Moffat County Neighbor: Winifred Blackburn |

Moffat County Neighbor: Winifred Blackburn

Winifred Blackburn

Age: 71

Occupation: Housewife

What should your business card say you do?

Make quilts and community service

Place of birth: Ruleson, Co.

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

Moved here with family at about 5 years old, grandparents homesteaded north of town

Describe your morning routine:

Get up at about 3 a.m. to get husband off to work and then get back up at 5:30 a.m. to get daughter off to the school bus

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

The Bible, because it’s a complete truth of life and teaching of Jesus Christ

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

I don’t know, I grew up on a farm, and it’s all I knew.

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

I would want to invite people who didn’t have a whole lot to eat and I would serve whatever we had on hand.

What are three things you can’t live without?

Place to live, water and a nice soft bed

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


If you could travel anywhere in the world where would you go?


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

Grand Ole Opry

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

Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women”

What would you do if you won $10 million?

I’d build a house and help out charity

– Interview by Hans Hallgren