What did you do last night?
Watched the NBA play-offs.
What do you usually eat for breakfast?
How many hours a night do you sleep?
What is your favorite hour of the day/night and why is it your favorite?
3:10, that’s when I get off from work.
Where do you live now?
Why did you move there?
Been here all my life.
Do you like living there? Explain.
It’s cheap and my family lives here. I can afford to vacation other places.
What did you do in the year’s right after high school?
I went to BC, and then graduated from CSUB. I got a teaching credential from Fresno State.
Tell us about your family? Kids? Spouses? Lovers? Partners? Divorces?
I have been married for 13 years, I have a 12 year old son and a 10 year old daughter.
Do you have a job outside of your home?
Yes, I’m a school teacher.
Do you like your job?
Yes, it pays the bills, plus I get a little time off.
Is it the job you thought you would have when you were back in High School and you contemplated the future?
Not really. I knew in high school that eventually I would have to do something to get by.
If you could have any job in the world what would it be?
Own/operate a large casino.
What was your happiest day last year?
Nothing really stands out. I’m happy most of the time.
What is your biggest regret from the last 20 years?
No real strong regrets.
Do you miss high school? What things do you miss about it?
I don’t miss high school at all. I like life after high school a lot more. I didn’t dislike high school; I just knew there was more to life than high school.
What is one of your favorite memories from high school?
Sleeping in. Not having responsibilities.
What is one of your worst memories from high school?
Wasted time. I don’t think Foothill High really prepared students for college.
Who were your best friends in high school?
I hung out with different groups.
Have you kept in touch with them?
No, the only 3 people that I have contact with from high school are Tim Gonzales, Darren Jones, and Christy Ballard. I married one of them, I work with one, and I stay in e-mail contact with the other.
How is your life different than the life you thought you would have after high school?
Much better than predicted. I love being a parent and having freedom. I don’t have much to complain about. The last 20 years have gone by fast.
Who was your favorite teacher?
What was the biggest life lesson you learned in high school?
That there was life after high school. Don’t peak out in high school.
Who was your favorite pop music band in high school?
Violent Femmes (click album to hear)
Why do you want to attend a high school reunion?
Something to do. I don’t really care either way.
Why do you NOT want to attend a high school reunion?
I’m old and fat now, but few from high school aren’t.
Are you nervous about attending your high school reunion?
Explain. Not really.
Do you like answering these questions?
I’m fine with it. Not that many people have responded so I thought I would.
Do you have any tattoos? What are they?
What is your favorite food?
Are your parents still alive? How are they doing?
Yes, still alive and in Bakersfield.
Are you happy with the way you look these days? Please explain.
I would love to look younger and be lighter. I looked young about 5 years ago, but time has caught up with me. I have been fat for the past 15 years.
If you won the lottery what would you do with the money?
Spend it on toys and gambling, if I had any left over I would probably just waste it.
Are you religious? Spiritual? Agnostic? Is there a God?
Don’t know. Hard to say.
What do you watch on TV?
What are your all-time favorite movies?
Kingpin, Hot Shots, and Naked gun.
In what ways have you changed the most from high school?
Much more responsible.
In what ways are you the same from high school?
Same sense of humor.
Tell us about three of your happiest experiences since leaving high school.
2 children born and getting married.
What do you like most about yourself?
I’m easy going.
What would you most like to change?
I would like to exercise more and drink less.
Do you talk on your cell phone while driving?
Tell us something that very few people know about you.
I’m not as dumb as I look.
What would you like to happen at the reunion? What would leave you satisfied? What do you NOT want to happen at the reunion?
I would just like to go and have a good time.
Did you enjoy answering these questions?
It’s ok. Like I said not that many people have participated so I thought I would.
Tell us something interesting about yourself that wasn't covered in the above questions.
Nothing exciting I’m a simple person.