My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Life is too short.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Not being able to live in a book.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. I would like to meet my maternal great-mother Sophie Egemo who came across from Norway. She raised 4 girls and 4 boys and never learned much English. I want to know about her life in Norway (I know she skiied to school) and why she left, and what she thought about this new country.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. Piano virtuoso!
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. I would be a cat curled up in front of a woodstove. A cat who could read, of course.