Hometown: I consider it Courtenay (though I was born in Trenton, Ontario)
3 words that best describe you: Analytical, contemplative, dependable
Last book you read (or are reading): fiction: Canada by Tom Ford, non-fiction: Mistakes Were made (But Not by Me) by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson
Celebrity crush: used to be Lynda Carter back in the day
First job: newspaper carrier
All-time greatest movie or TV show: movie: The World According to Garp (also one of my favourite books)
Favourite place you’ve ever travelled to: across Canada twice
Worst pet peeve: non-usage of the Oxford comma
Best gift you’ve ever received: this life
The song that best sums you up: You May be Right by Billy Joel
Local business you admire: any of the independents who have survived for years in the face of the big boxes and economic uncertainties
Most unusual thing you’ve ever eaten: I had ketchup on eggs once
Craziest thing you’ve ever done: I had ketchup on eggs once [Symbol]
Best thing about your job: challenges the brain everyday (oh, yeah, and the people I work with too I guess)
Proudest achievement: I got out of bed this morning, if that counts…
Fears/phobias: … getting out of bed in the morning.
If you could choose a superpower, what would it be? Invulnerability
Favourite item of clothing in your wardrobe: any of the ties my wife has given me
Who is most overpaid? Those who have risen past the level of their own incompetence
The top thing on your bucket list: I don’t have a bucket list…
One thing you’ll never do again: screw backer board to a shower wall without marking where the water pipes run
Your perfect weekend: Camping. In a tent. At Englishman River Provincial Park.
Life motto: Life is beautiful
What do you wish we would have asked (and your answer)? Would you like some ketchup on your eggs? No, no thank you.