Carole Nelson Douglas
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. If you're not busy being born, you're busy dying, to paraphrase Bob Dylan
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Queen Elizabeth I, and I'd ask her who wrote Shakespeare's plays. She didn't miss a thing.
Q. What’s your best quality?
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Not grabbing the chance I'd won at 21 to go to New York and get the job Anne Hathaway's character had in "The Devil Wears Prada." As the only child of a widowed Midwestern mother I heeded her fears, not my heart. After seeing the movie . . . maybe she was right.
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?