I've lived in New York, Boston, Chicago, New Haven and the Los Angeles suburbs for extended periods of my life. I still think pretty seriously about moving back to Chicago (it's so much cheaper than here!) though I think I've got a grass-is-greener mentality.
I like to cook. 2015 was the year of Thai, somewhat unintentionally, and 2016 is shaping up to be the year of Indian. I eat everything and anything, and love to cook for people, and have an entire wish list of kitchen tools I want to get. (Blender's up top.) I am a metric snob and like British cookbooks because they measure things in grams.
On that note, I am a bit of an Anglophile, though my ardor has cooled considerably with THAT vote: in particular, the aforementioned British cookbooks, Bake Off, Dr. Who, anything that Mary Berry is filming, Sherlock, and I was once upon a time a Downton Abbey fan.
I also like to run. I ran the Brooklyn half this year and sadly injured myself, but I'm easing my way back into it gradually.
- Getting around, especially if it involves complex forms of public transportation.
- Going on long, long walks in new cities.
- Procrastinating, sadly.
Shows: I don't watch that much TV, but my snobby British TV shows (see: about me), Fresh Off the Boat, Looking pre-cancellation, SNL, that Phryne Fisher detective series
4. Food and cooking
6. Kindle. So I held out for SO LONG because I didn't want to get sucked into the ease of buying books online (and emptying my already-light wallet) but then I realized that you can get library books online, and also, the Kindle is great for when I am sandwiched in between people on my 4 5 6 commute