A Young Wife
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Breathe deeply
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Bye, Bye Miss American Pie
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Those elusive moment of utter contentment that surprise me at various times. I might be out to dinner with good friends, look around and think this is happiness. Or with someone I love and have the same experience. Or outside in a wild place. In each case it's a recognition of that particular moment as happiness. It comes upon me; I don't seek it out.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. I'd like to be fluent in more languages.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. When my husband was diagnosed with Lewy body dementia, I realized that I would have to access my highest self to be able to care for him properly. And I did. Not that there weren't slips and frustrations, but I loved hving to reach alwasy for more patience, more understanding, more strength and more humor during those years.