26, @Arlington County, Arlington, VA, USA
Last year I finally bit the bullet and decided make it a goal to do a major trip each year. Part of the mentality, required me to step out of my comfort zone of life and routine, and just go for it! Literally buying a plane ticket to Iceland and planning the trip afterward is what it took. I am new to CS but willing to give it a shot in light of meeting some cool people and friends. Traveling is certainly a privilege, and I am thankful to be able to see new places and meet new folks. By seeing the world, I can step out of my local bubble and begin to form a more global perspective. While I do enjoy passions like music, running, and being outside, global perspectives can introduce me to things I wouldn't have dreamed of. On top of that, checking out new areas and getting a feel for the local vibes is interesting.
I am fairly easy-going, however I like to step out of my comfort zone and try new experiences. I live pretty stable through my career, but when it is time for adventure, I enjoy experiences. I am fairly active in my community and enjoy meeting new people whether they are neighbors, members of my church, and strangers of the community. I enjoy learning about new cultures and to experience the "day-in-the-life" of that particular culture. So far I have visited Iceland, Ireland, and Romania.