Sunrise in Wisconsin, July 2018. Photo (c)2018 Shannon G. Wamsley
2. What would you regret not fully doing, being or having in your life? Lots of things.
3. Are you holding onto something that you need to let go of? Yes, several things.
4. When you are 80-years-old, what will matter to you the most? Family.
5. When is it time to stop calculating risk and rewards and just do what you know is right? It is always the right time to do what is right. So the time is now.
6. How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are? 60
7. Would you break the law to save a loved one? This is very hard to answer. It would depend on the situation.
8. What makes you smile? My dog.
9. When it’s all said and done, will you have said more than you’ve done? Yes
10. If you had the opportunity to get a message across to a large group of people, what would your message be? I would tell them to stop being do damn judgmental.
11. If the average human lifespan was 40 years, how would you live your life differently? I am not sure, other than spending more time with my loved ones.
12. What do we all have in common besides our genes that makes us human? Our compassion.
13. If you could choose one book as a mandatory read for all high school students, which book would you choose? Gone With The Wind
14. Would you rather have less work or more work you actually enjoy doing? More work that I actually enjoy doing.
15. What is important enough to go to war over? Several things.
16. Which is worse, failing or never trying? Never trying.
17. When was the last time you listened to the sound of your own breathing? Earlier this morning.
18. What’s something you know you do differently than most people? I think about death differently than most people do.
19. What does ‘The American Dream’ mean to you? Peace, happiness, freedom and debt free.
20. Would you rather be a worried genius or a joyful simpleton? A worried genius.