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I am about friendship and laughter and sharing a journey of
adventure and discovery. . .
Thank you for taking time to read my profile. I think I'm a pretty
interesting person--but I'm not an author, so it may not come
across well in this blurb.
I am an emergency manager/disaster contingency planner. I do
federal assistance program administration/ facilitation after
Presidential Declarations (like Katrina, like Loma Prieta, like
Northridge, etc.) I am also a perpetual student currently learning
animal behaviorism with an emphasis on dogs. Got two girl-doggers
and one boy dog of my own; all rescues; all unique individuals with
their own issues. And a bunch of pack friends who come to visit and
have sleep overs. Check us out sometime at one of the local off
leash dog parks :-)
I grew up in southern California--yes, my 'accent' is 'southern'!
Have been in the mid-Atlantic since late 2009 where I am exploring
historic sites, learning landscaping east coast style, and just
The same applies to friendships--slow with no time limit. I enjoy
learning--about people, about your hobbies, about your life and
What I’m doing with my life
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Living it one day at a time.
I’m really good at
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The first things people usually notice about me
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depend on their perspective and agenda. I believe anyone has the
potential to be a friend; that everyone can be friendly; and that a
true friend is 'forever'.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I like to read--to find out how to do things and for escapism.
Recreational reading for me may be anything, but I have old
stand-by favorites such as science fiction and fantasy fiction. I
also like going to the dentist's office so I can read back issues
of Readers' Digest.
Movies were better when screen writers cared more about character
development, interaction, and plot. Sure, some of the new special
effects are pretty amazing--but nothing takes the place of MY
imagination. A movie that totally enthralls and absorbs my
attention is, in my opinion, a good one.
Shows? Musicals, live theater, street performers, high school,
college and other amateur productions--it can all be good--or it
can be abysmal. The experience (for me) is always good regardless
of the quality of the show. And with compatible company, anything
can be fun and worthwhile.
Music! Love it. With or without lyrics :-) As long as there is a
discernable melody. I can do without noise for the sake of my
Lastly--food. I often joke that I'll try to eat almost anything as
long as it is already dead.... I DID try live fish (in Alaska--in a
native village on a feast day) and I have tried live insects at a
naturists' exhibition. Can't stop their little screaming voices in
my head, "Oh noooooo.......!" Seriously, beyond mere sustenance,
food can be a lot of fun to experiment with; to explore; to
discover; and to investigate. (There's a market in Springfield,
VA--used to be called Mercado Grande. I swear, it's a like a food
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1. good friends
2. good books
3. good music
4. good ideas
5. good food
6. good memories
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
humming Sam Cooke to myself. My mother used to say that "Life is
not a continuous Friday night date." I've always wondered why not?!
(Yes, I know the song is "Another SATURDAY Night". Poetic license.)
You should message me if
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you have nothing better to do. Or if you are interested in making
friends. Getting to know new people/try new things. Setting up a
dogs' play date. 2 for 1 dinner coupon?!
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