What were you like in high school?
Obnoxious know-it-all. Wait. . . I’ve changed, really.
What’s the most cringe worthy thing you did in high school?
Where to start? I've kind of blocked a lot of that out. On purpose. No, I don't want to revisit... you can't make me... aghhhhhh.
What would you be if you weren’t a teacher?
Musician or spy.
What kind of music do you listen to?
Really varies. I love opera, especially Wagner. In high school it was Beatles, Rolling Stones, Hendrix and Bob Dylan. Currently into Celtic folk, sea shanties and American old time folk and bluegrass. I just bought a tenor banjo.
What was your most prized possession as a child?
A Japanese silk painting of a young woman playing with a cat. My Grandmother got in 1930 when she lived in Tokyo for a year.
How would you take over the world?
Through the power of song.
What is your pet peeve?
When one of a pair of doors is locked. Seriously. It’s a freaking door. Open it.
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
Which talent do you wish you had?
Organizatien. See, I can't even spell it.
Who are your heroes in real life?
Immanuel Kant; David Bowie; T.S. Eliot; Joel Gorenkoff; William Wallace; Toshiro Mifune.
Who are your fictional heroes?
Aragorn; the cool guy in Thirteenth Warrior; Quinn in Jaws; Lady Galadriel; Jean-Luc Picard; Blackadder; everybody that Toshiro Mifune played.
THIS OR THAT:
Dogs or cats?
Netflix or TV?
Phone call or text?
DC or Marvel?
Marvel because Wolverine.
Star Wars or Star Trek?
Coffee or tea?
Coffee in excess
Winter or summer?
Tests, assignments, or presentations?
Taking the stairs or taking the elevator?
Pancakes or waffles?
Travelling or staying home?
Sports: playing or watching?