My family fondly refers to me as “Mary” as in “Mary Poppins”, because I am a perfectionist. When I have a job to do, I take pride in doing it to the best of my ability. I go the extra mile, and don’t give up..and I expect that of others.
Caring, honesty, and integrity. I truly care about people. I treat people in and out of the office the way I would want to be treated myself, with honesty and integrity! Only by treating people this way are you rewarded with the same, and make friends for years to come.
Jackie Kennedy Onasis! She was a woman of great beauty, style and intelligence. She lived her life with grace even at times of extreme adversity.
It is hard to choose just one. I have a great appreciation for music, which probably stems from my many years of playing the flute. I played a variety of music, from classical sonatas in my private music lessons to pop/rock in a high school garage band (the highlight of which was playing in my high school talent show). I enjoyed playing in the orchestra of our school plays like “Hello Dolly” and “The Sound of Music” and playing in ensembles at the Neighborhood Music School in New Haven. I still play on occasion, although I am a little rusty. I really enjoy listening to my son’s band (he plays the electric guitar) as they progress. I like to critique them as they rock in my basement.
I wish I could really sing. I like to pretend I can, and start many days singing to my children to wake them up, which drives them crazy! Now if I just had the talent to match the will!
I have been skiing for years. It is one activity my family and I enjoy doing together! I enjoy reading a good book, and belong to a book club with some friends. I have been playing bridge for a few years, and feel like there is still so much to learn! And although I have been attempting to grow orchids for years, I just recently joined the Connecticut Orchid Society to learn from the masters.