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 meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Obviously, I would like to meet Columbus and I would ask him how he felt and what he thought when he first sighted and then landed on San Salvador. Later, I would like to ask him about how he felt about his life and his accomplishments and the way history has treated him.
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. Original thinking, friendliness
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Raising a wonderful daughter [as a single parent after the first year of her life], climbing down and up the Grand Canyon on a six day backpack, and learning to downhill ski at age 60.
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. That would be a horrible fate but I make a pretty good pasta sauce