If you'd like to listen to the interview, click here.
Can I then be star-struck for a moment, and tell you it was fun to see archived interviews with Kelsey Nixon, who my daughter and I watched vie to be the Next Food Network Star, and Brandon Sanderson, one of my favorite fantasy-science fiction authors; I just finished his Mistborn trilogy.
I also noticed an interview with Sam Beeson who I suspect is the son of Dick Beeson, the Director of the Orem Public Library when I worked there during my last two years of college. Books, books -- and more books. And wonderful people.
One of my best jobs ever.
If you you are thinking that it was comfortable for me to share this interview with you, and you are wondering why it's easy for Whitney and not for me, it wasn't.
My initial impulse was to bury the interview as a post-script for another entry.
But, my husband, superb peer mentor that he is, kindly reminded me that if I am going to suggest you walk through your fear, I might want to walk through mine.
If you'd like to read more pontifications on topics about which I am pressed to try and live up to lest I discover myself a wholesale hypocrite, take a look at these posts.
- Finding my voice: an Interview with Maria Carr
- Dreaming or deflecting?
- NY Times: For Girls, It's Be Yourself...
- Second Thoughts on Psyche's 2nd Task
- Learning to 'Let it Be': A lesson from Brooke White