A. editor, sales, jeweler
A. High school in Alaska. College in Arizona.
A. Right now it's Mozart. This will change next year to Gounod.
A. Babette's Feast.
A. Daily Show
A. work words food love music words work sigh
A. old age ain't for sissies, dude.
A. I think the happiest people are those who fully know who they are. They have stopped worrying about where to find happiness, so they can enjoy each moment for what it is.
A. Not being read. ;-)
A. I try to be content where I am, but I'd love to see many other countries.
A. An indentured servant in Plymouth, 1637.
A. A man named Ikenna Oneiydo, who is a university president in Nigeria. I have never met a more gracious, intelligent, or wise person.
A. Mine? Dude, like, I totally have no clue, you know?
A. I regret having to be right all the time when I was a YA.
A. Paying off our house.
A. Hermione Granger.
A. I have a mustache.
A. Either Tom or Jerry.
A. That would be Scrooge, and I would tell him, "Don't eat the pudding; it will give you bad dreams."
A. Dogs. Oh wait, you mean . . .
A. Travel writer.
A. Humor, honesty, discipline.
A. Pasta with olive oil and asparagus.
A. I'm old. My faves are scattered among the blues, R&B, gospel, folk, and opera. Only old people know them any more.
A. Umberto Eco, Diane Ackerman, Harold Bloom, RR Knudson, Iain Pears
A. Foucault's Pendulum, Instance of the Fingerpost, Moby-Dick, Natural History of the Senses, and the Book of Job
A. I reread my favorite writers. It's inspiring and depressing.
A. Just tell me a story about what people want from life.
A. They seem to think there's magic or romance in writing books. It's mostly hard work.