I'm a lifelong resident of the Bay Area, having grown up in Sunnyvale and attended college at UC Berkeley. I've been an elementary school teacher for the past 8 years and love shaping the minds of young people. I enjoy good food, traveling to places near and far, keeping up with pop culture, and reading. In years past I've been known to jump out of airplanes, scuba dive with sharks, and backpack solo across two continents. But now my adventures are relegated to living vicariously through my two year in the suburbs of San Francisco.