Murray Callaghan, Callaghan Wealth Management
Nickname: Clark (Griswold) Always planning a new adventure or travel.
Your idea of happiness: remote Vancouver Island beach, a sunset and a few close friends to share the experience with.
Last book you read (or are reading): Hard Knox-Musings from the edge of Canada (humour)
First job: Age 9-a paper route delivering twice weekly newspapers in another neighbourhood.
All-time greatest movie: Tie between Apollo 13 and The Good, The Bad and the Ugly.
Pet peeve: Aggressive Drivers.
When did you find out life isn’t fair: At age 10, when my mother became a widow with 3 kids.
What’s your drink: a.m. Black Coffee p.m. Red Wine
Proudest achievement: Along with my wife of 28 years raising two kids that are self-supporting.
If you could choose a superpower, what would it be: The ability to heal the sick, ease pain and suffering and cure the inequities of the world.
If you could go back in time, what’s one piece of advice you’d give to your younger self: Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff
What’s some of the best advice you’ve ever gotten: One needn’t have the perfect plan to succeed but rather the conviction to see it through to the end.
What’s your favorite quote: “Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving. We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But sail we must and not drift, nor lie at anchor.” Oliver Wendell Holmes
One thing you’ll never do again: Eat mystery meat on a 3rd class Indonesian train.
What’s your earliest memory: The Doctor saying, “It’s a boy.”
What sound or noise do you love: Waves from across the Pacific reaching shore, rain on a tin roof, a windchime
Name 3 things people would never guess about you: I built a rather large greenhouse and grow most of the vegetables we consume. I’m an avid backcountry and coastal hiking enthusiast. World Salmon Guide Tournament Winner in both 1991 and 1992.