My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Do unto others as you would have others do unto you.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. A quiet mind.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. C.G. Jung. I’d like to talk to him about what it was like to ponder the psyche so deeply and not go completely mad in the process.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. Change the word "identify" to admire, and the answer is Rachel Carson, author of THE SEA AROUND US and SILENT SPRING. She was a scientist who courageously wrote about her wonder for the natural world and warned what damage humans were doing to it.
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. Perfectionism. (But it has its merits at times…)