Hometown: Girard, Kansas
Current neighborhood: Shawnee
Who or what is your sidekick? My iPhone. I’m a junkie. If someone took it away from me for a day, I would probably start twitching. *Hangs head in shame*
What career would you choose in an alternate reality? I dream of being a travel writer or a food critic.
What was the last local restaurant you patronized? Mi Ranchito
Where do you drink? The Copa Room in Lenexa. The martinis are fabulous, and they’re half-price every Tuesday.
Favorite arts organization: Theatre in the Park. What a great way to spend a summer evening!
Favorite place to spend a significant portion of your paycheck: I’m a sucker for Groupon and Living Social. Propane? Anti-cellulite treatment? A BeDazzler? I’ll take two.
Where do you like to take out-of-town guests? Downtown Lawrence. I love the boutiques, street musicians, quirky coffee shops, sidewalk cafés and eclectic mix of Lawrencians.
“Kansas City got it right when it …” Started focusing on developing Kansas City, Kansas, with Google Fiber, Village West and the Kansas Speedway.
What TV show are you embarrassed to admit you watch? Reruns of The Golden Girls
________ takes up a lot of space in my iTunes: Jack Johnson
What movie do you watch at least once a year? A Christmas Story
Celebrity you’d like to take on a gondola ride: Tina Fey. That chick is hilarious. Read Bossypants, and it’s impossible not to join the fan club.
Favorite person or thing to follow on Twitter: It’s a tossup between @Mashable and @Gizmodo.
What subscription — print, digital, etc. — do you value most? Wired magazine, but I also enjoy Grammar Girl’s weekly newsletter to stay on top of my grammar game.
What was the most important thing you learned in school? Writing. Today, writing is more important than ever because actually talking to one another has largely given way to e-mail and Facebook. It’s important to make sure your message is understood, but people also judge you on how well you do (or don’t) write.
People might be surprised to know that … I have trouble making decisions, so here are the top five things people might be surprised to learn about me: I am a recovering attorney. I love to vacuum. I was a radio DJ on Lazer 105.9 during college. I am addicted to Words With Friends. I consider Googling a hobby.
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