Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm originally from the East Coast, but have lived in this part of
the world since high school. I've mostly lost the accent but, after
a visit to family, I can easily start dropping my R's and talking
about how wicked pissa everyone is.
I've been in San Francisco for more than 20 years, and have lived
in the same neighborhood all that time. I love that SF is a city
with all the cool, interesting, exasperating city stuff; and that I
get to live in a place where the grocer says "Good morning, Evie"
to me every day, and the boys (that is, the grown up men) gather
most days in front of the cafe to gossip and talk sports and
politics (and usually let me join them).
I've worked for myself since 2000, and love the not having a boss
thing. My work is not particularly glamourous--I do accounting for
nonprofits and small business--but it does suit me, even if I hate
to admit it; and I feel very lucky that I actually enjoy working
with nearly everyone I work closely with.*
*A friend recently told me that the rule about not ending a
sentence with a preposition has been rescinded. I'm not entirely
comfortable with the idea, but I'm working on it--as you can see.
What I’m doing with my life
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I am learning to play the tambourine. A little loudly, apparently.
I’m really good at
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math. Unlike Skipper. Do you know about Barbie's little sister
Skipper? Years ago, the makers of Barbie dolls (Mattel?) created a
little sister for Barbie. Her name was Skipper and, when you pulled
the string at the back of her head, she would say things--among
them, "Math is hard!". Poor Skipper didn't last long for this
The first things people usually notice about me
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I'm gonna say my hair, because there's a lot of it (I swear by the
country girl motto "the bigger the hair, the closer to God"). Also,
my father's nose (of course, if you never met my father, you
wouldn't know it was his).
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Some music I really like: Lyle Lovett, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen,
Johnny Cash, Lucinda Williams, The Reverend Al Green, James Brown,
Bonnie Raitt, Blossom Dearie, Etta James, Mahalia Jackson,
I love most Robert Altman movies ("Nashville" is, I think,
tremendously beautiful). Most special effects and fantasies (of the
Lord of the Rings/Harry Potter variety) are wasted on me (or maybe
I just haven't learned to appreciate them). I really like being
manipulated by movies: I like getting sucked in, either visually or
emotionally or both; and I almost never figure out who done it (I
love the surprise).
I read more fiction than non (although currently reading "The
Nine"--about the The Supremes); lately, more magazines than books
(damned Netflix and its ability to serve up hours of quality
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Kind and forgiving friends
The ability to leave the city and walk around where it's green and
Time to myself
Long, sweet kisses
A really good bra
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
whether the stuff that I think I should watch is higher up on my
Netflix list than the stuff I really want to watch.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
often interested in going to my local bar to meet friends and drink
one really good, fairly dry martini.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I'm not a very good cook (although I'd love lo learn) and I'm not
cool (having figured out, years ago, that it's way more fun to
dance and look like a dork than sit in the chair).
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