My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Try to use good words, like 'slubberdegullion' whenever possible.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. I admire ordinary people who every day handle extraordinary burdens with bravery, without getting any credit or recognition. For example: my student who was born addicted to crack. Her foster mother who raised her till college. So many are heroic, and their stories are everywhere.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Being such a dang slow writer.
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. It would be fun to be a wizard! Sheez, some stuff would change fast.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. If I could only make just the right speech, world peace would result. Grandiose enough?