Ricky Clark loves banana pudding, hates politics and considers himself an old hippie.
Getting to meet so many people and go so many places. I am definitely a people person.
Politics. I work for the state.
I think it was becoming involved in my associations, ACFSA and ANFP. That is what has brought me to the Silver Plate Award. No one would have ever known about all the contributions I made to the industry if I didn’t get out of the box and get involved.
Marijuana. A Native American offender approached me to say that he needed to have marijuana. Of course I asked, why? He said it was a religious practice and that he had to have it every day. I let him know that I would check in to that right away.
Music. I love my natural learned music ability, whether it’s playing the piano, the guitar, or the organ.
To sing. I once could sing but had to have a nodule removed from my vocal cord and since then have not been able to.
I would make myself about 20 years younger so I could experience so many of the things I’ve already experienced all over again.
Loneliness. I never want to be without people all around me.
My uncle, who was my pastor for 30 years or more. He was an awesome person and always seemed to have the right answer for all my problems.
I like it spicy. Preferably Mexican or Cajun. Heat it up and bring it on!
Bottled water and cheese. I love both of them
We had Vietnamese neighbors once and they brought us a dish when we moved in. It was like a pastry, very white, puffed with a combination of meats and vegetables inside but mostly air. I don’t know what it was but it was interesting!
Treat people right—you’re one of them.
Woodstock. I’m an old hippie.
For me and my family and my friends to have our own cruise ship and sail the oceans, porting when and wherever we wanted.
My grandmother, who died on my birthday four years ago. She was 95 and I loved her dearly.
My daughter was born weighting 1 pound, 13 ounces and had to have special clothes knitted to fit her. They’re all in a box to be framed.