From Minnesota / Montana. Aspiring professional tree hugger. Love cooking and eating (especially Thai food). Soft spot for melancholy books and darker films, but also love a good rom-com. Message if you're down to laugh and adventure.
What I’m doing with my life
grad school, reading, cooking, eating, tree-hugging, and trying to
learn some things from the wonderful people I'm lucky to have in my
I’m really good at
Crossing the street diagonally, exploring markets/grocery stores, experimenting in the kitchen, watching movies, lazing in parks on sunny afternoons, finding reasons to laugh.
The first things people usually notice about me
My award-winning mustache.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: The Master and Margarita, On Beauty, The Poisonwood Bible, Interpreter of Maladies, The Namesake, Sex Lives of Cannibals, What is the What, How Soccer Explains the World.
Movies: The Great Beauty, Blue, The Shawshank Redemption, Pirate Radio, Cinema Paradiso, Il Postino.
Shows: Game of Thrones, 30 Rock, Mad Men.
Music: London Grammar, Gary Clark Jr., Lianne La Havas, Michael Kiwanuka, James Blake, Daughter, Mayer Hawthorne, the XX, Jamie XX, Iron & Wine, Otis Redding, Punch Brothers, soul music, Band of Horses...sometimes bluegrass, sometimes musicals, sometimes jazz, sometimes whatever.
Food: THAI FOOD!! Vietnamese, Indian, Japanese, French, Mediterranean...food that is fresh, spicy, creamy, salty, sweet, crunchy, doughy, and sometimes something really greasy...bread, cheese, curry (curry curry curry!)...I could talk about food for a long time.
The six things I could never do without
Good company - people with a good sense of humor. Tasty, fresh food. A comfortable place to call home, hopefully with a kitchen. Green spaces. Diversity. Books.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
The usual suspects - dinner, books, friends, family, movies, the future.
On a typical Friday night I am
Trying to not make it typical, hopefully doing something new. The best nights include any/some of these things: eating a good, long meal with friends, having a few drinks, good music, singing, dancing, games, laughing.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I have a very big and irrational fear of sharks.
You should message me if
you think we have some things in common and if you're down to