Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Formerly periodically a transplant from somewhere but keep going
back to SF. Love it!
Studied communication research in the Philippines and then went on
for more of that in grad school at USC Annenberg and Stanford. Now
a consulting director for a global communications firm. I work in
communications campaigns/PR measurement, from surveys, media
content analysis to social media monitoring. Are you still
Some not-so-random bits:
Am left-handed. My first major in college was Veterinary Medicine.
Then I shifted to Interior Design, then I moved on and eventually
finished Communication Research. I grew up in a university town in
the island of Luzon in the Philippines. Our house was on the
foothills of a dormant volcano. The town has hot springs, which let
the volcano blow off steam. I go home almost every year. I love my
hometown. I was born in Texas, to two hard-working foreign Phd
students who come from humble beginnings. I was in some form of a
choral group from 2nd grade all the way to Junior year in college.
If I had accepted the job, I would've been employee number 5 at
eBay. I still have the offer letter. It's yellowing. I don't aspire
for riches, anymore. I try to follow Buddhist tenets. Emphasis on
On my night table right now: 3 weeks worth of Sunday NY Times,
Velvet Rage, Atlantic Monthly, floss, The Dhammapada, San Francisco
I am optimistic, wacky, and naive.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Work, work, work describes my 20s. Work, fun, work describes my
late 30s. "Responsibly going with the flow" is my mantra for my
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
singing (semi-good), dancing (semi-good), making people laugh,
getting along with everyone
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I smile a lot
A gentleman... I try to be one to all, always.
Say sorry a lot.
My accent. One former co-worker says I sound like the bidi bidi
robot on Buck Rogers. She will say "bidi bidi" as I speak
mid-sentence. I am told I should slap her. But no, I love her.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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books -- too many, but mostly light fiction like Sedaris.
Non-fiction: books on media and communication policy.
Movies: All kinds, but gravitate mostly to indies, drama,
Music: electronica, jazz, alternative...eclectic, really. Not into
heavy metal though.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
ability to laugh at myself,
Hoping for REAL happiness (don't puke, you know you want it)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
I try to live in the present.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Out having drinks/dinner with friends. Otherwise, home vegging out,
catching up with books, unread Sunday NY Times, Netflix.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I'll tell if and when we meet. And if you ask.
You should message me if
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You're relatively normal and definitely crime-free.
Kindness is sexy.
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