If your life were a novel, what would be the title?
One Flew INTO The Cuckoo’s Nest
Where were you born?
Where is the place you call home?
When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
a doctor – I had no choice
What is your profession?
retired neurologist, mindfulness teacher, and college instructor
What profession, other than your own, would you like to attempt?
What is your favorite quote?
“I would love to live like a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding.” John O’Donohue
What is your preferred form of creative expression?
What is your favorite movie, song, and work of art?
movie: Young Frankenstein, album: Santana’s Caravanserai
Over the course of your life, what is an issue with which you have repeatedly struggled?
In childhood, who was your celebrity crush?
What natural gift or ability would you most like to possess?
humility and equanimity
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
my 40-year marriage to Bessy
What quality do you admire most in a person?
Integrity, humor, and humility
What is something you would like to learn about?
How persons first began talking and communicating with each other
What is your idea of success?
being less ass-holey
What would you like people to say about you when you’re gone?
There was a method to his madness, a purpose to his craziness