Heroine Interview from Almost Amish by Kathryn Cushman

» Posted on Jul 13, 2012 in Blog | Comments Off on Heroine Interview from Almost Amish by Kathryn Cushman

This week I’m hosting Kit Wilkinson with Plain Secrets, Beth Goddard with Oregon Outback, Jan Watson with Skip Rock Shallows, and Katie Cushman with Almost Amish. If you want to enter the drawings for the books, please leave a comment on one of the post during the week with your email address. I will not enter you without an email address (my way to contact you if you win). If you don’t want to leave an email address, another way you can enter is to email me at margaretdaley@gmail.com. The drawings end Sunday (July  15th) evening.

Interview with the heroine from Almost Amish by Kathryn Cushman:

1. Julie, tell me the most interesting thing about you.  My kids are terrific. My daughter Whitney plays high school volleyball and is really good at it (she works really hard at it, too). She also loves to help with a Kids Club for underprivileged kids when her volleyball schedule permits. My son, Brian, is the neatest kid, very, very bright. He’s really into studying the stars and can tell you anything you want to know about the atmosphere, planets, and rockets.

2.  What do you do for fun? I love going to Whitney’s volleyball games and tournaments, and it is a lot of fun to gaze at the stars with Brian through his high-powered telescope.

3.  What do you put off doing because you dread it? Housework and cooking (anything domestic really). I’m not very good at it, and even when I really try, it never seems to meet up to standards.

4.  What are you afraid of most in life? I live in a world of perfectionists. I know that I don’t measure up, I fear being embarrassed because I am not good enough.

5.  What do you want out of life? I want to raise two kids who are happy and productive. I want to be the kind of wife that makes my husband proud.

6.  What is the most important thing to you? My family.

7.  Do you read? If so, what is your favorite type of book to read? I don’t have time to read very often, but when I do I like to read the sweeping epics that take me away to another place so completely I forget who and where I am.

8.  If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? I wish I were better in all things domestic. I’d love to have a clean house and cook delicious meals. It just never seems to quite work out that way for me.

9.  Do you have a pet? If so, what is it and why that pet? No pets here.

10. If you could travel back in time, where would you go and why? I’d like to go back to the 1950’s. Family life seemed so much simpler then, and life in general less hectic.