Parker County Today January 2018 - Page 26

Continued from page 20 munications, still providing customer service to everyone more especially on an individual basis. PCT: What is your favorite novel? PS: Steely Blue, by Dennis Smith. PCT: What do you do to decompress? PS: A day out on my boat, good food, good friends and when I lay my head down to sleep I thank our Lord. PCT: What is something people don’t know about you? PS: I’m pretty much an open book, what you see is what you get. I often wonder to myself could I have done more to help someone out. PCT: What would you most like to be remembered for? PS: There’s a lot of things I hope people remember me for, both good and bad but the most important is, when I made a promise I would keep it. PCT: If you could have lunch with any one, either living or dead from history, who would it be?  PS: President Ronald Reagan, because his character was of courage and heart to see things through no matter the obstacle. people to provide them with some- thing that they needed. house or I ride a motorcycle. My favorite is a Triumph. PCT: What’s the best piece of advice you would give?  PS: Live by the Cowboy Code: Live each day with courage. Take pride in your work. Always finish what you start. Know where to draw the line. When you make a promise keep it. Do what has to be done. Be tough, but be fair. PCT: What is something people don’t know about you? GQ: In my formative years I grew up farming and ranching. I’m thankful to have experienced it. PCT: What is the most interesting thing you have ever done in your life?  PS: Over the years I’ve done a lot of cool things in my life, but being at my best friend’s bedside, holding his hand when he passed away would probably be the coolest thing I’ve ever done. I was there for him like he had always been there for me. Graham Quisenberry Graham is a District Judge, who presides over the 415 th District Court. 24 PCT: What is your definition of the best day ever?  PS: When I can go home and rest at night knowing that I put forth my best effort to help my customers and other PCT: If you could choose to have lunch with anyone living or dead from history, who would it be? GQ: I would say Thomas Jefferson, because of his insight into our consti- tution and because of his diverse interests. PCT: If you had to do another job other than what you’re doing, what would you choose? GQ: I could teach evidence in law school, or I could go into ranching, or maybe I’d just cook hamburgers for people. PCT: What is your greatest impact to Parker County? GQ: I’d have to say being a fine example of how to live for everyone, that together with my great humil- ity. But, seriously, by keeping social order I implement our constitutional system. PCT: If you had to do another job than what you’re doing, what would you do?  PS: That’s a hard one because I love what I do and that’s helping people. I guess I would stay in the customer service industry providing comfort and a solution to those in need. PCT: What is your impact to Parker County? PS: When I introduce myself to my customers, I give them my name and tell them I’m from Weatherford (Parker County). I assure them that I will fix their problem and continue excellent customer service. PCT: For what would you most like to be remembered? GQ: As a person who performed his job responsibly and was a steadfast friend. PCT: What is your definition of the best day ever? GQ: It’s 75 degrees, low humidity, bright sunshine, being outdoors while enjoying excellent health. PCT: How did you get into your occupation? GQ: I ran for the job and I was elect- ed. Before that, I’d been in privat e practice for 13 years. I took office on Jan. 1, 1995. PCT: What is your favorite novel? GQ: I’ve always enjoyed anything by Charles Dickens. PCT: What do you do to decompress? GQ: Actually, I piddle around the PCT: What’s the best piece of advice you would give someone starting out in your field? GQ: Remember your humility. Remember that power is to be used and not abused. Remember that you are dealing with real people. PCT: What is the coolest thing you have ever done in your life? GQ: Raising a son all on my own. The men who go for child custody and who go to a great extent to get it, usually, those guys are great candi- dates.