Occupation: Office manager, Steamboat Veterinary Hospital
Place of birth: Annapolis, Md.
Q. When did you move to Routt County and what brought you here?
A. I moved here in 1985, following my parents, Earl and Joan Sears, who moved here in 1980.
Q. What's the biggest risk you've taken recently?
A. I flew on an airplane at Christmas.
Q. Describe your morning routine.
A. Up early, I get myself ready first, then my son and then settle nine pets before coming to work.
Q. Have you ever had a book change your life? What was it and why?
A. My new Curves manual. I am hoping to increase my exercise and eat better.
Q. What's the best piece of advice you've ever been given?
A. My grandmother always said, "Pronounce your words."
Q. When you meet someone new, what are the first three things you tell them about yourself?
A. I am married with one son, I am originally from Maryland and I love to scrapbook.
Q. When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A. An interior decorator
Q. What kind of music did you listen to in high school? What kind of music do you
listen to now?
A. I listened to rock 'n' roll, but now I listen to country.
Q. If you could invite any four people over for dinner, who would they be, what would you serve and what would you talk about?
A. Jason Taylor, Oprah, Ellen DeGeneres and Viggo Mortensen. I would serve steak and salad and let them answer all my questions.
Q. In the Meatloaf song, "I'll do anything for love, but I won't do that." What is "that"?
A. Ride a roller coaster
Q. Do you collect anything?
A. I have collected thimbles since 1988 when I started quilting. I also collect college lapel pins.
Q. What is your first memory?
A. My first memory was when we picked up my father from the airport when I was 3 when he came back from Japan with the Air Force.
Book: Harry Potter series
Song: Anything by Seal
Sport to watch: Son's baseball and football
Vacation spot: California
Recreational activity: Not skiing
Movie: "You've Got Mail"
Magazine: Country Home
TV show: "King of Queens"
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