Moffat County Neighbor: Al Cushion |

Moffat County Neighbor: Al Cushion

Hans Hallgren

— Al Cushion

Age: 53

Occupation: Insurance Agent

Place of birth: Denver

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

A. 1978, coal mines.

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Q. Describe your morning routine:

A. Get up, drink coffee and watch the news.

Q. How would your friends describe you?

A. Gregarious.

Q. Have you ever had a book change your life? What is it and why?

A. “Blue Like Jazz”

Q. When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

A. Wanted to fly.

Q. If you could invite any four people to dinner, who would they be and what would you serve?

A. C.S. Lewis, Ben Franklin, Martin Luther and Paul the Apostle and I would serve my wife’s lasagna.

Q. What are three things you can’t live without?

A. Family, reading and pleasant conversation with friends.

Q. Which superhero would you be?

A. The Hulk.

Q. What’s the worst reason you’ve received/given for breaking up with someone?

A. I like you as a friend, but :

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

A. Smell

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

A. Luciano Pavarotti

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

A. “Dumb and Dumber.”

Q. What would you do if you won $10 million?

A. Retire.

– Interview by Hans Hallgren