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taking the world by storm and working on public policy.
Social justice; multiple disabilities; fearless
I never stop, I never say something cannot be done.
I love my daughter, I love her furry "brother" Wyn, and I cherish my dear friends who have stood with me through thick and thin.
If you can't cut up and have fun, if you can't laugh at yourself, you don't know how to live.
Everything happens for a reason -- my mom Maria.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I participate in Couchsurfing by surfing. We surfed on and off for 4 months in 2013. It was pretty interesting and pretty incredible.
In life, I participate by making policy changes, locally and nationally. It’s a lot of work but it’s my passion.
I raise my daughter with intention, because I think it is only through raising capable children that we can change the attitudes that will help change the world.
I believe that there are no bad-hearted people, just bad choices.
4 months of surfing in 2013. Wow.
Movies, music, social justice, law, the environment, custody, corgis, gardening, reading, Stickley furniture, Arts & Crafts movement, architecture, travel, the UK, illustration, art, costume design, CGI, animation, anime...
Music, Movies, and Books
Kurt Wallender mysteries, anything Bourne, Rawls, cookbooks, Inkheart, Hitchhiker's Guide, Dalai Lama books.
Nickelback, The Horseflies, Joni Mitchell, Sugarland, too many to write down.
Bladerunner, Men in Black, Hitch, anything Film Movement, Be Good Smile Pretty, Capatalism a Love Story, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Hitchhiker's Guide, Across the Universe, again too many to list.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
stood three feet away from the Dalai Lama
interviewed Branford Marsalis
gave birth to my daughter
Steered a 37 ft sailboat under the Golden Gate bridge
drove across the country alone at 19
survived being shot in both knees and learned to walk again
beat the odds
went to the Rijksmuseum
Went to most of the war memorials in Washington, DC
climbed the Lincoln memorial without a cane 8 weeks after a knee replacement
went to a Rainbow gathering at 10,000 feet in CA
Teach, Learn, Share
Brand development and deployment
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, Canada, France, Netherlands
Countries I’ve Lived In