Archive for Thursday, March 5, 2009

Neighbors: Bonnie Freeland

March 5, 2009

Occupation: Proprietor, Madame Hatter’s Tea Room

Family: Husband, Mark, and daughter, Stephanie

Q: How long have you lived in Eudora, and what brought you here?

A: Actually, I live in western Shawnee where my husband delivers mail. I’ve had the tea room in Eudora for about five years, though.

Q: What is the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?

A: Opening the tea room, and it still feels risky but it also feels right.

Q: What is the best advice you’ve ever been given?

A: To be myself.

Q: What are three things people should know about you?

A: I’m honest, I’m a family person and I’m loyal.

Q: What are three of your pet peeves?

A: The creaking sound of a rocking chair, spots on my shirt and rude people.

Q: What is your ideal vacation?

A: I like the mountains and my husband likes the beach, so we trade off.

Favorite things


“Amazing grace

Last good movie you saw:

“Dirty Dancing,” but “Steel Magnolias” is a close second.

Book: “Girl With a Pearl Earring” by Tracy Chevalier

Food: Any type of Mexican food


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