Meet Your Neighbor: Bill Finn – Cross Road, Lebanon

Bill Finn

What is your favorite quote?
We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.

If you could be invisible for a day, where would you be?
The Governor’s Office to see what goes on when there are no reporters or tv cameras

What Disney character would you be and why?
The Beast. He gets respect.

What song most describes your life right now?
Foghat’s Third Time Lucky

What do you love most about living in New Hampshire?
The outdoors, the seasons changing, the lakes and rivers, the hills and mountains

If you had to give away 50% of your assets today, how/where would you distribute them?
Homeless Veterans

What famous person would you take on a world tour?
Colin Powell

What advice would you give the next generation?
Don’t squander your time on this earth. Learn from our mistakes and don’t forget the sunscreen!

In general, do you follow, break, or create the rules?
I’ve been known to do all three.

Where would you prefer to spend most of your time?
Fishing, hunting, canoeing, tinkering in the garage

To which local business are you loyal to and why?
NAPA. They are parts people with many years of experience and training. They know what you are talking about without turning to the computer.

Which superpowers would you choose and what good would you do with them?
Time travel, so I could prevent the attack on Pearl Harbor and the 9/11 Attacks.

If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go?

In which stage of life would you prefer to spend the most time and why?
Right now, because I know what I didn’t know and that is a very good thing.

What are you most excited about in your life right now?
My health

Who is your local hero?
Paula Maville, assistant city manager