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.

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