Jimmy Birdwell

Married Number of Children 2   Grand Children  5 Great Grand Children 

Occupation/Career Description

Mechanic all my life. cars, trucks. heavy equip., motorcycles, watercraft, 4 wheelers and boats.

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

None

Hobbies

Motorcycles,4 wheelers, camping, motor home)My idea of roughin it is watching black & white TV !

Most significant thing in my life between 1965 and 1970

Two daughters born during that time.

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

The job I have now, I like it.

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

Maintenance supervisor at Timberon, N.M. with a 9 hole golf course and 250 miles of water lines.

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

Will still be working to afford insurance

Best book(s) Iíve read since 1965

Dr. Zhivago

Favorite movie(s) Iíve watched since 1965

Dr. Zhivago, Lonesome Dove

My most enjoyable trip/vacation

Rome ,Venice, Florence, Italy

Most rewarding thing about the last 40 years

Watching my 2 girls grow up ,and having girls of their own. No boys thank you!

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

Racing motorcycles in Baja

1000 ,moving to N.M. for 24 years

Living in mountains

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

Fly a motorized hang glider.
Win lottery.
Retire

Personality trait or quality I like most about myself

Like to have fun.

Most important lesson I learned from my spouse/best friend

Still in training after 40 years !