Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
In a relationship, thanks for your interest.
Bear with me while I try to convince you of how profound and
amazing I am, or at least while I provide you enough information so
you can run away from my profile.
Basically, I'm a gentleman, scholar, and redneck (I'm not sure
exactly what that means, but it feels accurate). I was born and
raised in Prescott, Arizona (family has a few beautiful acres on an
old mining claim in the National Forest), both of my parents make
art for a living (my father is a potter and my mother is a
painter), I went to the east coast for undergrad (where I studied
philosophy and played on the tennis team), studied abroad in
Germany and taught English in Prague before returning to the States
to start law school (I'm a JD/MBA student at the University of
I am interested in many things, from Formula 1 to storm chasing
(yes, I actually think the weather is super interesting) and the
Native American jewelry trade. Fly fishing, camping, hiking off the
trail and being physical are all things I'm finding I can't live
without but are hard to work in to a busy academic schedule. Just
give me an excuse to get outside and I'm there!
P.S. Congrats on making it through my summary. Also, I can't stand
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Hopefully pursuing a career in law (or maybe business) in the
energy and natural resources industries. I look forward to filing
my first lawsuit. Of course, we'll see how it plays out--my focus
tends to change rather quickly (e.g. two months ago I thought I
wanted to do corporate financing, then decided I would probably
find the highest building in Arizona and jump, so I've refocused on
natural resource law--my original target). When I'm not pretending
to be a good student, I'm trying to rekindle a relationship with
the outdoors and learning how to play the harmonica.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
writing, talking, and listening (I actually mean this, as they're
important attributes to have in my area of study; I didn't just
list those attributes because I'm terrible at everything else and
have to resort to labeling basic human functions as things I'm
really good at). I'm also a good tennis player.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I'm aloof and fairly tall (6' 2" without shoes--that rhymes, too
(so does that)).
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: Anna Karenina, Time Must Have a Stop, most things Nietzsche,
Movies/TV Shows: Once Upon a Time in the West, Trailer Park Boys
(you can stop reading my profile now, I won't hold it against you),
first season of The Wire.
Music: Pretty much anything, although I tend to listen mostly to
rap and, increasingly, country (odd combination, I know). Not a fan
of indie music--I hate SleighBells. I played classical piano for 9
years (can't do anything with it now, unfortunately), so I always
enjoy Chopin and Rachmaninoff.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
As a middle class Westerner, I have been way too privileged to
really know what I couldn't do without. With that said, I probably
couldn't do without violating the rules of political correctness
and decorum. I also couldn't do without forests and a willingness
to get lost.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
what it would be like to see a tornado in person and whether or not
what I am doing is all that valuable.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Probably doing something ridiculous or trying to avoid doing
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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As impressive and beautiful as it is, the ocean terrifies me (it's
fine, you can judge me). Also, I have a big handsome Maine Coon
cat, and yes, I'm proud of the majestic little beast.
You should message me if
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you've made it this far in my profile, you think it'd be worthwhile
to chat (it would be), and you're down with the outdoors and
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