15 minutes with … an ice cream scooper | PostIndependent.com

15 minutes with … an ice cream scooper

Saturday Spotlight Q&ATimekeeper: Samantha PalGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Age: 62Place of birth: Grand Junction, COOccupation: co-owner of KaleidoScoops Ice Cream ShopWhen did you move to Garfield County and why?My parents moved up here in 1954. I was 10 at the time.Favorite and least favorite ice cream?My favorite is pistachio almond. The worst ice cream on earth is bubblegum, but a lot of kids love it.Ever suffer from scoopers arm?I havent, Im lucky. Im going to compete in left-handed arm wrestling because I have a strong left arm.Best cure for brain freeze?A warm rag, I guess. My 2-year-old grandson thinks its the coolest thing that his grandpa owns an ice cream shop, and hell keep eating it, even with brain freeze, with his hand to his head.First thing youd buy after winning the lottery?A mountain cabinFirst job?Working at the A&W Root Beer stand. Im doing the same thing now as I was 50 years ago.Best vacation ever?Lake Powell. You can forget everything and just worry about fishing.What do you do in your spare time?Fishing, float rivers, go to Harvey Gap and Rifle Gap reservoirs.Greatest accomplishment:Being alive at 62.Ever had a book, movie, news event change your life?Bambi changed my life. I didnt want to shoot deer anymore.Best piece of advice youve ever received; or a clich to live by?Dont eat chocolate chip ice cream in the summer you cant see the bugs that might land on it.As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?Im still trying to decide what I want to be when I grow up.If you only had three TV channels, which ones would you pick?Discovery, a High Definition movie channel, and FoxAny tattoos? No.If you could invite any three people to dessert, who would they be, what ice cream would you serve and what would you talk about?Einstein, Stephen Hawking, and Elvis. I would serve tiramisu ice cream and talk about the origin of the universe.Whats the greatest ice cream invention of all time?The hand scoop

Movie: “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”Breakfast cereal: Oat CrunchSong: 409 by the Beach BoysSinger: ElvisAthlete: John ElwaySundae topping: hot fudgeFood: spaghettiRestaurant: the Italian restaurant under the bridgePlace in Garfield County: Harvey GapSport to watch: professional football

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