I'm very open-minded. I love learning and trying new things. I like
activities -- games, arts and crafts, live music and theater,
museums --- entertainment that feeds my brain, heart and soul. I
enjoy spontaneous adventures as well as cozy, predictable routines.
I am kind, friendly and witty but can also be edgy and opinionated
under the right circumstances. I have a big, unabashed laugh and
I've been told recently about my "good vibe" and "aura."
What I’m doing with my life
working in Student Affairs at a local university, managing a
department with a mission to explore and celebrate diverse
identities -- from race and ethnicity to gender, sexuality, social
class and beyond.
I’m really good at
Writing, though this profile will not prove it. Trivia. Spelling.
Reciting the lyrics to random songs from all genres and decades.
The first things people usually notice about me
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: The Alchemist, The Little Prince, The Scarlet Letter
Movies: I like cheesy 80s/90s family flicks, like Labyrinth, Sing,
Newsies, Adventures in Babysitting, Goonies, Best of the Best; also
How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Pulp Fiction, Scream, Dan in Real
Life, Pieces of April, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The
Station Agent, Chicago, Little Women (both the old and new
Music: Florence + the Machine, Kimbra, Sia, Sarah McLachlan, Stevie
Wonder, CCR, Cat Stevens, Suzanne Vega, Lila Downs, John Legend,
Paul Simon, Temptations, Orishas, Gipsy Kings, Buena Vista Social
Club, peppy 80's tunes like Don't Stop Believin' and Walkin' on
Sunshine, early 90's throwbacks like En Vogue, TLC, Boyz II
Food: I'm pretty open-minded, but I don't like seafood
The six things I could never do without
1. strength / body
2. intellect / mind
2. emotion / heart
4. imagination / soul
5. family / love
6. friends / companionship
I spend a lot of time thinking about
life = career, healthy and family; moving to California or some
other sunnier climate; my to-do list that never seems to end
On a typical Friday night I am
Getting dressed up to go out with my sisters or hanging out with
friends at a bar or relaxing at home, watching a movie or my
favorite cable channels: Discovery, TLC, Food Network, Style
Network, History Channel, HGTV...
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
In 5th grade, I lost a citywide spelling bee by misspelling the
You should message me if
you enjoy classy nights on the town at upscale clubs, low-key
evenings at local pubs, dinner and a movie, visits to the museum,
interesting lectures and readings, dance lessons, walks in the
park, trying something new.
I'm looking for someone who wants to "live deliberately [H. D.
Thoreau]." Someone who aspires, desires, dreams, achieves,
appreciates. Someone who can critically examine the status quo, but
also find peace and balance in the moment.