(1) I was never good at sports; (2) I am an excellent shot; (3) I played Paul Revere in 4th Grade and rode my cardboard horse offstage backwards (that is, ass-end first); (4) In 6th grade the class did a parody of the PTA with all boys in drag but one. My character was modeled on Mae West; (5) I was a grade school monitor and rose to the position of Lieutenant; (6) I enjoy test-taking; (7) I’ve always been able to do well on tests, even if I missed the class the test was based on; (8) I once ran a razor blade over my thumb to see if it was sharp (it was!); (9) I loved junior/senior high school; (10) I became a colleague of most of my junior/senior high school teachers when I went back to teach general science and chemistry; (11) My most nerve wracking experience in high school was when I was the master of ceremonies for the foreign language honor society induction; (12) I was in 8th period trigonometry class when we heard over the loudspeaker that President Kennedy had died. Most of us cried; (13) I’ve herded cattle on horseback in Arizona, twice; (14) I’ve parasailed off the beach in Acapulco; (15) I love horseback riding, and although I can ride English, I prefer Western; (16) There were 250 chemistry majors when I began college, but only 15 of us got the B.S. degree; (17) I hated substitute teaching, but really liked full-time work in high school; (18) In the first draft lottery in 1969, my number was 338…pretty much after women and children; (19) I worked summers in college at a private hospital on Long Island, two summers in the psychiatric unit; (20) I started law school when I was 46 and finished in 2½ years.