OCCUPATION: Innkeeper, artist, owner of “The Oceanviews” publications and real estate agent for Olga B. Goff Real Estate.
RESIDENCE: The Margin Street Inn.
BORN, RAISED & GREW UP IN: Born in Princeton, N. J., and grew up in Watch Hill.
RIGHT NOW I’M IN THE MIDDLE OF: Opening the second house at the Margin Street Inn.
I ENJOY SPENDING MY TIME: Painting, traveling and cooking.
MY PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Raising my kids and backpacking around the world.
I’D LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR: My creativity and my shell collection.
TOP ON MY BUCKET LIST: Hiking the Grand Himalayan Trail.
ALWAYS IN MY POCKET: Swiss Army Knife.
WHAT I WANTED TO BE WHEN I GREW UP: Still trying to figure that one out.
PERSON WHO HAS INFLUENCED ME THE MOST: My grandmother, “Goggy,” the late Olga Barney.
FAVORITE AUTHOR: Bruce Chatwin, author of “The Songlines.”
BOOKS ON MY NIGHTSTAND: Too many to count.
I AM LISTENING TO: Stick Figure.
FAVORITE MOVIE: “Dazed and Confused.”
FAVORITE TV SHOW: I am cheesy — I still love “Survivor.”
FAVORITE SONG: “When I Paint my Masterpiece,” by The Band.
FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD: Pick Pockets and pepperoni pizza.
SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES I USE MOSTLY: Facebook and Instagram.
TRAIT I MOST ADMIRE: Wit.
PET PEEVE: Littering.
FAVORITE QUOTATION: “Be yourself, everyone else is already taken,” – Oscar Wilde.
MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT OUR LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD: The beaches and the ocean.
CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: My mutt, Ella.
LITTLE KNOWN FACT ABOUT ME: I was an au pair in Zurich and am still in touch with the not-so-little-anymore girls.
BEST ADVICE I EVER RECEIVED: It’s a big world … go and explore.
ADVICE I BEST LIKE TO GIVE: Go explore!
IF I RULED THE WORLD I WOULD: Tell people to smile more often.
IF I WON THE LOTTERY, THE FIRST THING I WOULD DO IS: Buy another round-the-world ticket.
I DRIVE A: 2019 white Mini Countryman.
I WISH I DROVE A: I love my Mini.
ALWAYS IN MY FRIDGE: Salsa.
IF I COULD HOST A DINNER PARTY WITH A GROUP OF PEOPLE FROM THE PAST, PRESENT OR FUTURE, I WOULD INVITE: Favorite friends from near and far because I know some pretty entertaining people!
— Interview arranged and edited by Nancy Burns-Fusaro