Get to know Jaimie Homan, the Copywriter at Skillful Antics.
At which store would you like to max out your credit cards?
Target… or Anthropologie if I lost all common sense
How old is the oldest pair of shoes in your closet?
Maybe 4 or 5 years old ?
Which way should toilet paper hang on the wall – over or under?
What can you simply not resist?
Laughing loudly when something is really funny. And cheese.
What is your favorite website, why?
Pandora – great free music
If you could go back in time to any era, which would it be?
The Pax Romana
Is it about winning/losing or just having fun when you play the game?
I’m very competitive – it’s usually all about winning!
If you could have any one superpower, which would you choose?
Tie between time manipulation and waterbreathing
What is your favorite entertaining past time?
What was your favorite TV show when growing up?
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. 🙂
What, if anything, have you ever re-gifted?
Books, picture frames, kitchenware duplicates from my bridal shower… I’m a serial re-gifter.
What’s playing in your car right now?
… the radio
What character trait do you most admire?
If a genie gave you a wish what would you wish for?
A lifetime supply of gummy bears. Wait… no. Biggest library in the world. Wait… I don’t know.
What is the one thing you cannot do without?
What would you be doing if you weren’t at your current job?
If you could choose one amenity to add to the workplace, what would it be?
Gym membership – one with a pool!
What was the worst punishment you received at school?
I got detention for kicking the bottom of the lunch table once.
What is the worst pet you have ever had?
A pet rock.
If you could live to see one future event, what would it be?
Maybe the day someone invents a way to travel across the world in less than half a day. No more 16 hour flights!
Who would you most like to meet and why?
For sure, Jesus Christ would come first on this list because I believe he is God’s son and because he is the person I most desire to emulate. Others include Emily Bronte, Minerva Mirabal, Fred Rogers, Brother Yun and Aung San Suu Kyi.
Best advice anyone has given you?
1. To live by the truth and 2. To look for the good in people
What movie or novel character do you most identify with?
What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in the last year?
How to wait. And how to shop at discount grocery stores.
Do you know any good riddles or brain teasers? If so – let’s have it:
Not really. I do like challenging children to try to lick their own elbow. It looks so funny.
Are you married, do you have children?
Yes, and our first baby will make his or her debut next March!
What’s the 1 piece of advice you would give others about life?
Spend most of your time focusing on important things, not trivial ones. Think about things that matter and prioritize them.
What is the nerdiest thing you do in your spare time?
My sister would say perusing the bookstore.. but I don’t consider that nerdy!
How would you describe yourself?
Compassionate, introverted, honest, joyful, perfectionistic, occasionally too serious
If you were to tell one person “Thank You” for helping me become the person I am today, who would it be and what did they do?
My friend Jodi. She has been an excellent mentor and role model for me.
Fill in the blank: If you really knew me, you’d know_____.
That I have quite a goofy side.