I love to write. Historically poetry, lately more prose. Hence, this, here.

I run a lot.

2019: Shamrock Half Marathon, Cherry Blossom 10 Miler, Tenacious Ten, Northface Endurance Challenge Marathon Relay, Bayshore Marathon

2018: Fred Lebow Half Marathon, DC Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon, Shamrock Marathon Relay, George Washington Parkway Classic, Grandma’s Marathon, Tahoe Trail Ragnar, Mint City Races 5k, The Great North American Nautical Beer Mile, Arlington Police, Fire, & Sheriff 9/11 Memorial 5k, Parks Half Marathon, Berlin Marathon

2017: DC Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon, George Washington Parkway Classic, Marine Corps Historic Half, Girls on the Run 5k, The Great North American Naughtical Beer Mile, Oregon Wine Country Half, Parks Half Marathon, Chicago Marathon, Richmond Half Marathon, Lansing Turkey Trot, Iceland New Years Eve Race

2016: LA Marathon, La Jolla 5k, OC Half Marathon, Quantico 12k, Marine Corps Marathon,

2015: Beat the Blerch Marathon, UCI 5K, Laughlin Bullhead Half Marathon,

I love music and go to live shows often.

2019: Alex Cameron, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Sharon van Etton, Valerie June, Beirut, Robert Delong, Ben Fold Presents (Julien Baker), RY X, Bon Iver and Dance Troup,

2018: Mum, Jessica Lea Mayfield, San Fermin, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Modest Mouse, The National Homecoming Festival, Courtney Barnett and Julien Baker, The XX, MO POP: The National, Radiohead, Lykke Li Chvrches, The Tallest Man on Earth, Boygenius (Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus), Novo Amor, Thom Yorke

2017: Nick Hakim, Haux, The XX / Sampha, Bon Iver, Sigur Ros, RADIOHEAD, PANORAMA: Mitski / Nick Murphy / Tame Impala, Josh Radin and Rachael Yamagata, Gordi, Nick Murphy, Arcade Fire, Oh Wonder, The National, Julien Baker, The War on Drugs, Cold Specks, Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, Angus & Julia Stone, Bon Iver, The National(x2), Sigur Ros

2016: Daughter(x2), RY X, Julien Baker, Amos Lee, Ben Folds, Local Natives, CHVRCHES, Rainbow Kitten Surprise

2015: Matt and Kim, The Tallest Man on Earth, MO POP: Modest Mouse, Daughter, EL VY

2014: The National, Cold Specks

2013: NO

Travelling gives me perspective.

2018: Tanzania, Bangladesh, France, Germany, Netherlands, Bangladesh

2017: Scotland, Netherlands, England, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Iceland

2016: Germany, Australia, Tanzania, Indonesia, Singapore

2013-2015: Indonesia

2012: Mexico, Uganda

2009: Costa Rica

2008: Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey

Yoga keeps me connected.

“Everywhere one will find a little happiness sprung up beside the misfortune… only it would be ludicrous to say that with this happiness suffering itself is justified.” – Nietzsche