Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I moved 950 miles to be here - to do what I love and love what I do
in the great city of New York. I enjoy my life thoroughly and am
looking to share the fun with someone who is well-read and also
appreciative of their time in the the land of hopes and dreams,
however long that may be.
What I’m doing with my life
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I'm a professional photographer and having a blast. If you play
your cards right, you might find yourself as my +1.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
takin' pishurs. Syntax and diction. Picking restaurants. Dancing
badly (I am not as good at dancing well). Being game for things you
enjoy. Photographing music festivals and inaugural balls. Yelling
Bruuuuuuuuuce at his shows. I get a lot of phone calls from my
friends when they have really good news, or really bad news. I
consider those calls the greatest honor of my life -- when people
choose to share a traumatic or triumphant moment with you (and
sometimes they are both) it's a proud lesson in knowing that I'm
pretty damn good at the friendship thing.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Loud laughter and a goofy grin. When things go wrong, I'm the
calmest person in the room. When things go right, I'm giddy. I'm
not big on a detached or ironic life.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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This Side of Paradise, Pulp Fiction, Rashomon, Radiohead, Phish,
Bruce Springsteen, Katz's Deli, Bob Dylan, To Kill a Mockingbird,
anything by Robert A. Caro, Jean Georges, spicy food. Wo Hop.
Shanghai Cafe. Sake Bar Hagi. If you like your food cheap, Asian,
and delicious, then you should come see me. I can curate these
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Being plugged in, books, rock shows, the Bowery Hotel lobby bar, my
family, good company
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
my career, how to take better pictures, what I want to do in the
next week or so, ogling trophy airbnb accommodations in far-flung
places, joy, societal pigeonholing, mortality, the old truths,
loving everyone for their good qualities unless they are a total
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Shooting an event and having a beer or two after at the Bowery
Hotel. Seeing a movie. I go out on week nights -- weekends are too
claustrophobic. I'll make an exception for whatever you want to do.
Unless you like overcrowded hipster-infested crannies of Bushwick.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I appreciate blunt people, and am one all too often.
That said, I think the failures we regret most in life are failures
of kindness. It's very tough in NYC to prevent occasional failures
of kindness. Always striving to do better in that regard.
You should message me if
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You've likely been on this Earth for a quarter-century or more.
Type a three-sentence message and see where it leads you. Life is
short, and the New York City winter is long.
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