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I’m looking for

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  • Ages 26–40
  • Near me
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

My details

Last online
Today – 4:00am
6′ 3″ (1.91m)
Body Type
Strictly anything
Gemini, but it doesn’t matter
Graduated from university
Open relationship
Likes dogs
English (Fluently), German (Poorly), Vietnamese (Poorly)
My self-summary
Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I am the chill that runs up your spine! I am the plot twist in the second reel! I am... (Wait—You can't trick me that easily! Superheroes have to be careful, you know.)

Instead, I'll describe my mild-mannered, but still intriguing cover persona.

I'm fiercely intellectual, but appreciate the basic senses. Education is very important to me, yet I'm the first in three generations without a graduate degree. I'm an athletic geek.

Now let me step right in here and stop myself. We all get the dichotomy, and needn't be coddled. Yes? OK. (See how useful an imaginary alter ego can be?)

Back to the banally illuminating exposition. I'm interested in a great many things, and I always enjoy learning new ideas and skills. I drive really fast around a race track and I hack on computers. (I teach the former.) I've been fascinated by astronomy, photography, and music for as long as I can remember. And even better, I enjoy a good, ponderous slacking. Or I'd love to hear your thoughts on the latest research papers.

I'm tall and fit, and I enjoy bicycling, inline skating, and a good workout. Want to strap on a pair of skates and zip around a park with me? Or maybe we could hit a salsa club.

I'm fairly social; I enjoy a good party. I love hanging out with anyone I can learn something from. But I also love sharing my knowledge and experience. I had a fantastic time at raves, back when those were still a thing. The coffee shop atmosphere (you know, the kind where they have big, squishy chairs and tasty coffee) can be quite enjoyable, too.

I'm a Mac user. I think all heroes, super or not, are. Haven't you noticed that in the movies?

And, from days of OkCupid yore: I am approachable, enthusiastic, and slackful
What I’m doing with my life
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I've been lucky enough to work on a project that's sent me around the world--generally central and eastern Europe, but sometimes even Asia. It's been interesting talking with folks in other countries about their opinions of the US government and people (fortunately, completely distinct to most people!) as we've gone through some substantial changes in the past decade.

I've been adding to my music, movie, and book collections faster than I can keep up with consuming them. This makes me both happy and sad.

I keep myself active. There's a lot to explore in the city, and I've only started to make a dent.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Driving. I race, and I instruct high performance driving at a nearby race track. I'm also a halfway decent photographer, and I'm now working on developing my skill with studio lighting. I'm an excellent geek, but not the socially inept kind. I can fix almost anything. I'm very good with my hands.

I'm half good at a whole lot of things, like playing guitar and flute (and, by extension, many other woodwinds), singing, home construction projects, naming stars in the night sky, and growing plants.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I am friendly and inviting and almost always smiling. People strike up conversations with me in supermarket checkout lines, which I'm told is unusual.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I love Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. I also really enjoy the works of Douglas R. Hofstadter, Neal Stephenson, Orson Scott Card, Charles Scheffield, William Gibson, and Julian May. And many others. I think I may read The Selfish Gene next. And I'm currently reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.

My favorite movies are the ones that leave me thinking about them for a long time afterward, like Memento, Blade Runner, Being John Malkovich, and Inception. I also enjoy a good mood-evoking movie, like Lost In Translation. Miyazaki's movies are fantastic. But I also enjoy just plain fun movies, like Real Genius, Men In Black, Galaxy Quest, and Hackers. I was much more impressed by Stranger Than Fiction than I expected to be, going in.

I recently saw The Book of Mormon twice, because it was just that good.

I hope I can never easily pin down my favorite music. I like techno (trance, gabber, d&b, and now dubstep), Gregorian chants, industrial, Tull, Imogen Heap, BT, Massive Attack, Zero 7, Glitch Mob, and so on.

I try to have as wide a variety of food as possible. You'll catch me eating Indian, Thai, sushi, taqueria, Italian, Szechuan, and who knows what else on a nearly weekly basis. I'm also lucky enough to have some friends who are real foodies, which helps me expand my palate even further.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Language, music, friends, a camera, great food, and someone to share it all with.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Getting rid of most of what I own. It turns out that in SF, you just can't keep everything.

I also like to think about what great physics or cosmology problem I can solve to advance human understanding of the universe. I think I have one, but I don't have any idea how to solve it, yet. But then, if it were easy... Perhaps I need to shift gears and go back to school to become an astrophysicist.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Sometimes I'll be at a salsa dance. Sometimes I'll be hanging out with friends; having dinner, watching a movie, or rolling the Katamari. Sometimes I'll be working on house projects. Or maybe I'll be partying at a club. Or several of these at the same time, of course. :)
You should message me if
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You like who you are. You think finding yourself on some unfamiliar road is an opportunity, not a sign you're lost.

You enjoy a good, intelligent conversation. Or just relaxed hanging out. Maybe you enjoy a nice drive through winding roads. Or perhaps you'd like to go somewhere and shoot some photos.