How you met your significant other: My husband and I were housemates in college
Where were you born? Ojai, California
What brought you to Eugene? I visited here and then decided to transfer to U.O.
One fun fact about you: I used to perform with a tribal fusion style belly dance troupe in C.A.
Who were you before you were a mom? I worked as an Research Assistant for the Psychology department at University of Oregon in Professor Helen Neville's Brain Development Lab. I left work to stay home full time when my daughter was a year and a half.
Funny fact/story: I once locked my keys in the car with the engine running (I was on my way into my favorite breakfast restaurant) and had to wait an hour for the tow truck to arrive. At least I got to eat breakfast while I waited!
Color: Burgundy and Olive
Song/Music/Artist or Genre: Indy rock and Americana lately
Activity with your kids: Hiking
Activity without your kids: Reading, enjoying uninterrupted conversation
Vacation, with or without kids: Usually we spend vacations visiting our family in the northern most part of the Sonoran desert in Arizona.
Top 3 favorite books/movies/tv shows: Outlander (book), Love Medicine (book), Call the Midwife
What are your current hobbies? Gardening, reading, hiking
If you had a warning label, what would yours say? Caution: Sleep Deprived coffee required
What is your biggest fear? Something terrible happening to my children.
Most embarrassing moment: I try not to think about those
Morning or night person? Night
Have a celebrity crush? Owen Wilson, because he is funny & Zooey Deschanel, because I like her voice
What makes you laugh? My husband's terrible jokes and the things my four year old comes up with
A future goal: We would like to buy a home
If you had a day to do whatever you wanted, with all of the time and money in the world, what would you do and who would you do it with? Stay in a super posh eco resort in the Amazon rainforest with my husband and maybe my kids... and maybe a nanny.
And finally, your favorite thing in the whole wide glorious world. What brings you the most joy? Seeing how much my children love each other and watching them play together.