Darrell & Leslie Amy
Children: Hayley 29; Megan, 27; and Paxson, 14
Hometown: Leslie grew up in Maumelle. Darrell grew up in London, Ontario Canada.
Occupation: Darrell is a Sales and Marketing Consultant and Amy is a newborn, maternity and child photographer at Leslie Amy Photography in Conway.
What’s something people wouldn’t generally know about you? Darrell became a naturalized citizen in April 2018 and although he holds a political science degree, has never been able to vote in an election until now.
What’s the last music you listened to as a family while driving?
Him: Mosaic MSC
Her: Maybe the Greatest Showman soundtrack
What’s your guilty pleasure?
Him: Words With Friends
Her: The Bachelor reality show
What’s the one thing in your home you want to get rid of but that your spouse won’t allow?
Him: The stash of reclaimed wood in the garage
Her: His giant papasan chair
Who is your favorite animated character?
Him: Foghorn Leghorn
Her: Well my grandbaby girls are both very animated and dramatic so I’m going to say they are my favorite animated characters :)
What are you most passionate about?
Him: Helping men recover their hearts.
Her: Making (and documenting) great memories in life.
What is the furthest you’ve been from home and why?
Him: Australia—I have clients there.
Her: Australia in 2014. Amazing vacation!
Do you prefer mountains or the beach?
Him: This is a toss up.
Her: Both - Costa Rica or Hawaii - you get both!
Who do you most admire?
Him: My late friend and mentor, Mike Bernadsky.
Her: My parents. They just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, that’s a pretty awesome accomplishment. They are both incredibly loving and patience people.
Which is your favorite restaurant in town?
Him: Whichever restaurant Leslie is craving
Her: Oh gosh, I love so many. Short list: Zaza’s, US Pizza, Tazikis, Tacos4Life, David’s, Pasta Grill, On the Border.
Is your family more Elvis or Beatles?
Her: I love BOTH for sure.
Who is the better driver?
Her: Me. He’s a little lead-footed :)
Who is the calmest?
Her: We are both pretty calm. I guess he’s probably the most calm though.
What is your family’s favorite hobby?
Both: We love to sail on Lake Maumelle when the weather is nice (sadly, that’s not very often in Arkansas.) And we LOVE to travel!
Where do you go to church?
Both: New Life Church
What is your favorite memory as a family? (this isn’t really a “family” memory, it was just us two..?)
Both: Our favorite memory right now is our trip to London, Paris and the French Alps this past spring. It was so incredible!