Accountant, 58, Louisville, married since college and new grandfather; volunteer for civic causes; Quaker.
What motivates you to write?
My motivation to write is about as simple as you can get. I write because I care. My parents raised me to care about others and practice what we preach. Many of my friends were raised on that idea, too. Later on, I married into a family that believes much the same thing with some different perspectives. I was lucky enough to find the love of my life in early adulthood. That good fortune seems to motivate me even more than everything else.
What shaped your worldview?
Never miss a local story.
In a single word, it's about solidarity. We are all in this life together as far as I can tell. Some of my friends say I am a "liberal." If that is accurate, I hope it's because the root meaning of the word is "generosity." Sharing with each other must surely be the reason why we are here.