Get to Know: Deb Bell

August 20, 2018

Deb Bell

Age: 63

Residence: Stanwood

Occupation: Event Coordinator at Cama Beach State Park

Family: Husband Gordon Bell, Granddaughters Erin and Renee Ridout

Hobbies: Walking, writing and gardening

Education: Associate degree from Lower Columbia College

Favorite Food: “Whatever I can catch or whatever doesn’t bite me back.”

Favorite Book: “I’ve been giving things away, but I like the ‘Outlander’ series. It’s historical time travel.”

What gets you out of bed in the morning? “My job. Or the alarm clock.”

What keeps you up at night? “The unfortunate reality is, my laptop.”

Cats or dogs? “One cat, Buttercup. She came to us as a rescue called that. We don’t call her that; it’s usually ‘kitty’ or ‘cat.’”

Someone you look up to? Her husband, Gordon, or Temple Grandin, an autism activist.

Best advice you’ve received? “Don’t sweat the small stuff and it’s all small stuff.”

What would you do with $1 million? “Retire and travel and do good things.”

”The world would be a better place if: “People were willing to care more about each other.”

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