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My self-summary
Curious, kind, funny, intelligent with a dry wit. Warm and generous. Hints of dark cherry and watermelon.
What I’m doing with my life
Saving the world from mass destruction one powerpoint at a time, petting dogs, enjoying good food with friends and family, cooking, traveling widely for work and fun, taking and enjoying photographs, reading, biking, working out and other forms of exercising, laughing constantly,
I’m really good at
Picking the best dish at a restaurant.
Maintaining long friendships
Communicating complex ideas simply
Finding my way around new places
(Lately) making new cocktails
The first things people usually notice about me
My smile
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: George Saunders "10th of December,"; Alain de Bouton's Architecture of Happiness (actually anything by Alan de Bouton), Brothers Karamazov, Damage (Louis Malle), Flannery O'Connor, An Idiot Abroad, Anthony Bourdain, behavioral economics, and buddhism, The Piano Teacher, The Palace of Dreams, Master and Margarita,, Chekhov Short Stories, Pablo Neruda,.

art, architecture, and photography particularly Nouveau/Juegenstil architecture, photographers like Josef Koutelka and Andre Kertesz

Most music especially jazz, blues, Brazilian music (Marisa Monte is a new favorite), , old Latin music, 60-90s pop, and Bach.

Almost all ethnic food, particularly SE Asian food and Peruvian food, or any of many wonderful restaurants in my area.
Six things I could never do without
love in all its forms (relationships, family, friends)
travel, art and other new experiences
reading material, especially print journalism
I spend a lot of time thinking about
How do 20 somethings afford to live in my Logan Circle neighborhood?
Who writes the fake OK cupid profiles and whether they work.
What's with all these profiles that have taco after them? It seems there is some major cultural moment/inside joke I missed. Can someone explain?
On a typical Friday night I am
Aside from the occassional performance art piece involving yams, relaxing at home or sharing a meal with friends.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I would like kids--my own or someone else's but put "might want them" because I'm realistic enough to know that might not happen at this point in life
You should message me if
You feel like it and you did not come into a large inheritance from Nigeria.
The two of us