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I’m looking for

  • Women
  • Ages 30–45
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

My details

Last online
May 8
6′ 2″ (1.88m)
Body type
Mostly anything
Atheism, but not too serious about it
Libra, but it doesn’t matter
Graduated from university
Rather not say
Doesn’t have kids, and doesn’t want any
Likes dogs and has cats
English (Fluently)
My self-summary
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If there's one thing you'll learn about me, it's that I love bicycling. I'm also a complete nerd, geek, dweeb, whatever you want to call someone who enjoys being intellectually stimulated. I also have more than my share of ability to listen and to care for other people, but I also have come to a point in my life where I want to take care of myself, physically and emotionally. I'd love to meet someone to share that experience.

I am funny, smart, and caring
What I’m doing with my life
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I'm currently working a computer firm in Ames, Iowa. I will be starting Iowa State University in the Spring of 2014 to pursue a degree in Computer Science. I am a novice runner, who has a half-marathon under his belt and is planning to compete in a full marathon this coming year. Oh, and I love bicycling. A lot. A whole lot, in fact. I also play golf to varying degrees of success, I like-but-don't-love to cook, and as a former radio announcer, I am very selective in my choice in music. I also play a lot of video games (PC, no console games, usually) and hope to make a living as a voice-over narrator some day. THAT would be sweet.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Gift-giving. It's the one unfiltered talent I have. I'm also fiercely loyal to friends. I'm also really good at being there for people. I hug like I want to leave a mark on your soul. I seem to be one of a vanishing few people in the world who knows how to use an apostrophe. I also do the normal guy-stuff of reaching stuff on tall shelves, opening jars, killing spiders, and handyman chores (not involving a hammer--I'm terrible with that :)
The first things people usually notice about me
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Hopefully my eyes. They tend to pop when I smile. I take a little bit to loosen up (don't we all?), but I hopefully can hold my own in a back-and-forth first date.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: Where to start? Anything by Frank Herbert--"Dune" is my all-time favorite book, edging out Dan Simmons' "Hyperion" series by a nose. William Gibson and David Brin are also favorite writers. I love GOOD science fiction, which rules out those Star Wars books they keep cranking out all the time. I'm currently reading a bunch of non-fiction. Favorite authors tend to be scientific, like Richard Dawkins, Carl Sagan, Neil deGrasse-Tyson, and Jerry Coyne. I also recently bought "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire," and I love "Rise and Fall of the Third Reich." "Band of Brothers" was marvelous, as was "All Quiet on the Western Front." Any synopsis of my reading tastes will take a while.

Movies: I think Christopher Nolan's "Batman" trilogy was pitch-perfect. Lord of the Rings, Animal House, Dogma. I love nature/science documentaries...David Attenborough is my hero in that regard.

Television: PBS programs like "NOVA" and the carpentry/home improvement shows on the weekend. I also think Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman have the greatest jobs in the world on "Mythbusters."

Music: U2 and Rush are favorites. I have VERY eclectic tastes.

Comedy: I'm a huge fan of George Carlin. Patton Oswalt and Lewis Black, as well.

Food: I'm trying to let Asian grow on me, but I'm not sure how it's succeeding. I love Mexican and Italian...too much. I make a mean homemade pesto chicken pizza.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My bicycle(s)--and yes, I'm cheating by using the plural
Cell phone
My cat
My family
GOOD friends
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What I'm going to do with the second half of my life.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Home alone, puttering around on the computer with the World's Sweetest Cat observing. I am also trying to interact with two-legged creatures more often.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I'm a terrible dancer, and I'm more shy around strangers than I care to admit.
You should message me if
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You want to meet someone who values loyalty and caring.