My interest in monsters -- those found in the movies or on TV -- has been a long-standing passion. When I was young, as in grade school young, I used to rate a monster (or horror) movie by how scared I got.
Erica Shupe, 38, is owner of Thyme Square Bakery and Cafe, board president of the District, and chairman of the Quincy Farmers Market. She and her husband, Cory, have a 5-year-old daughter, Leah, and an almost 3-year-old son, Adam. But their first baby is 8-year-old Thyme Square Cafe.