I am a middle child. I'm a feminist and left of left. From New York
City, originally. My profession is very important to me - but so is
just relaxing and enjoying life.
I'm equal parts Brooklyn and Backpacking in the wilderness.
Things that put me into a good mood are: Art. Hiking. Running. Fall
weather. Coffee-shops. Used book stores. Painting. Rainy days.
Hammocks. Lakes. Trains. Snowshoeing and Biking.
Overall, I'm a kind person, passionate, invested in learning and
incredibly down to earth.
Parlor trick: I can light a fire with a single match. (I was a girl
What I’m doing with my life
Busy being an ambitious young woman.
Outside of work, I try to find ways to relish mornings and
afternoons by creating impromptu dance parties, brewing tea,
pickling vegetables, watching movies (a serious favorite of mine),
running, rowing, taking painting classes and enjoying beer, wine,
I’m really good at
Whistling and telling a story, but not at the same time.
The first things people usually notice about me
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Anna Karenina. Joan Didion. Virginia Woolf. The Death and
Life of Great American Cities. Simone de Beauvoir. George
Movies: Anything Woody Allen, "The Way We Were," "Cool Hand Luke,"
"Once," "Kramer v. Kramer," "Adam's Rib" and Brat Pack
Music: hmmm. Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Louis Armstrong, Lauryn
Hill, Regina Spektor, Jazz Jazz Jazz.
Favorites foods include: spinach, avocados, mushrooms, cheese,
fresh bread, sushi, beet soup, sauerkraut, quiche, tiramisu, and
The six things I could never do without
I spend a lot of time thinking about
How to make the world a little better. What I'm going to write
next. Places I want to travel. Economies of Power. Corruption.
Gender. Stories I need to tell. My career. Why we have laws. How to
live a more balanced life. The different interests in liberty and
On a typical Friday night I am
trying to unwind. there is usually a beer involved in that.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I could never do a cartwheel. Still not that coordinated - but
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I'm a warm person. I'm attracted to the ones that are fiercely
intelligent, passionate, and yet are salt of the earth.
But most of all I like people - who have heart. If you are not a
douche, you can laugh at yourself, and you like a strong
intelligent women I invite correspondence.