Our page — May 12

Meet your neighbor

Amanda Smith

Age: 31

Profession: She’s a classified advertising representative at the Quay County Sun and a waitress.

Hometown: Tucumcari

Family: It’s just me.

Your idea of a perfect day: A hot sunny day with no wind.

Your pets are: Spoiled and loved.

What do you think about Quay County? I like Quay County, but I wish it would grow.

Favorite TV shows: Right now it’s “American Idol” and “Dancing with the Stars.”

Favorite entertainer: Michael Jackson

Tell us about a happy time: Anytime I’m with my animals.

What do you think your life will be like in 10 years? At this rate, probably the same.

When you were a kid, what did you think you’d be doing as an adult? Large animal trainer.

Why are you doing this survey? Because Thomas Garcia told me to!

Who is your hero? My mother, because she was the kindest person I’ve ever known.

Complete this sentence: If I could do anything, I would … gather up my animals and move to Australia.

Your greatest fear: Being paralyzed. I’m not sure what I’d do if I could never walk again.

Your greatest hope: Just to make sure I’m happy.

Favorite taste: Greasy food.

Favorite smell: Horses and rain.

Tell us about a time you were afraid: When my mother passed. Favorite part of your job: Not sure yet. I’ve only been there for a week.

Tell us about your first date: I don’t remember, so it must have not been that great.

Your most prized possessions: My fat cats. LOL