How about we… go to an early morning yoga class to get a head start on the weekend and follow it up with breakfast...
How about we… watch Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis at MoMA this Sunday
How about we… try the crack pie and compost cookies at Milk Bar.
An awesome place I've visited:
Golden Temple of Amritsar, Machu Picchu, Mount Rainier
My perfect Sunday:
long run in the am, lazy brunch, movie/read/museum/explore a new block, dinner is a new recipe and wine is a nice malbec. snuggling in bed after.
The movie I've watched the most times:
is heavily influenced by what has been on heavy rotation on cable... like Coming to America, Die Hard, etc. but some of my faves are: Jerry Macguire, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus, Heat, and Dog Day Afternoon.
My life history in 5 sentences or fewer:
school, travel, non-profit/pre-law, finance, media, ironman/ultras...
My first concert / My dream concert:
first concert was Fugazi. dream concert is: White Stripes reunion or Dylan.
Obscure knowledge I possess:
I have 2 brothers and know all the lines to many 80s movies, such as Superman, Ghostbusters, Coming to America, Die Hard and, oddly - Muppets Take Manhattan. I also know how to self-rescue if I'm ever hanging off a rope in the void of a crevasse on a mountain top.
I have a weakness for guys/girls who:
are creative and intellectual.
For me, a first date no-no is:
getting into a fistfight!
A story you should remind me to tell you on our first date:
when I was mugged at gunpoint in the Gold Coast of Chicago. it's kind of a funny story...
I secretly want to be:
a professional tennis player, a singer/songwriter or Werner Herzog.
I want to be with someone who wants to be:
...who doesn't want to live a life of quiet desperation.
An infatuation of mine:
If I won the lottery and quit my job, I would:
in each of the next ten years I would fully immerse myself in one thing - like philanthropy, music, film, racing, food, books, writing, politics, etc.
One thing my mother would want you to know about me:
I am always there for my guy.
I want to come home to:
warmth and happiness.