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My self-summary
I'm a Bay Area, CA transplant in Cambridge for grad school in international relations--the plan is to eventually combine my interests in documentary photography and international relations in conflict reporting. I've developed an interested in international law, so I spend a lot of time researching war crimes/crimes against humanity.
I'm really laid-back and down-to-earth. I love to read, be outside, hang out with my friends, watch movies, grabbing drinks--the usual things. I'm a sports fan--I'm big into hanging out at sports bars and watching games. I'm also up for exploring new places and experiences in and around Boston. I love to laugh, therefore I love a great sense of humor.

Update: I'm currently wrapping up my IR degree and moving to California in July 2016 to attend UC Berkeley in the fall. Very excited about the weather.
What I’m doing with my life
Working at a think tank during the day & getting my master's at night at a Cambridge university with the longtime goal of becoming a documentary photographer.
I’m really good at
Reading books
Being organized
Making cheesecake (The only thing I make, by the way...I only ever learned how to make my favorite dessert in order to eat it. That being said, I've been looking for ways to improve my poor cooking skills)
The first things people usually notice about me
I'm shy at first but once I get to know you, I'm way more outgoing.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: really too many to make into a list, but I'll try anyway
-All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
-The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
-To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
-A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
-Americanah by Chimimanda Adichie
-A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
authors include Dave Eggers (particularly Zeitoun), Norman Mailer, Kurt Vonnegut, Russell Banks, John le Carre, Julian Barnes, Markus Zusak, JK Rowling, Philip Pullman, Orhan Pamuk, Jhumpa Lahiri
I read a ton of fiction (I was an English lit major in undergrad), but it's probably a 70/30 split between fiction and nonfiction

-The Newsroom
-30 Rock
-Parks and Recreation
-Arrested Development
-The West Wing (currently devouring it for the first time on Netflix... whatever Aaron Sorkin has, I'm drinking the kool-aid)

-into all kinds depending on the mood
key artists: The Black Keys, Joss Stone, Talib Kweli, Dia Frampton, Marvin Gaye, Mumford & Sons, Sam Smith, Aloe Blacc, Haim, John Newman, Lorde, Kings of Leon, Fitz & the Tantrums, LP, Hanson, Foxy Shazam

Movies (to name a few): Inception, Moonrise Kingdom, The Wrestler, The Professional, Mystic River, Juno, The Constant Gardener, Captain Philips, Tracks, The Lookout, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Dead Poet's Society, Good Will Hunting, The Town

All kinds of food--with the small exception of shellfish because I am deathly allergic to crustaceans (story to follow if you want to ask about it)
The six things I could never do without
Taking Pictures
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Balancing a full time job with getting a master's at night and maintaining a social life.
What's the next restaurant/cafe I want to try.
What I'm reading.
Where I'm going to be 5 years from now, 10 years from now...
On a typical Friday night I am
Either hanging out with friends at bars or curling up with a good Netflix binge/book.
You should message me if
You want to get to know each other over food, coffee, or a drink and see where it goes.