What one thing are you most proud of in your 86 years so far?
I’m most proud of my time working on the Golden Gate Bridge as a painter for 27 years and for having two children and four grandchildren.
What one thing do you hope to do before you’re 100 years old?
I’d like to take a trip back to Italy and see the rest of my family, remember the times where I was born and lived as a child.
What do you feel is the most significant thing that has changed in the world during your lifetime?
When I was in Italy, we used horses. The car changed everything for me, and in the past few years, the computer has changed everything.
What one piece of advice would you give your 10 year old self?
Look, make sure you go to school, get an education so that you get a better job.