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07.01.09

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Mas Hashimoto

Ten Questions for Mas Harimoto


What do you do for a living?
  Breathe, which I truly enjoy.

What would you be doing if you weren't doing that?
  Looking up from you-know-where trying to be "cool."

What do you do in your free time?
  All my time is free since I'm no longer being paid. I'm a retired Watsonville High School U.S. history teacher, 1960-1996.

What brought you to Santa Cruz?
  Not what but who--my parents from Japan--and it was to Watsonville.

What's your favorite street?
  Wherever my wife lives, which at the moment is Vivienne Drive in 95076.

Name something you're excited about.
  Staying alive for at least another decade. I'm 73 now.

Name a pet peeve.
  Right-wing reactionaries?

What are you reading?
  Blossoms Into Gold, The Croatians in the Pajaro Valley by Donna F. Mekis and Kathryn Mekis Miller.

What's the most important thing you've learned in the last three years?
  How to keep my head still on my golf swing.

Recent personal food trend?
  Yes, keep eating.

 

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