I receive a lot of questions in my email inbox. And I wish I could answer them all, but I can’t type very fast. So I have compiled a few common questions which I am answering here. Let’s get started:
Q: Your writings sometimes make me cry. Are you one of those sappy guys who cries all the time?
A: I never cry. Although my eyes perspire a lot.
Q: Are you a natural redhead?
A: Nobody has ever asked me this. So I called my mother to ask her. She said, “Well, the day you were born, the first thing the doctor said when he saw your head was, ‘Uh-oh, you know what they say about preachers and redheads.’”
However I never actually learned what they say about preachers and redheads.
Q: Why do you always feel the need to mention the pandemic in your writings lately? No offense, but it gets old. Move on.
A: Thanks for the question. May I ask where you live, because I think I would truly enjoy living on that
Q: Did you hear that Prince Harry has quit using social media because people were being so negative, and leaving hateful comments on all his accounts? He and his wife said it was wrecking their mental health. What’s wrong with our world?
A: You know what they say about redheads.
Q: Why are people being so mean these days? Do people ever send you ugly remarks?
A: Every day. But it got bad during the pandemic. Some comments really sting, too. Here are a few of the tamer remarks:
“What’s wrong with your head? It’s enormous. You look like a freak.”
“The problem is that any untrained [bad word] can become a writer these days... And you actually think people care about what you have to say. Shut up.”
“Everytime I see his face on my newsfeed I want to gag.…