Nickname: Sharklady (once met one while scuba diving)
Residence: Hamden, Connecticut
Current Status: Professional Confectioner, hoping to break into writing and/ or museum work.
Hobbies: Roller-blading, writing, stained glass, weight-lifting, hiking, biking, dessert-creating, beadwork, caring for pet tarantula, downhill skiing, vertebrate zoology esp. herpetology.
Favorite WB Cartoon: Pinky & the Brain (far and away.)
Favorite WB Character: Brain (I like the 'brainy' type.)
Favorite Live-Action Movie: 'A Man For All Seasons' (similar reason.)
Favorite Animated Movie: 'Beauty And The Beast'
Favorite Sports Team: none (sorry)
Self Quote: 'I never found a companion that was so
companionable as solitude.'
General Bio: Second of five children. Father was language professor, so did a lot of relocating as a kid. BS in Environmental Science, MA in Museum Science, six years professional experience at various natural-science institutions, incl. Smithsonian and National Park Service. Has lived in North Carolina, Maine, Texas, Florida, Alaska, and several other states. Has tried bungee-jumping, hang gliding, sky diving, scuba diving and white-water rafting. Once wrestled a 12' python (not planned.) Would like to land museum position which pays enough to do regular traveling. In the meantime, watches 'Pinky and the Brain' whenever she can.