The one thing I am passionate about...
Passions include: enjoying good food and wine, hiking, sea kayaking, travel, learning about & appreciation of the natural world (including gardening & plants). I love movies and am a big netflix fan. I appreciatee scintillating conversation.
I typically spend my leisure time
Hiking, sea kayaking, x-country skiing, travel, enjoying good food & drink, gardening, watching movies, relaxing with a good book or friends.
The most influential person in my life has been
Intelligence. I enjoy wit, humor, love of nature, an open heart, balance, an ability to communicate, empathy, thoughtfulness, a willingness to question & go deeper, someone who appreciates me.
The first thing people notice about me
That I am bright & interested and engaged in the world around me.
The last book I read and enjoyed
I enjoyed Middlesex for the great writing and story. I liked Cold Mountain for the strong sense of time, place & landscape. Also recently read Lovely Bones and Life of Pi which I enjoyed, but neither knocked my socks off. Authors I esp. enjoy - Kundera, Stegner, Allende, Kingsolver.
The three things which I am most thankful for
- good health
- good friends
- beautiful home and living in the Bay Area
The one thing I wish MORE people would notice about me
I tend to be somewhat reserved before I'm fully comfortable, so people mistakenly think I'm more serious than I am.
Friends Describe me as
Genuine, Intelligent, Perceptive, Physically Fit
A little more about me
Additional stats - petite, healthy, Myers-Briggs INTP J, youthful, tend to more natural, casual in dress, politically left-leaning, raised Catholic, but agnostic though spiritually interested. I make a mean margarita.