I love throwing myself into new cultures and experiences. As I result, I have lived in a few different countries in my life so far, primarily in Ireland, London UK and Australia. I lived and worked with people with disabilities in a community setting with an organization called L'Arche... and I absolutely loved it.
I love trying new things and experiencing new cultures, new brews, new ideas, etc. I like to think of myself as being pretty open minded. I love to laugh cause honestly I'm a dork on the inside!
I like pushing my own boundaries ... some of them anyway ;)
What I’m doing with my life
During the week I work with clinical trials in Cancer Research
making sure things are ethical and won't get anyone into trouble
with the FDA. That's the short of the long.... No I am not a
doctor, I'm more of communications/regulatory guru. It keeps my
Outside of work I'm either singing, swimming, doing bits of yoga,
volunteering with people with disabilities and trying to see where
to travel next, when possible.
I’m really good at
Singing ... classical choral works! (though I'm sometimes shy when
I'm put on spot... I'm working on that part), cooking, listening,
being a goof ball, trying my hand at crocheting, trying new things,
being spontaneous, developing my appreciation for good solid beers,
and learning/experiencing new cultures as well as traveling.
The first things people usually notice about me
My laugh. I never know what´s going to come out. LOL I'm very
welcoming and try to include people in anything I'm doing as much
as possible. I'm energetic and open minded. I'm also the one who
want's to go on random road trips, big or small and appreciate the
small /simple things.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: The Red Book - Carl Jung (kinda a pysch nerd lol), The Host,
Three Cups of Tea, Book of Mev, Catcher in the Rye, Eat.Pray.Love,
anything by Marian Keyes, Mindfulness Presence - Thich Nhat Hanh,
Sabboth, Community and Growth - Jean Vanier
Music: a very wide range from country to blues to classical. I just
love music. I do love Kim Massie, Ray LaMontagne, Counting Crows,
Rascall Flatts, Great Big Sea, Josh Ritter and anything Irish!....
just a very few off the top of my head.
Food: yes please! I love ethnic food and being creative. Asian
cuisine has to be one of my favorites. I don't tend to eat a lot of
red meat, just because it hurts my stomach.
The six things I could never do without
Music, coffee, singing, the ability to hear, my friends, traveling
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Where I'm headed, what inspires me, ways to be mindfully present in a chaotic world, what I should study next, and where is the next place I am going to travel to.... travel is a must, almost an addiction :)
On a typical Friday night I am
So happy it's the weekend! I usually am out with friends listening
to live music, having drinks on a patio somewhere, at a festival,
staying in and relaxing with the kitty or volunteering at said
festival somewhere or hanging out with Irish musician friends.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm quite open minded and usually am not what people expect... ie
I'm usually against the norm and I like that :)
I love turtles.
I've recently been told I eat carrots like a squirrel or
chipmunk... I nibble.
I'm a dork on the inside and have no shame about it!
You should message me if
you are ready to be cheeky and have some good fun along the way!