If you had not become a teacher, what is something else you would be doing?
Were I not a teacher, I would be practicing law.
What is your favorite book and why?
I have three favorite books: Beloved, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Where the Crawdads Sing. All three authors use language exquisitely.
If you could have dinner with three people, alive or not, who would they be and why?
I would like a chance to have dinner again with my parents and have them meet my grandchildren.