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September

2023

Mountain Profile Kim Evans

Mountain Profile Kim Evans

Place of Birth?
Richland, WA

How long on the Mountain?
8 years?

If you were not brought here as a child,
what brought you to the Mountain?
Don Gradin/Fate

Profession?
Graphic Designer/Artist

Other professions?
Retail, Vinyl Graphics, Embroidery

Favorite movie/and or musical?
“Hope Floats,” “Grease”

Favorite actress and actor?
Kate Hudson/Jason Mamoa

Favorite TV show?
“The Big Bang Theory”

Favorite book?
“Magician” by Raymond E. Feist

Favorite type of music?
Rock

Favorite food?
I like food!

Hobbies?
Fishing, riding Harley, dogs, off-roading, and recently foraging for mushrooms

If offered a dream vacation, where would you go, and why?
Rome, Italy – history and Leonardo DaVinci.

Best lesson learned as a child?
Keep my mouth shut, watch and listen.

Defining moment in your life or your greatest accomplishment?
Playing roller derby for Atomic City Roller Derby and getting into an altercation on the track.

A memorable dinner?
Burger in the pits at the Mickey Thompson off road races in the Kingdome.

A funny moment from your life that you can share?
Listening to comedy with Don in our backyard at the fire. Cry laughing until it hurt.

If you could invite anyone (past or present) to dinner, who would it be, and why?
My great-grandma Jim (Ina) because she was my favorite person.

Describe yourself in one word:
Level

When you’re not reading The Mountain Times, what book/author/magazine/other do you read?
Audio since getting glasses

If your life were made into a play or movie, what would the title be?
“Rocky Road Sundae”

Pet peeve?
Dishonesty

Bad habit you’d like to break?
Smoking

Famous person(s) you have met, and the circumstances?
Skid Row (long story but my portraits of them), Styx, ZZ Top

Favorite quote?
“I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.”
–Marilyn Monroe

Favorite part of The Mountain Times?
Reading through it with coffee outside in the morning one time a month (weather permitting). Seeing my designs in it!

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