I'm born and grew up in San Francisco, California. I came to Brazil in August, living initially in Rio de Janeiro, to work long term in energy. I'm a very outgoing person, and I love to run. My mind can far too often be occupied by the world's political economy, nevertheless, I like to unwind with music (from jazz, to merengue, to hip-hop, to soul to samba) and reading (working on Leite Derramado and Dom Casmurro right now). Food wise, I like variety and spices! One thing I can't do without is something from my Dominican roots: platano (banana da terra).
Random fact: I've traveled to Haiti post earthquake on a relief mission.
I'm a reasonable person, like things well kept and I am always willing to do whatever I can to accommodate my host.