Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I seek out experiences that make life meaningful, fun and a little
spontaneous. Sometimes that means a road trip through South Africa,
a rock climbing course in the mountains, or a last minute flight to
catch the Olympics. Other times it’s a job that seems to be making
a difference, music and wine festivals, impromptu game nights,
dancing in my living room or experimenting with a new recipe in the
I'm an urban woman in a love affair with the mountains and I'm just
as comfortable in my hiking boots as I am in a pair of heels. When
I'm not working (and sometimes when I am working) you'll find me
taking advantage of Calgary's river pathways on foot or on wheels,
skiing down and across mountains in the winter and hiking up them
in the summer, reading as many books as I can, hanging out with
family and friends, cooking, playing scrabble, watching Ted Talks,
researching Master's programs, learning new words, watching a
movie, appreciating great food, volunteering or at a Farmer's
A few other fun facts...
I'm a huge fan of food - cooking it and eating it, or eating it
while cooking it. I also often feel that dessert should be eaten
I try to tread lightly on the earth. Climate change scares me more
than a zombie apocalypse.
I love a good documentary - the kind that sticks with you and makes
you want to google everything you thought you knew.
...the rest is best discovered when getting to know each other
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Games that involve strategy (or at least I like to think I
am)....and Catch Phrase, which I think was one of the best games
Googling how to fix or build things.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My blue eyes....if I'm not wearing my glasses
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: Some recent reads included Sarah's Key, The Glass Castle,
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, Death by Meeting, Race
Against Time and The Body Silent
Movies: Favourites include Little Miss Sunshine, Despicable Me,
Garden State, the Royal Tenenbaums, Gattaca and any great
Music: I'm pretty open to most music except repetitive pop, hard
metal and bad country. Favourites include: Florence and the
Machine, Mumford and Sons, Of Monsters and Men, Joshua Radin,
Regina Spektor, Makeshift Innocence, Delhi 2 Dublin, The Cat
Favourite foods: I really appreciate great food and definitely have
some favourites in the city - Mercato, Alejandro's, Chili Club,
Momo Yama, The Coup, Clay Oven, something delicious I've made in
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1. Close relationships with my family and friends (cliches work
sometimes when they are true)
2. Mountains, Lakes, Oceans
3. Running/hiking shoes
4. Green space
6. Good Food
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
My next adventure...
I also often am thinking about community development,
sustainability, wellness and human connections.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Enjoying dinner with friends, relaxing on the couch with a glass of
You should message me if
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Ultimately, I'm looking for chemistry and connection. Someone to
grow with, who will find humour in witty repartee, excitement in
daily adventures and stimulation in engaging discussions. Contact
me if you're friendly, active, fun-loving, open-minded, quirky,
enjoy exploring the outdoors and travel, will go the extra mile for
delicious eats, read cool books, play scrabble, ski across or down
mountains, feel at home in the kitchen, revel in long
conversations, you have ambition, intellect, drive and like to be
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