east coast transplant traversing the wild west. new jersey roots
with extended branches in philadelphia, portland, and now the bay
area. painted my own thumb green and fancy the title urban
in company, i always seem to be talking, eating or drinking (both
alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages, for the record). when alone,
i often get lost in literature or art projects.
most of my jokes are inappropriate and i thrive off folks i can
match wits with. (and i don't mind ending sentences with
looking to meet new friends to share beverages, meals and
What I’m doing with my life
serving delicious food and drink to pay my bills; plotting
entrepreneurial advances; reading too many books at once; getting
my hands dirty outside; making a mess in my kitchen; sifting
through junk at thrift stores; hanging things on my walls.
I’m really good at
talking. eating. listening. traveling. hosting. decorating.
The first things people usually notice about me
people seem to pick up fairly quickly that i'm from the east coast.
i talk loud, laugh hard and say what i mean. most find that very
endearing. ahem. most.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
writers: Saul Williams, James Baldwin, Gabriel Garcia Marquez,
Milan Kundera, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Charles Bukowski,
Ernest Hemingway, Don DeLillio, just to name a few...
movies: fav's include Wes Anderson, Coen Bros, Jarmoush, Tarantino,
Miyazaki and Almodovar films
music: really anything with soul. my itunes shuffle might include
an eclectic mix of Bill Withers, Gangstarr, Mimicking Birds, Donnie
Hathaway, Erykah Badu, Jose Gonzales, Mos Def, The XX, Tune Yards,
Sharon Jones, Nina Simone, Shuggie Otis, Arcade Fire, The Roots,
CocoRosie, Madlib, Neil Young, Common, Fleet Foxes, The Velvet
tv: well, its not tv, its hbo. and it streams for free on project
The six things I could never do without
1) a garden.
2) coconut oil.
3) a library.
4) fermented things.
6) found objects.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
On a typical Friday night I am
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
my humble desire for a better singing voice.
You should message me if
You wanna shoot the shit over coffee. You desire connection. You
can make me laugh on the first message.