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THE LIMIT by Kristen Landon
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Smile! If life is going great right now, enjoy it. If life stinks, don't worry it will change.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. I can't choose one specific person, but I think it would be cool to sit in on the Continental Congress and hear men like Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson debate. The only thing I would say to them is, "You go guys!"
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. I'm a marginal singer and athlete--being really great at one of those would be cool.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. 'that' and 'just' - thank heavens for the 'find' feature in Word, so I can edit a bunch of them out.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. I tend to fall in love with the 'supporting hero' types, the secondary characters who do brave and amazing things but never get as much glory as they deserve--Peeta from 'The Hunger Games'; Ron, Hermione and Neville from the Harry Potter series; Zero from 'Holes'.
July 26, 2010Recently I served on a jury in a local criminal case. It was an interesting experience, although it took a huge chunk of time out of my summer. (Man-oh-man do lawyers love to talk! But that's an entirely different topic.)
The case turned out to be quite silly, actually, when you got down to the basics of it. The problem was, everything that could have possibly gone wrong in the situation that led to the charges did go wrong. Wait. Maybe not quite everything. Someone very easily could have gotten killed, and they didn't. So that was good.
As I listened to all the testimonies and heard more than a dozen people tell the same story over... see more