What is your chief characteristic?
What do you appreciate most about your friends?
Sense of humor
Who is your favorite hero in fiction?
Atticus Finch from “To Kill a Mockingbird” and Gus McCrae from “Lonesome Dove”
Who is your favorite heroine in fiction?
Princess Leia from “Star Wars”
What is the best thing you have ever won?
President of the student body in college
What did your mother always tell you?
My mom taught high school English for over 30 years. She constantly corrected my grammar and usage.
What is the worst idea you’ve ever had?
Every time I try to assemble something myself
What is your favorite food?
As a native Texan, I love the three foods native to Texas: beef BBQ, Tex Mex and chicken fried steak.
Which talent would you most like to have?
What movie do you love to watch repeatedly?
Anything with 007 or Jack Ryan. When I need inspiration, I’ll watch “Rudy,” “Chariots of Fire,” or “Braveheart.”
What was your most embarrassing moment?
In college, I ran with our school’s mascot, a Shetland pony, across the field after touchdowns. On my first run–in front of thousands of fans–I tripped and fell at the fifty-yard line. I stood up and jogged off the field amid gasps and laughter from the crowd.
What historical figure do you despise the most?
It’s a tie between Hitler, Stalin and Pol Pot. They each murdered millions of innocent people.
What TV show is your guilty pleasure?
What is the last book you read?
“The Next 100 Years” by George Friedman
What is your theme song?
“Amarillo by Morning” by George Strait and “No More Buffalo” by James McMurtry