The five items I can't live without: "Garlic, cashmere, friends, fine literature, morning coffee, sun, laughs."
If I could be anywhere at the moment: "Camping under the stars."
In my bedroom, you'll find: "Myriads of books on the sociology of baseball."
Most humbling moment: "Getting fired as a barista. Not my fault, I swear."
Song or album that puts me in the mood: "'Pretty Woman,' 'Lady in Red,' 'Unforgettable.'"
If I could be anywhere at the moment: "Eating the next great meal of my life in Tokyo."
More about what I am looking for: "Someone who can take sarcasm. It's how I communicate most effectively."