Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Thank you for checking me out. My self-summation/ explanation, it
is a little more close to the bone then typically OKC.
I'm in Milwaukee during the week, most of the time. My dad passed
away in late 2013, prior to that I was up here taking care of him
and going to the doctor's meetings. I'm happy that I did it because
I was never going to get that time back, but it put my life on
hold. I "live" in the West Loop, but most of the time I've been
cleaning out his house in Milwaukee. This chapter is ending. I'll
be in Chicago pretty much permanently after November.
I am a dynamic person with a sense of humor about life, but I've
been through some stuff, so...life is hard, but we can't live in
I think it might be more useful for me to describe what I picture a
relationship with me might be like. I would like to travel more
frequently with someone, twice a year week long trips would be a
good start. If we can manage time away from work for longer trips
then let's do it. I came up with a trip that starts with an Inca
trail hike to Manchu Picchu, then explores Patagonia for a week or
two, then to Mendoza to drink some wine, then going to Buenos Aires
before flying home. That isn't a promise but that is kind of the
trips I'm talking about. Going camping every summer, like twice a
summer. I get that city girls don't like camping, but going places
where we have to treat our water appeals to me. Throwing it out
there. Going to the Lyric, Steppenwolf, or Goodman a few times a
season, like 1 opera, 2 plays, I dunno some thing like that.
Knowing the guy at the wine store on a first name basis. Doing
charity events regularly, like once a month.
I try things, three summers ago it was sailing, two summers ago it
was hanging out at the hospital, this summer is nothing to write
home about, but two winters ago it was tango lessons. This fall is
woodworking classes and a class at Lill St. or Hyde Park Art
Something else about me, I have no interest in college football, if
this is a central focus of your life, that's cool. But yeah, I give
no fucks about your team winning or losing.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Dealing with stuff that should have been done by my dad ten years
ago and trying not to be resentful. (Update: Totally resentful.
Recently found out I own a crypt; super hard to sell a used
I'm an attorney, I have a JD/MBA. This is my second career. I was a
chef for about 6 years. I like to cook but at a certain point I
realized how hard it is to have a family as a chef. I salute anyone
that is able to make a go of it, but I made the right choice for
me. (But that should explain why I like to cook and why a chef's
knife in mentioned in my things I can't do without.)) I'm looking
to start my career. But that being said I am financially stable. I
am on a board to promote neurological medical research.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I am a good cook. I've mentioned it a couple times so I'm not going
to expand. I'm good with people. I'm good with planning. I like to
find interesting things to do. I'm a good listener that probably
has a good book recommendation or some new music.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I’m a big broad shouldered guy. Homeless guys are always like,
“Hey, big guy” and I’m like “Me?”.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Proportionally I read about 90% non-fiction and 10% fiction. When I
get a book, I consume it. I thought getting the Kindle App on my
Ipad would reduce the amount of books but now I have a backlog on
my Ipad to match the backlog on my floor.
Good TV: true detective, cosmos, Louie, veep etc. I missed truly
lyrical swearing so I'm rewatching Deadwood. I liked most of the
shows HBO prematurely cancelled, carnivale, john from Cincinnati,
and the aforementioned deadwood.
Music. I listen to vinyl and podcasts. If I had to describe my most
recent music trends it would be digging up influential but
overlooked musicians prior to 1975. I probably need help updating.
What I am most excited about is that D'Angelo is coming back, I can
NOT wait for that album!
I go to farmer's markets on a regular basis. But I should say my
day to day meals vary in complexity from heating up a bag of food
from Trader Joes to homemade gnocchi. Get on my good side and ask
what I made for dinner. I don't drink soda and I try to be pretty
good about the junk food. I sincerely don't remember the last time
I ate something from McDonald's. I do eat meat, but vegetarians
don't give up hope on me.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
There is no order here:
1-Single Malt Scotch
3-I’m starting to feel like that with my Mac products which I hate
4-Chef's Knife, (apparently this raises some red flags for some of
you. It isn’t like I sleep with a knife under my pillow. I just use
it every day.)
(7-My record player)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How I can be more present in my life?
What does this world want from me?
Why women on OKC highlight sarcasm as a strength? Isn't it a
Also why do people buy into Meyers-Briggs? It is psuedo-science
promoted by a huge industry.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I have a baboon heart, but it is trying to learn human love.
You should message me if
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-->I'd prefer to meet sooner then later. I understand that could
come off as forward but we are all dynamic people working off of
static profiles so meeting quickly resolves a lot of
- you aren't dressed as Harry Potter or Dr Who in any of your
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