My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. You pretty much get what you give.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Oh, there's a joyful place that I've come to recognize. It's sun reflecting off a mountain lake, or playing with my dog and forgetting everything else. It's knowing our kids are happy. Knowing I finished something well - especially if it was hard to do. Being with friends and laughing until we can't remember what was funny to begin with. For me, happiness is measured in moments.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Exploring back roads.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. People who don't do what they say.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. honesty, kindness, humor