Here's the thing: I moved to Toronto about a year ago and it has
been a bit challenging trying to meet people. I'm happy in my work
space, but I work from home all day every day for a company based
in NYC - hard to mix with the locals when I'm jammed up with work
in my apartment all day.
Before Toronto caught me I lived in New York for quite a bit and a
few years before in London (England). So, ya know, that's that.
What I’m doing with my life
Workin from home, writing and writing, trying to figure it all out.
I'm quite happy with how everything is unfolding, but my god I get
I’m really good at
I'd say I'm pretty good at writing. I try hard to be good at
cooking, but it's pretty hit or miss there. I like to think more
The first things people usually notice about me
I laugh a lot, that's a thing, but not uncomfortably, I'm just
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Milan Kundera and Jonathan Safran Foer are my favorite novelists,
Miranda July, Aimee Bender, and Dave Sedaris have written some of
my favorite short stories. Also, google Tom Oatmeal, because it
will change your life.
I listen to NPR religiously and cannot get enough of the Food
Network and Criminal Minds.
My favorite punctuation is the ampersand and I actually think
that's really important.
The six things I could never do without
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Words. I am so smitten with words and where they come from and how
we use them. I could spend forever studying etymology [side note: I
desperately wish I spoke a second language, but I don't, not yet]
On a typical Friday night I am
Somewhere? Traveling a lot of the time, seeking a stellar martini
in Yorkville sometimes, on my couch sleepy sometimes, trying hard
to find good sushi in this place. Fridays are pretty fickle days
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Nostalgia is my favorite word because of the intensely beautiful
way it breaks down in meaning. That's private, and important