Here are a few Easter Eggs from The Art of Living:
Eleanor Rigby relates to a favorite of the playwright’s family: The Beatles!
Oherlihy is the last name of the playwright’s childhood friend.
Sophie Manon is French because the playwright’s mother is French.
The pet name “schooomfie” refers to the playwright’s wife’s term of endearment for her youngest son.
The name “Bill Wilson” refers to the founding member of Alcoholics Anonymous, an expression of gratitude from the playwright and his family, who have several loved ones in recovery.