If you could travel into the future, would you rather see something that specifically relates to you, or something that relates to the future of the country in general? Why? – I really don’t want to know the future. I’d rather take each day as it comes. I am enough of a realist to know that I can’t change what will be, so why worry about it. All I can do is live my life as best I can, and trust in God to make everything come out all right in the end.
If you could have three wishes, what would they be? – First, I’d wish for happiness for my children. Second, I’d wish for contentment for Al and me in the rest of our lives. Third, I’d wish that all the wishes I wish after that would come true. (so I guess I really didn’t need but one!)
If you won $1,000,000 tomorrow, what would you do with the money? – I would give $100,000 to the church. I would set up trusts for each of the children and grandchildren so they could live comfortably in their old age, in case the government goes completely crazy and stops Medicare and Social Security. I would pay off the house and whatever was left on the car and the credit cards. I would pre-pay for ten years for Al and me at Franke Tobey Jones. And with whatever was left, I would buy as much of a round-the-world cruise as I could afford.
What’s the highest honor or award you’ve ever received? – I guess it’s being elected an elder at the church – validation of my work, and prayers.
What’s the most memorable phone call you’ve ever received? – When Papa called to tell me Mama had been definitely diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. We had suspected it, but the confirmation was a shock, both to me and to him.
What’s the best compliment you ever received? – Being told by my kids that they appreciated me and the way I raised them.