My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. “You pile up enough tomorrows, and you’ll find you've collected nothing but a lot of empty yesterdays. I don't know about you, but I'd like to make today worth remembering.” (Prof. Harold Hill in Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN).
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. Probably intelligence. But I don't think people deserve credit for their intelligence-- it's their character that counts.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Honesty, reliability, compassion.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. E-mails that are written in such haste that I can't understand what the person is saying. And e-mails that don't begin with "Dear Staton" or "Dear Ms. Rabin", and simply dive right in. Yes, I know I'm a bit old-fashioned.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Jane Eyre or Sherlock Holmes.