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Former Californian who is readjusting to life on the other
I'm a bit of a serial hobbyist and I'm constantly on the lookout
for new things to try. A few of these hobbies include
skateboarding, slacklining , running, and weight lifting. My real
passion though is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, which if you don't know is
kind of like wrestling (the kind done in college, not the kind done
by The Rock) but in pajamas.
I'm a pretty big nerd and have checked off most of the boxes on the
nerd list. The last big thing is LARPing and honestly some things
are best left alone.
What I’m doing with my life
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Currently I'm working as an engineer in the satellite division of
an aerospace company. I spend a lot of time wrestling excel,
running experiments, and trying to look like I know what I am
doing. Occasionally I help build things that go into space, so
that's pretty cool.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Locking myself out of places. My current record for apartment lock
outs is 3 times in a single day (2 of those were within an hour of
themselves). Previous 2014 stats are 4 apartment lockouts and 1 car
lockout, which is a great year for me.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I tend to talk with my hands, which can be a problem since I have a
poor sense of where my body is in space. I may have accidentally
punched a stranger in the face while gesturing during a story.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: 1984 (1984 > Brave New World), Devil in the White City,
The New York Trilogy, Hot Zone, Y: The Last Man, Preacher. Current
Book: If on a Winter Night a Traveler.
TV Shows: I'm a big fan if Joss Whedon shows., Hannibal (criminally
underrated), Top Gear (the UK version), Rick and Morty, and True
Movies: The Muppets (it is a fact that everything is better with
Muppets), Pulp Fiction, Hot Fuzz, and Seven. Recently Interstellar
left me pretty speechless.
Music: I can listen to The Strokes and RHCP on repeat forever. The
Velvet Underground, Arctic Monkeys, and BRMC are amazing.
Podcasts/radio: I love Plant Money, Radio Lab, Serial and This
American Life. If I could have one superfluous wish it would be for
Ira Glass to narrate my life.
Food: I'll happily eat anything (well almost anything), but nothing
beats a good burrito or a plate of unagi. Also if Kogi ever
branches out to DC I would get fat. If you know of any good Mexican
food let me know.
The six things I could never do without
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1. MP3 Player (soundtrack for life)
2. A huge backlog of books
3. Some game to play (Board games!)
4. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu/Judo
5. Coffee (how I got through grad school)
6. New topics to obsess over
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
That the perfect afternoon would be spent at a tapas bar in Spain
looking out at the Mediterranean.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I also cannot open a banana without a knife.
You should message me if
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You want to go slacklining now that DC has thawed out
You can teach me how to pick out avocados or pineapples. I seem to
have a knack at picking out semi rotten fruit (worst skill ever).
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