My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "Don't take life so serious, son. It ain't nohow permanent." Walt Kelly
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. I asked my youngest daughter this question, and her reply was, "Your surly demeanor." Book reviewers, take note.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Gardening. I love to garden, which is not the same as being good at it.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Reading a good book on a beach in the Caribbean. Or maybe beside a nice fire at home.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. Those clerks at Home Depot who interrupt your shopping to ask you if you need help finding something, and then you tell them what you're looking for and they have even less of an idea where it is than you do.