My interests have taken me in many directions. I was on the soccer team in college. I took an elective course in oil painting. I used to sing in a chorus. I read a variety of books, including literature, romance, and children's stories.
Raising my daughters has been the best part of my life so far. I loved reading aloud to them as kids, bicycling with them, watching their favorite television shows with them (how many years was Buffy on the air, anyway?), and helping backstage at their high school musicals. I'm proud of the way they look after their group of friends. They are out of college now and far away, but we still stay in touch.
I am very active in my church. I go to services every week and attend dinners and other activities. It is a sort of second family for me. However, I'm very accepting of different religions.
Once a week I volunteer at an elementary school, reading to a second grader while he eats lunch. I like the program, since I miss reading to my daughters.
My favorite movies are romantic comedies, such as You've Got Mail, Pretty Woman, While You Were Sleeping. I also like classic comedies such as The Philadelphia Story and Harvey. I enjoy the Harry Potter movies. I generally don't care for movies that are wall-to-wall machine gun fire and explosions. And I like happy endings.
Religion: What is the definition of God? Does God intervene in our lives? Is there an afterlife? What is the meaning of life? I think it's very important for people to respect other people's religious views.
Relationships: What makes a marriage succeed or fail? Why is it hard to find the right person to marry? Why do people quarrel? What is the best dating strategy?