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About me

Occupation Housewife, part-time research analyst, part-time Art teacher, volunteer crisis-pregnancy counselor, sometime editor and writer, and amateur hairstylist.
Location Currently: Washington, DC
Introduction I'm short but I don't feel short. I'm adventurous when it comes to food, but I can't handle the least amount of spice. I believe that if ice cream doesn't fix it, chocolate certainly will. I like to be in control, but I don't mind handing off responsibility to someone I admire and think is competent.
Interests Defending and promoting Life! and marriage, along with all other beautiful things, including: Catholic Culture, Family, drawing and painting and pysanky, dancing in general (but especially ballroom and swing), styling Hair, style in general, Pretty Notecards and journals.
Favorite Movies Slumdog Millionaire, Babette's Feast, Les Choristes, Monsoon Wedding, The Lives of Others, Pride & Prejudice (A&E), Emma (Miramax), Sense & Sensibility, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, Life is Beautiful, The Incredibles, Waiting for Guffman, It's a Wonderful Life, Up, Gosford Park, Ray, Wit, Spanglish, Much Ado About Nothing, Ever After
Favorite Music Choral, Sacred, Chamber, Baroque, Classical, Dance, Jazz, Big Band, Soul & Neo-Soul, Middle Eastern, Irish, Spanish Guitar, Bluegrass, Folk, Quality Country, Anything I can dance and sing along to
Favorite Books Kristen Lavransdatter, War And Peace, Sense & Sensibility, Anna Karenina, Pride & Prejudice, The Master of Hestviken, My Antonia, Peace Like a River, Emma, Persuasion, Northanger Abbey, Wodehouse, The Hiding Place, I Capture the Castle, The Brothers Karamazov, Narnia (esp. The Last Battle), Till We Have Faces, Mrs. Mike

What did you dream when you ate a spider while sleeping?

I never ate a spider while sleeping. I think that's a stupid myth. I'm also not afraid of old mascara (it's all about cleaning the applicator brush in order to extend the life of each tube!).