Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
i love to cook. and i love to eat. i have serious opinions about
food. ok, i have serious opinions about many things, but i know
enough to not take myself seriously. except when it comes to food.
food is serious business.
i loved to read as a child, and then forgot about it. i fell in
love with reading again 10 years ago when i was assigned junot
diaz' drown for my one and only english class in college. i
recently read two of his newer short stories in the new yorker, and
i am shocked by the emotional response that man can elicit from me
with some words on a piece of paper (or computer screen, i
my favorite moments these days include cooking, eating, laughing
until it hurts, drinking iced coffee at pavement (near berklee) or
jaho (in salem), walking around, reading on the banks of the river
charles, having insightful, creative conversations, staring at my
computer screen in awe of jon stewart's supreme wit, and having
meaningful conversations with my students.
What I’m doing with my life
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i'm a high school science teacher at the most amazing school on the
face of the planet.
i spend my evenings and weekends doing one of the following:
staring down hulu
cooking/eating awesome food
reading on my couch or by the river in my hammock
partner dancing (salsa and argentine tango)
having lovely conversations with my friends
working on improving education in boston
dreaming about passing the DREAM act, and other pro-immigration
painting (also new)
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
The first things people usually notice about me
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(one more thing i'm not willing to admit here)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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junot diaz - drown, this is how you lose her
michelle alexander - the new jim crow
the locavore / sustainable food genre
jon stewart - he's my hero!
young adult novels (amazing. why are adults even reading other
movies that make me cry. or laugh. or think.
music that makes me cry. or dance. or sing along.
food that makes me close my eyes and take a deep breath before
continuing. the following have been on the menu recently:
*spinach, spinach and more spinach (other greens too).
*a zucchini and eggplant lasagna that is perhaps the best thing i
have ever eaten.
*roasted potato salad. ok, maybe this is the best thing i've ever
*home-made butter (cream + shaking + salt at the end). it's
**there's also been plenty of (locally sourced) meat in my diet
lately... but i guess i'm still 'mostly vegetarian'
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
the people in my life
(let's say that these are not in order of importance...)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
i try not to spend a lot of time thinking. i prefer to have
conversations. about politics. and food. and institutionalized
racism. and education. and the latest hilarious thing one of my
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
recovering from a full week of teaching. hopefully, on my couch,
staring at Hulu.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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there is nothing more important to me than being in love.
You should message me if
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you're a really, really great guy.
and you're really, really liberal.
and you're a feminist.
and you realize that acknowledging your privilege is an ongoing
you should also write me an entire message, based on what I've
written in this profile. my inbox is full of 'heys'.
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