Moffat County Neighbor: Mary Pressley


Age: 52, and proud of every minute

Occupation: Library tech

What should your business card say you do? In constant motion

Place of birth? Glen Cove, Long Island, N.Y.

When did you move to Moffat County and what brought you here? 1982, for a job

Describe your morning routine? Daughter jumps on me early to wake me up, and for the last 29 years I've been driving all the kids to school in my pajamas

How would your friends describe you? Fun, disorganized and friendly

Have you ever had a book change your life? What is it and why? Every parenting book I've ever read

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? First woman Major League Baseball player, and I wanted to play for the Mets

If you could invite any four people to dinner, who would they be and what would you serve? Jerry, Elaine, Kramer and George, and we would eat at Monk's.

What are three things you can't live without? My family, my sense of humor and church

Which superhero would you be? I would have to be Wonder Woman

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why? Iceland, the beautiful country

If you had to give up one of your five senses, which would it be? Taste

What band or performer would you stand in line to get tickets for? The Eagles

What music, book or movie are you ashamed to admit you love? High School Musical

What would you do if you won $10 million? I would adopt 100 million children

What would you do if you had one day to live? Gather my husband, children and grandchildren together and reminisce about good times

- Interview by Hans Hallgren


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