Richard Tomlin

Published 10:08 am Saturday, January 23, 2010

Name: Richard Tomlin

Age: 46

Occupation and title: Pre-press operator, The Tidewater News

Church affiliation: Franklin Congregational Christian

If I could change my name: I like my name

Pet I’d like to own: German shepherd

favorite movie of all time: “Gettysburg”

TV SHOW I NEVER MISS: “Sports Center”

The secret to happiness is: Family

I wish I knew how to: Fly a plane

Song I’d love to sing karaoke to: I don’t sing

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

Three words that best describe me: Dependable, honest, caring

One superpower I wish I had: To travel through time

Book currently on my nightstand: Bible

My most recent trip: Dallas

My life won’t be complete until: I graduate college

My friends think I’m: Honest

Favorite color: Blue

I really lose my cool when: When people are late

Favorite college sports team: Florida Gators

Favorite pro sports team: Dallas Cowboys

What’s the best life lesson you’ve learned and who taught you? Be faithful to your friends and family — my father

What’s the best decision you’ve made in life? To go back to school

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

What gives you the blues? People who abuse animals

What’s your most recent venture? Summer vacations with my family