I'm from Cincinnati but spent some time in SE Ohio which is one of my favorite spots, moved to DC for a bit and now California has been my home for the last 7 and some years.
I'm better at coming up with alternative reality selves than I am an actual self summary.
I was on the front page of gawker and the take down notice was successful so i am no longer internet famous. Careful what you wish for.
I'm still trying to make the world better although I realize that struggle is local and limited. I get a rush from the disruption of business as normal even if it can be counter productive.
Finding new costumes for the costume closet. Dancing.
Feeling the pull of live fast die young while simultaneously being a role model for young folks.
Should "Legalize It" be protected political speech in a high school dress code?
I'm good at staying up late and getting to work ready to go the next day.
I'm awful at Spanish, even after going to language school but I am determined to learn it sometime soon. or not.
I got a grant to do community outreach with my union which is really exciting right now. minimum wage increase - i got my eyes on you.
The last books I read: Revolt and Crisis in Greece, Why Nations Fail, Debt: The first 5000 years, The New Jim Crow, some short stories by Murakami, The Lean Start up, Too Big Too Fail, Telegraph Ave, zines, American Babylon, Sex at Dawn, Maddadam, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief, Just Kids, Principia Discordia, This Is How You Lose Her, Super Sad True Love Story
Reading Now: taking recommendations....
Creating a for fun summer reading list for my students is way harder than it seems. Next challenge...bands they should know. It may be even more challenging.
I'm vegan and a decent cook. It's a personal choice and I'm not judgmental about it. that said, the food industry is gross and it is important to at least be critical and reflective on how we grow food and what we put in our bodies. I've been trying to perfect thai coconut milk soup. I made some wild mushroom stuffing recently and have a soft spot for cincinnati style chili. I don't really care what others eat but I enjoy cooking food with people. I prefer food to be a community event and love when I come home and someone else has made something or offers to cook together.
What is possible.
how my friends got to be so awesome and how i'm jealous of all the cool shit they are up to.
What I want to make for dinner.
A teacher I work with had her seniors create an OkCupid profile for Adolf Hitler. Appropriate?
I am typically non monogamous and prefer open relationships. Dates are fun in and of themselves. I'm not 'searching' for anything in particular.
our loves and hates match up and one of the hates is the police.
We can go on a hike and you can teach me the names of all the plants.