DidUSeeTheWords
26 Manhattan, United States
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My self-summary
I'm an urbanist. I enjoy good conversation, sunshine, pastries, walking, and I love cats (yep). I make a lot of mordant remarks when I'm comfortable and tend to be quiet when I'm uncomfortable. I have a bit of a Napoleonic complex, but I am disquieted by compliments. Most of my friends are guys. I don't know how to drive and the thought of it scares me; same thing with swimming.

My mentor, who probably knows me better than anyone, called me the following:
"self-depricating ironic feminist type"
"short, brown and opinionated"
What I’m doing with my life
I work at a CDC in Harlem and I'm getting my MA in urban planning. Other than that:
Drinking coffee, reading, writing
Running
Making eye contact with strangers on the train
Coffee/drinks/food and conversation with friends
Going to talks, events, etc.
I’m really good at
Apparently, not taking shit from anyone
Projecting my voice
Banter
Bruising the banana/peach/avocado I brought into work
Speedwalking
Accidentally staring off into people's crotches on the train
The first things people usually notice about me
My height. And sometimes, that I am "sassy".
Oh, and lipstick.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: The Savage Detectives, Dibs in Search of Self, References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot, Love (by Toni Morrison), Junot Diaz, Gary Shteyngart

Movies: King of California, Octubre, American Beauty, Me, You, and Everyone We Know, Ghost World, Crash, Memorias del subdesarrollo, Everything is Illuminated, Forrest Gump, Garden State, Woody Allen

Music: The Arcade Fire, Radiohead, Animal Collective, Buena Vista Social Club, Benny Moré, Jorge Ben Jor, Davendra Banhart, The Tallest Man on Earth, Local Natives, Vampire Weekend, Belle & Sebastian, of Montreal, A Tribe Called Quest, Atmosphere, Andrew Bird, Julio Jaramillo

Shows: Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Democracy Now!, This American Life, The Brian Lehrer Show, The Moth

Food: I am a fan of cheese and I have a huge sweet tooth. I probably eat greek yogurt and granola (with bananas and golden raisins, duh) way too often.
The six things I could never do without
good conversation
news/new knowledge
good snacks
cities
sunshine
my jamz
I spend a lot of time thinking about
People, memories; nostalgia
What I should write next
The future~
On a typical Friday night I am
Half of the time I'm reading or working on a project; the other half I'm out with friends.
You should message me if
you can engage in conversation.

That sounds mean, but 90% of the messages I get are from people who think that "hi :)" or "How was your day?" or a compliment is enough to warrant a response. I am, more than anything else, interested in conversation.

That also sounded a little mean. Oh well.
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