Mary Casanova Cole
Meet The Team: Mary Casanova Cole
University of Pangasinan (Philippines)
What goes best with chocolate?
Reading, cooking and playing with my daughter
Which living person do you most admire?
Sheryl Sandberg, She is smart.
What is your greatest extravagance?
Watching Disney on Ice with my daughter. Seeing her eyes lit up is priceless.
What is your favorite trip/journey?
My favorite trip was going to Utah to see the arches, Arizona to see the grand canyon and Wyoming to see the yellow stone.
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
What or who is the greatest love of your life?
My daughter and husband are the greatest love of my life.
Which talent would you most like to have?
I want to sing but I can’t carry a tune, so yeah I would like to sing.
What is your current state of mind?
I consider myself a happy quiet person. I know I cannot please everybody, so I do not worry much.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Growing up poor in the Philippines is hard. Going to school finishing a degree was my greatest achievement.
If you were to die and come back as a person or thing, what do you think it would be?
I still want to be myself or be a dog because my daughter loves a dog.
What is your most treasured possession?
Where would you like to live?
I like to live here in Washington, but when I retire I want to live in Hawaii.
What is your dream occupation?
I want to be a chef
What is your most marked characteristic?
Most people that knows me best thinks that I’m tenacious and loyal.
What do you most value in your friends?
Who is your favorite hero of fiction?
Who are your hero in real life?
Althea Rita, she always gives me reason to be strong and loving.
How would you like to die?
In my sleep.
What is your motto?
If you can’t convince them, confuse them :)
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
There is no perfect happiness. Contentment is my idea of perfect happiness.
Favorite Seattle Chocolates flavor?
jcoco vanuatu coconut pecan.