Passionate level-headed Philadelphian. Love the arts, yoga, film,
good food (both restauranting and cooking), opera (yes...),
reading, and writing. Academic by day and writer/editor by night.
Trying to be the best I can be. Quite an urbanite but can adapt to
circumstances. Talk intelligently and artsy to me. Thanks!
What I’m doing with my life
Editor and senior contributor for a regional magazine and Professor of Communications.
I’m really good at
Making people laugh, biting sarcasm, vegetarian cooking, creating
original libations, blogging, downward facing dogs...
"The gratitude you receive from others is a reflection of your
The first things people usually notice about me
The glasses...the smile...
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Grey Gardens, Wit, August: Osage County, A Separation, Samara, The
Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Pina, The Fire Starter Sessions
The six things I could never do without
Starbucks, yoga, good face care, clean sheets, gum, Smart Water
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Education, the successes and struggles of my family and friends,
how to live honestly and truthfully, how to create (and creating).
On a typical Friday night I am
Getting rush tickets to the orchestra or, lately, to the Met Opera,
watching a movie, happy hour, coffee, catching up with good friends
(I can count on one hand who these folks are)...
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
My stupid mouth gets me in trouble.
You should message me if
...you can appreciate the following:
"Following your intuition ain’t always an act of grace — it can be
a total grind. You will have to burn things. You might sweat, toil
and dig dig dig to do what you know must be done. Following your
intuition might call on you to do the hardest thing you’ve ever
done in your life.
Here’s the thing: If you can get down with that realist’s
possibility, then you’ll have greater access to the strength
required to turn your inner whispers into your opera of
Courage, my love"--Danielle LaPorte