I think it's important to look down so as not to miss the beauty below.
Here's a funny quote on mushrooms: “Falling in love is like eating mushrooms, you never know if it's the real thing until it's too late.” (Bill Balance)
Here's something fun to do.
The ABCs of Me
Advocate for: human and animal rights
Book: I'm trying to finish Tales of Beedle the Bard.
Career: energy policy research
Dreams: to be healthy, to be a good friend and partner, to see my family happy, to see the world
Essential items: lip salve, hand lotion, ipod and planner
Favorite song or music: I don't listen to a particular music these days, but I listen to pop and country while I'm driving.
Good at: research, multitasking, travel planning, keeping up with my bills
Hobby: travel, photography, writing letters, blogging and more
Instrument you play: I can play the guitar, but I haven't practiced in a while.
Junkie: peanut butter, kinder bueno and hershey milk chocolate
Kindred Spirit: I think that all good people I have in my life right now are my kindred spirits. There is a reason why they're in my life and why I met them.
Little known fact: I used to join a radio singing contest. I've won second and first place but didn't make it to the Grand Finals.
Memorable moment: When PW took a day off to drive me to NIH for my bone marrow biopsy. I was amazed at how a friend would drop everything to help me.
Name of best friend(s): PW and Weng
Occasional indulgence: getting a facial and a massage
Phobias: None that I can think of.
Quote you like: Life is short. Live every minute of it.
Reason to smile: two weeks in the Mediterranean next month
Sorry about: failing to call home sometimes
Things that are worrying you right now: my health especially my platelets
Uninterested in: reality TV, horror movies
Vegetable you love: green beans
Worst traits: I'm a worrywart. I try not to, but there are times I can't help but worry about anything to everything.
X-marks my ideal vacation spot: Santorini, Corfu, Reykjavik, Dublin and Hawaii
Yummiest Dessert: baklava and hershey's sundae
Zodiac sign: Aquarius