Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Local native. former ex-pat (in Germany and Guatemala). early
riser. very social introvert. experiential learner. nonconformist.
avid tail-shaker. belly-laugher. thoughtful, kind and
a bit cynical about the world, but in relationships, a hopeless
What I’m doing with my life
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I teach history--a fairly recent career switch (4 years ago) from
international humanitarian relief work and before that, low-income
housing development in NYC.
I’m really good at
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Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Lit: The Overcoat (by Gogol); A Portrait of the Artist as a Young
Man; La Nausee; Self-Consciousness (John Updike); The World
According to Garp; Dead Babies (Martin Amis); Crabwalk (Gunter
Grass); Recapitulations (Thomas Prufer); Despair (Nabokov); The
Unexpected Universe (Loren Eiseley); The Great War and Modern
Memory (Paul Fussell).
movies: Annie Hall; Mauvais Sang; the Apu Trilogy; Bottle-Rocket;
Apocalypse Now; Le notti di Cabiria; Decalogue; The Best
Intentions; Shame; Stalker; The Wizard of Oz
music: Radiohead, Daft Punk, Flaming Lips, Can, the Cure, Joy
Division, the Clash, Smiths; Madness; Talking Heads, Bowie; U2;
CSNY; Neil Young; Mister Sunday mixes; Bach, Chopin, Brahms,
Mahler, Sor, Barrios; Aaron Copland.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
my work. good friends. good food. good writing. good sex. and the
deep, blue sea...
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
my next travel destination.
how much longer I have til I should just shave it all off.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
with friends or chilling at home.
You should message me if
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you're happy with how your life has turned out so far (and feel
grateful about it). you're inquisitive and instinctively kind; you
have a bit of a wild streak...you are sensual, confident,
adventuresome and grounded.
Who are you looking for?
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