40 Over 40 for 2023
"Speak your mind always."
PROFESSION: Office Work/Waitress
What hardships have you endured that you feel have made you stronger?
The separation from my marriage of 22 years. That’s a long time to be with someone and then it just doesn’t work out. I’ve learned a lot about myself and what I am and am not willing to put up with.
What's your favorite thing you have checked off your bucket list?
Saving a life.
What is a trait you are most proud of?
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
I wish I could see me the same way others see me.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
My perfect happiness would be me seeing all of my children being happy, successful and kind individuals.
What is your most treasured possession?
A bronze elephant that belonged to my grandfather.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
What advice would you give your younger self?
What is your motto or favorite quote?
"It is what it is."
That’s my next tattoo.
Words of wisdom to younger women…
Speak your mind always.
Aging is gonna happen. No matter how much eye cream and Botox is available, it’s gonna happen! Embrace it!