Archive for Thursday, October 8, 2009

Neighbors: Jacki Himpel

Jacki Himpel

Jacki Himpel

October 8, 2009

Occupation: USD 458 Parents as Teachers coordinator

Place of birth: Kansas City, Kan.

Family: Husband, Jeff Himpel, sons, Beau and Spencer, daughter, Grace.

Q: When did you move to the Basehor area, and what brought you there?

A: I have lived here most of my life since birth with the exception of a couple of years in Plano and Richardson, Texas, and Tonganoxie.

Q: What’s the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?

A: Changing careers

Q: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

A: Never say "never."

Q: What three things would you want people to know about you?

A: I was a professional photojournalist and writer in my first career. I have always wanted to write a book. I love to watch my kids play soccer.

Q: What did you want to be when you grew up?

A: Probably an accountant.

Q: What’s your ideal vacation spot?

A: A Hawaiian island.


Song: "Dust in the Wind" by Kansas.

Color: Blue

Food: Key lime pie


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