|My Education||Medical Doctor (MD)|
|My Professions||orthopaedic surgeon|
|My Racial Background||Caucasian|
|Some of Brooke's Favorites
|weekend activity||snuggling on the couch during a chilly weekend day with a book or tv show playing|
|travel destination||anywhere I can share with my family, including home, our recent trip to Israel, and sporting trips when I was young|
|thing about home||my 2 sweet pups, who are always excited to see me and up for any adventure I can come up with|
|TV show||Doctor Who|
|Sports teams||St. Louis Cardinals, New England Patriots, St. Louis Blues, Portland Trailblazers|
|More About My Family
|Our Special Interests|
I love people, in general. My specialty as a surgeon is operating on cancer patients, and the most rewarding part about it are the relationships I get to develop with my patients - they teach me so much about grace and living in the moment! I have a very strange sport history, as I was a national and world racquetball champion! I don't play much any more, but I love sports, and would be happy to be involved with any sports a child would like to play. I have two little herding dogs who are enrolled in herding lessons, and I love taking them out to a farm because it reminds me of my childhood home which I still visit frequently. They also are the reason I've hiked a lot of trails near my home and explored some of the dog beaches (which I can't say I'd ever visited before!)
I grew up Roman Catholic, and attended Catholic elementary school. I also attended a Jesuit college. My faith is very central to my life, and I'm constantly trying to live more by it. I attend church regularly and am even traveling to the Holy Land with my family for a pilgrimage!
|Our Musical Interest|
Music DOES sooth the soul, and I'm not picky about what I like, although my preferences change with my mood. Classic rock is always fun when I'm feeling productive, but if I'm winding down to read, I'll listen to something more low key. I do like country, pop, and R&B, but I just can't find anything in heavy metal that sounds like music!
|About Our Home|
I live in a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house with my 2 dogs. The extra rooms come in handy for family visits, but a child will have his or her own bedroom. There is a fenced yard, the house is one lot back from the street, and I'm only 3 miles from the beach! The home is in a suburban area but because it's off the street and fenced, it is a little oasis of quiet and tranquility.
I have no children at this time.
|We live in the state of...|
Our neighborhood is residential, with several friendly neighbors nearby.
|I Prefer a Child Who Is...
|Age of Child|
under 2 years of age
fine with twins
fine with sibling groups
|Ethnicity of Child||no preference|
|Future Contact with Birth Family|
open to future contact with birth family
Thank you so much for taking the time to learn more about me. I am truly honored for your consideration and promise to love, cherish and support your child through all that they do in life. They will be given the chance to see the world, learn new thing and find their calling in life. I look forward to hearing from you soon!