I've been told I'm a great listener and a calming presence. I value sincerity but have an absurd sense of humor and a pretty ridiculous uninhibited laugh.
I love the energy of the city, but appreciate stillness and silence and the outdoors even more (I'm from Maine, it's in the blood). The beautiful things in life are what interest me most.
Trying to be an empathetic, compassionate and generous human being overall.
I'm pretty liberal and try to be engaged with issues of social & economic justice. And I find myself being increasingly engaged considering the present circumstances!
Music: Keith Jarrett, Lucinda Williams, Neil Young, Bill Frisell, Elliott Smith, Billie Holiday, Rufus Wainwright, Gillian Welch, The Walkmen, The Band, D'Angelo, The Velvet Underground, Stevie Wonder, Emmylou Harris, The Pixies.
Books: The Sound and the Fury, Petersburg, Anna Karenina, Blood Meridian
TV: Broad City, Bojack Horseman, Transparent, Party Down, Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley.
Comedy: Maria Bamford, Tig Notaro, Paul F. Tompkins
Food: Di Fara pizza, Tibetan, Mexican, but pretty much anything
family + friends
How cultivating compassion could resolve so much
You dig the introspective types.