Ich bin... viele Sachen. Wer kann selbst mit sechs Saetze beschreiben? Bin Amerikanerin, aber ich glaube, nicht eine typische Amerikanerin. Ich studierte 9 Monate in Stuttgart an der Uni. Es hat meines Lebens wirklich veraendert.
Ich bin Mutti, Frau, Arbeiterin, Traeumerin. Ich liebe Buecher, Sprache, die Sommerzeit und Strand. Ich bin immer neugierig.
Falls du ein bisschen Geduld hast, und mit mir auf deutsch reden moechtest, bitte schreib mir etwas!
I'm a wife, a mom, a worker, a dreamer... a jack of all trades and master of none. I love books, and loathe reality tv. (Actually, I don't watch much TV at all. How very un-American of me. I do enjoy nature/science documentaries and some comedy on Netflix.)
I spend too much time on the internet. I'm curious about everything, and love people who enjoy sharing their knowledge and experiences... I really enjoy a good conversation where everyone comes away having learned something or having had their perspectives stretched. I love playing fiddle, especially around a campfire with awesome people and great food. I love summertime and the beach and going out in the canoe to play on the sandbar. I like to explore in the woods, and read books. What other random stuff belongs in here? Like most everyone else, I dislike trying to summarize myself in one paragraph. I appreciate intelligence and humor, and non-threatening spontaneity.
I'm poly, but at the moment, I'm not looking for any new relationships other than friendship. I am incredibly busy, so please forgive me if I don't get back to you promptly (um, sometimes promptly includes 'ever' or 'so long as to then be too embarrassing to'... apologies to everyone I've ever done this to!). I am married to ct_jpm :)
I am multi-faceted, immer neugierig, and seeking peace.
"...Your extremely warm energy spectrum."
(B) Real Genius, Princess Bride, Good Will Hunting
(C) Railroad Earth, Hot Buttered Rum, Phish, jamgrass in general, sea chanteys, 'roots' music, the Chieftans, Rage Against the Machine, Great Big Sea, Simon and Garfunkle, Echo Uganda, the Indigo Girls, Atwater and Donnelly, Led Zepplin's 'Sticks' album, Voodoo, Adiemus, Anuna... I really enjoy good a cappella music, and beautiful harmonies. I love good cello.
(D) good chocolate (read: dark, preferably European), white wine, an excellent salad, black raspberries, peanut butter (especially when juxtaposed with ice cream!), coffee
information to satisfy my curiosity
beauty in the world :)
Wondering why my choice to be an atheist is so threatening to some of those who claim to have "unshakable faith." Wondering why the meme of religion persists in the face of so much evidence against it (or more accurately, lack of evidence for it.) Wondering how to turn my desires into reality - to live with less material goods, to be more true to my own needs and feelings, to learn more, to expand my comfort zones, to be honest with people in my life. Wondering why people are so enamored of TV, and could often tell you more about what's going on with imaginary people than what's really going on in the world. Ditto celebrity gossip. How to get from where I am in my life to a place that feels more worthy of my time and energies. Why this country teaches children to be so afraid of bodies and sexuality, and to be so out-of-touch with their own health, the effects that food has on your self and your psyche, why sexuality is both so threatening and so idolized in our culture.
For the last couple years, I've been doing a lot of reading and learning about zen, meditation, mindfulness, etc. It's having a nice, positive effect on my life. :)