About Me

A little about me:

  • Red-head
  • Native Texan
  • Former Mental Health Therapist
  • Lesbian
  • Live in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Only child of a single mom
  • Went to Salem College in North Carolina for my undergraduate degree
  • Went to Dallas Baptist University for my Master’s Degree
  • Sagittarius
  • Feminist (not a man hater but am aware of social inequities between genders)
Me January 2009

Interesting Facts:

  • Had a stroke at age 32 (2008)
  • Had a bad accident in 2005
  • Product of artificial insemination
  • I refuse to watch the news
  • I love useless random facts (URFs)
  • Bipolar, but medicated
  • I love the beach but am phobic of water
30th Birthday

Characteristics:

  • I’m very laid back
  • Dry sense of humor with a rare outburst of silliness (frequently people don’t know if I’m joking)
  • I’m pretty quiet at first, but once you get me going, good luck stopping me
  • I get along with almost everyone
  • I love animals
  • I like to think I’m funny and can hold my own in an intelligent conversation
  • I’m an introvert
  • I’m not athletic at all; very much a klutz
  • I’m girly in a lot of ways but not in others
  • I’m a night owl
  • At times, I can be naïve
  • I am fascinated with true crime stories
  • I am passionate about ending domestic violence and sexual assault
Riding at Broken Bow Lake

Other Stuff:

  • I believe that there is a bumper sticker, t-shirt, or icon out there that says exactly what you want to say
  • I realize that in almost every way that I’m a hypocrite
  • I’m very passionate about my beliefs, almost to the point of not being able to defend them without getting too flustered to make sense
  • I can find the good in any situation
  • I’m not a morning person
  • I’ve never played sports and I’m not very good when I try as I have this aversion to balls coming at my head
  • I rarely think I’m wrong
  • I’ve never broken a bone but have bruised a few
  • I believe we, as a society, don’t laugh enough
  • I believe all dogs are indoor dogs
  • I have a tendency to be too honest which wouldn’t be that bad if I had a bit more tact
  • I am completely ignorant about politics and am okay with it
  • I am terrible with eye contact
  • I like to make the rules
  • I can’t stand to see animals hurt
  • I am totally used to having dog and cat hair everywhere
  • I love the smell in the air right after it rains
  • I’m allergic to damn near everything
  • I’m very impatient
  • I love photography
  • I hate not being the best at something
  • I don’t like for people to see me cry
  • I am very indecisive
  • I believe in Karma
  • I treat my dog like a child
  • I am comfortable with who I am though I know I have a lot of growing yet to do
  • I enjoy being around people who are genuine, sincere, and ok with who they are
  • I think confidence is sexy and arrogance is ugly
  • I can admit when I’m wrong but luckily don’t have to very often
  • I never take my own advice
  • No one deserves abuse
  • Most of my close friends don’t live in Texas
  • The songs in my head never sound the same once they come out of my mouth
  • I believe Kevin Costner plays the same character in every movie
  • I like for someone to take care of me when I’m sick
  • I love to laugh
  • I love being able to go back and trace my train of thought and love it when others do as well
  • It took me a long time to be able to utter the words “I don’t know”
  • I have higher expectations for myself than I do for others, but not by much
  • Sometimes I have a dirty mind but other times crass discussions embarrass me
  • It drives me nuts when people don’t know the difference between your/you’re, to/too/two, there/their/they’re
  • I love playing devil’s advocate
  • I generally process my thoughts as they come out of my mouth
  • My dog’s smile instantly lightens my heart
  • I’ve been told that on first impression, others think I’m a snob
  • I laugh at my own jokes (and often I’m the only one)
  • I talk for my animals
  • I can be a spoiled brat
  • I over think sometimes
  • I make a point to be friendly to waitresses, bank tellers and flight attendants
  • I’m usually the one behind the camera, not in the photos
  • I believe in heaven but not hell
  • I believe every successful relationship has these two components: kindness and respect
  • I believe verbal abuse should really be called verbal violence
  • I believe that the female form is exquisite
  • I believe that puppies are the essence of innocence
  • I believe in breakfast any time of the day
  • I believe that everyone should spend at least one day volunteering at a homeless shelter
  • I believe people should dress for themselves and not for others
  • I believe stereotypes had to start somewhere
  • I believe it never hurts to ask
  • I hate it when people beat around the bush and don’t say what they really mean
  • I love quoting others
  • Almost everything that happens in life reminds me of a scene from a movie or a line from a song
  • My hands always have to be doing something (playing with a paper clip, my own fingers, anything I can find)
  • I have a lot yet to learn
When I was younger – 2001

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