I am happy to venture out on my own, and do often, but it would be great to find some kindred company to share new experiences with :)
Nature is my solace and a huge spiritual and healing force in my life. I hold strong environmental/DIY/green design, etc. beliefs close to heart and volunteer when I can to keep this interest alive in my life.
I'm not a huge sports fan when I comes to watching- but I do love playing volleyball, swimming, canoeing, and hiking. I want to try snowboarding in the next year or so.
My party days are over, for the most part ;) unless there is a bonfire or other attraction besides drinking. I do 12 step work for how my life has been affected and am constantly growing and changing in amazing ways as a result.
Teaching is a way for me to constantly apply what I am learning and how I am growing to help improve the lives of the students I work with. I have a lot of love to give and on a daily basis try to bring a positive and can-do attitude to help students overcome challenges. I try to apply these same principles in my life as often as possible.
Movies: some favs are: Reign Over Me, The Intouchables, Garden State, PS I Love You, Into the Wild, and Never Cry Wolf.
Music: I grew up on nu-wave, alternative and grunge bands. Then I went through an electronica phase which morphed into an appreciation for folk and acoustic. Today its a combo plus anything new that sounds good :)
Food: I'm an omnivore and eat 99% gluten free. I'm really into fresh food, preferably organic. I thoroughly enjoy chopping and cooking from scratch, and love to eat out, especially Mexican, Thai, and Ethopian.
Love (in general)
The basics- food, air, shelter, water