Routt County Spotlight: Sana Thankful
April 26, 2009
Steamboat Springs — Sana Thankful
Occupation: Subway, west Steamboat Springs
Place of birth: Los Angeles
Q. When did you move to Routt County, and what brought you here?
A. I went to junior high and high school here and then left. I returned two years ago because it is the most beautiful place and has abundant and tasty water.
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Q. What’s the biggest risk you’ve taken recently?
A. Purchasing a mobile home.
Q. Describe your morning routine.
A. Alarm set to NPR, jump out of bed and into clothes. Brush hair and teeth. Off to work.
Q. What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
A. Life is too important to be taken seriously.
Q. What three things would you want people to know about you?
A. 1) I am single. 2) I’m a Band-Aid. 3) I’m slightly outsane/am a peaceful anarchist.
Q. What did you want to be when you grew up?
A. A mom.
Q. If you could invite any four people to dinner, who would they be and what would you talk about?
A. Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Al Gore and Bill Gates; how to change the government to protect humans and the environment.
Q. Do you collect anything?
A. Books, mice and teenagers.
Q. What was your first job?
A. Laundromat attendant.
Q. Who is your favorite superhero? Why?
A. Rogue (from “X-Men”), because she can take someone’s powers.
Q. Do you have a tattoo? If so, what of and why did you choose it?
A. Yes, two. I have a tree of life on my left leg; my friend drew it for me when I was pregnant with my first son. And a mouse in a bubble because I collect mice, and it was free.
Q. If you could go back in time, to what event or time period would you go?
A. The pioneer days when you could just ride out and find a beautiful place to homestead.
Book: “The Dragonriders of Pern” series by Anne McCaffrey
Song: “Rain Song,” by Led Zeppelin
Sport to watch: Skateboarding
Vacation spot: My backyard
Recreational activity: Dancing or lounging in hot springs
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