Pat “Big ‘ol Mitties” Riley + Annelies “Lil Paws” O’Dea[ster]

Pat

Hometown: Rochester, NY (home of the garbage plate)

Favorite band/artist: Bon Iver in the daytime, Sia in the nighttime

Favorite movie or book: Holes by Louis Sachar

Why would you want to hang out with me: good conversation, lots of laughs, or both – I’m up for it all

My partner’s weirdest quirk: hypercompetitiveness in Settlers of Catan

Hidden talent: turning beer cans into cups with only my thumb

Perfect MTrek day: climb a mountain, meet some locals, drink some beers

What drink best describes me: Coors, the banquet beer. (Ask me to do the impression)

 

Annelies

Hometown: Baltimore, MD

Favorite band/artist: Regina Spektor

Favorite movie or book: White Teeth by Zadie Smith and She’s the Man, starring Amanda Bynes (don’t judge me, this movie is my weakness)

Why you want to hang out with me: a healthy dose of feminism and puns

My partner’s weirdest quirk: Hypercompetitiveness in Settlers of Catan

Hidden talent: lawn game excellence

Perfect MTrek day: walk the city / bustling market, eat amazing local food until I burst, drink cocktails at sunset, dance all night

What drink best describes me: A lemon drop shot, because I’m playful, zesty, and come with a bite.