Hi, I'm Chris. I live in New York.

Quick Hits:

  • I spent 18 years in finance. You can read about that here.

  • Favorite place I've traveled to is South Africa.

  • Born and bred New Yorker

  • My interest in cooking sways between just getting things on the table and the more scientific, a la Serious Eats. Also, love figuring out how to re-purpose leftovers and random ingredients that have been sitting in the fridge.

  • I have probably eaten less vegetables than anyone else you have ever known.

What I like to do:

  • Skiing

    • Favorite Mountain: Whistler

    • Favorite Area: Utah, SLC area (Cottonwoods)

  • Paddleboarding

    • Pier 84, Manhattan - No, the Hudson is not gross!

    • Best Paddle: Circumnaving Manhattan

  • Climbing

    • Nothing cool, almost all gym climbing and some Gunks

What I like to think about:

  • Investing

    • Compounders

    • Permanent Portfolios

    • Process oriented

  • Learning

    • Oscillation between First Principles and Empiricism

    • Layers of Abstraction

    • Using analogs to communicate between teachers and learners

    • Tacit Knowledge / Naturalistic Decision Making

  • Automation / Iterative Improvement

  • Systems Thinking

N=1: Things I've done to shake up my life

  • Learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  • Experimenting with Paleo/Primal/Carnivore

  • Meditation

  • Journaling

  • Teaching my wife to snowboard

  • Learning to paddleboard

  • Learning to climb

  • Yoga

  • Building this website

  • Improving my writing

  • Week of surf school

  • Week of golf school

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