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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
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Just moved back to Marin 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
volunteer with a few tutoring groups and health care facilities.
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 and new places to go hang out.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My height and my green eyes.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: A Thousand Plateaus Gilles Deleuze and Felix
Guattari. Bodies That Matter Judith Butler. When
Species Meet Donna Haraway. Time Travels Elizabeth
Grosz. A Mathematician's Apology G. H. Hardy. Song of
Solomon Toni Morrison. Different Biochemistry and Molecular
Biology textbooks. 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: Archer. House. Grey's Anatomy.
Fringe. Raising Hope. Bones.
Absolutely Fabulous. Fawlty Towers.
Eureka. Saturday Night Live. United States of
Tara. 30 Rock. Community. Cougar
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 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
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
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
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
chemistry, health care, or I'm still thinking about whatever I just
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
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
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food, or a drink.
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