Nicole Richards

Published 10:11 am Saturday, June 11, 2011

Name: Nicole Richards

Nicole Richards’ favorite TV show is “Glee.” -- KATE ARCHER | TIDEWATER NEWS

Age: 22

Occupation: Sales associate

Spouse: Single

If I could change my name, I’d make it: Smiley, because that’s what everyone calls me anyway

Pet I’d like to own: I already have a big dog and two ferrets so it would have to be a monkey or sugar glider

Favorite movie of all time: “Ghostbusters”

TV show I never miss: “Glee” because I love to sing

The secret to happiness is: To let go all that weighs you down and remember that life is going to throw hard things your way. You just have to learn to roll with the punches because there are better days ahead.

I wish I knew how to: Skydive

Song I’d love to sing karaoke to: Any song by Journey or Queen

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Garlic bread, barbecue ribs and sushi

Three words that best describe me: Entertaining, good-hearted and eclectic

One superpower I wish I had: To fly

Book on my nightstand: “This Much I Know is True” by Wally Lamb

My proudest achievement: Anytime I make a good difference in someone’s life

My most humbling moment: We stood outside a Marine’s funeral to show our support and a few Marines came over to shake our hands and to say thank you for our support — it made me feel grateful for our soldiers.

My most recent trip: Outer Banks, N.C.

My life won’t be complete until: I have my dream job, a good guy and have made a difference in everyone’s lives

My friends think I’m: Funny, crazy, caring, a dependable person and happy

I really lose my cool when: Someone is dishonest

Favorite pro sports team: Born and raised Pittsburgh Steelers fan

Favorite Color: Green

What’s the best life lesson you’ve learned: That life is fleeting so make sure you live life to the fullest and make sure your loved ones know you love them, and you will always be there for them no matter what

Local charitable or non-profit organization I wish more people would support: Any fundraiser for the sick; they always need help

My best childhood memory: It’s my Gram; she visited at a very rough time in our lives, and I remember laughing and smiling for the first time in months because she was there to take care of us

What’s your most recent venture? Hiking in the woods