A. Avoid making excuses or standing in long lines.
A. Loyalty, humor, compassion.
A. This feels like a trick question devised by my mother. Whom I actually do admire greatly. I also admire my father a great deal. Mostly because he made it through my book and is still speaking to me.
A. I tend to let my nutty imagination override a pretty stable reality. Which is a fancy way of saying, I can often invent problems that aren't even remotely possible in the real world.
A. I'd like to meet Jim Morrison and ask him if I could borrow his leather pants for a week or so.