Meet Your Neighbor: Jennifer Porter
Where I live: Outside of Nevada City.
How long I’ve lived in Nevada County: I grew up here and then I moved back, about 16 years maybe.
Do I like living here? I think it’s a great town. I have a hard time getting away. I like the small town feel. I know most of the people; it’s changing, though.
What I do in my spare time: I like to go skiing and hiking and I sew.
Favorite food: Dessert.
Pets: No pets.
Job: I’m a substitute teacher, and I work as a server at the Citronee Bistro and the South Pine Cafe.
What I like about my job: I like working at Citronee, it’s like family and the food is wonderful.
What I would change about my job: One day I’m going to get my teaching credential so I can teach full time. I’d like to teach science for junior high or high school.
The best job I ever had: My current jobs.
If I won a million: I would travel and probably donate some of the money to something.
My favorite vacation: I just went to Argentina. It was the most amazing scenery. The people and the food were really great.
My dream vacation: I’d like to go to Zihuatanejo, Mexico, and the beach.
My greatest accomplishment: Getting my B.A. from Chico State.
What I’d change about the world: Our politics, and I would try to make peace.
The most important lesson I’ve learned: If you want something, you have to work for it and be motivated to get it.
The person who has made the biggest difference in my life: A mentor from the past.
The best book I’ve read recently: Pam Houston’s book, “Cowboys are my Weakness.”
My theme song: Ani DiFranco’s “Pixie.”
Favorite TV Show: “CSI.” I really like it but my boyfriend makes fun of me.
Why you, or your ancestors, came to this area: My parents came for the good schools and natural environment.
Who are your neighbors? If you know of a western Nevada County resident to be spotlighted in this feature, contact Becky Trout at firstname.lastname@example.org or 477-4234.
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