I'm upbeat and creative. I like going out and I love staying in. I am a busy body and I love the outdoors. I'm both a realist and a dreamer and I like to take adventures, travel and be goofy. I like learning other languages. I love power tools and hand-made quilts. My dog Bear means the world to me. I am a lover. Independence and companionship are what I treasure most in my relations. I am open-minded. I adore my family. I love to try new things. I like to cook. I grew up in St. Louis, but when I moved to Alaska, I felt that I finally came home.