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My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Let me be worthy of my horses.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Lily Dale, spinster, in Trollope's The Small House at Allington.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. I have three: eating, riding, teaching.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. "Tempted and Tried," Dolly Parton. "Bergamasca" from Respighi's Ancient Airs. "Cecilia," Simon and Garfunkel. "String of Pearls," Glenn Miller. "Ashoken Farewell," traditional.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. I used to identify with Joan of Arc, but I don't think I would have stood the course, never having been a person of strong faith. Lately the person I'd most like to talk to is General George Marshall.