50 Over 50 Project for 2020
"Choose your friends wisely, they will be in your life forever and bring you joy."
Profession: Corporate Controller
What is the best thing about being your age?
What hardships have you endured that you feel have made you stronger?
I was in and out of foster homes, living with various relatives, etc. It taught me to be strong and self reliant.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Raising two wonderful children.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Not sure that exists, but I enjoy the good days, especially at the beach.
What is your most treasured possession?
My opal necklace.
What's your favorite thing you have checked off your bucket list?
Flew in a helicopter on Maui, fabulous.
What is a trait you are most proud of?
What is your greatest fear?
Falling and heights.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
Be young again..
What do you most value in your friends?
What is your greatest extravagance?
Bought myself diamond earrings.
What advice would you give your younger self?
Work hard and do something you love.
What is your favorite motto or quote?
You can't take it with you, enjoy it while you can.
Additional thoughts for younger women...
Choose your friends wisely, they will be in your life forever and bring you joy.