Yes. She was bonkers. But that kind of bonkers that was somehow irresistible. The Mad Hatter says all the best people are bonkers, anyway.
She was also brilliant.
I like to think we could have hung out, which is probably what everyone thinks of anyone falling into the hero category. Here is one of my favorite sayings attributed to this fascinating and sensitive woman:
“Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding.”-Diane Arbus