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39 M Los Angeles, CA

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6′ 1″ (1.85m)
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Graduated from masters program
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English, French, Spanish

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My self-summary
born in los angeles, moved to andalusia and spent the first four years of my life there, then moved to mexico city/mazatlan for a year, and then came back to los angeles.

i spend most of my [extra] time reading, working on art projects, running, and exploring---though not as much as i would like. i don't hate television, i just don't have time for it---on occasion i'll watch something on netflix.

i'm good with my hands and i don't mind getting dirty---i just hate having to clean off after an oil change. the outdoors make me feel at peace---and reminds me of how small i am. i take things as they come---and accept them. i don't throw tantrums or hissy fits---life is too short to stress over the small stuff.

i'm grounded to the earth, and practical. i don't get mad because i understand there are external/internal variables in play that make beings do things they don't really want to do that affect how others feel---it's something i do automatically because it's part of who i am. i usually laugh when people get mad/angry and attempt to bring them back down to a place of peace (i.e., he/she is approachable).

“I don't believe in aging. I believe in forever altering one's aspect to the sun. ”
― Virginia Woolf
What I’m doing with my life
I'm thinking about what to make next.
I’m really good at
making objects and fixing things.
The first things people usually notice about me
are my middle eastern features---the phonecians colonized iberia!
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
books: philip k. dick, palahniuk, derrida, baudelaire, unamuno, coelho, ginsberg, kerouac, love, mallarme, flaubert, larsson, bukowski, saussure, durkheim, camus, foucault, baudrillard, chomsky, nhat hanh, mccarthy, badiou, stein, hemingway,...
*currently reading: the family fang
movies: holy mountain, man bites dog, lost highway, last tango in paris, the magic christian, le charme discret de la bourgeoisie, matador, rushmore, amores perros, lost in translation, pierrot le fou, sleeper,....
music/la radio: electronic, indie, [post] new wave, reggae, most stuff on kcrw, kpcc, radiofrance,, npr, bbc,....
bands: neil diamond, san cisco, joy division, lykke li, johnny cash, le femme, air, adanowsky, m83, the turtles, nirvana, crystal method, manu chao, the butcherettes, kavinsky, pet shop boys, the xx, gainsbourg and bardot, miami horror, metronomy, nin, david bowie, billie holiday, underworld, daft punk, t-rex, mitzi, yacht, the cure, cream, the kinks, black sabbath, the beatles, la femme, françoiz breut, paris en boîte, l.a. witch, etc....
food: spanish, french, indian, japanese, korean, thai, mexican, vietnamese,....
artists: baldessari, christo, ruscha, picasso, rothko, sherman, muñoz, burden, rubens, velázquez, caravaggio, basquiat, ramos, pollock, degas, rodin, duchamp, beuys, beckman,...
The six things I could never do without
exploring, bike, running shoes, backpack, tent, art
I spend a lot of time thinking about
creating objects and propaganda.

Also, lately I've been think about what Harry Reis, PhD, points out. “Online dating creates a shopping mentality, and that is probably not a particularly good way to go about choosing a mate.” This can lead, he states, to daters becoming over critical, and can discourage spontaneous interaction, especially when online daters eventually meet in person.
On a typical Friday night I am
making objects, at a play or concert, reading books, drinking wine/beer at a bar, drinking a double-shot espresso at a cafe, doing research, or listening to music and reading music sheets.
I’m looking for
  • Girls who like guys
  • Ages 22–45
  • Near me
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating
You should message me if
•you like to discuss what you recently heard on npr,
this american life, or read on a major newspaper
• if you like to laugh, have fun and dance
• if you like being present
• you're spontaneous and like getting dirty
• you're a francophile
• you speak more than one language