Routt County spotlight: Stacy Trosch-Most
Age: 29 and holding … OK, OK 39 “ouch”
Occupation: Presently the CEO of my household
Place of birth: Detroit
Q. When did you move to Routt County and what brought you here?
A. December 1992, a roommate from a cruise ship I worked on convinced me that I needed to leave the “real world” and join her as a happy ski bum.
Q. What’s the biggest risk you’ve taken recently?
A. The adoption of our daughter Lida Shai from Siberia 1 1/2 years ago
Q. Describe your morning routine.
A. Coffee on our porch, grab a few moments of quiet time before my daughter wakes, then we start our day together with either a walk or “Sesame Street,” depending on her mood.
Q. Have you ever had a book change your life? What was it and why?
A. “Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom,” by Christiane Northrup. I was in my mid-20s, and it just opened my eyes and mind to the importance of creating physical and mental health and the power of spiritual healing. (I think I need to read it again).
Q. When you meet someone new, what are the first three things you tell them about yourself?
A. That I am married, that I have a beautiful daughter and under all this normalcy is a gypsy at heart who loves to travel.
Q. When you were a kid what did you want to be when you grew up?
A. “A Baby Doctor” (direct quote from a school book report), a veterinarian and an actress
Q. If you could invite any four people over for dinner, who would they be and what would you talk about?
A. Teresa Heinz Kerry, (my new favorite interest), Golda Meir, Maya Angelou and my great-grandmother, (whom I never met) the matriarch of our family and a woman with a whole lot of “chutzpah.” We would eat great ethnic food with wonderful wine, and I would just listen to their interesting life stories.
Q. Do you collect anything?
Q. In the Meatloaf song, “I’ll do anything for love, but I won’t do that.” What is that?
A. Convert to another religion
Q. Who is your favorite superhero? Why?
A. Aquaman, need I say more?
Book: Anything by Tom Robbins (to be read when traveling)
Song: “Ripple” by Grateful Dead
Food: Thai or any Asian cuisine
Vacation spot: Anywhere tropical with cultural diversity and great food
Recreational activity: Hiking, biking, skiing, sailing
Movie: “The English Patient”
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