s your favorite band? Coldplay

29. Favorite solo artist? Tori Amos

30. Favorite lyrics?  Smile though your heart is aching
Smile even though it’s breaking
When there are clouds in the sky, you’ll get by
If you smile through your fear and sorrow
Smile and maybe tomorrow
You’ll see the sun come shining through for you

31. If your life were a song, what would the title be? What a Wonderful World

32. If you could sing a duet with anyone, who would it be? Tori Amos

33. If you could master one instrument, what would it be? Piano

34. If you had a tattoo, where would it be? On my ankle

35. To be or not to be? To be

36. What’s Oprah like in person? Obviously this question doesn’t apply.

37. What number of question was this? #37

38. Dogs or cats? Neither

39. Kittens or puppies? Neither

40. Dolphins or koalas? Koalas

41. Bird-watching or whale-watching? Whale watching

42. What’s your spirit animal? elephant

43. Best gift you’ve ever received? my daughter

44. Last gift you gave a friend? book

45. A person you want to have coffee with? Joan Didion

46. A historical figure you’d love to have coffee with? Gandhi

47. How do you like your coffee? With cream and agave

48. Can I play a note on this piano? Doesn’t Apply

49. What’s your favorite curse word? F

50. What’s your favorite board game? Monopoly

51. What’s your favorite country to visit? France

52. What’s the last country you visited? Canada

53. What country do you wish to visit? Spain

54. What do you see in this imageright here? Doesn’t apply

55. Can you write down your favorite word that starts and ends with the same vowel? evoke

56. What’s your favorite color? Blue

57. Least favorite color? Yellow

58. What color dress did you wear to your prom? Blue

59. Diamonds or pearls? Neither

60. Cheap shampoo or expensive? Reasonably priced

61. Blow-dry or air-dry? Blow-dry

62. Heels or flats? flats

63. Can you give an impersonation of someone? No

64. Can you do the same impersonation with a British accent? No

65. My friend outside this window would love to ask you a question? Doesn’t Apply

66. [Holding two different colored dresses] Which should I give my girlfriend? Doesn’t Apply

67. Pilates or yoga? Yoga

68. Jogging or swimming? Jogging

69. Best way to decompress? Reading a book

70. If you had one superpower, what would it be? Curing illness

71. Can you describe an experience you felt most nervous? First court hearing as a lawyer

72. What’s the weirdest word in the English language? flubber

73. Last question: Is this the strangest interview you’ve ever had? Doesn’t Apply

What are some of your answers to these questions? Fun exercise! I recommend everyone to try it. 

Image:“3/366: There are years that ask questions and years that answer” by theunquietlibrarian