If you opened your own business, what would it be?

I would open a school for children and teach them or assist them to become everything they can be.

What advice would you give your younger self?

Create your own happiness and dreams..  Do not depend on others to find them. 

Exceptional Skills-

I am a pianist.  I can play a variety of songs from memory or by ear. 

What makes you feel fulfilled?

I am fulfilled when I am spending time with my 8 children and their partners as well as my 14 grandchildren.  They validate my life. 

When asked to describe yourself, what’s the first word that pops into your mind?


Favorite Book- 

Little Women

What makes your heart race?

Competition, Concerts,  and Demonstrations involving my children or Grandchildren 

Organization or cause near to your heart-

Charity or benefits related to my former employment with the Department of Human Services 

What keeps you up at night?

My bad right knee.  Painkillers do not always work. 

What is a belief you once held but no longer do? 

That some religions are true and others are false.

What are you interested in connecting with other women about? 

Education and Child Care

Jacqueline Skinner

Retired Social Worker

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