15 minutes with … a Bookkeeper | PostIndependent.com

15 minutes with … a Bookkeeper

Age: 38 Place of birth: Rockford, Ill.Occupation: Bookkeeper for Numbers Inc.When did you move to Garfield County and why? January 2001 for a job.First thing you’d buy after winning the lottery: A new house for my mother – then one for my family.Favorite fashion designer brand: Does Levi Strauss qualify as a designer?Best vacation ever: My wedding/honeymoon in the Bahamas

What do you do in your spare time? Laundry, dishes, housecleaning … ha-ha. When I have my choice it’s reading a good book – or a bad one for that matter.Greatest accomplishment: Hopefully the best is yet to come.Ever had a book, movie, news event change your life? Several books but probably the most influential is “A Prayer For Owen Meany” by John Irving. It’s about fate, destiny, faith and your place in the world. Pretty heavy stuff.Best piece of advice you’ve ever received: “Life is not fair” or “Those who are mad must get glad” – They remind us not to dwell on our problems longer than necessary. Face it, fix it and move on.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? An archaeologist or a singer.If you only had three TV channels, what would you watch? I really only watch three now – Whatever channel is showing any Law & Order at the moment, Fox News and the History Channel.Any tattoos? Yes.If you could invite any three people to dinner, who would they be, what would you serve and what would you talk about? Princess Diana, Mother Theresa and Meryl Streep. I’d serve some fabulous Italian meal cooked by ANYONE ELSE but me, and we would talk about anything that comes to mind – life, faith, love. What’s the greatest invention of all time? The wheel … fire … no … the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup!

Movie: The Breakfast Club or Pulp FictionBreakfast cereal: Count ChoculaSong: “Drift Away” by Dobie GrayAthlete: Brett FavreFood: Burritos & chiliWeb site: http://www.flylady.netPlace in Garfield County: Hanging LakeSport to watch: If I am forced to watch, I guess it would be football.

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