"I have given strict instructions: 'I am in favor of allowing totally helpless and lost persons, including me, to seek the help of friends in ending their meaningless misery. But I do not want on my board of review any book critics, people to whom I owe debts, or conservative Republicans.' "Also for the record: some of my best friends and closest family are conservative Republicans.
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
In The World Is My Home, James Michener left a light-hearted "living will." Just for the record, and until I get around to a more detailed personal statement of my own, I'll borrow it.