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. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Kindness, integrity and humor.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. To fly, using just my arms. Fly, fly, fly! Sometimes, when I dream, I'm swooping up and over mountain after mountain. How I would love to do that for real.
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. I have no flaws. I am a perfect human being. What, you don't believe me? C'mon.