My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Eat dessert first. Also: Hard work always pays off.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. inconsiderate people
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. I like all kinds of music with many favorites, but here are a few that never go away: MACK THE KNIFE (sung by Bobby Darin or Ella Fitzgerald. Love her version in which she forgets the words and makes up new ones); YES SIR, THAT'S MY BABY (I sang to my children when they were babies); PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON (yay, Peter, Paul, and Mary!); WALTZING MATILDA (Great the way the Kings Singers perform it), Mozart's ALLELUIA (sure wish I could sing it the way Judith Blegen did.)
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. They must not be overused or I wouldn't be using them.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. Right where I am. Home. But feel free to tempt me with Tahiti or Aruba. Or a good party.