A. College Professor, Concert Cellist, IT Director, Computer Business Owner
A. Being a husband/father
A. Stuyvestant High School, Masters Degree:Juilliard , Doctorate: Johns Hopkins University
A. Brahms, Beethoven, Bach, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Dvorak
A. Bicentennial Man (Robin Williams) based on the Asimov novel.
A. The Practice
A. A relentless pursuit to fulfill my life's calling.
A. "He declares the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not yet done..."
A. Doing what I was made to do--writing, caring for my family and friends, teaching, encouraging--and having more than enough to do all that and give generously to those in need.
A. Not being there for my loved ones. Failing to fulfill all I was meant to be and do.
A. In the presence of my loved ones (anywhere) and God.
A. King David
A. My father.
A. No specifc words or phrases--because I don't really repeat things in that way--but the use of paranthetical thoughts, for better or worse, when I speak.
A. Not having started in writing earlier in life.
A. Training up my children in the way they should go, and providing for my family.
A. Caring too much about what others think and feel.
A. Humility (ironically.)
A. Not sure what role that would be, but I would like to be a person who could influence the world for good.
A. I'm told that I'm patient. (Whoever said that hasn't been in my car during rush hour, though.)
A. Indiana Jones
A. Wow, never thought of that before....Mr. Staypuft?
A. Johann Sebastian Bach. I'd ask him everything about music, art, literature, his faith, etc.
A. Arrogant and rude people who can only feel good about themselves by pushing others around.
A. Concert cellist,like Mstislav Rostropovich.
A. Humility, Honor, Integrity
A. And all my fans said: SNICKERS!
A. Not songs, per se: Brahms German Requiem, Elgar Enigma Variations, Dvorak Symphony #8, Beatles: Paperback Writer, Mendelssohn Reformation Symphony
A. C.S. Lewis, Stephen King, Dean Koontz, John Grisham, Amy Tan,
A. The Chronicles of Narnia, The Dead Zone, The Joy Luck Club, The Rainmaker, The Bible
A. The Bible (1st and 2nd Samuel)
A. You are in charge of your own career!
A. I blame your book for keeping me up all night.