Essay Questions

What is your most memorable childhood experience?I have fond memories of canoeing and camping along the river with my high school friends.
What immediate family member do you closely identify with and why?I identify most with my mother. I received a lot of my physical traits from my mother and her side of my extended family. I am very close with both of my parents, but more closely identify with my mom.
What character traits do you admire in an individual?I admire a sense of humor, intelligence, open-mindedness, and responsibility.
What is the funniest thing ever to happen to you?The funniest thing that ever happened to me, which wasn't funny at the time, was when my wife and I almost got sent home from the airport in Jamaica because the barcode on my passport was unreadable. My dog had chewed up the corner of the passport which the machine at the airport needed to read in order to let me into the country. It all worked out after I was able to convince them to verify my identity with a couple other forms of ID.
If time and money were not an issue, where would you travel and why?I would love to travel to Bali in Indonesia. Bali has a very rich history and some of the most elaborate and ancient structures that still stand today.
When and if you ever have children, what would you like to pass on to them?I would like to pass on to them a strong sense of perseverance and adaptability.