People@Work — Tina Morton
NAME: Tina Morton
FAMILY: Michael Morton and 2 boys — Brandon 19 and Seth 16
POSITION: Owner of Vivid Salon
HOMETOWN: Kenton, Ohio
What is your favorite movie? "Pretty Woman"
Is there an item or collectible you hold dear? An angel figurine a neighbor gave me
Where would someone be most likely to find you on a Saturday night? I'm usually home resting on a Saturday night, watching TV.
What was your dream job when you were a child? Being a police officer
What would be your last meal? Husband's baked chicken
Who would be your ideal dinner guests? (Name three, living or dead): My in-laws. Good conversation and great dessert.
What is something interesting most people don't know about you? Most people don't know I was a police officer for several years.
Ideal vacation spot: Always the beach
Favorite professional sports team: My teams are the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Saints. Football is my passion ... Go Bucks!
If you were given $5,000 to donate to a non-profit organization, which would you pick? I'd split it between the domestic shelter and CARA. Both are great organizations.
Would you go bungee jumping or skydiving? I have been bungee jumping, but would totally skydive given the chance. My policy is I'll try anything once, and if I didn't break anything or die the first time, I'll do it twice.
Any fears or phobias? Spiders — I'm deathly scared of daddy longlegs.
Ever been outside the United States? About three weeks ago to London
Favorite kind of cookie? Good ole' chocolate chip
Favorite season? Season is summer, love this heat.
Would you consider plastic surgery if someone else paid for it? I would nip and tuck everywhere. I mean, it's someone else's money, but I wouldn't mess with my face.
What was your favorite TV show when you were growing up? "Little House on the Prairie" — I wanted to be Laura.
Who's your best friend and why? My best friend will always be my husband — been through everything together and survived. We both agree no one else would have us.
You are walking down the street on your way to work. There is a dog drowning in the canal on the side of the street. Your boss has told you if you are late one more time, you get fired. What do you do? Considering I am the boss at work, I would save the dog for sure. And no one can be mad.
If you could create one rule that all society had to live by, what would it be? That you wear your pants above your rear end.
How do you define success? By happiness
Ever wondered by Kamikaze pilots wore helmets? They thought there's always a chance they may live?
Hamburger or pizza? Pizza