picking a dating site profile name is the worst. people read into everything. so I went with a random Latin word that refers to some kind of plant. (okay it turns out this plant is poisonous. let's move on.)
all in all I’m a pretty happy person. I have a great group of friends and live in cozy little house (with a fireplace for lovers). I have a professor job. I feel pretty settled and stuff. the okcupid thing has been okay. I’ve met some good people. I guess my philosophy is, "slow and steady wins the race." (this is also my sexual philosophy. just kidding! maybe.)
What I’m doing with my life
I teach and do research and waste my time at committee meetings. I'm starting a new project in Morocco, which has been cool (and by "cool" I mean scorchingly hot).
I’m really good at
napping. sleeping in. cuddling (esp. while napping/sleeping
reading books. reading about books. movies. talking about movies.
reading about movies. reading about movies about books.
finding good restaurants. skiing (in snow). zoning out at the gym.
drinking whiskey with my friends. volleyball. yoga.
The first things people usually notice about me
I'm "young looking" to be a professor. Also, people ask about my
ethnicity a lot. I'm Polish and Italian.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Anything by Ian McEwan. Dave Eggers. Michael Chabon. Louise
Erdrich. Jonathan Lethem. Harry Potter.
Almodóvar, Bergman, Kubrick, Kar-Wai, Al Hitchcock, Frankie
Truffaut, Werner Herzog, Jean Rouch, Let the Right One In, Clue,
Cry Woman, To Live, House of Yes, Ikiru, Venus in Fur, sci
classical, Rihanna, classical Rihanna, Arcade Fire, Radiohead,
Beirut, Robyn, Sharon Jones, jazz
allll kinds of food.
The six things I could never do without
a decent coffee shop
my dog Charley
I spend a lot of time thinking about
the night sky. human nature. why is that person wearing that.
On a typical Friday night I am
eating with friends.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I went to space camp.
You should message me if
if you want to get a beer.