Archive for Thursday, September 17, 2009

Neighbors: Dave Durkin

Dave Durkin

Dave Durkin

September 17, 2009

Occupation: Activity director at Eudora High School

Family: Wife, one son and one daughter

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

A: I’ve lived here on and off since 1956. I moved back to teach in 1972.

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

A: Anything worth doing is worth doing your best.

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

A: Retiring at the end of this year.

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

A: I’m a graduate of Eudora High School, I’m passionate about the schools and their activities, and I’m retiring at the end of the year.

Q: What are three of your pet peeves?

A: People who don’t take care of themselves, people who don’t give their best effort and people who are impatient.

Q: When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?

A: A professional baseball player

Q: What is your ideal vacation?

A: On the beach in Maui, kicking back and doing nothing

Favorite things

Song: “YMCA” because of the crowd participation

Last good movie you saw: “State of Play”

Book: Anything by Grisham or Baldacci

Food: Mexican food

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