Jay Stanley

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My favorite book, movie or piece of music:

Cool Hand Luke or Raising Arizona, depending on my mood.

My last meal would be..:

Anything. As long as my mom was doing the cooking.

Best advice I ever got:

When opportunity meets hard work, good things will happen.

First Concert Attended:

Hall & Oates. There's really nothing I can add to make that go over any better.

If I've learned one thing it is:

60% of the time, it works every time.

The three people at your dream dinner would be:

Paul Newman, Bono and Abraham Lincoln

My favorite thing at an amusement park:

The biggest, fastest roller coaster in the park.

My first car:

A 1978 Dodge Ram Pickup. It was huge, baby blue and was known around my high school as “The Thundercloud”.

My first job was:

As a lineman at a small, local airport. I filled planes with gas and oil and took over for the air traffic controller when he wasn't there. What were they thinking?

My favorite thing at home is:

My dog, Mickey. Followed closely by my back yard patio.

The historical figure I most admire is:

Lou Gehrig

Web site I cannot live without:

Weather.com. Without a doubt.

First beer:

One we swiped from my friend's dad's beer fridge. Probably a Schlitz.