Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Raised in Tokyo, Japan. Spent many years working there as an adult
as well. Am entrenched in Seattle now.
Currently work at writing. My business is helping people to
celebrate their happy occasions. And am going to school full
Don't have any children of my own, but adore my nieces and nephews.
Your children are welcome. I have the requisite attachment to dogs
and would hope that you can at least humor me with much love and
fawning over my darling pit bull as well. Seem to be partial to all
My music tastes run from Miles Davis to Little Dragon to Townes Van
Zandt to Thurston Moore. I am on a Max Richter jag right now. Reads
I revisit are J.M. Coetzee's "Disgrace", Somerset Maughm's "Of
Human Bondage" and Nabokov.
My "set-point" for happiness is quite high. Even if setbacks occur
I tend to go back to that high sunny water level. I tend to be
optimistic but not pollyanna. Expressiveness is important to
I adore clever women who utter clever words.
What I’m doing with my life
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Going to school full-time, working a lot, and trying to find a
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Avoiding the boring. Paying attention. Giving and receiving
affection. Cooing to my dog. Deftly opening a bottle of cab. The
art of conversation. Traveling with my partner. Hanging drywall and
mudding. Listening. Finding a way to peace in conflict.
The first things people usually notice about me
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That I have hints of formality when they first meet me that
probably comes from years in Japan.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Food first: stuffed squid at Tamarind Tree, almond croissants from
Le Fournil, green chilli at Innkeeper, pork belly kimchi at Black
Bottle, miso ramen at Fu Lin, soft tofu soondubu at Old Village,
mushroom chilli at Cherry Street cafe, the dumplings at Revel,
seafood egg noodles (#58) at Green Leaf, yellowtail hand-rolled
sushi at Kisaku, in a pinch Mabo-dofu (or Mapo-tofu) at Uptown
China, hot and sour soup at Sea Garden (now defunct!), jambon et
fromage at Le Pichet.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Brown waxy Wolverine boots, Arts & Letters Daily site, Vitamix,
Pour-over drip coffee, curling up with puppies, witty ladies.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
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