Author and naturalist Sy Montgomery on BIRDOLOGY
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. (Plato)
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. "It's better than a sharp stick in the eye."
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Yannan, the paleolithic shaman from Reindeer Moon by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Id' like to meet Genghis Khan, to discuss camels.
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. It would be wonderful to be almost any animal, to see what life feels like from their perspective.