NLC Staff: Meet Amy Irons

Questions and Answers with Talking Book and Braille Circulation Technician, Amy Irons. She started working with the NLC in August of 2019. Take a few minutes and get to know her better with a few fun questions!

What was the last thing you googled?
Horse Creek Adventures

What advice would you give your 21 year old self?
It’s okay if you don’t have it figured out yet

What’s your ideal vacation?
Mountains and forest

What do you do to relax?
Art: paint, draw, sew, cross stitch

Describe your first car?
A 1987 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser Station Wagon with wood paneling. It was white and her name was Billy

What was the first concert you remember attending?
All for One at the Nebraska State Fair

What movie can you watch over and over again?
Sleepless in Seattle, While You Were Sleeping, The Princess Bride

What was the last book you read?
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

What was the last movie you watched?
Birds of Prey

What is your proudest handyman moment?
I installed ceiling fans

Three words that describe you?
Weird, silly, and kind

What smell brings back great memories?
Pine trees and Christmas

If you could have one superpower what would it be?
The power to heal

What’s the last thing you do before you got to bed?
Make the rounds in my house to make sure all the doors and windows are locked and then snuggle with my dog

Do you have any tattoos?
Yes – seven

What is your favorite comfort food when you are sick?
Miso soup

What words or phrases do you overuse?
She was not fragile like a flower, she was fragile like a bomb

What’s your most treasured possession?
My son – Bodhi – age 11

What posters did you have on your wall as a kid?
Lisa Frank’s unicorns and dolphins

Do you love or hate rollercoasters?
Love

Do you have any pets?
One fat unruly cat named Girl Girl and a dog named Cora who is the sweetest girl that ever lived.

What is your guilty pleasure?
Taco Bell

Favorite technology you could not live without?
The Internet

If you could get rid of one holiday – which one would you abolish?
Columbus Day

If you could only eat one kind of food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Sushi

If you could call anyone in the world and have a one-hour conversation, what would you call?
Lizzo

What do you get every time you go to the grocery store?
Mio

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