I work as a nonprofit advisor on web and technology issues. I'm also dedicate as much time as I can to writing and other creative pursuits. I love exploring neighborhoods by foot and by bicycle: cafes, restaurants, art galleries, parks. While at your place, I'll likely spend a good amount of time resting up after these explorations, enjoying quiet time for writing, and reading up on more spots to explore. I enjoy meeting new people when traveling and like hearing stories about how a place came to be the way it is and how people are working to fix or change things. I was born and raised in Minneapolis, have lived in Philly, Chicago, and DC, and have travelled all over this country. Hope to explore more of the globe soon.
The list of things I 'like' below was populated by (website hidden) and AirBnb. I edited it only slightly...
Music, Cinema, Art, Inventing the Internet, Bicycling, Wilderness, Cities, Fighting the Good Fight, Pixies, David Bowie, Cat Power, The Watson Twins, Ornette Coleman, The Shins, Magnolia Electric Co., The Waco Brothers, Sun Ra, Songs Ohia, The Replacements, The Mekons, Bright Eyes, The Pixies, Lifter Puller, Jon Langford, Dr. Dog, noon:30, The Fall, Casper Bangs, Miles Davis, The Hold Steady!, Tom Waits, Patti Smith, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Sonic Youth, Yoko Ono, Will Oldham, R.E.M., Atmosphere, Art in Theory (phone number hidden), Ralph Ellison, Italo Calvino, Frank O'Hara, Charles Bukowski, Nicholson Baker, Chris Ware, Jules and Jim, Breathless, Broken Embraces, The Birds, North by Northwest, What Time Is It There?, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, My Winnipeg, Kiarostami, Man on Wire, Werner Herzog, Errol Morris, Arrested Development, The Wire, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Washington, District of Columbia, Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition, Minnesota Nurses Association, Columbia Room, Information Is Beautiful, MPLS Bike Love, The Pink Line Project, The Heavy Table, Scott Seekins, The Neo-Futurists, Miranda July, Wooster Collective, (website hidden), Radio K, Garfield Minus Garfield, The DCeiver, Marjane Satrapi, Minnesota Twins, Skull-a-Day, Omar Little, Filmspotting, Goodie Bag, Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition, Woodberry Kitchen, l'étoile magazine, Sâuçá, The Passenger, Mobilecravings, The Avalon Theatre, ARTCRANK, Monitor Mix, Bloomingdale Farmer's Market, Minnesota DFL Party, Vox Populi, David Sedaris, B(phone number hidden)(website hidden), Wales, Minnesota Twins, R.T. Rybak, DC for Marriage, Gallery 122 at Hang It, Treehouse Records, Heritage Preservation, Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs (HECUA), Alliance for a Better Minnesota, Freelancers Union, Mr. Yogato, Media Matters Action Network, The Current - KCMP 89.3 FM Twin Cities - KMSE 88.7 FM Rochester, AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, The Long Now Foundation, Harper's Magazine, SILVERDOCS, NPR, Maine, KEXP, Caffeine, Keith Ellison, House of Sweden, Modern Radio Record Label, SXSW Festival, Sunlight Foundation, The Sierra Club, Washington, DC, The New York Times, Urban Archives (Paley Library, Temple University), Great Allegheny Passage, Philadelphia Open Studio Tours, Minnesota State Fair, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Walker Art Center
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