Published 8:46 am Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Name: Linda Darling
Occupation: Group Event Coordinator – 1906 Pine Crest Inn & Restaurant
Pet I’d like to own: Parrot
People say I look like: Carol Burnett and have her personality!
Favorite movies of all time: Top Gun and City Slickers
The secret to happiness is: Knowing who you are – Living everyday to the fullest – Allowing God to guide you
I wish I knew how to: Ballroom dance and slalom water ski
I’d love to sing karaoke to: I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Book currently on my nightstand: Nonfiction by John Maxwell – “Everyone Communicates – Few Connect”
My proudest achievement: Raising two boys (Nathan and Todd) who graduated with honors from college and have become responsible adults with their own families
My most humbling moment: Recognition of mistakes and missed opportunities (glad I moved forward from them though!)
My life won’t be complete until: I visit Rome and the Greek Islands
My friends think I’m: Very young minded – late bloomer!
Favorite pro sports team: Chicago Bears
Favorite colors: Marine blue, taupe and bright yellow
The best life lesson I’ve learned, and who taught me: No one excels to low expectations – two bosses I have had over the years – one a senior pastor, another an orthodontist
My best childhood memory: Trips to Michigan and Florida with my parents in our ’56 Chevy wagon – we would sing our hearts out!