I live a pretty balanced life. I split my work between teaching at a university and creating children's books. Both things I really enjoy. My research focus is peace and economic justice (particularly fair trade). Because I teach, I have lots of free time in the summer and less during the school year. I spend it reading in coffee shops, painting, being active, exploring the city, eating international food, going to the farmer's market, . . .
I try to travel as much as possible. I was born in Costa Rica and speak Spanish but my heritage is actually German.
I'm an introvert but also a good conversationalist. I tend to be drawn to men who are similar in this regard.
Since I'm new here just making new friends is great. If something more develops that's also a plus.