Michelle Lee- Chief Narration Officer
I was born in the most isolated population center on the face of the earth.
My favorite color is rainbow.
I don’t like chocolate but I could eat popcorn everyday.
The only time I run is if someone is chasing me or I’m chasing a little white ball down a soccer field.
I always sing in the shower. But never the right lyrics or the right key.
I taught a Sherpa the Running Man on the Himalayas in Nepal.
I can recite the longest word in the dictionary.
Blue skies and sunshine make me happy.
Creating photographs makes me even happier.
I put my stuffed animals under a tree and took my first photo when I was five.
I have really big feet. My friends think I should be a better surfer.
Wonder Woman is my hero. So is the Dalai Lama.
I’m afraid of snakes, Spam and fake plants.
I love people and I love sharing their stories.
The Narrative Loft is one of my favorite places on the planet.
Catherine Masi- Social Media Maven
A California transplant from New England, I've found that the East Coast grounds me and the West Coast frees me.
I've always got a secret creative project going.
You can find me wherever the dogs and kids are at parties.
I wear a lot of black because I'm clumsy and I gravitate toward stuff that stains.
Happiest eating food with people I love.
I met The Hulk when I was 4 and David Bowie when I was 20. Equally epic.
Flowers and vintage, vintage and flowers.
I'm the youngest of six kids in an Italian family, which makes me both a social butterfly and a lover of total solitude.
I'm a sentimental freak.
Identify as a Romantic Physicist, an appreciator of science with the mind of a daydreamer.
I flock with kind hearts.
The Narrative Loft is a reminder of infinite possibilities within our community.
Alisa Wilcox- Queen of Kicking Butt
I arrived in Santa Barbara fourteen years ago after throwing a dart at a map.
I have a legit tea addiction.
I run, hike, and swim often, yet never with any semblance of speed.
I was kicked out of ballet class at age 6 because I wouldn't take off my soccer shinguards.
I went to Kindergarten with a Scottish accent, thanks to my Glaswegian mum.
I have scared bears away with pots and pans, yet I run away from angry Chihuahuas.
I have a serious fear of revolving doors. I always get stuck!
I write for a living and always trip over the name Issac. Issaac? Isaac? Isacc?
If you have a weak handshake, I will probably blog about you.
I find value in people, experiences and adversity.
The Narrative Loft inspires me with creative energy, and the best tea selection this side of the Mississippi!
Emma Casson- Event Relations
I was born in the U.K but my hearts in Santa Barbara.
I'm my happiest self on travels to new adventures (but always appreciative to come back home).
I LOVE meeting new people! Happy people, kind people - the good peeps.
Coffee is my blood type
Getting outside is the best way to shake a funky day. Oh and wine. Wine is good too.
I dislike cinnamon.
I strongly dislike red bubbles on iPhones.
I believe everyone should work in the service industry at some point in their lives - tip accordingly and say please!
I love doing laundry but folding is my nemesis.
Every room needs plants - all the plants!
I have zero social media and never have.
My love and loved ones are my best qualities - they'd tell you the same.
The Narrative Loft is my happy place - the feel good, come in, get comfortable and stay a while kinda happy place.
Mai'a- Director of Barketing
Once I tried to dig a hole to China.
So lucky I ended up in Santa Barbara instead.
My full name is Mai'a Papaya, but my friends usually just sniff my butt or call me Mai'a.
When I was eight weeks old, a man who smelled like cheese tried to sell me for ten dollars.
My name means banana in Hawaiian.
Those who know me know the name fits me well.
I get excited, like really excited!
My dream bubble includes peanut butter Kongs, car rides and finally catching my tail.
If there’s a puddle on the floor, I most certainly am not responsible.
I am The Narrative Loft’s official mascot, greeter and lover of all things 2 feet and lower. (Guard your shoe laces!)