My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Slow and steady wins the race.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Making jam. I'm not kidding. I love to stand at the stove and stir. Then, when you're done, you have all the yummy proof of your efforts. No fruit is safe, I swear.
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Apples--but not Granny Smiths please--Yuck!
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. A life shared with a loving partner in which you both get to do work you that is meaningful to you. That feels to me like a life with meaning and purpose ... perfect happiness for me.
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. I don't think I'd like to be a different person. But I do sometimes see my cats lolling about and think it would be nice to be one of them.