Age/Gender: 36, Female
From: Ann Arbor, MI
Places I've been:
- lived in: Ann Arbor, Indianapolis, Orlando, Dallas
- stayed 2-4 weeks: Mombasa (Kenya), Hyderabad (India), Chiang Mai (Thailand), Panama City (Panama)
- short visits: 40/50 US States, Mexico, Jamaica, Canada
Favorite Color: Jewel tones, but particularly teal blue, cobalt, pthalo blue, midnight blue... any of the colors that the sky turns right before dark. Seen HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE.
Favorite Animal: Otter or red fox
Favorite Pastime: reading (see my reddit posts for details), baking, GW2
Skills I have: baking; playing piano, violin, viola; sewing (with machine) and cross stitch; crafting chain maille; diplomacy; raising Black Swallowtail caterpillars
Online Games: Guild Wars 2
Table Games: Loaded Questions, Taboo, Scrabble, Munchkin, Fluxx, Ticket to Ride, Yahtzee, Dominion
Pets: 13 year old beagle. 1 year old tabby cat.
Favorite Magazines: Fast Company*, Popular Science*, Mental Floss, Wondertime (wahhh, got cancelled!) *(already subscribe)
Favorite Food: Pizza, or anything that combines cheese and bread
Favorite Drink: Mountain Dew, or 100% juice (any)
Starbucks order: Grande DECAF extra caramel Caramel Macchiato. And a salted caramel cake ball or three vanilla bean scones.
Favorite Candies: Ferrero Rocher hazelnut balls, Almond Joy, Reese's Eggs/Hearts/Pumpkins (but not regular shape reese's cups of any size), Twizzlers, Sour Patch Kids, Junior Mints
Favorite Ice Cream: anything with caramel or nuts. (¿Por qué no las dos?)
Favorite Breakfast: Golden Grahams, or Dunkin Donuts
Favorite Restaurants: IHOP, Chili's, Red Lobster
Foods I hate: spicy things, cauliflower, raisins in things, most vegetables
My birthstone is topaz, which I hate, but I love amber, especially the rich cognac color.
Favorite smells: true apple smells (ie, macintosh, not apple pie), lavender, currant black tea
Movies I like to watch repeatedly: Princess Bride, Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Wars, Sound of Music, Harry Potter series, Iron Man
TV Shows I have watched multiple seasons of in their entirety, in no particular order: Agents of SHIELD, Stargate, Sherlock, QI, Good Eats, My Little Pony, Alias, CSI (original only), House, Star Trek: TNG, Stargate Atlantis, Archer, iZombie, Color Splash, Monk, The Guild, Nero Wolfe, Diners Drive-ins and Dives
Movies I have recently watched or look forward to: Star Wars, Avengers, The Hobbit, Ender's Game, Hunger Games
Youtube channels I subscribe to: SciShow, CGPGrey, Crash Course, Vsauce, PTXOfficial, pneumoceptor,
Visit: New Zealand, Wales, Hawaii, Bahamas, Harry Potter theme park, San Diego Comic-con
Learn: Latin, stained glass making, bookbinding, making pottery, fencing, archery
Acquire/create: college degree (in education), MBTI certification, home with a dedicated library room and theater room, cosplay-contest worthy Iron Man suit or Eowyn dress
Note to Redditgifts gifters:
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Husband - Star Wars, cooking, gardening, movie theater popcorn, D&D model building, writing (nanowrimo completed twice), green, Coke Zero. Tshirt 2XL or XLT
Son - Star Wars, Guild Wars 2, Legos, reading (roughly 4th grade level, like Magic tree house or Geronimo Stilton), climbing, gymnastics, green, Kids S (6-7).
- sheep, insects (particularly ladybugs, roly poly bugs, and
butterflies), drama queen, blue, my little pony, being muddy, art (painting and drawing), starting to read short chapter books, Kids S (6).