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About me

Occupation Full-time wife and mom, part-time fiber addict
Location Portland, OR, United States
Introduction I'm a designer and yarn addict! I live in Portland with my husband, baby boy and smarmy cat. We do our best to live simply and naturally in the urban center.
Interests I like reading, baking, knitting, playing outdoors, music, graphic design, sustainability, swimming, chocolate, throwing tea parties, playing cards, fires on chilly nights, stargazing, balderdash, argyle socks, cats, legos, traveling, homemade sandwiches, sci-fi, mad libs, camping, black tea, rainy days, cajun tots, fireworks, walking everywhere, picking fresh fruit, goat cheese, farmer's market, waterfalls, summer peaches, crossing items off my to-do list, writing, good-natured travelers, picnics, leafy canopies, outdoor concerts, coloring, caramel lattes, snow, good spelling and grammar, and anything that makes me laugh!
Favorite Movies Pride & Prejudice, Wives & Daughters, The Emperor's New Groove, Sabrina, Monsters Inc., Finding Nemo, Return to Me, Finding Neverland, Roman Holiday, The Princess Bride, Mansfield Park, Six String Samauri, North & South
Favorite Music The All-American Rejects, Arcade Fire, Band Of Horses, The Bravery, The Cure, Daphne Loves Derby, Dashboard Confessional, Dave Matthews Band, Death Cab For Cutie, The Decemberists, Feist, Frank Sinatra, Jets To Brazil, The Postal Service, Sufjan Stevens, Watashi Wa
Favorite Books The Bible (God), Star Wars Trilogy (Lucas), Hamlet (Shakespeare), The Tempest (Shakespeare), The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare), Anna Karenina (Tolstoy), Persuasion (Austen), Pride & Prejudice (Austen), Mansfield Park (Austen), Sense & Sensibility (Austen), Lord of the Rings (Tolkien), A Timbered Choir (Berry), War & Peace (Tolstoy), Wives & Daughters (Gaskell), Ruth (Gaskell), The Great Divorce (C.S. Lewis), The Death & Life of Great American Cities (Jacobs)