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About me

Industry Government
Occupation Regional Land Use Planner
Location Chicago, IL, United States
Introduction I'm a regional land use planner for Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning. I used to work for the US Department of Transportation. I finished the Peace Corps in Guatemala in 2003, where I worked in a municipal planning office. I like to have fun and do good things for the world...but for me, it's all a matter of striking the right balance.
Interests Soccer, painting, salsa dancing, biking, hackey-sack, travel, camping, cooking, snowboarding, and a few other things...
Favorite Movies dream with the fishes, american history x, the power of one, amelie, todo sobre mi madre, american beauty, amores perros, so many more...
Favorite Music getting back into indie music and it's so much fun, sebadoh, pavement, flaming lips, wilco, postal service, elliot smith, sufjan stevens.
Favorite Books Assata, AHWOSG, The Power of One, Bomb the Suburbs, No More Prisons, more.

When you open your eyes underwater, do you ever worry that you'll drown?

No, but sometimes I worry about a huge fish coming up to bite me.