Here is a lovely quote: "Balance needed for a happy life is illusory -- and as soon as in our gorgeously flawed human mind we think we've attained it -- we are pretending divinity; and we’re going to crash, like Icarus, flaming into the sea."
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that's an owl you perv!
Food: I love seafood and cheese.
French, Korean, Brazilian, Japanese, Middle Eastern, Spanish, Cajun cuisines.. craft beer, pinot noir and whiskey.
Some places I'm overdue to try: Avec, The Publican, Nightwood, Belly Shack, Fish Bar.
Music: Adele, John Legend, Corinne Bailey Ray, Beyonce, Nina Simone, Mariza, Erykah Badu, Ella Fitzgerald, Bob Marley, Jamar Rogers, Amy Winehouse, Cee Lo, Rihanna, Mumford & Sons, Toubab Krewe, Maroon 5, Jeff Tweedy, JC Brooks & the Uptown Sounds, Talib Kweli, Lucero, Portishead, Manu Chao, William Elliott Whitmore, Buena Vista Social Club, Sade ... any good vocalist and soul singer; live music: gospel, opera, jazz, reggae... Chopin & Rachmaninoff
Cool song from Breaking Bad
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Favorite book: A Confederacy of Dunces.
Fave authors: Dostoevsky being my favorite, followed by Chekhov, Gogol, Atul Gawande, Khaled Hosseini, Arundhati Roy, Yukio Mishima, Pelevin, Sartre, Nabokov, Saint-Exupery, Ram Dass all kinds of philosophy ... I used to read a ton but now I have ADHD.
❤ arts & literature 🎭
❤ uncovering different truths about life 💭
❤ learning, growing, changing🌱
❤ therapeutic communication 💑
❤ traveling 🌝
good and bad parenting
various social issues
hipsters and their outfits
life in different states/countries
salted caramel macaroons
how greed and big corporations fucked up industries like healthcare
why are some people so full of shit
why do people abuse and mistreat others
why bulldogs are so adorable
how to be positive and reach my potential
how to be liked by The Universe so it would give me sweet things like marshmallows and cash
how to stop sliding off the stripper pole (get a grip?)
what makes men with beards so attractive (beards?)
how come male chefs are so hot
why do I love engineers, architects, professors and therapists so much
how to handle a pediatric emergency w/o peeing my pants
would Jesus really take the wheel. you tell me.
- have some depth to your character
- are a sensible human being
- are affectionate and loving
- are old school and well-mannered
~ basically want to grab a drink and talk about life
Bonus points if:
- you check yourself out in the mirror and think, "goddamn"
- you wear colorful fuzzy socks
- your ties smell like fancy bourbon
Seriously though, please be able to experience emotions and GIVE. I'd rather date a double arm amputee than someone who is devoid of compassion or feeling.
Here goes another one: "Extending one's capacity to love is a skill that one needs to learn, just as one develops any other expertise."