Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Anyone ever notice that after you write one of these, it feels like
self-aggrandizement? I'm either compelled to downplay my
awesomeness or hang big flashing signs about my person that
advertise that I'm the Eighth Wonder of the World. Either way I
feel as though I come off as a loon, an idiot, entirely lifeless,
or all of the above.
In light of the above: I'm a man, intelligent, and easygoing. I can
also take on Godzilla with one arm tied behind my back. And there I
am. A good mix of humility and... lunacy.
If I have caught your attention and you prefer the more mundane
description, please read on.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I've started a new career, and I love it! It's going on my second
year and it challenges me in ways that IT or engineering ever
I'm in shape but not in any military shape. I'm trying to get back
to the lean, mean machine I was in the Marines. So I'm working out
more often like I was in the Corps, but with a lot less
O'dark-thirty mornings and punitive boots and utes or 20 milers. I
would love to try the Spartan Race, it looks a lot like boot camp
and I'm sure I can do it.
Also, I've a mind to go back and finish my bachelor's degree since
it seems the opportunity I left school to pursue has run it's
course. I'd really love to major in philosophy instead of
engineering but I'm not sure there are any job openings for the
next Camus or Sartre.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I love to cook. If I encounter something in a restaurant that I
enjoy, I will make sure I can, at worst, duplicate the dish or, at
best, surpass it. Those around me always remark that I should open
a restaurant but I think that would take the enjoyment out of the
experiences. I prefer to cook for those I care about and not to
make a living. Right now, I've got breakfast on my mind and I'm
thinking: the lightest, fluffiest scrambled eggs seasoned with just
a bit of salt, pepper, Parmigiano Reggiano... and the rest is my
My greatest strength is my ability to learn very quickly. After
years of picking up and running with a new skill, I have a pastiche
of skills that have all been useful at one point or another. As a
consequence, a drinking game that some of my friends like to play
using me as the game piece, of sorts, is entitled, "Drink if Tim
has ever done this."
The first things people usually notice about me
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I stand tall. I walk with my head high and proud. But I am not
loud, nor talkative. I prefer to listen and observe and take in my
surroundings. People watching is always entertaining.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I read what catches my imagination, though it's primarily science
fiction. I've read George R. R. Martin's series, "A Song of Ice and
Fire," long before it had become a TV show.
I don't particularly go out of my way to watch a movie. And I
haven't watched TV in over two years.
As for music, I listen to anything but I do have a penchant for
classical works, swing, and modern and classic rock.
Mmm... food. That is a difficult one and I'm certain to run out of
room so I'll only venture into my latest memorable dining
experience. I've recently enjoyed my sushi chef cousin's visit, it
might have had something to do with the live fish, fresh caught
fish, and overnight shipped once-frozen fish he brought along. I
don't think I've had that much sushi and sashimi in one sitting in
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1. The choice to choose what I want/need right now.
End. Done. Fini. There are a great many things that I am "from my
cold, dead hands" about. Choosing six items would be agonizing and
entirely dependant on why I'm forced to choose just six items.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Surprisingly, it's not food. I think I have a theme going on my
Honestly, I don't have any one thing I think about. My mind
meanders from one scenario to the next with events that could have
been, and usually are, torn from whatever I've read, seen, or
heard. For example: I sit in my office on the fourth floor and
wonder what I might do if the floors below me became a blazing
inferno, terrorists come take hostages, or the zombie outbreak
flares to life. Probably a side effect of an overactive imagination
coupled with military MOUT defense training. Or just the overactive
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Out with my best friends, laughing, drinking, eating, and telling
stories about the insanity each and every week brings us. Ah! Good
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Je suis Napoléon!
... no, not really.
I'm not sure what to put here. My pinkie toes look mangled?
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