Archive for Thursday, August 5, 2010

Neighbors: Margaret Counts

Margaret Counts

Margaret Counts

August 5, 2010

Name: Margaret Counts

Occupation: Retired dental technician

Family: Sister Maryann Baker

Place of birth: On a farm near Hasty, Colo.

Q. How long have you lived in Baldwin City and what brought you here?

A. I’ve lived here since 1919 when my parents, Wilson and Wilma Counts, moved here.

Q. What’s the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?

A. Buying the farm when my parents moved to town in 1959.

Q. What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

A. Enjoy life. I believe in enjoying life.

Q. What two things would you want people to know about you?

A. I am honest and I am happy.

Q. What did you want to be when you grew up?

A. I thought I would be a nurse.

Q. What’s the best way for you to get away from it all?

A. Walk on my farm, I guess.

Q. What’s your ideal vacation spot?

A. I like Hawaii or Montana.

Favorite things

Song: I don’t have one.

Movie: I don’t have one.

Color: Blue

Food: Beef


Highstreet 12 years, 1 month ago

I am indeed lucky that I can count Margaret as a lifelong friend. She's also the best cook and hostess that I've ever known.


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