Arpita Patel

Published 11:45 pm Friday, August 26, 2011

Name: Arpita Patel

Arpita Patel would love to sing karaoke to “Waka Waka” by Shakira. -- KATE ARCHER | TIDEWATER NEWS

Age: 28

Occupation: Cashier, manager

Spouse’s name: Jinesh Patel

Church affiliation: Baptist

If I could change my name, I’d make it: I love my name, would not change it

Pet I’d like to own: I am afraid of them

Favorite movie of all time: “Jerry Maguire”

TV show I never miss: “Supernatural”

The secret to happiness is: Appreciate what you have

I wish I knew how to: Play games with emotions

Song I’d love to sing at karaoke: “Waka Waka” by Shakira

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Vegetable pizza, Pav Bhati, okra

Three words that best describe me: Soft-hearted, sweet and emotional

One superpower I wish I had: Can fulfill everyone’s desire

Book on my nightstand: Mary Higgins Clark’s “Just Take My Heart”

My proudest achievement: When I got my master’s with distinction

My most humbling moment: When I got married to my husband

My most recent trip: Philadelphia

My life won’t be complete until: I have kids and a house

My friends think I’m: Too soft-hearted to break anyone’s heart

I really lose my cool when: People cheat me by telling a lie. I hate liars.

Favorite college sports team: Penn State

Favorite pro sports team: Philadelphia Eagles

What’s the best life lesson you’ve learned and who taught you: There are always two roads to achieve something, one easy and one hard; always choose the hard road. It might trouble you, but at the end, will give you divine happiness – my dad

What’s the best decision you’ve made in life: To marry my husband

Local charitable or non-profit organization I wish more people would support: Nursing homes

What gives you the blues: Heights and dark

What’s your best childhood memory: When I got my first bike