My story begins, just like Dickens’ “David Copperfield”…Chapter 1: I am Born…and then it takes off in a completely different direction.
I grew up here, in Cleveland, but left the state after college, and lived in New York (3 years) and Los Angeles (18 years). I just moved back, and am excited about my return. The folks in LA gave me a peculiar look, when I told them I was moving to Cleveland, but I wouldn't expect them to understand.
I have a thirst for adventure, but I'm not an adrenaline junkie. You won't find me jumping out of a perfectly good airplane, base jumping off a cliff, or weaving through traffic on a speeding motorcycle. However, I have braved 50 degree waters in a shark cage hoping for a face to face meeting with a great white shark, I did a solo climb to the top of a mountain in Transylvania to see one of Dracula's castles, hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon by the light of a full moon, and danced with a lederhosen-clad giant in the Vienna Woods (truth be told, he was a very friendly giant).
I love getting out and seeing the world. I traveled to Berlin, and Munich last October, and plan to visit Cannes in the Spring. A few years ago I completed a month-long, solo journey through Eastern Europe (Prague, Vienna, Budapest & Transylvania).
Movies: "The Godfather (I & II)", "The Big Lebowski", "Rushmore", "The Royal Tenenbaums", "Tell No One", "Goodfellas", "Night on Earth", "Crimes and Misdemeanors", "Annie Hall", "Miller's Crossing", "Lord of the Rings Trilogy", "Michael Clayton", "Children of Men", Adaptation, "Fargo", "Whiplash", "Ex Machina"...
TV: Game of Thrones, Louie, Peaky Blinders, Happy Valley, Silicon Valley, The Knick, Veep, Breaking Bad, Deadwood, The Sopranos, Better Call Saul,
Music: Beatles, Kinks, Stones, Stooges, Ramones, Velvet Underground, Queens of the Stoneage, Radiohead, Ween, The Black Keys, The White Stripes, Wilco, Tom Waits, Bob Dylan, Uncle Tupelo, Whiskey Town, The Jayhawks, Johnny Cash, Muddy Waters, The Who, The Go Team, R.E.M, ELO, The Replacements, The Glands, The Feelies, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Joan Jett, Emmy Lou Harris...
Radio: This American Life, Serial, Fresh Air, Howard Stern
Food: I love all kinds of food. Tops are Asian (Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese) and Italian.
Something to write with
You're affectionate, loving, and have a good heart.
You're a big fan of the arts.
You love good food.