Books by this Author
Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. follow your heart
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. I doubt there is such a thing. Instead, I think a better goal is to be able to wake up in the morning and be content or pleased with what you have done with the hand you've been dealt and to keep going hopefully.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. I would be right where I am now -- or, possibly Turkey where I did anthropological fieldwork and where I have many friends. Besides the food is fantastic, the country beautiful and the people friendly.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. Besides airplanes [though I fly a fair amount], I guess it is not being able to do some things I still want to do, not to be around to see what my daughter and grandsons do with their lives.
Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
A. A guide through the Grand Canyon - rafting or hiking