What do you do for fun?
I love being outside, working in my garden. I have six raised beds for vegetables and herbs, and I am slowly converting my grass over to a native plant pollinator garden. I also enjoy hanging out with my dogs, exploring new restaurants, biking, playing games and reading.
What are your favorite quotes?
+ “A teacher comes, they say, when you are ready. And if you ignore its presence, it will speak to you more loudly. But you have to be quiet to hear.” – Robin Wall Kimmerer
+ “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall
If you could be anywhere right now, where would it be?
Camping! I am a big fan of Minnesota’s state parks. My husband and I have a homemade teardrop trailer that we tow around, complete with a back hatch that we use as a mini kitchen. I love waking up slowly, planning out hikes, cooking fun meals in our dutch oven over hot coals, and taking in all of the beautiful scenery.
If we had a Media Minefield talent show, what would your talent be?
High kicks. I was on a dance team, and the kick routines were always my favorite.
Eating hot Cheetos. They’re so delicious, so spicy, and so red.