A. Manager for Africa and the Middle East, Swiss pharmaceutical company
A. other than writing, sailing instructor on the NC coast
A. undergrad in North Carolina, graduate school in London
A. Hundreds in competition for the top slot.
A. An abundance of challenges.
A. Esse quam vedere: To be, rather than to seem.
A. Riding a clear blue pipe in the tropical sun.
A. Deep water - deep shades below me.
A. right here, right now
A. Carl Jung
A. David Lynch
A. Let's get to it.
A. Never having travelled Southeast Asia with my wife
A. Playing fusion jazz guitar, aka Jesse Cook
A. Remaining a believer, at least through this morning
A. Immediate action. I make decisions quickly.
A. A perfect twenty-foot peak headed straight for Pipeline
A. Intensity in silence
A. Paris from the Iliad
A. George Freeth. Does he regret introducing surfing to southern California.
A. Hotel beds. I prefer sleeping on the floor.
A. Teaching new writers.
A. Lead guitarist in a hot band.
A. Charity, constancy, valor.
A. Rimsky-Korsakov's 'Sheherazade', the rest change with the tides.
A. Too many to count, much less name.
A. My Name is Asher Lev, Chaim Potok The Chinese Bandit, Stephen Becker Cannery Row, John Steinbeck Cold Mountain, Charles Frazier The Queen's Gambit, Walter Tevis
A. Dozens of them. More.
A. You must master the rules before changing them.
A. Do another one like the last one!
A. A lifetime's passuib for adventure, combined with a three-generational heritage in antiques and treasures.