My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. ficta voluptatis causa sint proxima veris (In order to please, fiction should approximate the truth)
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. I taught school for 20 years.
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. A marathon runner.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. To Bess Truman, I would say: "I admire the way you kept yourself and you family grounded while you were on the world's stage."
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. I tend to be too detail-oriented. (a blessing and a curse)