Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. follow your heart
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. Early on, I wanted to be an artist; now I wish I could play the cello.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. Besides airplanes [though I fly a fair amount], I guess it is not being able to do some things I still want to do, not to be around to see what my daughter and grandsons do with their lives.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Almost every morning I meet a friend and we walk 3 miles picking up all the trash littered on the beautiful, Olmstead designed boulevard on which we live; in the winter - skiing.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Not being as kind as I should have to my mother.