Archive for Thursday, May 5, 2011

Neighbors: Diana Weaver

Diana Weaver

Diana Weaver

May 5, 2011

Diana Weaver shares a little bit about herself for this week's Neighbors column.

Occupation: Basehor Community Library director

Place of birth: Hutchinson

Family: Daughter, Melinda, son-in-law, Robby, son, Mike, a doberman named Brinks and three granddogs

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

A: I started at the Basehor Community Library on May 2. When I heard that my friend Carla Kaiser was planning to retire, I knew I wanted the chance to be the next director. It’s a great opportunity for me to be a part of a library team that shares my vision of what a library can mean to a community.

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

A: Starting college at 40.

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

A: “You can’t win if you don’t enter.”

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

A: I’m a fervent believer in lifelong learning. I would rather go hiking than shopping. I love to talk books.

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

A: A photographer for National Geographic.

Q: What’s your ideal vacation spot?

A: A cabin in the mountains.


Song: “Amazing Grace”

Color: Yellow

Food: Phad Thai


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