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Tomboy Spotlight
Patricia Gabreski


 

From:  Poulsbo, Washington 

Profession:  Clinical Social Worker, recently retired. 

Why did you choose that?  Love Social Work because it offers so much diversity in work settings, populations served- from individual, group, and family therapy, to community organizing, education, advocacy and administrative work. 

 

Fav Sports:  running, swimming, cycling, Triathlon!

 

Many Best Adventures:  most recent, Winter Wolf Discovery trip with Naturalist in Yellowstone National Park.

 

Fav Foods:  noodles, fish, big salads 

 

Age:  66

 

Favorite music:  Elton John, PINK

Most Recent/Coolest Book(s):  Rick McIntyre’s wolf book series, research science and stories of the wolves and their reintroduction in Yellowstone National Park in 1995-1996.

 

Since retirement I’ve started painting with acrylics on canvas, and really enjoy!!

 

Biggest Moment:  crossing finish line at world Championship Triathlon in Kona, Hawaii-a spiritual experience!

 

Giving Back:  My husband and I have been race directors of a running race event , The High 5 (10 years),

and  The Big Fish Triathlon (4 years)- until we moved, and it is still going strong.

Encouraging others. 

Kindness. 

 

Skin Issue:  facial breakouts since I was a teenager.  I sweat a lot!!!- in all aerobic activity.  Plus, swimming in salt, fresh, and chlorine water is hard on my complexion!!!

 

Fav Product:  love them all and want to use them together!! Wish I had these YEARS ago!!

The best part aside from significant skin improvement, is they FEEL good (like you know your skin is happy), and I love love the smell!

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