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I travel in a group of 4 women ... We take turns choosing where to go. This year we will be staying at a cottage on Lake George. Any advice on must-see, do or eat?
- Janet from Perrysburg, OH
I love Bolton Landing, a very sweet, little village a few miles from Lake George village. And eating at Ridge Terrace is beautiful. Montcalm is very family friendly, and at the Algonquin you eat right on the docks. Sutton's Marketplace has great food and clothes; I've been going there since I was 12. Rent a boat at Chic's Marina, and there's tons of mini-golf at Pirate's Cove -- it's the best! "
Does Isaboo have a favorite toy that she plays with?
- Alex from Tappan, NY
She has thousands of toys. Her faves are any stuffed animal with squeakers inside of them. It’s like a challenge; she bites through the toy until she finally gets to the squeaker. She also has a blue ball that she likes to throw down the stairs, which scares the heck out of mommy!"
Do you wonder what your life would be like if all of this TV fame didn't happen?
- Joann from Omaha, NE
I'd still be working in food markets or restaurants as I did happily for many years."
Does Isaboo snore? My hubby and I have two dogs and nights around here between those two and my hubby can be very noisy!?
- Cynthia from Donthan, ALA.
Izzy sleeps quietly but in the middle of the bed. John and I are squished up at the edges. It's all relative, what we put up with for the ones we love!"
Hey Rach, what is the best gift John has ever gotten you?
- Amy from Mansfield, Ohio
I love Almodovar movies, a Spanish flimmaker. Our first date out was one of his movies. He gave me all of his films, some he had to buy used on Ebay and make me a library of all of his work. But he gives me so many cool gifts, it's really hard to choose."
I am thinking about getting a dog and pit bulls are high up on my list. I enjoy the water and wondered if Isaboo likes the water? Is that common for pit bulls?
- Kari M.
Izzy is learning to swim but does not love the water. My first dog, Boo, also a pit, loved to swim though...as long as a tennis ball was in the mix. Pit bulls are such remarkable creatures and so misunderstood and often abused. Thanks for thinking of them for adoption!"
What is your most embarassing moment on T.V.?
- Heather from Meadow Vista, CA
Really? I've so many to choose from. I've set the stove and pan and often the bread on fire. I've cut off my fingers, burned food, splattered celebrities and a president with sauces. It's a wonder I have a job at all, really!"
I was wondering how you transitioned from small town girl to big city living? What do you miss most about the place you grew up?
- Annette from Wester, NY
I still live there. My home is in Lake Luzerne about 10 minutes from Lake George where I grew up. You don't have to transition if you never leave where it is you come from."
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