Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
In advance of my return to Portland I'm rebooting my OKC profile.
I've been in Uganda the last 6 months, have a few weeks left before
returning home (Feb 5th!), and my thoughts are turning towards
meeting someone when I get back to adventure with.
I teach sustainable agriculture and nutrition to HIV affected and
at risk populations in East Africa for a US based non profit.
When I'm state side I play in a few bands, mostly bluegrass and
folk, teach music and do a little farming. I sing, play guitar and
a few other instruments. My bachelors degree is in music theory and
I grew up in Georgia, moved west after college in '09.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Pretty well covered this in my self description. Most currently I'm
back stateside seeing friends and family in NC, heading to Portland
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
growing vegetables. I adore singing in harmony with people. I'm not
a bad cook be you vegan, vegetarian, or carnivore. I can make a
pretty thrilling camp fire. Can tinker with engines. Can play most
any instrument with strings on it.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I look a bit like a viking. Tall, dirty blonde hair, German and
I also have a pretty excellent motorcycle; a classic Honda cruiser
that's a decade older than I am and generally still runs like a
champ. It's about the closing thing I've found to flying.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Palahniuk, Bukowski, Conrad, Fitzgerald, nutrition/health/exercise
books, Buddhist philosophy, historical fiction and non
I used to watch a lot of Netflix but I can't stream here... But I
like comedies, historical movies, horror movies(not super gory but
thrillers with good plots or classics like Evil Dead), zombie
movies. 30 Rock, The Office, Parks and Rec.
I'm totally a Beatles guy, not a Stones guy, but I have had some
thrilling arguements with you Stones fans! Led Zeppelin, Black
Sabbath, The Doors, Simon and Garfunkel, Dylan, CCR, Ella
Nowadays I listen to a lot of bluegrass, Gillian Welch, Carolina
Chocolate Drops, Radiohead, Bon Iver, and oh yeah, Daft Punk. I
like music from the 20's-40's also, especially as background music.
Something so nice about cooking a meal listening to what my
grandparents did. What can I say, I'm nostalgic.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Long johns, camp fires, onions, guitars, rope swings,
ocean/rivers/large bodies of water generally.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
what's next. I try to stay on top of the myriad of approaching
events, decisions, and responsibilities approaching as best I can.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
in Kampala, usually at a club/bar with friends. After 13 months of
living in East Africa and some intense help from good Ugandan
friends the babes here finally and with a confused look on their
face tell me, "hmmm, you don't dance like a white person..."
In Portland you'll likely find me playing Hey Jude on the piano at
Road Side Attraction, ordering the large nacho plate, drinking
whiskeys with IPA beer backs.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I used to ride a tandem bike (on loan till I brought mine from home
(Atlanta)) but people would always ask where the other person was,
so I made a man out of wood with hinged knees, clothed it and
fastened it to the back seat and he'd pedal with me around
Or perhaps that I randomly got asked to play Jesus for a local
movie here in Uganda last February and now I'm on Ugandan TV...
You should message me if
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I like smart girls. Motivated girls. I like a girl that likes to
dress up nice but that's also comfortable in a T shirt. I also
prefer girls that are comfortable using a bike to get around.
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