Meet Your Guide

Lynn O'Connell

Circles Led by This Guide

Getting to Know Your Guide

We asked our Guides some fun questions to help you get to know them a bit better.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Having taken the opportunity to live on four continents - North America, Europe, Africa and Asia.

What is your favorite job?

Tour Guide

What is your most treasured possession?

My books.

What is your favorite journey?

Trans-Siberian Railway from Beijing to Moscow.

What is your greatest fear?

I sometimes sleepwalk, and I always worry I will do something weird - like wander out of my hotel room in the middle of the night (which, yes, I have done)!

Which talent would you most like to have?

Some musical talent - partiucularly singing and playing the piano.

Where would you like to live?

Madagascar

What do you most value in your friends?

Authenticity about their belief systems.

Who is your favorite hero of fiction?

Nancy Drew

Who are your heroes in real life?

Anne Sullivan and then Clare Boothe Luce

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

I would have just a bit of athletic ability!

What is your motto?

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you make them feel.

What are you looking forward to?

Traveling once again!

What have you always wanted to try?

To learn Swahili.

What do you do for fun? (or to relax)

Going to see live theatre, reading, cooking.

What is your favorite dessert?

Key Lime Pie

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