Parker County Today March 2018 - Page 112

Continued from page 105 Family Owned and Operated Since 1957 (CASA) for children in foster care. I still do both and love helping kids succeed. Last year, I felt called to pursue a master’s degree in social work so I can do more to help people and shape policies, plus I figure if I am lucky I will have another 15 years I can work in this new arena and be a productive participant in our soci- ety. PCT: What is your favorite novel? MM: To Kill a Mockingbird PCT: What do you do to decompress? MM: I like to walk or run on the Town Creek Trail and the Lake Mineral Wells State Trailway. I also enjoy cooking, baking, traveling and watching movies. Greene’s Florist 701 N. Main ~ Weatherford, TX 76086 817-594-2733 We’re Growing to Meet the Needs of Our Community 4D Ultrasound| Next Generation Fetal Chromosome & Genetic Testing In-Depth Cancer Screening, Including BRCA | Urinary Incontinence Surgery & Prolapse Surgery Menopause Treatment & Hormone Replacement | In-Office Sterilization and Endometrial Ablation 110 Now accepting new patients Dr. April Mikes • Dr. Lindsay McBride • Dr. Krista Lemley • Dr. Stephen Stamatis 706 & 710 East Eureka • Weatherford, Texas 76086 • 817.599.7373 PCT: What is something people don’t know about you? MM: I am a combat veteran with two tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. I also got my high school varsity letter in cheerleading. “Typical” is not a word anyone would probably ever use to describe me. Also, since living here, I have had 11 dogs follow me home from runs or walks. Apparently I have a doggy-GPS. “She gives treats, follow her.” PCT: What would you most like to be remembered for? MM: Inspiring others to take positive action on behalf of those in need. PCT: If you could have lunch with any one, either living or dead from history, who would it be? MM: Well, I would say Jesus, but I hope to meet up with Him some- day (not soon), so I choose Mother Teresa. What a fascinating lunch companion she would be! PCT: If you had to do another job than what you’re doing, what would you do? MM: I would like to have a margarita truck when I grow up. It could still happen. PCT: What is your impact to Parker County? MM: I am a fierce advocate for the