Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. A long walk on a deserted beach, at sunset, with my life's companion by my side.
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. On a deserted beach at sunset with my . . . I think I already answered this one!
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. Barack Obama, for fortitude and vision
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. Lincoln has fascinated me since childhood. We have yet to plumb his depths.