Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I am creative, delightfully zany and do not take myself too
seriously. I was born and raised in Portland, Oregon then got a
wild hair and decided to got to college on a Marine Corps ROTC
scholarship to South Carolina. Since then I have lived in
Washington DC, Charleston SC and San Clemente (Orange County) CA. I
have settled in the Bay Area and have enjoyed living here the most
- save for the cold water surfing...
I enjoy being active and adventurous, but I also appreciate quiet
and calm. I regularly weight lift, run, swim and practice yoga. I
love all kinds of music and play several instruments, including
classical/flamenco guitar, mandolin and the banjo. I am a goal
oriented and self-driven person. I have many things in my life that
I would like to accomplish and I like to set the bar high.
And be forewarned: I have a strong geeky side - which includes an
affinity for Lord of the Rings (the books!), Star Wars and all
kinds of animation.
What I’m doing with my life
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I work in project management and sales for a mechanical engineering
company. I exist in a world of business casual, hardhats, executive
suites, slip-on loafers and steel toed boots. My job requires me to
interact with an eclectic mix of people, which has enabled me to
swear like a sailor on a construction site and give a polished
presentation in a suit and tie.
I am looking to pursue graduate studies in the near future. Also, I
am working on founding a local non-profit and nurturing a few
entrepreneurial ideas. Ultimately, I want to do something that will
enable me to travel frequently and help make the world a better
I’m really good at
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music, arguments, having a strange fact or story to share.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My hobbies, world views and ambitions that seem to conflict with
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Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I like reading autobiographies and any stories written in someone's
own words. My current favorites are Bound For Glory by Woody
Guthrie and the 7 Pillars of Wisdom by T.E. Lawrence. I also enjoy
reading the news analysis in The Economist, Newsweek the NY Times,
Reuters and NPR. I like animated films, mostly Pixar and everything
by Hayao Miyazaki, also old spaghetti westerns, film noir and the
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My sight, my hearing, my taste, my feeling, my friends, my guitar.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How I can change the world, the nature of thought, compassion,
spirituality and religion.
...also which old school R&B songs I can cover on the guitar.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Looking for something new to try
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