Who wants to help me retire my Jdate handle forever? I'm ready. For real. I believe the person who best matches me is out there somewhere, not necessarily in my backyard. So I am willing to relocate for the right person and situation.
Likes to: Be outdoors. Eat delicious food. Cook healthy recipes. Then turn around and eat a hamburger and french fries. Drink green smoothies. Ride bikes. Hike. Kayak. Walk. Eat a great steak. Write. Watch sushi chefs work their magic. Go to dinner with friends and family. Enjoy live music. Especially bluegrass. Watch Parks & Recreation. Drink fabulous Cabernets. Sample beers. Read the newspaper and listen to This American Life. Talk to strangers and learn new things. Visit the bakery at any Italian market. Eat home made cherry pie. Trampoline. Rollerblade. Talk about current events. Travel to see friends and go on new adventures. Play Scrabble. Do Karaoke. Smile. And much more. :)
Dislikes: Folding socks. Thinking about jumping out of airplanes. Spelling errors. Huge crowds. Standing in long lines. Mean people.
Persona: Very happy, thoughtful, upbeat, good-natured, friendly, genuine, open-minded, motivated, loyal, trustworthy. Imbued with a Joie de vivre. That phrase is hard for me to pronounce and spell, so I will probably just tell you in person I have a zest for life.
What's my Jewyness level: I enjoy being Jewish, have a ton of Jewish friends, love our cultures and traditions, enjoy an occasional Shabbat service and dinner with friends. Being Jewish is a big part of who I am, but I have plenty of non-Jewish friends and do plenty of non-Jewy things.
If I see you at a party and I want to say hi, I: Will most definitely say hi.
What I'm willing to do for you if we work out: Root for your favorite sports team. (as long as it's not Duke).
What most people don't know about me: I was really shy when I was younger.
Talents I have: I remember just about everyone's name that I meet. I hardly ever have to use spell check. I am awesome at Pop-a-Shot. Playing Name That Tune.
Talents I wish I had: Ability to hula hoop. Do a head stand. Juggle. Surf. Play guitar really well. Ability to solve complicated math problems.
Most refreshing conference I have ever attended and will continue to attend: www.worlddominations ummit.com.
Favorite national parks: Yosemite National Park, Yellowstone National Park
Favorite bands: Alison Krauss & the Union Station, Susan Tedeschi, Jonatha Brooke, Ray LaMontagne, Kate Rusby, David Wilcox, Meg Hutchinson, The Weepies
Favorite albums I listened to as a kid: Michael Jackson's "Off the Wall," the soundtrack from Rocky III (it had the single "Eye of the Tiger" on it)
Favorite food: Guacamole, my mom's hamburgers, really good cupcakes, kale salad, tabouli, spaghetti, peanut butter and dark chocolate
Favorite books in recent years: Four Hour Work Week, Art of Non-Conformity, In the Garden of Beasts
Enough about me. What's your story??