Been through two careers, three continents, three graduate degrees, and now working on fourth at Berkeley.
Lived in SF, DC, NYC, Brasilia, London, now in the east bay.
Stuff I like: Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant, The New Republic & The Nation, film, especially documentaries, Frontline, theater, the best cover stories of the Weekly World News, trivia, dogs, cats, NatGeo, museums, hiking, drinks on the beach.
Skills: identifying obscure accents, driving the backroads of Spain, Brazil, Turkey, and other developing countries, bad movie trivia, scuba diving, getting sidetracked in history, geography, and science.
Favorite spots: Healdsburg, Tahoe, Point Reyes, NYC, Paris, Istanbul, Sicily, ...