According to the book, "Apartment Therapy" by Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan, an interview is a good way to start the Cure. It is a good way to learn about me, my favorite things, my style, and the problems I am having with my apartment.
Actress: Film noir femme fatales
Actor: Roberto Benigni
Artist: Magritte, Rothko, Alcocer
Books: Anna Karenina, Short stories by Dorothy Parker, Catch 22, Blindness, A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain, hard boiled detective stories
Music: 1920's crooners, 1930's jazz and blues, 1940's bluegrass, 1950's R&B, 1960's phsychedelic and garage rock, 1970's glitter and soul, 1980's new wave and punk, current indie and miscellaneous.
Restaurant: Java Green
Automobile: My bicycle!
Television Shows: Lost, Twin Peaks
Clothing: Vintage, Ann Taylor Loft
How would you describe your style?
Where were you born: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Where you grew up: Grand Rapids
Where you lived as an adult: Ann Arbor, Michigan; Seattle, Washington; Washington, D.C.
Whom would you consider a role model? The Dalia Lama
What three adjectives describe the qualities that you admire in this person?
What is the problem with your apartment?
1. Hard to keep neat
2. Not a good place for everything
3. No outdoor space
If your apartment could speak, what would it say is the problem?
You say you like me when I'm neat, and yet you never put anything away. (It isn't easy enough to put things away, the places some things belong are too difficult to reach.)
What one thing would you like to do more of in your apartment?
Eight weeks from now, when this project is done, if friends came to visit, how would you like them to describe your home?