TTC – Get to know each other

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Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 1969 - Montsalvat, Victoria

Age: 25

Location: Australia

Best vacation: Austria 

Last book you read: Meanjin Quarterly 

Favourite food: Turkish

What makes you laugh: Awkward situations

Favourite song: Teenage Dirtbag by Wheetus 

Cat or dog?: Cat 

Day or night?: Night

Coca-Cola or Pepsi?: Coke

Fruit or Veg?: Fruit

Heels or flats?: Heels 

Hot or Cold?: Cold 

Facebook or Instagram?: Instagram

Mountains or Beach?: Mountains

What quality do you notice and admire in others?: Genuineness, Honesty, Selflessness 

What skill/talent do you wish you had?: Wish I was a better at skiing β›· 

How do you relax?: Playing piano 

Your idea of a perfect day off?: Brunch at my local cafe, farmers market followed by some live music, day spa appointment then a nice dinner/dugstation dinner with my husband 

What could you give a presentation on, with no preparation? Advanced Derivations, Risk Managemnt (I’m a finance nerd!) 

If you could live your life again, would you do anything differently?: Nope

Post # 4
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1175 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Age: 29

Location: Maine, US

Best vacation: My husband and I had a mini 3 day getaway to Quebec recently that we really enjoyed. 

Last book you read: Technically “Little Blue Truck” to my son haha

Favourite food: Mexican!

What makes you laugh: The show “Friends” never fails me!

Favourite song: I’m With You, Vance Joy

Cat or dog?: Dogs

Day or night?: Day

Coca-Cola or Pepsi?: Neither

Fruit or Veg?: Both!

Heels or flats?: Flats for life!

Hot or Cold?: Hot. I love Summertime here. Winter can get a bit intense lol

Facebook or Instagram?: Instagram

Mountains or Beach?: DONT MAKE ME CHOOSE!

What quality do you notice and admire in others?: Self-worth and motivation

What skill/talent do you wish you had?: Playing the piano, singing (well). 

How do you relax?: Read a book, take a hot bath, corchet, TV show on the couch.

Your idea of a perfect day off?: Breakfast with my family at my favorite local spot, beach day, picnic, hubby cooks steak on the grill, hard cider, relaxing on the back deck after our son goes to bed. 

What could you give a presentation on, with no preparation? How to make a bomb homemade mac and cheese

If you could live your life again, would you do anything differently?: Study something different in college, spend/save my money more wisely (does anyone do that in college? lol). 

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Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Age: 31

Location: Chicago, IL

Best vacation: Anywhere with water warm enough to swim in!

Last book you read: Summer at Willow Lake, Susan Wiggs. Love me a romance novel.

Favourite food: sushi in the summer, a good bacon mac and cheese in the winter.

What makes you laugh: lots of things! Sarcasm, gentle but witty ball-busting, “dad jokes”, general sillieness, I’m pretty easy to crack up.

Favourite song: Brahms Requiem.

Cat or dog?: Cat. I’m a total cat lady.

Day or night?: Day. But not morning lol.

Coca-Cola or Pepsi?: I’m a coke-zero drinker.

Fruit or Veg?: Fruit.

Heels or flats?: Flats for life.

Hot or Cold?: Cold.

Facebook or Instagram?: I’m too heavy a user of both, but probably FB.

Mountains or Beach?: Also tough- grew up in the Pacific Northwest with both, but I’d say beach.

What quality do you notice and admire in others?: humility, open-mindedness, honesty.

What skill/talent do you wish you had?: I wish I were more athletic.

How do you relax?: Swimming and comfort shows on Netflix. Heading into my 7th rewatch of the Office lol.

Your idea of a perfect day off?: Sleeping in, lazy coffee with my husband, spending time with people I love, eating delicious food and drinking delicious cocktails.

What could you give a presentation on, with no preparation? The benefits of music and movement for early childhood development.

If you could live your life again, would you do anything differently? Hmm. I think I would just try to spend less time worrying. So many things I have worried about were not worth the anxiety.

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2019 - Turkey

Age: 26

Location: Turkey

Best vacation: Thailand

Last book you read: The Time Machine by H. G. Wells

Favourite food: Thai

What makes you laugh: 

Favourite song: Sagopa Kajmer – Neyim Var ki Rapten Gari 

Cat or dog?: CAT

Day or night?: Day

Coca-Cola or Pepsi?: Coca Cola, preferably neither 

Fruit or Veg?: Veg

Heels or flats?: Flats

Hot or Cold? Cold

Facebook or Instagram?: Instagram 

Mountains or Beach?: mountain 

What quality do you notice and admire in others?: smile, approachability

What skill/talent do you wish you had?: being athletic 

How do you relax?: by walking in nature 

Your idea of a perfect day off?: sleep in a little, have great breakfast with husband, go sightseeing, meet with people. 

What could you give a presentation on, with no preparation? American history 

If you could live your life again, would you do anything differently? I’d keep my bilingual German status. 

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

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Jazzylove : The Office is the best! Have you heard that Angela Kinsey and Jenna Fisher are doing a podcast about each episode? 

Post # 9
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Sugar bee

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rendezvous89 :  Fun idea!

 

Age: 29

Location: Southern US

Best vacation: Nashville, TN

Last book you read: Can’t remember

Favourite food: Fried Shrimp

What makes you laugh: The Office

Favourite song: I can’t get it down to one!

Cat or dog?: Dog

Day or night?: Night

Coca-Cola or Pepsi?: Coke

Fruit or Veg?: Fruit

Heels or flats?: Flats

Hot or Cold?: Hot

Facebook or Instagram?: FB

Mountains or Beach?: Mountains

What quality do you notice and admire in others?: Sense of humor

What skill/talent do you wish you had?: The ability to speak multiple languages

How do you relax?: Netflix in bed

Your idea of a perfect day off?: Breakfast at a cafe, lounging on the couch with DH and dog

What could you give a presentation on, with no preparation?: My job

If you could live your life again, would you do anything differently?: I would have gotten a degree in computer science

Post # 10
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2015

I know I graduated, but there’s no guarantee!

Age: 29

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Best vacation: Bar Harbor, Maine

Last book you read: I don’t remember.  But I read a lot of books to my daughter

Favourite food: Nachos!

What makes you laugh: A lot of things.  I’m a pretty light-hearted person

Favourite song: Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd

Cat or dog?: Cats

Day or night?: Day

Coca-Cola or Pepsi?: Coke

Fruit or Veg?: Fruit

Heels or flats?: Flats

Hot or Cold?: Hot

Facebook or Instagram?: Facebook

Mountains or Beach?: Mountains 

What quality do you notice and admire in others?: Empathy

What skill/talent do you wish you had?: I wish I was artistic in any way.

How do you relax?: In bed with a good TV show.

Your idea of a perfect day off?: Time to slowly get up, get coffee, and maybe a day out shopping leisurely for myself… I forget what that’s like!

What could you give a presentation on, with no preparation? Climate Change

If you could live your life again, would you do anything differently?: Nope.  I never think about this because I really never want to think about how one decision I would have made could have changed everything.

Post # 12
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2015

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rendezvous89 :  Thank you, darling!  I studied climate change for 8 years.  I would love it get back into the field, but there’s not a lot going on in Pittsburgh.

Post # 13
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2018

Aw fun!

Age: 37

Location: Wyoming, USA

Best vacation: hard to say…. southern Chile, Thailand, and Cuba were some of the best!

Last book you read: The girl with the lower back tattoo by Amy Schumer

Favourite food: Thai and pizza and red wine

What makes you laugh: my cats and my baby <3

Favourite song: The Stable Song – Gregory Alan Isakov

Cat or dog?: Cat, preferably multiple – but I do love dogs too

Day or night?: Day

Coca-Cola or Pepsi?: Gross, I don’t like either

Fruit or Veg?: Veg

Heels or flats?: Flats

Hot or Cold? Cold

Facebook or Instagram?: I like them both πŸ˜›

Mountains or Beach?: Mountains

What quality do you notice and admire in others?: Kindness

What skill/talent do you wish you had?: Being really funny

How do you relax?: Hanging at home with hubs and baby, hiking, reading

Your idea of a perfect day off?: Outdoors adventure with hubs and baby, followed by Thai or pizza plus wine yummmmmmmmm

What could you give a presentation on, with no preparation? Wildlife stuff… I’m a wildlife biologist

If you could live your life again, would you do anything differently? Oh jeez.  I’m 37 and on my second marriage… there are plenty of things. But they all led me to this point and I’m truly ridiculously happy in my marriage and little family, so it’s all good.

Post # 14
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

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knotyet :  ohhh yes on the multiple language thing. I took like 4 years of Spanish in school and yet somehow none of it stuck lol

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SeaOfLove :  Not to brag or anything, but I live pretty close to Bar Harbor πŸ˜‰ 

Post # 15
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2015

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Cote1590 : We got married there!!  And we’ve been dyyyyying to go back.  Every year we run into something.  We were going to finally book a vacation in February for August/September if we still weren’t pregnant, but that plan changed so far.

  

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