About This Lady : Annaliese “Smalls” Stockmeier

Women out together smiling

 Ever read a piece on Obvi and thought, “It’s like this Lady is reading my mind!”?  We certainly have felt this way, and thought it would be beneficial for you, our readers, to get to know the ladies a little more personally.  Every Monday moving forward you’ll get a little more detailed “About This Lady.”  Get excited!

What was your favorite BuzzFeed list in the last 3 months?

20 Times Kirk from Gilmore Girls was Totally Relatable

What was your best Netflix binge?

Gilmore Girls, Stuck in Love, and that one time I used up all my monthly minutes watching Anastasia on repeat

What is your biggest pet peeve?

When people comment on my quietness or assume something is wrong because I’m naturally quiet, high fives/fist pumps from my boss, CATCALLING, and unnecessary comments on lipstick.

What was your favorite course in school?

In college: Urban Geography in Chicago or Film Philosophy

Tell us something you’re looking forward to in the next year?

Returning to Europe, moving “up” in work hopefully, and Cameron (my boyfriend) finally graduating from college …yay!

Who is the woman who inspires you most?

Emma (my grandma)

What is your dream job?

Own a fair trade business/travel the world purchasing products directly from the artisans themselves

When was a time you felt most complete?

Studying abroad…I think it really, truly hit me when I was in Venice and Madrid

What was the last book you read? What did you think of it?

Wild. Fantastic! Every lady should read it.

What was the last mind-blowing fact you learned or realized that shifted your worldview?

Light roast coffee has more caffeine in it than dark roast coffee. Mind blown and daily coffee buying routine altered indefinitely.