My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "In essentials, unity; in other things, liberty; in all things, charity." (slightly revised from Richard Baxter)
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Paul: honesty, courage, humility. Shou-Ching: kindness, generosity, honesty
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. On a tropical beach (it is now a rainy December day in Boston!)
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. Ourselves -- we are fond even of our faults! But if Shou-Ching had to be a thing, she would be the Himalaya mountains: they stand tall and endure.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Paul: Bathsheba Everdene. Shou-Ching: Severus Snape.