Monday, July 26, 2010

Get to know you Monday

Have you wanted to know a little bit more about the staff of Walnut Springs Press? Here's your chance.

Linda Prince Mulleneaux (Managing Editor) grew up in New Harmony, Utah, where she spent most of her time riding horses and doing chores on the farm. Linda graduated from Southern Utah University with a bachelor's degree in English literature. She has worked for Leatherwood Press for almost three years. Linda enjoys reading (of course!), singing, cooking, gardening, weight training, yoga, and being a stepmom to six great kids.




Get to know Linda

1. What is your favorite food? mashed potatoes and gravy
2. Do you prefer chocolate or vanilla ice cream? chocolate, of course
3. What is one food you despise? olives
4. What was your favorite childhood picture book? The Big Tidy-Up by Nolah Smaridge 5. Is there a book that changed your life? Other than the Book of Mormon? :) Hollywood vs. America, by Michael Medved
6. If you could go back in time, where would you go? medieval France, but I’d be a princess, not a serf. :)
7. What is your favorite sport?
To do: weight training. To watch: horse racing

8. What one place would you like to visit that you haven’t? Greece
9. When you have an hour of free time, what do you like to do? read a history book
10. Have you ever met a famous person? several, but Glenn Beck was the most impressive 11. What was a favorite childhood memory? camping and fishing with my family
12. Are you a 'morning' or 'night' person?
night, for sure

13. Are you a beach, country, or city person? country, but the beach is great too
14. If you knew could you try anything and not fail, what dream would you attempt? write a best-seller that would change people’s lives for the better
15. What super-power would you most like to have, and why? flying…..what a view!
16. Are you a collector of anything? anything with hippos or rhinos
17. What is your favorite color? sage green
18. Do you have any celebrity crushes? Absolutely! Johnny Depp, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom
19. What is your favorite thing to do on a Saturday night?
eat Indian food and go Latin dancing

20. What are you favorite smells? lilacs, roses, barbecue, my husband’s cologne
21. What book are you reading now? several nonfiction books plus The Brothers by Chris Stewart (my husband’s pick)
22. If won a million dollars, what would you do with it?
after tithing and other donations, I’d build a barn and buy some horses



Linda and her husband, JJ, 2009

Mulleneaux family, wedding day, 2010

Wedding day, 2010

Stepson's baptism, 2009

Band performance, 2009

Best friends, Halloween

Tulip Festival, 2009

Lake Tahoe


Amy Orton (Marketing Director) grew up in Provo, Utah, where she learned to bleed blue. Amy graduated with a bachelors of fine art degree (BFA) in Graphic Design from Brigham Young University. She's been with Leatherwood Press for almost five years. She loves old movies, the color yellow, the smell of lemons, taking photographs, summer rain storms, spending time with her family, and of course reading.




1. What is your favorite food? Ice Cream. I'd eat it at every meal if I could.
2. Do you prefer Chocolate of Vanilla Ice Cream? I live by the motto, the more chocolate the better.
3. What is one food you despise? Raisins
4. What was your favorite childhood picture book? A is for Annabell by Tasha Tudor. I can still recite the words, A is for Annabell grandmothers doll, B is for box that she stores in the hall. C is the cloak she takes out with care. . . .
5. Is there a book that changed your life? There've been number of books that have changed my life: The Boxcar Children series (established my love of reading), The Betsy-Tacy series (helped to define me), Les Mis (showed me the beauty of the gospel in action), of course the scriptures.
6. If you go back in time where would you go? I love history so that's hard. I'd most like to go back to the 1940's and 50's as I've always admired the strength of that generation. Plus, the woman wore some amazing clothes.
7. What one place would you like to visit that you haven’t yet? Israel, Egypt and Jordan are at the top of my travel list.
8. Do you like to dance? Love it!
9. What are three adjectives best describe you? Creative, loyal, spiritual
10. What is the strangest food you ever ate? Cow's tongue or octopus
11. Have you ever lived in another country? Study abroad in England.
12. Tell me about a favorite event of your adulthood. In college I was given a grant to take photographs of early LDS church history sites in England. Being able to travel through England and visit, preserve, and connect with those early saints was blessing and a life-changing event.


LDS British Church Historical Sites Photography Exhibit, 2006


13. What are your hobbies? Sewing, reading, photography, traveling, dancing, and learning.
What countries have you visited? England, Scotland, Wales, Mexico, Spain, Ireland, Germany, and Austria.
14. Are you a 'morning' or 'night' person? Most definitely a night person.
15. Are you a beach, country or city person? I'm a little of all three. My dream would be to live in a medium size town on a beach near the mountains.
16. If you could live anywhere in the world for a year, where would it be? England.
17. What super-power would you most like to have, and why? The ability to predict the future as it would make decision making so much easier.
18. What's your favorite color? Yellow, green, and pink.
19. If you could have 3 wishes granted, what would they be? The ability to make a difference in someone's life, more time with my family, and a husband. :)
20. What is your favorite sport? I love watching football and soccer. I'm a huge BYU football fan. I love to play soccer, tennis, and golf.


Orton family, 2009

Washington DC, 2004


Cardiff Castle, London Study Abroad, 2003


Tower of London, 2005

Volcano crater lake, Iceland, 2010



Provo High School Student Body Officers, 2000


SLC Winter Olympics, 2002

Church History Museum Docent, 2010

2 comments:

  1. LOVED getting to know so much more about you two!

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  2. Ooh...lavender hippopotamuseseses, Medieval Europe, and Lord of the Rings guys! We have a lot in common, Linda!
    Congratulations on your wedding!

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