Born and raised in east Queens. New York is like a big sister to me; I admire her, but sometimes I get sick of her and wish she'd just shut up. I love discovering new places near and far. I'm a compulsive listmaker who's actually pretty great at living in the now. No one can get enough of my dance moves — take me to a block party and I will make friends.
I love stuff like this:
And even this:
I've done things this year I didn't know I could do (e.g. finished a manuscript, gone hosteling, snuck into a decommissioned naval base)... and there's much, much more to come, preferably sooner than later.