EquanimousAquar
45 Los Angeles, CA
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My self-summary
Disclaimer: I'm not currently quite as serious as what is written below might suggest. I'm open to meeting the man of my life, but also open to exploring in the short term.

Born and raised in Ohio (Go Bucks), Middle School outside of London, HS in SoCal (Manhattan Beach). College in N.C. (Go Devils!) Have lived in 4 states, three countries and ten cities. Have travelled to 18 countries, and 45 states.

GGG,Adventurous, athletic, inquisitive, passionate, compassionate, down to earth, sensual, hilarious. Sapiosexual. Ready and open to merge my heart, mind, body and soul with the right kind, masculine(ish?), unpretentious man who also worships at the altar of nature.

The most sublime, most difficulty, most rewarding thing I've ever done - 10 day silent Vipassana meditation. Buddhist teachings/philosophy appeal to me on many levels, but I also love the inclusive, activist, everyone is welcome message of joy and exuberance at GLIDE in the Tenderloin of SF. Also recently PADI certified in La Paz and am learning to Kite Surf.

I'm on a lifelong journey to become less type A, let go, lose control. Happier as I'm getting older knowing that I've learned a great deal but realizing that I still have so much to learn.

I live to be outdoors in nature. I love to cook, I love music and art, architecture, I love kids, I love <<Burning Man>>, the Aids Ride. I'm an unabashed <<sports fanatic>>, especially college hoops. (I went to Duke...I can't help it) : )
If you find this TED TALK Fascinating, we should really talk. http://www.ted.com/talks/richard_wilkinson.html

P.S. I'm dying to see more live jazz.

On a memorable night I ate divey bbq and soul found and watched 11 groups of Bay Area artists interpret Radio Head's Kid A album. Would love to find a partner who was into that. ; )
What I’m doing with my life
4/15 recently moved back to LA from SF to assume a very exciting role at the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation. Building something great, and investing a lot of time and energy to do it. Check out www.innovate.la
I’m really good at
I'm a great cook. Love to make people laugh. Give great massages.
The first things people usually notice about me
My eyes. 👀My smile. 😀My laugh. 😅My humor.😯😲 My fire.🔥💥
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
📕BOOKS: Cloud Atlas, Anything by Pema Chödron. The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The Cliff Walk, The Bluest Eye, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, My Year of Meats, Superfudge Recently: The Omnivore's Dilemma, House of Leaves, The Road, Oscar Wao, Dragon Tattoo books..not well written, but very entertaining, Wind Up Bird Chronicles, Corrections, Currently reading Franzen's FREEDOM. Love Economist and S.I!

🎬MOVIES: love Docs. Celebration, Election, Secrets and Lies, Rushmore, South Park, Ma Vie En Rose, City of God, Pee Wee's Big Adventure, <<FIGHT CLUB>>, Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf, Dancer in the Dark, Fargo, Magnolia, Grey Gardens, Waiting for Guffman Recent favorites are Life of Pi, Lincoln and Beasts of the Southern Wild.

📺TV: Really love almost anything on HBO, Homeland, Luther, The Hour, The Wire, Sopranos, Madmen, Six Feet Under, Friday Night Lights, Rachel Maddow, Downton Abbey, Damages, American Horror Story, Jon Stewart, OITNB, Shameless, GOT, House of Lies, Veep, Parks and Rec and most sports.

🎼MUSIC made w/ passion, conviction & point of view. Things that R unique & beautiful. M.I.A, Jose Gonzalez, Radiohead, White Stripes, Massive Attack, Moorcheba, Kreuder&D, Coldplay, Old REM, Dolly Parton, Hot Chip, Beck, AIR, Arcade Fire, Sigur Ros, Jonsi, Bjork, Santigold, Foster the People, Beirut, Ryan Adams, Santigold, Little Dragon, <<Bon Iver>>Andrew Bird, Edward Sharp, Geographer, Joseph Arthur, Frank Ocean, Kendrick Lamar, James Blake, Alt J and Kishi Bashi. New Daft Punk! More recent favorites are The War On Drugs, Sturghill Simpson, Sharon Van Etten, St Vincente, Chet Faker, Disclosure and Sylvan Esso

🍔🍕🍣🍜🍱🍲🍛🍖🍗🍤🍎🍄🍉FOOD: Almost everything. Love ethnic food. Sushi is my favorite.
The six things I could never do without
Trader Joe's, My Passport, Sportscenter, Mountains, Music, Sushi
I spend a lot of time thinking about
How to live in a peaceful, prosperous world. Self actualization. How to be the best version of me possible, and enjoy my time on this rock to its fullest.
On a typical Friday night I am
Home or having dinner with friends. Like mellow Fridays. Am often up early on Saturday for biking or adventure.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I have a secret obsession with Professional Bull Riding and Ultimate Fighting. (Which is somewhat paradoxical because I'm very pro peace - Those guys are amazing, skilled athletes...and so hot!)
You should message me if
You're off (or have never been on) Grindr, Manhunt, Scruff etc. (or if you are, you're not just looking for casual sex at this stage in your journey).

You are confident and comfortable in who you are and are not prone to jealousy.

You want to get on the phone and speak (or google hang out) as soon as we establish some interest. Endless text conversations are killing me! : )

Always up for meeting friends to run/bike/swim/hike/ski/board/show shoe/xcoutry with. Would love to do more camping, bouldering, sky diving, rafting, scrambling, and kayaking as well.

I like guys who have muscle on their bodies because they are athletic and active. I'll take a regular, athletic guy who eats pizza/ice cream from time to time over an 8pack 6x a week no carbs after 4 guy any day; especially if he has a sense of humor , compassion, and a sense of adventure.

Brains, humor, kindness, nurture and individuality are hugely sexy to me. Flashy labels and fancy cars are not. I love and can enjoy elegant, sophisticated, well designed and stylish things, but I can also hitch hike, sleep in hostels and eat out of a packet or can. Inn and Out Burger hits the spot sometimes.

If you think March Madness is a circuit party, we're probably not a match. If you think we'd create an amazing Venn diagram together, I'm into it!

When I'm being my best self (which is most of the time), I'm looking to find a good guy to date and pursue a relationship with...not looking for casual hook ups. (I am, however, a man, a human, as sexual being with needs and desires.) Want to raise children someday. P.S. I could never go to another gay bar or club in my life and be completely content.
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