Meet your neighbor – Cyndee Begeran
How long I’ve lived in Nevada County: Since 1997. I moved here to care for my mother.
Do I like living here? Yes, I love the spring and the summer here. I love it when it’s green.
What I do in my spare time: I like to go to the ocean. I also like to go to old Sacramento and walk around.
My family: My mother Ruth lives with me. I’m also a caregiver and friend for my neighbor across the street, Teri.
Pets: Not anymore, but I love cats.
Favorite food: Seafood.
Job: I’m the activity director for Adult Day Services, where anyone who is over 18 and can’t medically be left alone can come. Our main activity is socialization.
What I like about my job: The people. I love the people, I’m so lucky to have a job I love so much.
What would I change about my job: The days go by too fast.
The best job I ever had: My current job.
If I won a million: I’d move to Hawaii.
My favorite vacation: A trip to Maui.
My dream vacation: Maui, easy. Anywhere with a beach.
My greatest accomplishment: This job. I went back to school and I’ve been in this business for seven years.
What I’d change about the world: I wish everyone would “do unto others” and be respectful.
The most important lesson I’ve learned: To forgive and accept.
The people who have made the biggest difference in my life: My best friend is my mother. We’re complete opposites. I’m very outgoing and huggy. She’s very reserved. She taught me the gift of listening.
My hero: Gandhi.
The best book I’ve read recently: “Eragon” by Christopher Paolini. I like science fiction.
Favorite TV Show: Animal Planet.
My favorite music: I love jazz.
A movie I’d recommend: “Meet Joe Black”
What everyone should know about me: “Cyndee is just about the most giving person I know,” interjected Cyndee’s friend Wendy Wright. “She’s a lifesaver. You’d be honored to be her friend.”
Why I moved to Nevada County: My brother and his family moved here in ’72 because he wanted to raise his kids in a non-city atmosphere. I came to care for my mom.
Who are your neighbors? If you know of a western Nevada County resident to be spotlighted in this feature, contact Becky Trout at email@example.com or 477-4234.
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