Moffat County Neighbor: Bill Ronis

— Bill Ronis

Age: 53

Occupation: I was an elementary teacher for many years, but I'll be starting this coming year as the English Language Learner (ELL) teacher for the high school and middle school

Place of birth: Brockton, Mass.

What should your business card say you do?

"Ex-sailor," because I'm officially retired from the Coast Guard

When did you move to Moffat County and what brought you here?

I moved to Craig nine years ago with my daughter so that she could be close to her mother and me

Have you ever had a book change your life? What book and why?

Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" made me more aware of the delicate balance of nature

What are three things you can't live without?

Besides air, food and water, I need my memories, my friends and music

What superhero would you be?

Zorro, because he protected the poor from the government

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

Jimmy Buffett

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

"Puff the Magic Dragon." Kids love it, but for some reason, adults think it's strange.

Boxers or briefs?

Neither.

What, if anything, would you want to have written on your tombstone?

"Here lies Billy: kinda dumb, kinda silly"

Comments

grannyrett 6 years ago

This is an interview? There are so many places this could have gone! Boxers or briefs? Who cares!

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