Tell us a little bit about yourself.
Always busy - work and family are both rewarding.
What other interests or hobbies do you have (other than Eliters of course)?
How did you learn about Eliters and when did you join?
Playing crib one day with my daughter, met up with Sarah (redsoxgurl829) and she talked us into joining Eliters cribp. And that is a miracle in itself as I was completely computer illiterate. And that is no easy process joining Eliters.
How did you pick your Eliters' Name - does it have any special significance?
I asked my daughter Mellissa to think of a good name having to do with cribbage, and she came up with the perfect one for me.
Tell us something unique or interesting about yourself that we are unlikely to know.
I love to drive. I really enjoy my 30 min commute to and from work.
What makes Eliters special?
The way tournaments are run, fair to all, 24 hours a day 7 days a week.... and of course the great people that make up the organization.
What games do you play? Are there any other games you would like to give a try?
I am good at cribbage, and CAN play most other games well enough to get by.
What is your absolute favorite game - and who taught you to play?
Cribbage. My dad was a great cribbage player .. yeah he cheated a lot but that's how we all learned to play well.
Do you currently hold any position in Eliters? Is there any other particular position you might be interested in?
Just transferred to Backgammon pogo. Maybe I can learn to play a regular game without sucking so bad. Of course I am good at NO HIT...much like lowball in crib...Best loser wins! hahahaha
What is your proudest achievement in life?
Being the "peace maker" in all aspects of my life
What is the most important thing for you in tournament play?
Being willing to help others learn your particular game (which is job security as you will always have others to play the game with), win-lose-or draw, it's all about being a good sport.
If you could offer one suggestion to improve Eliters, what would it be?
Change EDS to allow smaller leagues to have this program with fewer players a requirement.
If you had one wish what would it be?
Happiness for all!
If you could only use one sentence to describe the way you feel about Eliters, to a prospective new player, what would it be?
If you are looking for a friendly place to spend your time, along with meeting new people and learning new games, Eliters is the place for you!!
What is the most memorable experience that you have had as a TD or a player, online or at a live event?
My trip to Canada, meeting jantrip, her family and our friends, runaway, and cutesssss what a great time.
What is the funniest thing that has happened to you since joining Eliters?
With Buskey, Top, and Gramps there is no way to narrow that down to one thing.
What is the most embarrassing thing that you have experienced (that you can talk about of course).
I am speechless a lot of the time, and laughing till my face hurts.
If you could be one person for a day, who would you be and why?
Martina McBride. I have always wished that I could sing, and she can REALLY sing.
You are given five minutes to evacuate your house, the kids and pets are safe - which three items would you grab?
One of a kind portrait of my grandfather, old floor radio of my dads, grandmothers antique metal icebox.
How do you pass the time on your drive to and from work?
Music, did I mention that I love music? Listening to the radio of course.
Name your three favorite movies:
Somewhere Tomorrow, It's a Wonderful Life, Blue Hawaii
Do you have any particular heros?
My mom she is the BEST
What is your guiltiest pleasure?
When I grow up I want to be just like:
I am really happy with myself...so if I can maintain being a good person what more is there?
Any last words for our readers?
Do things that make you happy and ELITERS is definitely one of them for me!