If you run in this former skydiver and teacher, it will probably be
at a bar while a Cardinals baseball or Rams game is on. You won’t
have to offer to buy me a drink, because I will already have a beer
or cider in my hand. Sorry, I might have to interrupt our
conversation to offer a sarcastic remark to the ref or the center
fielder who just dropped the ball.
Or maybe you find me at the zoo, pushing a stroller with my two
young kids in it, with a camera around my neck. I am a photography
nut, but just for fun. My favorite spot for photos at the zoo is
the butterfly house because the subjects tend to sit still for a
bit and it is the perfect temperature all year long.
Where will I find you?
Me in a sentence (it might be a run-on one!): I am a student who
prefers online classes, a mom who uses cloth diapers, a daughter
who wishes Mom would learn to text, and a friend who will try to
beat your score in Beweled Blitz.
You in one sentence: A man who is confident in who he is, likes to
watch sports, appreciates sarcasm, and is looking for new friends
and possibly a relationship.
What I’m doing with my life
I am currently a student again as I switch careers. In the mean
time I am soaking up as much time with my kids as I can.
I’m really good at
I am really good at bargain hunting, being sarcastic, being a
sounding board for my friends, peeling oranges (weird, I know, but
it is a skill I have recently discovered), and baking brownies from
The first things people usually notice about me
The first things people usually notice about me is all my different
facial expressions. People have called me the woman of a thousand
faces. People also tend to notice my eyes.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
I keep trying to finish reading everything Stephen King has ever
written. There are a couple of books that are keeping me from
reaching this goal, though. I enjoy chick flicks the most,
probably, like While You Were Sleeping or Valentine's Day. I am
open to most types of music other than rap. My iPod on shuffle
might play Wilco, Dixie Chicks, Teagan and Sarah, Pearl Jam, or
The six things I could never do without
1. My children
2. My family. They are there through thick and thin.
3. Wine. It has caused me to explore wineries, open my mind to new
tastes, and hey, it is yummy.
4. Music. It can lift my mood, inspire me, or keep me moving at the