North Country Snapshot #29 Melissa Nelson

Name: Melissa Nelson
Occupation: Part-time hippie
Residence: Barnet, VT
Age: 36

1) Given the choice of anyone in the world, living or dead, real or fictional, with whom would you want to have dinner?

“David Tennant. I get the Scottish accent, and he can pull off a doctor #10.”

2) What’s one of your favorite movies?

“There are so many out there. Breakfast on Pluto. That is a really good one.”

3) Cat or dog?

“Cat! All the way!”

4) If you could vacation anywhere in the world, where would you go?

“Part of me wants to say Hawaii. Part of me wants to say the UK. Yeah. The UK.”

5) What’s the last thing you remember hearing on the radio?

“Fleetwood Mac. Don't remember what song, but it was Fleetwood Mac.”

6) What’s your favorite thing about the North Country?

“Cabot cheese! I've never been to the actual plant but I want to for the cheese.”

7) Smartphone, flip phone, or rotary phone?

“Smartphone”

8) What’s your least favorite thing about the North Country?

“There aren't any ice cream places year round, and not enough people know of the plight of the Galifrayans...and where does one go for good nachos?”

9) What's the biggest problem facing the world right now? 

“Intolerance”

10) How do you like your steak cooked?

“I've never eaten steak.”

11) What’s something most people don’t know about you?

“I was born in Virginia.”