The one thing I am passionate about...
-Relationships.-Music: My faves are pretty diverse -- Neko Case, Bob Dylan, Iron & Wine, Al Green, Erykah Badu, Lyle Lovett, the Flaming Lips, Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, the Beastie Boys. I love going to see live music.-Food: reading about it, cooking it, and eating it.-My job. -Being physically active.-Being really good at my job and making a difference in the world through my work
I typically spend my leisure time
Running, hiking, yoga, riding my bike -- I am perpetually in motion. I also like to read books and watch movies. In addition, I spend lots of time reading about food, cooking food, and planning dinner parties for my friends.
The most influential person in my life has been
I'm looking for a couple of things actually: honesty, integrity, intelligence, passion, self-awareness, kindness, and equanimity.
The first thing people notice about me
I'm pretty animated, which tends to make people overlook the fact that I am pretty short -- I'm five feet tall.
The last book I read and enjoyed
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down - a totally fascinating ethnographic look at one Hmong family's (recently arrived to the US from Laos) experiences navigating the American medical system when one of their children becomes ill with severe epilepsy.
The three things which I am most thankful for
- Great personal relationships with family and friends.
- Challenging and rewarding job.
- My health.
The one thing I wish MORE people would notice about me
I have a pretty dark sense of humor sometimes, which tends to emerge only after I have gotten to know someone well.
Friends Describe me as
Hard Working, Loyal, Passionate, Sweet
A little more about me
Nothing I can think of, but feel free to ask.
Music I like to listen to
the cowboy junkies, neko case, robin thicke, joni mitchell, stevie wonder
Movies I like to Watch
Educational, Soap Opera
Favorite Movies to Watch
next stop wonderland, the life aquatic with steve zissou, rushmore