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November

2023

Mountain Profile Gary Roberts

Mountain Profile Gary Roberts

Place of Birth?
Portland, Oregon

How long on the Mountain?
29 years

If you were not brought here as a child, what brought you to the Mountain?
I first came to the Mountain when I was eight to pick huckleberries.

Profession?
Designer for BPA

Other professions?
Construction building, food processor

Favorite movie/and or musical?
“Training Day”

Favorite actress and actor?
Denzel Washington

Favorite TV show?
“America’s Got Talent”

Favorite book?
The Stand

Favorite type of music?
Rock & Roll

Favorite food?
Mexican

Favorite hobbies?
Construction, snow skiing, water skiing and hiking

If offered a dream vacation, where would you go, and why?
I would like to go to New York because of the pizza!

Best lesson learned as a child?
Not to lie, you will always be caught.

Defining moment in your life or your greatest accomplishment?
Getting my job after college with the BPA

A memorable dinner?
Prime rib

A funny moment from your life that you can share?
I was at a Mexican restaurant with my wife, she laughed and all her food went everywhere.

If you could invite anyone (past or present) to dinner, who would it be, and why?
It would be my mother. She passed away when I was three years old.

Describe yourself in one word?
Virgo

When you’re not reading The Mountain Times, what book/author/magazine/other do you read?
Nancy Drew Adventures

If your life were made into a play or movie, what would the title be?
“Living Life Over Again”

Pet peeve?
People not saying “hello” when they come to your house.


Bad habit you’d like to break?
Not being a perfectionist.

Famous person(s) you have met, and the circumstances?
The doctor who saved my life in 1996.

Favorite quote?
When people say “I am smart,” I say that “I am smart enough.”

Favorite part of The Mountain Times?
Keeping up with what’s going on in the community.

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