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. 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. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. I use a lot of qualifiers like 'just' and 'very.' Luckily, Word has a wonderful 'find and replace' function and I use it.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. I have two, my daughters. One has an MD/PhD and is about to start her residency, and the other has opened her own gluten-free bakery in Seattle. Amazing, strong and independent women.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. The Grinch.