53 Yorktown Heights, United States
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My self-summary
I am warm, reliable, artistic, communicative, and a little impulsive. I love all things sensory, and feel equally drawn to city and country, thought and feeling, light and dark. I love intelligence, conversation, wit, beauty, spontaneity, desolate landscapes, and authentic depth.

You are the same, in female form. Or you are totally different, but you have a hunch we might wow each other anyway.

I want to...
...walk down quiet streets as dusk fades into night.
...wander art galleries, stop for martinis, and then go listen to experimental jazz.
...read poetry out loud to each other
...laugh like crazy
...have conversations where we look up and it's suddenly 2 am.
...go on daring adventures. Of course we can explore exotic locales: Marrakech and Laos murmur like the Sirens in my ears, and I'm sure a few places whisper just as seductively to you. But we will feel just as compelled by the adventures that happen at home, the kind in which we seek treasure in the obscure territories within each other and ourselves.
...eat breakfast in bed, which I will skillfully prepare
What I’m doing with my life
English teacher by day; writer (music and poetry) by night; father, joker, thinker, communicator, and experience-seeker at all hours.
I’m really good at
Being tenacious
The first things people usually notice about me
I'm a ninja: by the time they notice it's too late.

Actually, what they notice is that I am not a ninja.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Semi-random sampling:
- The Master and Margarita
- Dark dark chocolate
- Elizabeth Bishop
- My Bloody Valentine
- M. F. Doom
- Miles Davis
- Jose Saramago
- The Cage of Sand, by J. G. Ballard, which I have reread so obsessively that the cover is falling off the book
- Joan Didion
- The Chorus of Exiled Palestinians, by John Adams
- Seamus Heaney
- The Lives of Others
- The Psalms of David
- Shrieking noise rock
- Chelsea Wolfe and Pharmakon
- Delicate acoustic guitar
- Owls
- Bats
- Mangoes
- Angels Envy
- Indian spices
- Ethopian food messes
- Shakespeare done right
- The feel of moist air on my skin and in my lungs.
- The Central Park Ramble just after sundown; the Western Highlands of Scotland; the scrub desert of southeast Kenya; the colossal stacks of shipping containers on the southbound Jersey Turnpike...and the Richard Serra sculptures that are pale imitations of them.
- Books about psychology, spirituality, and post-quantum physics
- Bojack Horseman!
The six things I could never do without
Walks at dusk and dawn
Authentic communication about deep, vulnerable things
Music and poetry--making it and taking it in
My children
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Reading on the couch with my son
On a typical Friday night I am
Gosh, I'd like to be spending it with you.

Until then, I'm having drinks with friends, and if we're home, I'm the one mixing them.
You should message me if
You have a playful imagination or you're just playful generally

You run deep, psychologically and spiritually.

You are looking for something serious...or you're not, but you are a shit-ton of fun, and you know where to get good cocktails, cheap cocktails, or good cheap cocktails.