Hi, I'm Kari. I'm living in Chicago and hoping to meet someone
great. I am an active, outgoing, and slightly competitive person
that loves to spend time with friends and family. I am lucky enough
to have had a pair of grandparents in my life that were married for
almost 72 years! Impressive, huh? I, ultimately, hope to find
someone to share my life with and celebrate many years together in
the future (I realize 72 might be difficult at this point).
What I’m doing with my life
I am a literacy coach at an elementary school. Basically, I teach
students how to read and help teachers improve their literacy
instruction. Yeah, it's pretty awesome. I recently got my
administrative degree as a second masters. I'm not sure what I want
to do with it yet but becoming a director of literacy or a
principal sound like future routes with some great potential.
I’m really good at
I'm really good at running, making guacamole, playing pop-a-shot,
being an aunt, drinking wine, organizing (you should see my
drawers), and having fun with family and friends.
The first things people usually notice about me
The first thing people usually notice about me is my smile. Well,
or maybe my laugh... when something is really funny, it turns into
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Favorite books: The Fault in Our Stars, To Kill A Mockingbird, and
the Harry Potter Series
Favorite movies: The Goonies, Shawshank Redemption, 13 Going on 30,
The Blind Side, Serendipity... I don't do very well with scary
Favorite shows: Top Chef, Scandal, and Friday Night Lights
Favorite music: I like most music but listen to country and pop the
Favorite food: I'm not a picky eater at all but some of my
favorites are pineapple, pizza, and my grandma's spaghetti and
The six things I could never do without
I could never do without sunshine, chocolate, good books, sporting
events, mascara, and my turtle, Melvin.
You should message me if
I sound like someone you would like to get to know better.