I am a nocturnal person. i love rain, fog, and moss - a night
person you appreciates a sunny day all the more for it. I have
lived in a few places, but my four years in Istanbul were among the
most formative. If you like or are curious about Turkish food, I
would be happy to be your guide.
I am the product of two Ivy League schools, and am not sure if I
will ever live it down. I am educated, perhaps over educated. No,
I can say that I am a bohemian who fell into teaching - and love my
work with GED students. I am sometimes shy, and always
straightforward. I enjoy meeting new people, and I am a very
Take the opportunity to ask me anything you want to know.
What I’m doing with my life
Mostly, I am trying to get the most out of it. I work and play and
learn on a daily basis.
I have begun a journey to improve my relationship to sports and
fitness. Yes, this means I have been doing Crossfit and boot camp
for the past two years. I have always been active, but I decided to
challenge my inner eight-year-old who was always picked second to
last (thanks Fernando!) for gym class.
I’m really good at
I am really good at conversation, drawing, and puzzles. I am good
at laughing out loud at the bookstore while reading and getting
funny looks from serious customers. I have been told I am a good
As you can see, I am not very good at listing things I am good at.
The first things people usually notice about me
This is a strange question. It is like a passive way of asking you
to list your strong points.
I have no clue what the hell people notice most about me. That I am
in the car next to them?
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Dune, Don Quixote, The Unbearable Lightness of Being,
Samarkand, Pride and Prejudice.
Also, adult comics, and erotic comics (XXXenophlie!)
Movies: Lawrence of Arabia, 2001, Fight Club, The double life of
Veronique, Red, Doctor Zhivago, Hoop Dreams, and...of course
Music: Radio Head, Led Zeppelin, Cocteau Twins, Beethoven, Bach,
Food: Everything that is not mayonnaise. Seriously, I HATE Mayo.
The six things I could never do without
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Honestly, I spend a lot of time thinking about this profile. I know
you can't tell.
On a typical Friday night I am
Either spending time with friends or on my own. Yes, I like to go
to bars alone and people-watch. I swear I am watching, not leering.
You should message me if
You are interested in knowing me. If you are open-minded and
willing to actually have a conversation.
Who am I kidding? If you want to, do it.