15 minutes with … a freelance writer | PostIndependent.com

15 minutes with … a freelance writer

Age: 63 Place of birth: Schenectady, N.Y.Occupation: Freelance writerWhen did you move to Garfield County and why? 1977, to be the news director of KMTS radio.First thing you’d buy after winning the lottery: A three-chip camcorderFavorite fashion designer brand: KmartBest vacation ever: Antarctica, 2001What do you do in your spare time? Ski Greatest accomplishment: Video made for Colorado Mountain College, “I got my GED at CMC.” It’s meant to help people be comfortable with getting their GED.Ever had a book, movie, news event change your life? “The Feminine Mystique,” by Betty Friedan. (As a young man) I expected women to do women’s work, like cleaning. The book helped me understand what was going on.Best piece of advice you’ve ever received: Watch how people treat other people because that’s how they’ll treat you.As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? Mechanical engineerIf you only had three TV channels, what would you watch? I have 300, what do I watch? CNN, which I’m disappointed with. News channels except FOX.Any tattoos? NoIf you could invite any three people to dinner, who would they be, what would you serve and what would you talk about? Chicken a la Kiev; there isn’t anyone more important than the people I know. I’m not into celebrities. We’d talk about Bush and the need to replace him.What’s the greatest invention of all time? Social servicesFavoritesMovie: I don’t knowBreakfast cereal: OatmealSong: “We Shall Overcome”Athlete: Don’t have oneFood: Veal scaloppiniWeb site: nickisenberg.comPlace in Garfield County: Sunlight ski areaSport to watch: Not into spectator sports

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