Author Revealed

About Barbara Stuber

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 3/4

Q. Previous occupations

A. Occupational therapist, marriage and family therapist, and art museum docent.

Q. Favorite job

A. Writing.

Q. High school and/or college

A. University of Kansas - BS Occupational Therapy, University of Missouri at Kansas City - MA in Psychology.

Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?

A. Leonard Cohen

Q. Favorite movie

A. Young at Heart

Q. Favorite television show

A. I rarely watch TV

Revealing Questions

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "There is another world, but it is in this one." W.B. Yeats

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. That magic moment when the perfect phrase transfers from my head to the computer screen.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Completely uninvited - I will have a flash of fear that everything is going to go away forever.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Our garden in May.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Mrs. Piggle Wiggle

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Barrack Obama

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. 'You know?"

Q. What do you regret most?

A. I do not think about regrets

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. To become a painter or sculptor

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. my three children

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. impatience, self doubt

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. creativity

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I would have the instant, fresh curiosity and joy I see in my children and grandchildren.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. goofy sense of humor

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Don't know

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Don't know

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Isamu Noguchi. "How did you have the courage to sculpt infinity?"

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Smoking.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Giving tours at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. artist

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. sense of humor, perspective, non-judgement

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. french bread and butter

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Halleiluah - Leonard Cohen Fields of Gold - Sting,