by Yusra A.
My friend. My mentor. My zen master. From baking the best peach cobbler in the world and teaching yoga to pursuing a career as a helicopter mechanic; Gina Fore is a jack of all trades. Once the Content Manager of bazaar, now restoring planes on the side while going to helicopter mechanic school full-time. I remember when she was leaving bazaar for helicopter school, most everyone thought she was crazy, but to truly know Gina, is to know she was anything but. It has almost been two years since Gina left us – but once a bazaarite, always a bazaarite. To those waiting to say “I told you so”, don’t hold your breath, for G4 is less than a year away from completing her degree. We miss you G4!
How would your mother describe you in one word?
How would you describe your mother in one word?
What is the most insane question you’ve ever been asked?
“So, you do know what a wrench is, right?” Was actually asked that in an interview for a job as a turbine engine mechanic.
What is the most spontaneous thing you’ve ever done?
Getting engaged at 19 years old.
What word in the English or Arabic language do you wish you had invented?
Delicatessen. So that I could un-invent it. Hate that word.
Where would you like to live? / What is your dream retirement location?
An island that has tropics and beach as well as mountains with snow. Does that exist? Where ever that place exists is my dream location. I’d have a boat and a float plane. Or maybe a float helicopter, oooh or even better, a big boat, a float plane and a regular helicopter that could be jumped out of for snowboarding and then landed on the boat later.
What is the first famous quote that comes to your mind?
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. ~Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
What animal best describes the kind of partner you’d be interested in?
A boxer puppy: Hilarious, loyal, energetic, and a good snuggler.
What do you miss about your childhood?
My unfiltered imagination.
If you could change your name, what would you change it to?
Gina Leigh-Loo-Dallas-multi-pass. (5th Element reference… anyone? Anyone?)
How would you describe your handshake in one word?
What is the toughest part of your character?
My directness. I’ve become quite brusque since entering my thirties. However, I only offer my thoughts when asked. So, don’t ask if you’re afraid of the answer.
Who is your favorite historical figure?
What in the world do you least desire?
What do you think is lacking in the world, which would make the world a better place?
Personal responsibility. If individuals would/could take ownership of decisions they’ve made, good and bad, we would see a world vastly improved.
Why do you think most girls/guys like you?
I look like a girl, but think like a dude.
Finish this sentence: “Happiness is a thing called…”