I work for a non-profit that teaches teens leadership and life management skills through experiential education. We work in communities all over the world, attempting to instill leadership skills, character development, and an ethic of service. Currently I work in Philly and Baltimore with the city school systems.
I also used to work for the Portland Milk Advisory Board.
Forgetting how to roll a kayak.
Playing brass instruments.
Starting a campfire.
Creating awkward situations.
Wet exiting a kayak.
Finding cool restaurants.
Answering obscure questions at bar trivia.
Music: The Dave Matthews Band, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers, The Beastie Boys, Dr. Dre.
Movies: Pulp Fiction, Super Troopers, American History X, Dallas Buyers Club, Old Boy
TV: Lost, The West Wing, Homeland, Iron Chef (original), and Frisky Dingo
Food: I'll try anything and my preferences change by the hour.
4.Feeling the warmth of the sun.
"It's not an adventure until something goes wrong!" -Yvon Chouinard-
I think a lot about why I need new experiences and interactions so frequently. I think that it comes down to the fact that "new" makes me slightly uncomfortable (read excited), by nature of being unfamiliar, which I think this quote speaks to.
Or a blanket and Netflix works well too.
I also might have played World of Warcraft for a time.