1. What animal should cease to exist? (Not including bugs. That’s too obvious.)
Turkey vultures. Because they are so ugly. I can’t find my photos of the turkey vultures that hung out around our first house in suburban Atlanta, but I swear, I had never seen such hideous creatures in my life.
Arithmetic. I loved it. I still do, frankly. I loved colouring the groups of bananas in Grade One. I loved Venn diagrams in Grade Whatever. I loved teaching my son math when we homeschooled. Love love love. 3. If scientists found a way to allow dogs to talk, do you think we should implement it? Or should we just keep them quiet?
Definitely. I’d like to hear mine talk. I believe that he loves me in a slavish way and I want that confirmed to the rest of the family. I’d also like to understand why he feels he has to pee on a particular point of the basement stairs. 4. How do you order your Starbucks?
with Itzhak Perlman, John Williams and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. I woke up to it every morning for years.7. What was the most surprising thing about college?
I have no idea. I’m not much of a shopper. 9. Who is your role model? Why?
My mother-in-law. Here’s why. 10. What movie would you like to see that is in theaters right now?
Michael Jackson’s This is It.
A Serious Man
The Invention of Lying
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.