If it were possible to love my husband more, I would after reading his analysis of the Pinkwater-multiple-choice mishegas.
Daniel Pinkwater is my main model for children's writing. He is mysterious, funny, and never condescending, and the day he blurbed my novel Iris, Messenger was the best news I ever got as a writer.
When I was a kid I had this paraphrased quote from The Big Orange Splot taped to my bedroom door: "My room is me and I am it. It is where I like to be and it looks like all my dreams."