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I moved to DC to be a hill rat. Sorry about that. And while that
was years ago, I still do politics, but for a nonprofit, and I'd
like to think I'm not that self-important.
DC is home, although I originally moved here as a transient and the
idea to move elsewhere is never far. But! I've been here for a long
time and I love it and I can't handle the Boston cold anymore,
which makes me feel disturbingly disconnected from my New England
roots. DC has great beer, great places, and great people. I do like
my beer, and DC has lots right now.
I am optimistic, pessimistic, and contradictory. And that is
What I’m doing with my life
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Drinking lots of coffee; doing crosswords; working; biking a lot
(commute, hang out with friends, whatever); hanging out;
contemplating going to shows and occasionally going to them
I’m really good at
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Finding humor in everyday life, even when I'm in a crappy mood.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I'm very open and honest about myself, and everything. It's a
fault. Seriously. My sense of discretion is ashamed of me.
Also, the length of my hair, both on top of my head and on my face,
changes with some regularity.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I've given terribly short thrift to books. My dad instilled in me a
love of crime fiction, and I still read 'em for whatever reason.
Until recently I avoided classics, thinking they'd been covered by
others and I'd find my own way. I'm trying to cover those (and I
love The Great Gatsby, which I actually read for school).
Shortcomings aside, Neil Gaiman introduced me to a lot of things
with The Sandman graphic novels, and I continue to follow his
TV. I dunno. Buffy was one of the greatest things ever on TV and I
watch the reruns all the time (not even counting Netflix). I used
to be really into Doctor Who, and I'll totally still watch it,
though I sometimes wish I didn't. I watch some of the big shows,
including Game of Thrones (despite its horrible faults), except I
also just don't care about some others.
Music. More important than TV. But I hate listing individual bands
or artists, because I feel like it gives short shrift to other
bands and genres. I'm glad my parents instilled a love for Bob
Dylan and Simon & Garfunkel, among others. TV On the Radio
might be my go-to band. I also have an abiding love for REM. Went
to LCD Soundsystem's last show and it is a memory of mine to be
treasured! I also regularly go back to New Pornographers and
Mountain Goats. My playlist (I have seasonal ones on Spotify) has
some Kendrick Lamar, Passion Pit, and Florence + The Machine.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
A music listening device; Friends; A pen and paper; Pointless
learning; Some sort of camera to capture the unexpected.
The fact that the camera and music thingamajigger are currently the
same telephonic device is giving me some trouble here. Trouble not
only in the listing, but in my judgement of the worthiness of my
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Too much and too little at the same time.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
At a happy hour with my friends from work. After that maybe a BBQ
or house party, if I don't go home to catch up on sleep.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Someone once told me I look like Eliot Spitzer. I wasn't upset, but
I also want you to know that absolutely no one agreed with them.
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