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Sculptor, chainsaw carver, wire and leather worker. Father of a
I'm quiet and reserved yet open and honest. Been working on my
interpersonal skills for a long time and it seems to be paying
I'm a founding member of an art collective in inner Southeast
Portland. My living situation is somewhat unusual. Work space and
residence combined. I like to use power tools at odd hours.
I'm calm, collected and open minded. My hearing's a little iffy
(too many power tools at odd hours) but I'm a good listener.
I'm also gainfully employed. Been at the same job for 26
I gave up drinking alcohol for good almost a year ago. No great
trial and I won't be going back. I won't, however, be a jerk about
it to anyone else. My sobriety is my business.
On a related note, my habits and behavior are becoming far less
erratic. I'm proud of myself.
Update November 2015: Sober more than two years now. Healthy,
strong and wide awake. Best thing I ever did for myself.
What I’m doing with my life
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I’m really good at
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I'm really good at a thousand things. Some things I'm really,
really good at. I have strong,dexterous hands and I'm very
The first things people usually notice about me
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My mannish good looks, I guess. Followed by my understated charm.
Followed by my considerable intelligence and intuition. Then my
artistic ability, which is fairly vast. And then my mannish good
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I love Tolkien first. Neal Stephenson. Tom Robbins. William Gibson.
Clive Barker. Christopher Moore. Neil Gaiman. Even George R. R.
I like books about art. Books about philosophy and science. Books
about medicine and healing. Books.
I have too many favorite movies to list.
I don't watch much t.v. but I liked 'Archer' and 'Battlestar
Galactica' and 'Firefly'... Star Trek in most of it's incarnations.
The X files. Scrubs. Twin peaks.
More lately, I've been enjoying 'Sherlock', 'Dr. Who' and 'Fringe'
on the old computer, rapidly replacing the big tv I'd sworn off of.
I dig public television programs and British Comedy.
Okay. Radiohead. Pink Floyd. The Beatles. Black Sabbath. White
Stripes. ELO. ELP. Camper Van Beethoven. The actual Beethoven.
Tribe Called Quest. Kate Bush. The Monkees. Elvis Costello. Elvis
Presley. Motörhead. Peter Gabriel. Raconteurs. Rod Stewart.
America. Butthole Surfers. Gary Newman. Bauhaus. Elton John.
Florence and the Machine. Mott the Hoople. John Lennon. KMFDM. Paul
Simon. AWOLNation. Johnny Cash. Harry Nilsson. The Clash. Bill
Withers. Portishead. Garbage. Genesis. 38 Special. John Denver.
Dead Kennedys. Nine Inch Nails. Depeche Mode. Temper Trap. The
Cars. Motley Crüe. Willie Nelson. Beck. Berlin. Beastie Boys. Led
Zeppelin. De La Soul. Rammstein. Metric. Moby. Morphine. Mozart.
Three Dog Night. Crosby, Stills and Nash. Earth, Wind and Fire.
Donovan. The Jackson Five. The BeeGees.
And Many, Many More.
I love music.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Air. Water. Food. Clothing. Shelter. Love.
Sex. Drugs. Rock and roll. Hedonism. Villainy. Vice.
Sunshine. Cool friends. The respect of my peers. The ability to
provide for my son. Tons of tools. Space to work.
Imagination. Focus. Equality. Strength. Justice. Compassion.
John Lennon told me all I really need is Love.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How cool it would be to have a girlfriend.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Working. But I can take the night off should I have good reason..
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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It's been a long time since I was part of the dating scene. I'm
really out of practice. But I'm sure I'll remember.
You should message me if
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You'd like to spend time with stable yet quirky highly imaginative
low drama fiercely loyal fairly funny kind of guy.
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