My name is Dacia.
Dacia was a province of present-day Romania during Bible times.
My parents did not know that when they named me.
I was born in Kansas.
I’ve also lived in Seattle, Alabama, Oklahoma, Italy, New York City, and Connecticut.
Seattle is my favorite city to live in.
I went to 11 different schools.
I cook a lot of Southern foods.
I’m a vegetarian.
I got married when I was 20.
My husband and I are very much in love.
We adopted a cat.
We also want to adopt a child.
I graduated from college when I was 20.
My degree is in journalism.
I’ve worked at two magazines.
I prefer editing to writing.
I hate sitting at a desk for eight or more hours.
I get so bored I start biting my cheek and thinking up excuses to leave my chair.
I was a barista at independent coffee shops for three years.
I am a coffee snob.
My favorite place to get espresso is Vivace.
Damn I miss espresso.
My favorite cocktail is a cosmopolitan… sometimes a dark and stormy.
I love Thai and Chinese food.
I like to sleep.
I watch a lot of movies.
I’ve rated over 900 movies on my Netflix account.
I also like to read.
I haven’t read much lately.
I have a hard time remembering the names of books I read.
I have three computers in my home.
My husband is a tech junky.
I like to make pretty things.
I like to wear pretty things.
I have over 50 pairs of shoes.
Some of them cost more than my heating bill in January.
I buy things because they are on sale.
I think that’s bad.
I get frustrated with consumerism.
Politics make me angry.
I am a Christian.
I did not vote for Bush.
I am a member of a young church in Tukwila, Wash.
I lived two blocks from Times Square.
I love New York, but it’s too expensive, smelly, and dirty.
I don’t own a car.
I try to buy organic.
We rarely eat out.
I like my house to be clean.
I almost never make my bed.
I think it’s still a rebellion thing.
I have one sibling, a younger brother.
I think he’s great.
I have green eyes.
I look a lot like my father’s mom.
I have 9 piercings.
Eight of those are in my ears and the ninth is in my belly button.
My belly button has been pierced for 10 years.
I like stinky cheeses.
I also like lamps.
This is the first apartment I’ve lived in with a dishwasher.
I like to make things.
I think the East Coast is weird.
People here scare me.
I like Italian culture.
I make really good Italian food.
I like French wine.
I keep the corks from bottles I drink and write the date and occasion on them.
Sometimes I pour them out and look at them.
I would like to own a home and start a garden.
I like farmer’s markets.
I think the farmer’s market in NYC is a joke compared to Seattle’s markets.
I like hot weather.
I speak Italian and French – at least I did at some point.
Glitter is my friend.
My husband is almost a foot taller than me.
My favorite designer is Moschino.
I like modern art.
My apartment is very minimalist, despite my love of tchochkes.
I have a complete set of dishware from the 50s.
I don’t have many friends.
I never have.
I have bad circulation.
I put my cold toes on my husband’s belly before we go to sleep.
I think that’s funny.
I eat a lot of sweets.
I don’t have dental insurance.
Injustice makes me mad.
I think Americans are generally unaware of the world around them and self-absorbed.
This also makes me mad.
I know my neighbors.
I have to live in the city.
I like lights.
My first word was light.
I believe in heaven.
I believe in hell.