My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Do the next thing.
Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
A. Restaurant reviewer, of course. Isn't that everyone's?
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Not changing piano studios my freshman year at Oberlin Conservatory. It would have been a gutsy thing to do, and I would have been happier.
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. It takes a huge amount of effort for me to remember to light a single candle rather than curse the darkness.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. "Don't make me count to three, young man!"