Janet Ausbrooks Baker
|Married Number of Children 2 Grand Children
Great Grand Children
Executive Assistant to General Manager at Raytheon-ELCAN Optical Technologies
Military Service (Branch/Date/Locations/The Good/The Bad)
Aerobics, Reading, Computers
Most significant thing in my life between 1965 and 1970
Met and married my husband. We dated for only 3 months Ė have been married for 36 years. It was truly love at first sight for both of us (and still is).
Best job I ever had (or place of residence) and why
I would say my current position is the best. It is full of challenges, creativity, and skill requirements that keep me on my toes.
Worst job I ever had (or place of residence) and what I learned from it
Touching up artwork and measuring circuits (under a microscope) for printed circuit boards. I learned that a desk job was not so bad Ė it beat looking through a microscope 12 hours a day.
Ready to retire Ė or more dragons to slay
Iím not quite ready to retire yet. I enjoy my job and love the people I work with. Should that change, I would retire but I would still do something Ė volunteering or charitable work.
Best book(s) Iíve read since 1965
Favorite movie(s) Iíve watched since 1965
My most enjoyable trip/vacation
Most rewarding thing about the last 40 years
Being a wife and mother. Through my family, especially my children, I
have known the proudest moments, the greatest happiness, and the deepest
sadness of my life. My oldest son is deceased. My youngest son lives in
Three things I did that I never dreamed of doing in 1965
1. Leave Lubbock to live in Dallas
Three things I havenít done but would like to (or will) do
1. Go on an Alaska Cruise
Personality trait or quality I like most about myself
Sense of humor
Most important lesson I learned from my spouse/best friend
To find my own inner strength