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. 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.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. I am frustrated when people assume animals do not think and feel, which is quite common, or that their thoughts and feelings matter less than our own.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. Writing a bad book
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. right here in Hancock, NH--but not at my computer!