Carlos Moreno is a former associate justice of the California Supreme Court. Before participating in a panel evaluating direct democracy in California after a century of initiative and referendum, he answered questions in our green room for the second time (we assured him we had new queries) about his habits (coffee with cream), favorites (the bulldog), and childhood ambitions (businessman).
Q. What time do you go to bed?
A. About 10:00 p.m.
Q. What music do you like to dance to?
Q. What’s your favorite season?
A. Winter in California, from November to the end of February.
Q. How do you take your coffee?
A. Only with cream.
Q. What did you want to be when you grew up?
A. An international businessman and philanthropist.
Q. How many pairs of shoes do you own?
A. About 25.
Q. What’s your favorite mascot?
A. The bulldog.
Q. Do you see the glass as half empty or full?
A. Definitely half full, if not full. I’m a perennial optimist.
Q. What fictional character do you identify most with?
A. Jane Eyre.