Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Okay, a succinct snapshot of me. Travel and exploring new places
within the city are important to me, as is finding the time to
enjoy the subtle things in life.
Personality wise, I am genuine, loyal, driven and have a healthy
dose of sarcasm. I tend to gravitate to those who are active, have
broad interests, are modest, secure with what they don't know, and
who embody a good balance between practicality and whimsical
I would like to meet someone who is passionate about what they do,
engaged and productively critical of the world (i. e., cognizant of
current events and doing their part to take a stand on issues that
matter to them), who has a big heart, empathy, and who sees life as
a quest for authentic experience rather than the accumulation of
What I’m doing with my life
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Recently gave up a job as a bond fund manager in San Francisco to
try my hand at public policy here in NYC.
Outside of work I enjoy traveling (I'm a fan of both urban and
outdoorsy adventures, athletics (mostly running and mountain
trekking, whenever I can), wine tasting, trying to find the best
cup of coffee in the city (I hail from Portland, OR, so good coffee
is a core need) reading a good work of literature or a history
book, watching films + documentaries, and scrounging for deals on
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Listening and asking questions
Detecting BS from a mile away
Finding outstanding bottles of wine for cheap
Zooming through airport security
Sleeping in on Saturdays
The first things people usually notice about me
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Never polled anyone, couldn't tell you: )
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Currently reading, or have just read: Kim, Nixonland, Game Change,
Hollywood (by Gore Vidal), Netherland, The Black Swan, Kicking Away
the Ladder, This Side of Paradise.
Some of my favorite reads: You Shall Know Our Velocity, Farewell
Waltz, Anna Karenina, Mrs Dalloway, Master and Margarita, The
Possibility Of An Island.
Flicks: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Fog of War, Lost
in Translation, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, House of Sand, Drugstore
Music: Neil Young, Herbie Hancock, Blur, Radiohead, Papercuts, Joy
Division, Talking Heads
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
(iii) Green and Orange
(iv) Thought provoking conversation
(v) Brick buildings and brownstones
(vi) The knack to find the silver lining in life's set backs, and
ability to find humility in success
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Marveling at how everything got here.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Whatever circumstance throws my way.
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