Barbara Augustsen Johnson

FormerlyMarried Number of Children 2   Grand Children  5 Great Grand Children 

Occupation/Career Description

Fused glass artist

Military Service (Branch/Date/Locations/The Good/The Bad)


Most significant thing in my life between 1965 and 1970

I married James Johnson, the love of my life, and we started our family. He died on May 12 of this year.

Best job I ever had (or place of residence) and why

The job I have now. I am self-employed as a fused glass artist.

Worst job I ever had (or place of residence) and what I learned from it

Ready to retire Ė or more dragons to slay
(What will you do with your time in the next 10 years)

Right now I am trying to process the shock of James's untimely death. I am seeking the Lord for direction.

Best book(s) Iíve read since 1965

The Purpose Driven Life

Favorite movie(s) Iíve watched since 1965

Chariots of Fire

My most enjoyable trip/vacation

I've been to India twice, and to Israel once. Loved them both.

Most rewarding thing about the last 40 years

Seeing my family grown and married, with successful families of their own.

Three things I did that I never dreamed of doing in 1965

Three things I havenít done but would like to (or will) do

Personality trait or quality I like most about myself

Most important lesson I learned from my spouse/best friend

James taught me kindness. He was the kindest person I have known.