author of ''Wicked"
''Seeing the kids get on the school bus in the morning and get off the bus in the afternoon."
singer-pianist of the Dresden Dolls
''I am happy when I am alone, reading or writing, in a warm and dimly lit cafe surrounded by happy talking people who I don't know."
CEO of Newbury Comics
''Watching my daughter play softball . . . and playing chess with my son."
chef-owner ofClio, Uni, Toro
''Cooking at any of my restaurants, traveling, and gathering new ideas. What really puts a smile on my face is my fiancee, Celine."
conductor ofthe Boston Pops
''Spending time out amidst nature by myself." -- Bobby Hankinson