Name: Amy Simon

Where do you live? West Orange

When did you move there? 1992

Where did you grow up? Philadelphia

How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? Advocating for marginalized people with a focus on LGBTQ+ older adults. Find out what we do at LGBT Senior Housing and Care.

Coffee, tea or … ? The perfect Vodka Martini

What’s your idea of a perfect weekend day? Working in my garden with my puppy by my feet and rock and roll on the speakers.

What’s your favorite local restaurant? Harper’s Cafe in West Orange is so welcoming and community-focused. Breakfast and lunch is perfect there!

What’s on your nightstand? My iPad and a glass of water.

What are you listening to? NPR

What are your current indulgences? Chocolate and wine

What talent you would most like to have? To reach the top cabinet.

What’s the worst-kept (or best-kept!) secret about your town? It’s not a secret if I tell.

What do you hope they say about you at your funeral? She had a 6-foot personality.