What I’m doing with my life
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I'm a science-person-turned-journalist, so I write about health,
psychology, and public health issues for work. Anything
brain-related is fascinating to me, and I also write about yoga and
meditation a lot these days. I also have five year old who keeps me
pretty busy in the afternoons/evenings.
The first things people usually notice about me
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People often tell me I have some sort of calm aura or vibe about
me, which I find funny since I don't particularly feel that way
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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The short list: Sedaris, Burrows, Hornby, anything Victorian (not
that I've read anything for pleasure in a long time). Forest Gump,
Snatch, 80s comedies, anything with a smart plot, anything Woody
Allen, Chaplin, and Hitchcock. Mumford & Sons, Simon and
Garfunkel, Van Morrison, classical. Indian, Mediterranean, Middle
Eastern (I'm basically vegan, but am certainly willing to cheat
when the mood strikes.)
The six things I could never do without
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My son, the internet, a job, the dog, New York (although we have a
love-hate relationship), and coffee. No, ice cream. No, coffee.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The universe. I've recently become a big fan of Neil deGrasse Tyson
and Michio Kaku, who totally blow my mind.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Alternatingly with my son or out with a friend for a drink or food.
Pretty low-key. But I'd definitely be up for exploring the city a
You should message me if
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You're ridiculously funny (sarcasm, dryness, and self-deprecating
humor are all acceptable), wordy, self-possessed, have a job, and
take life with a grain of salt. A deep curiosity about the world
and universe would be great.
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