Personality Plus-Peggy Hahn

Name: Peggy Hahn
Job: Retired teacher
Age (and birth date): 72
Hometown: Portales
Family: Henry Hahn

What’s your idea of a perfect day?
“Shopping.”

What did you think about on Sept. 11?
“Our country.”

Tell us about your pet(s):
“Two dogs – a pug and a pound puppy”

What is your theme song?
“ ‘Amazing Grace.’ ”

What would you like printed on your gravestone?
“My family history.”

Who’s invited to your fantasy dinner party, and why?
“My mom and dad. I could have one more visit.”

What’s your favorite TV show, past and present?
“Beverly Hillbillies.”

Who is your favorite entertainer?
“John Wayne.”

What’s so great about your favorite sport?
“A game is finally over.”

Tell us about a time you cried:
“My son’s wedding.”

Tell us about a happy time:
“When my grandson was born.”

What was your most embarrassing moment?
“My wedding. Punch was spilled on my dress.”

Tell us a story about your childhood:
“I ate onion with cake once. It wasn’t good.”

Tell us a story about your mom or dad:
“Mom locked all the car doors, but forgot and left the windows open.”

What do you envision your life being like in 10 years?
“Not good!”

When you were a kid, what did you think you’d be doing as an adult?
“Opera singer. My aunt said, ‘Yah, grand ole opry.’ ”

If money were no object, what would you do to make the world a better place?
“Wipe out hunger.”

Make up your own question, then answer it:
“Where is your son? Teaching at Marshall Junior High.”

Who is your hero and why?
“George Washington. He made this country.”

Tell us about your greatest individual accomplishment:
“I taught 1,500 – 2,000 pupils and felt I was doing my best.”

Tell us about a hobby:
“Genealogy. It is a great hobby!”

If I could do anything, I would …
“Go back to New York and see how it has changed.”

What is your greatest fear?
“I don’t like heights.”

What is your greatest hope?
“Go to heaven.”

What is your favorite taste?
“Salty.”

What is your favorite smell?
“Bacon frying.”

Tell us about a time you were afraid:
“World War II. I had two brothers, four cousins, and two uncles in it. They all survived!”

What’s your favorite part about your job?
“The children.”

What do you not like about your job?
“Grading time.”

Tell us about your first date:
“I was 14. It was 50-50. He said the same, I’m sure.”

Tell us how you met your spouse:
“Portales Drug. I was with my brother, who knew him.”

What is your most prized possession?
“My genealogy book. It represents a lot of work.”
— Compiled by Angela Peacock