I would hate myself forever if this came out too hipster, but: to
summarize "the self" has got to make every psychoanalytic and
philosopher cringe. I guess my "self" is someone who is both an
introvert and an extrovert at the same time (riddle me that,
Myers-Briggs!). Despite all the ludicrous references to psychology
in this summary (wow that was not planned), I am only slightly
interested in psychology - though I once read a psycho-horoscope
book that said my birthday made me the "habitual student" - that I
Basics: I like books so I'm really a nerd, but I also love home
brews so that makes me kind of awesome. If I could trade lives with
Liz Lemon, I might. In the past 5 years, I've never lived anywhere
longer than 7 months - oh, and I've been to over 14 countries,
recently. Once I met a guy who tried to get me to eat an eggplant
burger (no) and he said I was really impressive, so I guess I'll go
What I’m doing with my life
Just moved back to New Orleans to accept a teaching job at an
all-girls school. It's only my second year teaching, so I'm really
excited about it!
I’m really good at
1. Making inappropriate jokes about awful situations
2. Winning reading comprehension competitions in elementary school
(we can still list accomplishments from 3rd grade right?)
3. Talking about awkward things with strangers.
4. Being sarcastic even in my own journal entries.
5. Buying books faster than I can read them
6. Laughing at things that are not funny
7. Being kind to other people (this is a life skill I feel many
8. Outdoor activities: tennis, hiking, swimming, flag football,
9. My job - I'm REALLY good at my job: catechetics and religious
education (from kids to full grown adults)
10. Making people feel welcome in my house (a lost art to our
The first things people usually notice about me
In 6th grade I met a girl named Zoe and the first thing she said to
me was that my eyebrow color didn't match my hair color (I have red
hair and dark French eyebrows). I hope that is not the first thing
people notice about me. I think it's that I'm generally always very
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Book when I'm feeling happy: The Awakening (because you can't read
that shit if you're already sad)
Book when I'm feeling nostalgic: The Catcher in the Rye
Book when I'm angry at men: The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia
Book when I'm in love: Anna Karenina
Movies: Gone With the Wind, Elf, and Titanic.
Shows: Weeds, United States of Tara, 30 Rock, The West Wing,
anything on Netflix?
Food: home cooked.
The six things I could never do without
1. My passport.
2. Some form of reading material
3. Any form of media that allows me to stay in touch with
4. Good jokes about being Catholic (GOOD jokes)
5. A way to heat up frozen waffles (toaster, skillet, etc...)
6. A sweater of some sort because I'm almost always cold.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
the memoir I was dead-set on writing two weeks ago. theology and
philosophy most of the time. occasionally feminist critics of
On a typical Friday night I am
I am rarely doing the same thing.
You should message me if
you're intelligent and you're interested in meeting someone you can
talk to and grow with.