15 minutes with … Glenwood business owner | PostIndependent.com

15 minutes with … Glenwood business owner

Age: 71Place of birth: Kansas City, Mo. Occupation: Sales and owner of local businessWhen did you move to Garfield County: January 1971First thing you would do after winning the lottery: Probably really retire and move to Arizona where there’s no snow – can’t shovel anymore!First or best job ever? First job I pumped gas in a Conoco station that was about four blocks from my parents’ home at age 15

Favorite fashion designer brand? At this time in my life Eddie Bauer is my best friend. There was a time when I had a tailor and had suits made to my size but I moved and he died and the store sold Best vacation ever? Cabo San Lucas, MexicoWhat do you do in your spare time? Spend time with my wife of 41 years, YvonneGreatest accomplishment? Designing logos and building custom signs here in Glenwood, some of which are still in use after a number of yearsEver had a book, movie, news event change your life? Not really. All of those items are for enjoyment or information, not life-altering. However I, like everyone else that’s older, can remember where I was and what I was doing when JFK was shot …

Best piece of advice you’ve ever received; or a cliché to live by? “Never look back, it might be gaining on you” – Satchel Paige, pitcher, Kansas City MonarchsAs a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? Just grown upIf you only had three TV channels, what would you watch? Discovery, History, FoodAny tattoos? NoIf you could invite any three people to dinner, who would they be, what would you serve and what would you talk about? Bobby Flay, Emeril Lagasse and Mario Batali. I would ask them to bring their favorite course and talk about food and wineWhat’s the greatest invention of all time? Got to be a toss-up between the wheel and a lot of other things from fire to the steam engine. Flight has to be in there somewhere … Hmmmmm, maybe there isn’t a single greatest!

Movie: any or all the “Star Wars” seriesBreakfast cereal: CheeriosSong: most all Grand OperaSinger: no favorite but any good voiceAthlete: Champ BaileyFood: lamb, BBQ or braisedWeb site: Yahoo NewsPlace in Garfield County: Glenwood SpringsSport to watch: football

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