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I'm a native Oregonian, though I've also spent a few years overseas
(mostly in Sicily) and traveled quite a bit before coming back.
Portland is awesome!
Professionally, the short answer is that I work as a political
consultant (for a Democratic firm). The longer answer is that I'm
an opposition researcher (which may be easier to explain via google
Often hanging out at my house in the Foster Powell neighborhood and
engaging in epic battles with my jungle/yard (it won't prevail...
For fun, I hang out with my family and friends... hiking, rafting,
traveling, camping. Love to check out new restaurants and dive
bars. I also like to cook and love to get outside. I enjoy live
music (started out as a music major in school back in the day),
walking my dog (or my roommate's dog), going to Blazers and Ducks
games, and of course, discussing the issues of the day - I'm a bit
of a news/information junkie (though I loathe our media). I also
watch too much HBO.
I'm an open and honest person and appreciate it when people treat
me the same way. I know what I want in a partner, but I'm also
aware that the best laid plans can go to waste and some of the best
things in life come in unexpected ways. Looking for someone that I
can have fun with, and grow with. Someone who is intelligent, funny
and down with a variety of random activities. Must love dogs and
What I’m doing with my life
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Early on I really didn't know what I wanted to do with my life and
prioritized experience over career (My career path went something
like: Wildlands Firefighting - Lift Operator at Ski Resorts,
Travel, Navy, School, Politics). In the end, it paid off. I feel
like a pretty well-rounded person and at a great point in my
career, but I'm still missing that special someone.
I’m really good at
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Fun, adventure, making friends, hanging with dogs, and... political
analysis. I'm also a pretty good cook, I think.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Red hair, and lately, beard. People also usually notice my sense of
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I read and write a lot for work, so my pleasure reading is more
streaky... Lately, for fun, I've read the Game of Thrones books and
some other favorite authors include Tom Robbins, Hunter S.
Thompson, Tolkien, Orwell, Paulo Coelho, and the list goes on and
on. TV shows: GoT, Walking Dead, True Detective, Veep, Blazers
& Ducks games, etc. Food is mostly anything but mushrooms.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Family, friends, dogs, food, shelter, water? Maybe I'm supposed to
be more creative with this.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The future, the follies of self-gratifying bloviation on social
media, circumnavigating the globe on a sailboat, what am I doing
this weekend, what's for dinner, etc...
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Variety is the spice of life - I could be enjoying delicious
food/drinks at a Portland establishment, camping, traveling,
hanging out with friends, or trying something completely different.
It all depends what strikes me as worthwhile that night.
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