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Bill Scheller

Bill Scheller is an intrepid travel writer and journalist. His byline has appeared in numerous publications, including National Geographic Traveler, Islands, National Geographic World, The Washington Post Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, Yankee magazine, and This Old House. He is the author of 33 books, including The Bad for You Cookbook, which he wrote with Chris Maynard, and is co-editor of the online travel magazine naturaltraveler.com.. He and his wife, Kay. live in northern Vermont.
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Go ahead, have some more.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not having spent my 20s traveling and goofing off, instead of in my first marriage

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. A just-right balance of time and money, which are often mutually exclusive. Other than that, sitting up in a tree in Eastside Park, Paterson, New Jersey, with a pile of Uncle Scrooge comics on a summer afternoon in 1958.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Other than at my fireside in Vermont? Maybe skiing, late afternoon, surrounded by aplenglow. Or in cozy bistro like the Bris Bise in Gaspé, Quebec.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Asinine rules and regulations

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