1. Best sandwich?

The Monte Cristo is really good – or at least, I remember thinking it was really good when I was a kid. A tomato sandwich with really good salted tomato, multiple thin-thin slices of cheddar, pickles (slices not chips!) and a bare skifter of mayo.

2. What’s one thing you own that you really should throw out?

Eyeshadows from two presidential administrations ago.

3. What is the scariest animal?

4. Apples or oranges?

Apples, apples, apples. Honeycrisps. I don’t care if growers out East complain that the trees are too finicky and they can’t compete with Washington. Good. Our apples are winners.

5. Have you ever asked someone for their autograph?

I think when I was a child? Not since, that I recall.

6. What do you think happens when we die?

7. Favorite action movie?

8. Favorite smell?

9. Least favorite smell?

10. Exercise: worth it?

11. Flat or sparkling?

Sparkling, forever! Hides the odd tastes water can have. (The best water comes from the drinking fountain just past security in PDX.)

12. Most used app on your phone?

13. You get one song to listen to for the rest of your life: what is it?

14. What number am I thinking of?

15. Describe the rest of your life in 5 words?