I've always been eager to explore and learn through dynamic and shifting surroundings, music, books, nature and like minded people. You could call me an optimist with a realistic outlook, an adventurer, soft pillow, maker of music, dreamer of dreams, socialite, and occasional recluse.
Still living for truth, movement, urban adventure, space, humans, laughter, concerts, piano, ambient music, midnight musings, beat poetry, singing, composing, performing, dancing, travel, spontaneity, sunsets, the Spanish language, cooking, conversation, cats, linguistic symmetry, words, mermaids, thunderstorms, Iceland, the lyrics of John Darnielle, surfing, meter, writing, heartfelt stares, dusty old books, puns, herbal tea, craft beer, cinnamon french toast
I recently worked in Center City Philadelphia. In the past I've worked as an ESL teacher locally and abroad. I'm moving to California in January 16' to pursue a Masters.
Making music by candlelight late into the night.
I'm a classically trained pianist and a socially trained writer. Taking photos is fun too.
Sigur Rós, Radiohead, Elliott Smith, The Mountain Goats, The Album Leaf, U2, Jeff Buckley, Bon Iver, Jonsi, Ben Folds(Five), The Tallest Man on Earth, Pearl Jam, Geographer, Patrick Watson, Elvis Perkins, Fanfarlo, The National, Leonard Cohen, Arcade Fire, Bob Dylan, Explosions In the Sky, The Antlers, Chopin, Debussy
I've met at least ten of these guys.
"Literature bores me, especially great literature."
Latin American fiction, magical realism, beat poetry and science fiction all hold a special place.
The Book of Flying
One Hundred Years of Solitude
To the Lighthouse
The God of Small Things
Into the Wild
On the Road
Leaves of Grass
Where the Wild Things Are
Shows: Cosmos, Breaking Bad, The Wire
Sometimes out at a bar with friends or in with wine, movies, good conversation and all that other fun stuff.