I grew up in Louisiana but joined the Marines soon after high school. So, I moved all over the country and spent time over seas as well. I even got "stuck" in Italy for a few months. As a result of all this travel I fell in love with traveling and seeing and experiencing new things. I only wish I had more time for it.
A little about me... I am brutally honest, i have noticed that many people claim they are looking for honesty but all too often I find that most of them can't handle blunt honesty. However, I am also very loyal and make lifelong friends. I am the type of person that will always be there for my friends and will give them the shirt off my back and I will always have their back.
I love sports, cars and the outdoors. However, I also love art and adore theatre, I was a theatre minor in college (yes, I have worn makeup and have sung onstage, lol). I am just as comfortable in a pair of jeans and a tshirt working on a car or building something as I am in a suit and tie in a meeting or at the opera. And yes I'm a decent mechanic, good carpenter, and enjoy the opera. ;-)
I love politics (I'm a political scientist), scuba diving, camping, hiking, gaming (this is my tension/stress reliever) and I am a bit if a sci fi/fantasy geek. Love me some Doctor Who and Star Wars among others.
I'm a huge Peyton Manning (Broncos) fan love my Red Sox and the Devils. I am somewhat of a cinephile and love watching movies. I love reading but have very little time these days to read anything other than text books. I also love to cook. I have yet to meet a recipe I couldn't master. I also enjoy eating something at a restaurant and coming home and recreating it.
At some point I also hope to enter public service and run for political office, going as far as the people will allow me. I like to throw that out there as I understand that some people may have no desire to be put into that type of public spotlight.