Episode 10 | Charlotte Reeder & a Life's Work
Meet Charlotte "Sharky" Reeder, former University of Kentucky cheerleader and current working woman.
Despite her affinity for Big Blue Nation, even during March Madness it's hard not to fall in love with Charlotte, AKA Sharky, who works full time at the Kentucky Horse Park gift shop and has since the late 1970s. A lover of travel and books, she shares what she enjoys on and off the clock, as well as her experiences attending UK during World War 2, parenting, and her advice for how to keep a positive attitude.
If you're wondering if she's really as nice as she seems, know that the meanest thing she said about anyone in an hour and a half was "she liked to practice the piano."
A Reeder on reading.
Charlotte is a lifelong reader. She reads about 3 books every 2 weeks. Here are some of her recommendations.
To better understand what being young was like during World War 2, she suggests you read Tom Brokaw's "The Greatest Generation." "It really was," she says.
Charlotte really enjoys Jan Karon's Mitford series about an Episcopal priest. "They're well-written. They usually have a little bit of a mystery to them. . . but they're not blood and guts."
Finally, Charlotte likes a good whodunnit. She recommends the Spenser series by Robert B. Parker to fill your private-eye, gum-shoe needs.
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