Janet S. Wong
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Why not?
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. Probably that I usually wear all black--or almost. My son used to say that I looked like a panda!
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. There are so many, but one who stands above many of the rest is the Dalai Lama.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Wonton noodle soup for breakfast...a school visit with enthusiastic, prepared kids...no traffic on the way back home...a sushi dinner with my husband and son...emails from friends...finding a new poem...falling asleep with the fragrance of gardenias blowing through the window screens. Yes, that would be Perfect Happiness!
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. "I'll do it tomorrow": I am a terrible procrastinator.