My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "In essentials, unity; in other things, liberty; in all things, charity." (slightly revised from Richard Baxter)
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Paul: reading. Shou-Ching: interior and landscape/garden design.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Paul: Work that remains undone. Shou-Ching: Not coming to the US earlier.
Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
A. Paul: lover. Shou-Ching: warrior.
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. Ourselves -- we are fond even of our faults! But if Shou-Ching had to be a thing, she would be the Himalaya mountains: they stand tall and endure.