Pixie Gibbs

Published 10:43 am Saturday, December 5, 2009

Name: Pixie Gibbs

Age: 65

Occupation and title: Retired

Spouse’s name: Phil

Children’s names and ages: Ginny Turner, 38, Gretchen Jones, 32

Church affiliation: Episcopalian

If I could change my name, I’d make it: I like my name

Pet I’d like to own: I have enough — two dogs, three cats.

People say I look like: My mom

Favorite movie of all time: “Dirty Dancing”

TV show I never miss: “Survivor”

The secret to happiness is: Being kind to everyone

I wish I knew how to: Sing

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Chocolate, chocolate and chocolate

Three words that best describe me: Loving, kind and worrywart

One superpower I wish I had: Changing bad to good

My proudest achievement: My family

My most humbling moment: When my children and grandchildren were born

My most recent trip: Las Vegas, Grand Canyon

My life won’t be complete until: I go to Las Vegas one more time

My friends think I’m: Sweet

I really lose my cool when: People talk ugly to each other

Favorite pro sports team: Redskins, sometimes

Favorite color: Yellow

What’s the best life lesson you’ve learned, and who taught you? Be true to yourself, my mom

What’s the best decision you’ve made in life? Marrying Phil

Which local charitable or non-profit organization do you wish more people would support? Homeless animals

What gives you the blues? People mistreating animals

What’s your best childhood memory? My sister and I playing dolls

What’s your most recent venture? Play bingo, play bingo and play bingo