A. Let me be worthy of my horses.
A. "Tempted and Tried," Dolly Parton. "Bergamasca" from Respighi's Ancient Airs. "Cecilia," Simon and Garfunkel. "String of Pearls," Glenn Miller. "Ashoken Farewell," traditional.
A. If I say I'll do a thing, then I'll do it. Though it might be something everybody wishes I wouldn't do.
A. I can't conceive of perfect happiness. It's always gotta be mixed, otherwise there's no point. A summer morning about 6am when the beans have just come up: that comes pretty close, but it partly depends for its deliciousness on the threat of whack-on-the-head heat by lunchtime.
A. I sure would like to be able to yodel, although there isn't much call for it in the classroom. And I'd like to be able to ride a lot better than I do, though there's still time to improve that. I hope.