2017-04-27 / Life in Leelanau

Talk of the County

Having a conversation with Annie Lively


GLEN LAKE coach Andy Smith had high praise for senior Annie Lively following his team’s 1-0 win over Leland on Monday. The Lakers moved to 8-0-1 with the victory. GLEN LAKE coach Andy Smith had high praise for senior Annie Lively following his team’s 1-0 win over Leland on Monday. The Lakers moved to 8-0-1 with the victory. Name: Annie Lively.

Town or township of residence: Empire Township.

Resident since: I was born.

Age and birthplace: 18 and Traverse City.

Occupation: Student.

Marital status: Single.

You live in Leelanau County because: You want a corny answer? The water.

Last good movie you saw: “Moonlight” (2016). It was beautifully filmed, the cinematography was so beautiful.

Last good book you read: “Jitterbug Perfume” by Tom Robbins (1984). It’s a really long story, but it talks about living through the ages, society and religion. It’s a dense book.

If you could trade places with one person for one day, it would be: Bernie Sanders, because he’s so awesome.

Things important to you that you’ve accomplished so far: I really like the work I’ve done at school. I recently helped kickstart a recycling program, and I’m proud of the soccer team (which is off to an 8-0-1 start).

What you hope to be doing in 10 years: Living somewhere in South America, working for a nonprofit. I just love Spanish culture.

Things you lose sleep over: Waking up early.

If you could change one thing in Leelanau County, it would be: More diversity.

Favorite dessert: I really like crème brûlée, amical’s.

Are you a coffee drinker? Yes, just with cream.

Favorite place in Leelanau County: Tucker Lake just outside of Glen Arbor. It’s really small. Lots of beavers.

If you had more time, you would: Be outside more.

The words that best describe you are: Lively!

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