What inspires your work?
The desire to do a good job, whether at the office or in teaching at college.
Favorite tool of the trade:
A computer and Google
Any hidden talents or something people would be surprised to know about you?
I have written over sixty books on the history and development of Boston which have made the best sellers list on occasion. I have taught history at The Urban College of Boston since 1997.
Words to live by:
"A man starts to live when he can live outside himself." - Einstein
What is your favorite invention? Least favorite?
My favorite invention is Wikipedia, and my least favorite invention is a deadline.
If your life was a song what would it be?
Any orchestral piece by Jean Sibelius
If your life was a movie, who would play you?