Born to two lovely Parents One American One British
Wore sweatpants until Middle school (Also known as acne and doing anything to be cool, like hurting other people's feelings; Regret)
Highschool: Speeding tickets, Prom, Bullies, Unhealthy relationships, Massively huge fan of MOBY, Met Best FRIENDS, Also was a complete prick to my parents
College: Met more good friends, Studied abroad in the Czech Republic and then in Vietnam, Became Vegetarian, Started getting a lot of ink done and enjoying the finer points in Natural light beer and George dickel whiskey.
Gradschool: Went for Summer MA program at Central European University. Lived in Budapest and worked for Amnesty International. Had the coolest Roommate who was so much smarter than I, but through time and patience helped me to appreciate David Lynch.
Afterwards hit the Scandinavia and the Baltics: Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and then back to the US
Worked in NYC lived in Ridgewood, neighbor was a pit bull named Capone and bit off my right ass cheek. Worked for Citigroup Media Solutions. Was titled Lackadaisical by Boss and began to develop a huge admiration for Chet Baker
Left Citi, went back to School to teach Vinyassa Flow Yoga, Taught in the US and in China.
Started my own studio in Connecticut and then passed it on to someone better qualified. Also discovered Basil Jones, my favorite practioner
Yoga all day all niht
Moved out of the city, went on a trip to San Francisco, participated in drunken foolery and one of the funnest days of my life, Bay to Breakers . My reward was a 2nd sunburn. After that headed up to Burlington, enjoyed great company and bookstores, coffee, and herbal supplements
Came back taught Yoga in a new Studio, saved went down to Costa Rica and Panama to Surf and eat as many coconuts as possible. Also the coffee. Such kind people.
Went home, taught some more, learned how Amazing my mother and father truly are, taught more Yoga, watched a lot of movies, enjoyed more herbal supplements.
Moved to China, taught Yoga and English, made great friends and I am convinced that I am Chinese on the inside, such wonderful people. Traveled to Thailand for a third time to see friends, hit up Penang in Malaysia, bought a fake mont blanc pen. It died. Left Thailand for India. Most amazing country then popped down to Sri Lanka for the tea, cigars, and surfing
Came home for two weeks, headed to Grad School in Sweden, deferred to do more field work in Ayurvedic Medicine and Asian Studies, moved to Cambodia and worked for the One Laptop per Child program.
Left Cambodia and headed to KL to relax and hang out among the worlds incredible cultures. moved to California where I currently reside and do Modeling work and am starting Yoga instruction next week.
Highlights of my life: Realizing how incredible my Parents are, Going to Nicaragua and making a friend who changed my life forever, ICELAND with my best friend JD, Kissed a Norwegian. Kissed a Swede, Went to Buenos Aires, Arguably the greatest city on Earth, swam with Hammerheads in Sri Lanka, Was told to read Mcinerney, Ellis, and Janowitz. Changed everything. Stumbled upon the books of Ryu Murakami and Roberto Bolano, Had a friend call me out on all my bullshit, greatest wake up call ever, Got arrested and felt cool, until the court and lawyer fees came, discovered bouncingbearbotanicals.com, Dr. David Nibert, Wrote the novels (terrible writing but cathartic for me), learn how to show gratitude, saw the most beautiful act of love when my friend reconnected with his father, watching Bush leave office, Living in Vietnam and the Czech Republic, SSKK at Lund, Lithuanians make the best friends, so do the Chinese. Blue Cube.
Dreams: Become a fiction writer, have anonymity, minimalist house, do yoga three times a day, skin dive with Hammerheads, See all my friends achieve their goals, buy my dad a Maserati, buy myself that Bamboo Bike MIT made, Contine to practice Dhamma, Get more Ink done, SEE THE REST OF THE WORLD, and help my Brother from another mother Jason Xu get into Uconn Busines School. Spend time in the Middle East to study and learn Arabic, HELP other people.
Honestly, I would rather know about you.