Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
-musician and teacher.
-thoroughly progressive, freethinking fish-out-of-water in the
great but socially schizophrenic state of Texas.
-avid traveler. Last trip was to Colorado and New Mexico.
-bit of a car guy. This has been a thing since I was old enough to
know what a car was and I don't see it changing any time soon.
Definitely a guilty pleasure!
-very family oriented person. I visit with my immediate family at
least once a week.
When it comes to dating, having a strong and unwavering friendship
is something that I value more than just about anything else. With
that being said, if you consider yourself well-educated, have your
life straightened out, and are an effective communicator of
thoughts and feelings, I think we are likely to get along well!
What I’m doing with my life
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Practicing, performing, writing, teaching, and generally digging
the hell out of what I do. I play sax and write/arrange horn parts
for a funk/soul band (original music). I'm also a private saxophone
lesson instructor for several large school districts and am in the
process of amassing my mega studio, muahahaha!! Life for me
generally consists of early mornings, late nights, and copious
amounts of driving. Much Red Bull is consumed. I have pursued my
dream and am a better, happier person because of it.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Answering a question with another question, guessing on quantities
of ingredients when cooking, the lost and dying art of driving a
The first things people usually notice about me
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Eyes. Or the unintentionally serious look on my face.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Animal Farm, The Bad Place, Watchers, Robert Frost poems, Harry
Potter (GoF), and God Is Not Great.
Lost in Translation, Forrest Gump, Good Will Hunting, The Shawshank
Redemption, or anything by the Cohen Bros, Spielberg, Tarantino, or
Cosmos, Breaking Bad, The Newsroom, Colbert Report, Trailer Park
Boys, Mythbusters, Top Gear. Just watched the Netflix series Narcos
and loved it! Besides that, I'm TERRIBLE at keeping up with tv
Shostakovich's 5th Symphony played by Chicago is absolutely
incredible and trumps anything else I could list here, but Sigur
Ros and Death Cab are both near and dear to me. My musical tastes
run the gamut of things not including bro country or screamy angsty
teenager music. Hiatus Kaiyote has been rocking my world pretty
Mahi-mahi, grilled and lightly seasoned, drizzled with freshly
squeezed lemon and served over a bed of wild rice. Add a bottle of
two-year-old Sauvignon blanc. Seriously though, I'll eat just about
anything. No mayonnaise though! Nope nope nope CAN'T handle it.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
positive vibes from friends and family
a sense of accomplishment
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Breaking the cosmic speed limit, why comforting thoughts trump
inconvenient truths, a varied mix of social/cultural/political
narratives, groovy horn lines. My inner monologue is deafening
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
playing at a fine music venue near you, but I like to keep up with
new movies that are showing on the occasional Friday night off. A
game of Settlers of Catan and a good IPA is never off the table.
You should message me if
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you know kung fu and/or would be willing to teach me the Five Point
Palm Exploding Heart Technique
deep down, you always wanted someone to dedicate and perform a
tender and heartfelt jazz ballad a la John Coltrane circa 1963 to
you, because that's something I can handle.
Of course, meeting up and solving all the world's problems together
over a few drinks is always acceptable!
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