I was born and raised in a combination of rural northern states. I
wholeheartedly identify as a new englander, even though I've been
living in dc since 2005.
I moved here for university. My political views are to the left (to
the left). I grew up in the woods so I love the outdoors (camping,
kayaking, lazy river). At the same time I enjoy city life, time
spent with my friends, and traveling whenever possible.
What I’m doing with my life
Studied international development, went abroad to Nairobi/Paris.
And after two years of americorps I'm working at a nonprofit that
combats family homelessness in this fine city.
Beyond my time spent working I enjoy practicing yoga, gardening,
pickling, expanding my culinary horizons with friends and
I’m really good at
Facilitating ropes courses--I grew up around zip lines, climbing
walls and other campy things.
And making dank garlic bread
The first things people usually notice about me
My curly hair or my glasses
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Movies: the Goonies, Amelie
Music (currently): Four Tet, Bonobo, Radiohead, Booka Shade, the
Animals, dreamy indie music, the cults, afrofusion, amadou et
mariam and other
Most recent concert: Lotus
Shows: Game of Thrones, Mad Men, Jeopardy, Freaks and Geeks, Planet
Earth/anything nature-centric, Downton Abbey, Bitchin Kitchen,
Skins (british)l, Treme, Chopped (anything cooking) and Dual
Books: What is the what?, So Long A Letter, the Red Tent
The six things I could never do without
Finding beauty in my current surroundings
Time spent being anonymous
Plants and green spaces
I spend a lot of time thinking about
About hypothetical scenarios like the zombie apocolypse and other
distopias...like, what would you do if you just found out your
metro bus was the new arena for the hunger games?
On a typical Friday night I am
With friends at one of our homes, at a dive bar, at a concert or
out at other fine dc partying establishments
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I (along with my old housemates) have hosted over 40 couchsurfers.
You should message me if
You want to wander, grab a drink or go for an adventure.