Elaine was born in Knoxville ( her ancestors were the early Irish settlers of Appalachia). She moved to Nashville at the age of 2. She attended Stratford High School in East Nashville where she grew up – and just attended her 45th class reunion. She has worked for HCA for 22 years – She has one son, Jason who recently got engaged. She has two grandsons Ian, 15 and Trent 21. Trent shares her passion for cooking- He graduated from culinary school in 2016 and is currently employed as a sous chef in Gallatin. She is a hard core animal lover with 2 cats and 2 dogs all of whom are rescues. Knowing Jesus and developing her relationship with him is the passion of her life.
What quality/trait do you admire most?
Laziness / self-centered people
Most traumatic experience:
Becoming unemployed suddenly
Some of your biggest mistakes:
There are a number of these- all can be tied back to not looking to God to lead me
Favourite Vacation Spot:
I pretty much have that now- I work from home for a major corporation. It allows me to be flexible and yet put in a lot of hours.
Favourite TV shows, Books or Movies:
TV show NCIS - I love anything John Eldridge writes and I own a collection of old Humphrey Bogart movies that I love
Cooking – decorating – shopping at antique stores and flea markets - I’m really in to fitness
Contemporary Christian, Classic Rock and Roll – Motown – I am a child of the 60’s and 70’s
Homemade bread of any kind…..