What's up. I am a very happy and affable person, and I really like being in the company of the same, people who are engaging/engaged, confident, progressive, passionate, and interesting/interested in the well-being of others and the world around them. Just moved to DC from Seattle by way of Chicago and London, and I am originally from the Wisconsin. Go Pack.
Most importantly, I think all Skittles should be red and purple because the other flavors are the worst. Thanks for reading this.
What I’m doing with my life
I work in global health and development, and am very passionate about what I do.
I’m really good at
Not filling out online dating profiles
Walking and talking at the same time, or separately
Buying you a drink
The first things people usually notice about me
I'm waving frantically at them.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: am an avid reader. Reading Alice Munro and Hanya Yanagihara now. I will gladly debate the (de)merits of Bukowski with you. And I love Harry Potter.
Music: I like it very much and prefer experiencing it live. Telekinesis to the Stone Roses to James Blake and back again. Currently super into Father John Misty. I truly believe that Dolly Parton is a queen. Karaoke go to will always be Shoop. Podcast-wise I love, love How Did This Get Made, Strangers, and This American Life.
Movies! TV Shows! Documentaries! Funny ones, sad ones, angry ones. Broad City, Amelie, Game of Thrones, Arrested Development, Big Lebowski, Last Week Tonight.
Food is necessary and delicious; avocados, peanut butter, kombucha, and cheese are all essential.
The six things I could never do without
Whiskey in wine glasses
I spend a lot of time thinking about
What could I be doing right now instead of cruising OKCupid?
What is the best kind of cheese?
How I can get a gardening space.
And the present/future/past.
On a typical Friday night I am
This, that, or anything in between.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I have strong opinions about reggae music and I love using
You should message me if
You definitely should. If you think we will friend spark or romantic-type spark, whatever. It could be fun or at least an experience, so reach out.