J. M. Bedell
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Elastigirl from the Incredibles movie.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Honesty, integrity, and being teachable.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Sitting with my husband in the shadow of our barn. A good book in my hands, our dogs sleeping at my feet, the goats lying nearby chewing their cuds and the chickens pecking the ground, searching for bugs.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Susie King Taylor. She wrote the only first person account of life as a female slave during the Civil War. And I wouldn't say much, I'd just sit and listen to her stories.