merrywanderer
33 Brooklyn, United States
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My self-summary
I've wandered a lot in life, but I seem to be settling in New York. I've been here for six years now and have no plans to leave.

I love adventure. Stimulation is important--physically, emotionally, and intellectually. I run quite a bit and do races about every other month (from 5k to marathon). Travel is vital to me, especially during the winter to escape to warm weather. I love getting off the beaten path (like Nicaragua and Burkina Faso) and exploring.

I am erudite, resourceful, and romantic -- but not hopeless.
What I’m doing with my life
I spend a lot of time running, reading, and watching theater. I love the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Central Park.

Since I know most people expect this section to be about work, I do analytics for a healthcare nonprofit.
I’m really good at
travel (planning and doing), introspection, logic puzzles, massages (giving and receiving), getting cheap theater tickets, remaining calm, awesomely bad puns
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Shakespeare, Swift, Wilde; Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pride and Prejudice, Anna Karenina, Les Misérables, Suite Française, Divine Comedy, Candide, Scarlet Letter, His Dark Materials; Greek and Roman mythology
currently reading: Portrait of a Lady

TV: currently Breaking Bad, Archer, and Kimmy Schmidt

Food: Thai, Indian, TexMex, French, vegetables, my cooking
The six things I could never do without
travel
cuddling
learning
good food
simple pleasures
respect
I spend a lot of time thinking about
travel, change, friends, the future, words and language
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