My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Here's what I put in my high school yearbook, and I do believe it's what I'd still put today: Walk slowly; all you can ever come to is yourself.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Long-Limbed Girl, by Nick Lowe. Hey Ya, by Outkast. Amazing Grace. If You Want Me, by Marketa Irglova. Prelude in E Minor, Chopin. Johnny Cash's cover of The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face. (That's six, you say? Hang on, I have 827 more to go.)
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Chinese dumplings, either pan-fried, boiled, or steamed.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. My children and my deep, lifelong friendships
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. Right here, right now.