I grew up in the suburbs of southeastern Michigan before I ran away from the cold and went to Berkeley for undergrad. In my free time, I run, rewatch my favorite TV series (The West Wing, Doctor Who, Star Trek...) or reread my favorite books (The Name of the Wind, Ender's Game, The Silmarillion) over and over, and eat (too much?) hummus. Speaking of which, here is a picture of me doing just that: