I am a researcher in the science industry and it’s a great job -
it’s fun to design and develop a product that people actually use
in healthcare. I caught the travel bug a while back and haven’t
stopped roaming. Seeing a different place and another culture makes
for the greatest adventure, and as a bonus you can tell your grand
kids how that one time (not in band camp) you almost got eaten by
lions. Meanwhile on this planet, New York is the coziest place for
the mildly restless and insatiable - I like quirky restaurants,
snooty jazz joints, any art exhibit or comedy club. The opera - if
you know what screams Christmas better than a hulking diva in a
viking breast plate, I’m open to suggestions. If any of this rings
a bell or a chuckle, we can dive deeper over a glass of excellent
What I’m doing with my life
Checking stuff out. Winging it most of the time.
I’m really good at
I have a legendary talent for getting lost. Comes in handy in strange cities.
The first things people usually notice about me
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: anything by Douglas Adams or Terry Pratchett.
As well as Fitzgerald, Salinger, Vonnegut, McEwan, Kundera, Marquez, Borges, Sedaris, Klosterman, Roth, and many melancholy Russians.
TV: The Wire, Don't Trust the B**** In Apt 23, the Simpsons, It's Always Sunny, Game of Thrones, True Detective.
Movies: anything by Kubrik, Woody Allen, or Tarantino. Of nonfiction, I'm on minor a Werner Herzog kick right now.
The six things I could never do without
Kindle, coffee, car, anti-oxidants in red wine, stand-up comedy. Coffee counts double.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
The balance between meaningful and entertained existence. Also dinner.
On a typical Friday night I am
Hanging out with friends in the city.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I secretly wish I was a swashbuckling scientist.
You should message me if
it tickles your fancy