Shannon Harris

Q: What is your idea of the perfect running/walking shoe?
A: One with polka dots.

Q: What do you think about when you run/walk?
A: Whether I remembered to wear deodorant.

Q: Which athletic figure do you most identify with?
A: Woody Allen.

Q: What has been the best advice you have ever received?
A: Don’t bother with decaf.

Q: What is the trait you most admire in others?
A: Honesty.

Q: Where would you most like to go for a run/walk?
A: Anywhere with Mr. H . . . preferably in a great city or town . . . on pavement without a lot of bumps or snakes . . and with a finish near great coffee.

Q: If you could have dinner with anyone, living or non, who would it be?
A: My Grandparents . . . John Kennedy Jr. and of course, Mr. H.

Q: Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
A: Oh God no.

Q: What is your favorite running/walking accessory?
A: Mr. H., and maybe a Fig Newton after a really long run.

Q: Which talent would you most like to have?
A: The ability to play the piano . . . well.

Q: What do you consider your greatest achievement?
A: My kids . . . Charlie, Max & Molly

Q: Who are your favorite writers?
A: Many who submit LIVES articles for the New York Times Magazine and most 3rd Graders.

Q: Who is/are your heroes?
A: My kids . . . and the Founder of Peet’s Coffee!

Q: What is your motto?
A: Never say no to a great cup of coffee.

Q: What movie role would you most like to play?
A: The role Diane Keaton played in “Something’s Got to Give.”

Q: Do you spell bandanna with one n or two?
A: Three . . . but I will always laugh when someone says banana.

Q: What book do you think everyone should read?
A: Charlotte’s Web.

Q: What band would you most like to be a member of and what instrument would you play?
A: Rollng Stones and the keyboard . . . unless I could also play the guitar and sing and dance all at the same time.

Q: What non-English speaking country would you most like to visit?
A: Kansas.

Q: What would you want to do if you were not working at Bandanna?
A: I would want to own a specialty running store with Mr. H and call it Bandanna.

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