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Get to Know: Kim Blumenhagen

December 4, 2018

Kim Blumenhagen

Kim Blumenhagen

Age: 61

Lives in: Alger

Born in: Bellingham

Favorite part of living here: “The beauty. Sometimes on the drive from Alger I can see the Cascades or Mount Baker.”

Job: Nurse supervisor at Mount Vernon Sea Mar clinic.

Favorite part of the job: “Working with patients to meet their needs. I’ve been at Sea Mar for 14 years and a nurse for 41.”

What’s your morning drink of choice? “Coffee with vanilla cream.”

What are you looking forward to this holiday season? “A lot of my family is coming into town for Christmas.”

Any holiday traditions? “We play lots of card games.”

What is a staple holiday dish in your house? “My mom’s green beans. She cans her own and cooks them with onion, I think pepper and Worcestershire sauce.”

What are you watching right now? “This is Us.”

What was your first job? “Picking strawberries at a farm in Burlington at 9 years old.”

What is something you’re proud of? “My children. I think they all turned out to be good, caring, positive and productive.”

What’s your favorite music to dance to? “Rock n’ roll. I grew up in the 70s.”

Describe yourself in three words: “Determined, quiet, caring.”

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