What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I've collected a lot of stories involving road trip calamities. To
my great luck, a heroic good samaritan has generally surfaced
mid-calamity and so I'm here to tell the appreciative tale. Like,
I'm a big fan of small(er) cities, and love to sit on the porch in
the evening with a drink. I'm lucky enough to have a job I really
love. I tend to wake up happy.
I find brunch to be a contrived and slightly depressing custom. I'd
just as soon drink mimosas while painting a barn. On a related
note: I love helping friends run errands.
When I was a kid and visited my stepdad at his magazine's office, I
couldn't believe that he spent the entire day "chatting and
tapping". Where was the work?! The jig was up. When I was older, I
would call him at the office and say, "Hey, how's the chatting
going? Tough day of tapping?"
Well here I am many years later and I do a lot of chatting and
tapping. I'd like to measure up to my nine-year old self's sense of
what life could be.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
My memory often impresses people.
So I guess I'm saying, take it personally if I forget your name.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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If you loved any of the below books, we'll have plenty to talk
I'm not trying to pretentiously signify that I *only* read. But I
love to read, and if I were on a train and I saw a guy sitting
there reading any of these books, I'd sit down next to him. So,
yeah, it's a better indicator than most.
The Moviegoer, The Things They Carried, Yesterday's Weather, The
Good Soldier, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, A Lesson Before Dying,
All the King's Men, Waiting, A Long Long Way, The Beauty and the
Sorrow: An Intimate History of WW1, Lost in the Cosmos,
Regeneration, Canada, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, A Testament of
Youth, Lowboy, The Right Stuff, Geography of a Horse Dreamer,
Richard Wilbur's "The Writer", any and all Springsteen lyrics
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
why & what & how we read; the memorialization processes
that took place after WW1; how the digital universe is affecting
our sweet, frazzled brains; whether I will ever again eat anything
so delicious as that chicken w/ chopped peppers at the place in
You should message me if
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This whole thing is utterly bizarre. I'm not comfortable with it,
Mostly because romance has generally helped to quiet the parts of
my brain that categorize, and that's been pretty great. You get
But here I am wandering in the world of algorithms and pithy bios.
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