Most of the shadows in this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

About Petra:

She is a rock. She is an island. And she can be emailed at byupetra(at)

Recent answered questions:

Dear Petra, Time is short, I know, but would you tell us a little bit about ... — 6 votes
What is an unusual or unique place in the world that you would like to visit ... — 5 votes
What is the worst movie that you love unironically and why? -Inverse Insomniac — 3 votes
What is your favorite purchase of the past year and why? – Consumer — 6 votes
Dear 100 Hour Board (and alumni!), What's the single best movie you've seen since last alumni ... — 4 votes
What is the best book (or two) that you've read in the past year? -Owlet — 3 votes
Dear 100 Hour Board and alumni, Do you think women should have the priesthood? Why or ... — 5 votes
How would somebody you don't get along with describe you? -the ever-inquisitive Goose Girl — 6 votes
What's the best thing on the internet that I probably haven't seen yet? -El-ahrairah — 3 votes
Board babies/children/not-so-young-offspring? -My Name Here — 9 votes
Dear everybody, What do you do for work? Is that that the field you graduated in? ... — 3 votes
Who's your favorite late night comedy host? -Seth Meyers — 1 votes
I am trying to buy my way to happiness. What purchase have you made in the ... — 4 votes
Dear fellow writers of things, What is a lesser-known answer you wrote that perhaps never received ... — 1 votes
Android or IOS? What's in your pocket? -Blackberry — 1 votes
We're coming up on the last day of alumni week. Would you please brag about something ... — 4 votes
Hi, 100 Hour Board Writers and Alumni! Big fan here. Two questions: 1. Are you still ... — 1 votes
How many of you have answered Board questions in a foreign country? How many different foreign ... — 1 votes
Dear 100 Hour Board , Guten tag ! Which languages do you speak and how/where did ... — 5 votes
What color is your toothbrush? -Red — 2 votes