How about we… Drive up to Dia Beacon, stopping at farmers markets along the way.
An awesome place I've visited:
Ive been really lucky with travel -- Pakistan, Afghanistan, Cambodia, Georgia. The Golden Temple in Amritsar is up there on the list.
My perfect Sunday:
Definitely involves the crossword puzzle and copious amounts of coffee.
The movie I've watched the most times:
My life history in 5 sentences or fewer:
Born in New York, rounded the world a few times, landed back here.
My first concert / My dream concert:
First concert: Stone Temple Pilots (with my mom). Dream concert: Bob Dylan/Paul Simon (I've seen this. With my mom, actually).
Obscure knowledge I possess:
A lot of dry defense and security stuff, South Asian fiction, West Coast hip hop....
I have a weakness for guys/girls who:
Don't take things - or themselves - too seriously.
For me, a first date no-no is:
What I would bring to show and tell:
My collection of daggers from around the world. Don't ask why -- they just keep coming to me.
A story you should remind me to tell you on our first date:
The time I flooded a friend's apartment in Tbilisi, or when I attended a detectives conference in Eastern Siberia.
I secretly want to be:
I want to be with someone who wants to be:
Passionate about what they do.
If I won the lottery and quit my job, I would:
Write books, garden, restore a riad in Morocco, open a tiny bar in Montmartre (maybe not at the same time).
One thing my mother would want you to know about me:
The universe tends to look out for me.
I want to come home to: