I'm nerdy and athletic. I like keeping my mind and body active. I
head to Crossfit at least once a day and usually end up going for a
trail run with a friend or the dog in the morning. In my free time
I am generally watching a good TV show or more likely reading
outside. I'm trying to get through my 'to read' pile and am always
looking for good recommendations. I'm well educated (not just in
school), curious, and enjoy hearing about other people's pasts and
Born and raised in Marin, CA.
I love talking with other people about a wide range of topics. I am
one of those people who knows a lot about a few things and a little
about a lot of things.
What I’m doing with my life
Just moved to San Francisco (Castro) after spending the last seven
years on the east coast going to university and then working at a
boarding school as a chemistry teacher. Currently, I am working as
a health care coordinatior at a residential facility. Trying to get
back into the culture of the Bay Area and get involved where I can.
I'm looking for new and fun people to hang out with, expand the
friend network, and new places to go hang out.
The first things people usually notice about me
My height and my green eyes.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: A Mathematician's Apology G. H. Hardy. Song of
Solomon Toni Morrison. Different Biochemistry and Molecular
Biology textbooks. A Thousand Plateaus Gilles Deleuze and
Felix Guattari. Bodies That Matter Judith Butler. When
Species Meet Donna Haraway. Time Travels Elizabeth
Grosz. Breathing Spaces Nancy Chen. The Other
Kidney Lawrence Cohen. The Politics of Piety Saba
Mahmood. The Bluest Eye Toni Morrison. A Wizard of
Earthsea Ursula K. Le Guin. The Great Gatsby F. Scott
Fitzgerald. The Body Multiple Annemarie Mol. I read a lot
so this list is always growing.
Movies: The Long Kiss Goodnight. Spirited Away.
The Fifth Element. A Single Man. The King's
Speech. Auntie Mame. Orlando. Mean
Girls. I Am Love. Baby Mama. Kiss Kiss
Bang Bang. Summer Storm. Howl's Moving
Castle. Being Julia. Julie and Julia.
It's Complicated. The Piano. Up.
Finding Nemo. Push. Little Miss
Sunshine. The Fantastic Mr. Fox.
Shows: 30 Rock. Archer. House.
Grey's Anatomy. Fringe. Bones.
Absolutely Fabulous. Fawlty Towers.
Eureka. Saturday Night Live. Last Week
Music: Whatever is on the current playlist that I'm listening to in
itunes. Mother Mother, Sleigh Bells, LCD
Soundsystem, anything with/by Childish Gambino and
Alphabeat are always solid choices. Also basically
anything that is featured on the spotify playlists I'm
Food: Anything that is served at any restaurant or kitchen table. I
especially like it when I can see the food being cooked--gives it
that human-made feeling.
The six things I could never do without
Sunlight, oxygen, water, food, etc.
Books (being of course a biological luxury)
A passion and talent to pursue.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Chemistry, health care, or I'm still thinking about whatever I just
On a typical Friday night I am
Either cooking dinner with friends, grabbing drinks and heading out
with people, or heading to a movie released four weeks ago (to
avoid the crowds). Sometimes I will stay in and read but only after
a particularly rough week.
You should message me if
you're interested in having a good conversation over some coffee,
food, or a drink.