Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
**Oh man, I haven't been on here in quite a while. Been super busy
with life, you know how that goes. My social calendar is pretty
full up these days, so unless we are just a stellar match...
Anyway, one of the things that keeps me busy is that I started a
meetup group called Poly Cocktails Houston specifically for
folks (and poly -curious or poly-friendly). This is just a meet and
greet, no set or formal agenda, just a chance to meet up with other
like minded folks and chat. It is specifically /not/ a cruise or a
sex party and any kind of open sexual activity is not allowed. If
this sounds like the kind of thing that interests you, you can hit
me up or check us out on Meetup.com or Facebook.**
I read quite a bit. I enjoy being social and staying busy. I always
have a bunch of projects that I am working on. I enjoy bicycle
rides and great conversation. I have been know to indulge in a
little irony from time to time. I love laughing from deep in my
belly and will do it whenever something strikes me as funny
regardless of whether anyone else is doing it or not. I rarely fit
in terribly well in any social circles, but I am way comfortable
with this fact. I can curse enough to make a sailor blush but I
also know when to turn it off.
I feel like I should make a note in here early on. While I am
listed as a Buddhist, that is only because it would not let me list
Atheist-Buddhist. I practice Zen Buddhism (of the Soto variety) but
I very much do not believe in any kind of supernatural powers or
deities, cosmic forces or magical thinking. Atoms and empty spaces,
that's all there is.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I just spent 20 minutes cutting and pasting randomly generated
sentences into the moderation comments on here. I hope it makes
someone else laugh. Or annoys them. Either way is fine with
I work, I live in a co-op focused on sustainable living, I meditate
a lot. I love reading and am an absolute glutton for good
conversation. I really enjoy riding my bicycle (yes, it's fixed,
shut up) and working out. I have a wide variety of interests but
that doesn't mean I am interested in everything.
I suppose the co-op thing totally deserves to be expounded on a
little bit. I live in a house with 14 other people. It's cool
though because the house is huge and we all have our own rooms. We
share labor and upkeep on the house. They are awesome, incredible
people and it is really my privilege to get to live with
I have a '97 Honda VLX 600 that has been pretty heavily modified. I
do love riding my motorcycle but I can't take you for a ride. It
only has one seat.
I also spend a pretty good amount of time volunteering with NOW
doing clinic defense and escorting clients into the building.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Finding common ground even with people that are way different than
The first things people usually notice about me
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Probably all the tattoos. I really hate it when people I don't know
think that it is ok to just come up and touch me or ask me a bunch
of really personal questions about them.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I read a lot on a wide variety of topics. I am totally on a
postmodern sci-fi kick right now: Snow Crash, Neuromancer, The
Blind Assassin, Gravity's Rainbow. I read Sex at Dawn recently and
I really liked it. Some of my favorites in Foucault, Baudrillard,
Judith Butler, Spivak, The Ethical Slut, The New Jim Crow, China
Mieville, books about Zen and Buddhism. I just picked up a book
called The Red Thread that is all about Buddhist approaches to sex
and sexuality. I'm way excited to get into that. I loved House of
Leaves, A Confederacy of Dunces, pretty much everything by Kafka
I really don't watch that much in the way of movies and tv. I am
not averse to them, I just find that I don't have much time for
them. In the past I have really enjoyed shows like The Wire and
Homicide: Life on the Street. I like movies by Wes Anderson and the
Cohen brother. Also, really cheesy horror movies are good,
I like a broad spectrum of music, but by no stretch of the
imagination do I like everything. I like pop punk and death metal.
Maybe some black metal as well. I like Houston hip hop a lot. I can
do some old country or Tom Waits. Leonard Cohen makes me cry.
William Elliot Whitmore has a beautiful voice. Amanda Palmer is
wicked cool and fun to see live. Emilie Autumn and Regina Spekter
are pretty awesome. I've been listening to a bunch of Saul Williams
lately. I have a moderate collection of records with a bad ass
record player. Wanna come over so I can show it off?
Oh food. Ok, so here is the deal. I am vegan but I am a kinda
shitty vegan. I am definitely vegetarian, but I am shitty about
reading labels about what has what in it, and I won't be a dick if
I go out to dinner with folks and the place we end up doesn't have
any good veggie options. Does that make sense?
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Avocados. Definitely avocados. How most people feel about bacon is
how I feel about avocados. I could eat those like every fucking
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Everything. I have opinions on absolutely fucking everything. That
doesn't mean that I think I am right all the time, and I am way
interested in hearing other opinions (sometimes I even change my
mind when presented with compelling evidence). I think about
everything from politics and philosophy to bicycle repair and
communication styles. I love learning new things, I am an absolute
sponge for new information.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Ok, there are a couple of things that I need to put in here. First
things first, I am polyamorous. That means I am never gonna be
monogamous. It just ain't in the cards. I can promise you this: I
will be honest with you about what is going down and who I am with.
I am currently in a couple of relationship, but nothing that chews
up too much of my time.
Now onto the bisexuality thing. Here is the deal. Sexuality is just
a straight line spectrum. It's more of a big ass ball of wibbly
wobbly mess. I think I fall a little more on the hetero side of
things but not really completely. While being cisgender myself, my
attraction seems to be directed towards people that present from
very feminine through androgynous people of either, both, or no
gender (i.e. genderqueer etc).
You should message me if
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You have the ability to engage in a reasonably intelligent
conversation. You are open minded and non-judgmental. You are
honest. You have seen something here that interests you. You have
never been hunting. You have more than one tattoo. You consider
yourself a feminist, poly, socialist, anti-racist, pro-transgender
rights, and/or otherwise a radical leftist. You are vegan.
You are a 'reader'. http://youtu.be/W9S5-EB8dR8?t=2m24s
You wanna have a Choose Your Own Adventure but in real life instead
of in a book.
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