Hello. Dr. Odd here.This is one of my cousins. I met her sometime right after she was born. She is real sweet and friendly and we don't see each other as much as we did when we were kids - but I wish we did because she is a wonderful girl. You can drop her a line here. Mary Richter

When were you born? Where?

Aurora, IL 12/31/80

What is the 1st thing you want to do when you get home from work or when you wake up on the weekends?

Get home from work : talk to roommates

Wake up on weekends: read paper/drink coffee

Who would you like to pattern yourself after?

As a business mogul, Martha stewart (pre-scandal and jail time)

As a person, a distant friend, Missy Buldak

What is your favorite vacation spot?

I like to go to places I've never been before, but if I had to choose one place, probably Paris.

If you could get paid the same amount of $ at your current job and do anything, what would it be?

either something with travel (like being the person who decides how many starts to give a restaurant or a hotel) or a wedding/event planner

If you found $200 in the trash and you had to spend it that day, what would you do with it?

sign up for dance classes

What kind of music you like the most and why?

I love all music except country, but prob. Hip - hop / rap / r&b because it's so fun to dance to

Who have you been most influenced by and why?

Both my parents and a professor/ advisor from college, Sharon Alpi

What makes you cry?

It doesn't take much.

What is your favorite town or state in the United States?

I really like New Orleans but I love Chicago

What do you usually eat for dinner?

I usually eat with my other roommates and we eat fish (tilapia and salmon are big right now with us), veggie (usually green beans), salad, and some kind of rice usually wild rice.

What is your favorite website?


If you had to hear 1 album for the rest of your life what would it be?

It would be a toss up between a double disc of u2 or DMB

What is your favorite movie?


What do you do for $?

I quit my job in December due to unforeseen circumstances, so now I split my time between temping, retail at crate and barrel, retail/bartender at a wine tasting shop, and a wedding assistant sometimes at a church

What do you find attractive in the opposite sex?


Dogs or cats?


What is your favorite sports team?

The Chicago bulls

You got any Tattoos?


Do you use styling products in your hair?

Only sometimes, I am very protective of the products

What is your favorite cartoon character?

Mr. peanut

Got any nick-names? What do they mean or how did you get them?

Bruiser - after several bruises that suddenly appeared friends just initiated it

What is your salad dressing of choice?

Creamy garlic or balsamic vinaigrette

What is your favorite fast food place? What do you order there?

Does chipotle count? chicken or barbacoa bowl

What is your favorite booze beverage?

Currently, blue raspberry martini

What is the one thing people say about you the most?

Wow, you're tall

What do you think people say are some of your most virtuous qualities?


What do you think people say are some of your vices?

Probably too meticulous

What is your biggest pet peeve?

People who don't tip enough