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. Which living person do you most admire?
A. I admire my mother a whole bunch, and I always have.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. Right here, right now.
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. What is your greatest achievement?
A. My children and my deep, lifelong friendships