Quotes

I have no desire to be a star.

I am not a people person. It’s not that I am shy, but I am more comfortable in an atmosphere of one-on-one. I hate crowds and parties.

Joining One Tree Hill has been: “Like summer camp, only it’s really cold in Wilmington, North Carolina! I’ve never lived in a small town, but I always pictured myself in a small house, drinking lemonade on my porch swing. Now I have the porch!”.

I guess I’ve sort of always wanted to be an actress, except when I was five, which, I did want to be the Queen of England.

I don’t party. I’m a total homebody. I like hanging out with my cat and I’ve actually been known to stay home and knit.

Favorite holiday: Christmas. “It will always be number one on my list. You feel cozy for like two months straight. You sing songs, all the stories look exactly the same. There’s no other holiday where everybody decorates. There’s a joy and a spirit of excitement that’s in the air around Christmastime. It’s the best.”

Music is something that is in you. You can touch people with your music even if you’re working a job at starbucks or working a desk job.

That’s the exciting thing. I still don’t know what I’m going to be. I love acting. I would love to be an English teacher. I would love to be a housewife and have a chateau in the South of France, I would love to be a singer that travels to cafes around different towns. I am loving to live out my life right now and see where it goes, it’s exciting.

Musical theater is oh, my dream. My passion. Music is in my veins. Just being able to mix that passion with my other passion, for acting, would be unbelievable. I have to brush up on my dancing, but I’d definitely love to hit Broadway.

I am an actor. God forbid I say this, but I would be doing it for free because I love it. If I could, I’d do this every day of my life.

I am a down-home girl. I love home and a German shepherd and an old red pickup truck from the ’50s. I would love an old house in Alabama with little kids running in the yard.

I never rule anything out, I just follow where I’m lead.

My personal style is just really easy, non fashion concerned. I have a lot of jeans and tee shirts.
So much of my heart is in my music. If you pay close attention to the lyrics, you can get a much better perception of who I am when my guard is down.

I love being home on rainy days! I usually write and sneak in an I Love Lucy rerun!

I can’t cook or do crafts. And put a soccer ball or a football in my hand, and I wouldn’t know what to do with it, but if you give me a creative outlet, usually, I’d be able to figure something out.

I eat peanut butter, Swiss cheese and lettuce sandwiches. Really, they’re very good!

My dream car is a red ’57 Chevrolet pickup. So I’d take a road trip in that for a day, play classic rock music the whole time and then stop at a diner at midnight for some apple pie.

I had a lot of creative energy when I was young. I was not the best student because I was always challenging what the teachers were saying, rather than just accepting it.

I love singing. Getting on stage… it’s like reaching in to the bottom of my soul and bringing it right up. I love it.

Music’s something I’ll be doing for the rest of my life, whether I’m just playing guitar in my living room or whether I’m playing for 3,000 people.