Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm not the traditional macho male. Although I have tried things
like rock climbing, snorkeling with sharks, etc. I prefer a more
relaxed lifestyle. My favorite activity is to hike to the top of a
mountain, taking the time to photograph along the way.
If you are looking for someone who won't add drama to your life,
that's good, so am I! The people I surround myself with tend to be
happy with their lives. Angry people, and those who feel the world
is out to get them, turn me off. We can all control our destiny if
we work at it... (obviously, not everything, though)
Happiness is in what you do, not in what you desire.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I manage an office in Orcutt during the winter months. In the
summer, I usually go to the Sierras to help my family at their
resorts. They're getting close to retiring, so I moved back to
California last summer. I intend to spend winter on the central
coast and summer in the Sierras for the rest of my life. It's the
best of both worlds! This year, I only spent July and August in the
Sierras, next year might be June through September.
I have a bucket list that includes learning to fly (a plane), swim
with the fish (scuba dive), and have a conversation with my distant
cousins in Peru (learn Spanish). But, most of my free time is spent
hiking or biking.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Pleasing everyone all the time (mostly)
The first things people usually notice about me
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I have a gentle, understanding personality that usually leads
people to confide in me. I have learned to laugh at life and enjoy
myself even when people are trying to break me down. Initially I
sometimes come across as conservative, but it's more about being
cautious until I get a feel for the other person's personality.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Stranger in a Strange Land - Robert A Heinlein
Travels - Michael Crichton
Hitchhiker's Guide to The Galaxy - Douglas Adams
Contact - Carl Sagan
Dune - Frank Herbert
Time Enough for Love - Robert A Heinlein
The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
Sahara - Clive Cussler
Harold and Maude
The Abyss (Director's Cut)
2001: A Space Odyssey
The Princess Bride
The Italian Job
Lord of the Rings
Pay It Forward
The Daily Show
I've been mostly listening to Country lately, but I'll listen to
just about anything. I grew up on Oldies and Classical, went
through a techno then hip-hop stage, and still listen to pop off
and on. I prefer something I can sing to.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Forests, Mountains, Sunshine, Shelter, Food and Water
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
A little of everything. Sometimes I avoid the news just to have
less stimulation for my brain. When I have downtime from work, I
tend to invent useless things, but I write them down anyway. I just
like to fix things, whether it is systems at work or the kitchen
cabinets. But, people I let be themselves.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
I'm about to be teaching a night class on Friday nights. Otherwise:
having a beer with a friend, game night with my friends, or a nice
dinner with a nice lady...
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I can stare down a bear, chase off a hunter, swim with a shark, but
first dates and public speaking make me nervous. (Strangely, I
enjoy job interviews!)
You should message me if
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You are looking for intelligent conversation, with a person who
loves the outdoors, will never again live in a big city, enjoys
traveling, and is not afraid to try something new (but sometimes
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