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My self-summary
Different seeks same.

They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered —F. Scott Fitzgerald

I am passionate about what I do and am drawn to those who live according to passion and principle (in a non-dogmatic, secular kind of way). I am driven equally by Goethe's maxim "the dangers of life are infinite and safety is among them," and Diderot's "the purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things." Not eating anything bigger than your head is also a good rule of thumb.
I’m really good at
Napping, clambering, weeding, building stone walls, drinking coffee, Scrabble, finding things and putting them with other things, staring into the middle distance.

I recently learned how to make the perfect martini.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Authors: Flannery O'Connor, David Foster Wallace, Nabokov, Bulgakov, Anne Carson, Haruki Murakami, James Baldwin, Deborah Eisenberg, Eudora Welty, Cormac McCarthy, Anna Akhmatova, Dorothy Parker... Presently reading "Hold Still" by Sally Mann.

I will watch a documentary on most any topic... Also: Werner Herzog, David Lynch, Almodovar, Lars von Trier.

Artists: Anselm Kiefer, Diane Arbus, Egon Shiele, Joseph Cornell, Lonnie Holley, Eadweard Muybridge, Thornton Dial, Sarah Moon.

Music: Fever Ray, Patsy Cline, The Clash, The National, Thelonious Monk, Nina Simone, Throwing Muses, Public Enemy, Led Zeppelin, Sun Kil Moon, Glenn Gould, Tricky, The Smiths, Steve Reich, Dum Dum Girls, The Staple Singers, How To Dress Well, Loscil, El Perro del Mar, jj, Wye Oak, Talk Talk, Curtis Mayfield, Perfume Genius, Poliça.
Six things I could never do without
1. Coffee
2. You
3. What? No, of course I don't value coffee more than you.
4. They asked for a simple list of things I could never do without, not a ranking.
5. Of course I would rank you higher than coffee.
6. What do you mean what am I doing on a dating website?
The two of us