The time has arrived to share a few details about one of my wellsprings of inspiration.
My numero uno guro (oops! — make that guru) is Harpo. A paragon at keeping his mouth shut. A prototype at dealing with authorities.
One example: Extremely practical advice on how to deal with PASSPORT DIFFICULTIES —
These role models of mine are not only Americans, they have other unmentionable attributes. Everything I ever needed to know I found on a screen somewhere.