PEOPLE AT WORK - Elizabeth Griffiths

Elizabeth Griffiths, 43, Norwalk Immediate family: Husband, Chris
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 24, 2010

Elizabeth Griffiths, 43, Norwalk

Immediate family: Husband, Chris

Education: Bachelor's in English from the University of Virginia and a Masters in Education from Ohio State University

Occupation: Schild's IGA for four months

What was your first job?: grocery cashier, fuel center employee

Dumbest customer request or question? I haven't had one yet

Most embarrassing moment at work? Can't think of one

What is your dream job? Teaching language arts and social studies to fifth or sixth graders

The most challenging part of my job is: Dealing with difficult people which, fortunately, isn't very often

Most rewarding? Interacting with friendly staff and customers

Most unique habit: Sorting M&Ms and eating them by color

Biggest pet peeve? People yanking constantly on their cell phone

Biggest guilty pleasure? Watching TV

Most embarrassing part of your CD collection: John Denver

Favorite childhood memory: Family vacations and Thanksgiving with my cousins good times and lots of laughter

Best thing about living in Norwalk? Friendly, local businesses like IGA and Williams NTA

Biggest complaint? Kids walking through my yard on the way to and from school.

What do you like to do when not working? Gardening, oil painting, scrapbooking and skiing

What's been the best car you've ever owned? Santa Fe (Hyndai)

How do you get off the phone with a telemarketer? I tell them I'm not interested

What do you do for exercise? Walk, ski not often enough!

What's your favorite recreational activity? Skiing; my husband and I have a blast

Name your favorite place to eat: Puchinella in the Washington, D.C. area.

n What's your favorite song and why?: I have too many to narrow down.

In high school, everyone thought I: Was friendly

The best advice I ever got was: Be yourself

My dream house would have: A master bedroom suite, a large kitchen and a two-car garage.

A movie or play that everyone should see is: "Forrest Gump" because you shouldn't let other people's beliefs about you limit who you are.