Know Your Neighbor: Stephanie Vavra
Stephanie Vavra, 66, runs thecity1.com, a news site in Morrison. The Morrison resident has a daughter, Hillary Blevins, 34; a son, Nate Vavra, 31; and two grandchildren.
Favorite music: Oldies
Favorite charity: American Cancer Society
Favorite TV show: “House”
Favorite food: Lasagna
Alma mater: Des Moines (Iowa) East High School, 1964; Iowa State University, 1969; master’s degree in remedial reading, Western Illinois University, 1974.
Hobbies: Likes to read, knit and garden
What makes your blood boil? People who are close-minded.
What was your first job? Selling foot-long hotdogs and hand-squeezed lemonade at the Iowa State Fair.
What are you afraid of? Spiders
Who would you trade places with for a day? Hillary Clinton. She is so connected to world leaders. I admire her poise.
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be? Back to the Mediterranean, including Italy, Greece and Turkey.