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  • Ages 36–50
  • Located anywhere
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My details

Last online
Today – 7:40pm
6′ 1″ (1.85m)
Body Type
Strictly other
Other, and laughing about it
Aquarius, and it’s fun to think about
Graduated from law school
Rather not say
Might want kids
Likes dogs and likes cats
English (Fluently), German (Poorly), Italian (Poorly), Spanish (Poorly)
My self-summary
Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Life is good. I love sharing good things with other people.

I've recently finished two and a half years in amazing Telluride, Colorado, because I told my mother a few years ago that if she ever had to get chemo again, she wouldn't go through it alone. Not long ago, after two months of doing hospice for my mom, I lost her. Yeah, there's a mom-sized hole in the world. But after three years of making my mother my number-one priority, it's time for me to get back to my priority: the woman I'll spend my life with.

I've already brought my exciting medical startup to the bigger sandbox it needs. Now I look for you.

Some day, I'd like to live in both a big city, one humming with energy and creativity and entrepreneurship and art, and in a beautiful place in the mountains. I'm a total Europhile so I dream of chalets in the Alps. I can really work from anywhere. Are we on the same page here?

Skiing is church, therapy, and exercise all in one. But it's okay if you don't ski (or snowboard). :) I am in love with mountains generally, whether hiking them, skiing them, seeing them out my window, or driving through them (Playlist: Songs in the Key of Speeding Tickets).

The Dude Does Not Abide. I am probably not someone you'd call chill and laid-back. I've been told I seem calm and unflappable, but also that I have crackling energy. I have the heart of an artist and entrepreneur, and the left brain, let's say, of a lawyer who was fortunate to get first-class training in critical thinking at a top law school. In sports involving implements I'm an abomination. Native of small-town Colorado, I have an East Coast sensibility, a quick mind and tongue, but an intention as gentle as the Buddha's. I revere irreverence.

Dance. I am transported in dance, but sometimes I just dance ironically. I really feel music, and I can dance to just about all of it.

Energy. I am physically pretty strong and graceful, a former hurdler and running back. I'm a merciless hiker and a serviceable yogi, a ravenous reader and a prince of a friend.

Power of Now.I am utterly present to a woman and the poetry of her body -- in conversation, in flagrante delicto, or in silence. I'm learning every day what it really means to pay attention, and what the power of now can do for a relationship. Or for transformative, cosmos-traversing intimacy. A woman, like love, is a temple, and she is a higher law.

Yearn. I've traveled to all but one state and to 37 countries, my favorites many times. I could imagine living with you at least part of the year abroad, living a creative and loving and generous life among like-minded sorts, near natural settings within 30 minutes from real skiing.

Heart. I'm curious. As a teenager I identified with Don Juan's classic riff: "For me there is only the traveling on paths that have a heart, or on any path that may have heart. There I travel… and the only worthwhile challenge is to traverse its full length.

"And there I travel looking, looking, breathlessly."

The picture of me that you like most is the one I look most like.

You are passionate, confident, open, funny, expressive, active, awake. Curious about the world and everything in it, you're always learning. Maybe you consume books like chocolate, like cotton candy, like chocolate. You have your own life, your own power, and are happy being independent. Your key lessons are largely known to you. You intend to enter into a mutually conscious, ever-growing, fearlessly searching relationship. You are that wonderful combination of smart and kind; you're warm and nurturing to all. Probably you have a real soft spot for animals. You're slenderish and toned and have great legs. You can imagine liking a man picking out flattering clothes for you, with or without your presence. You can email me a scan of an embossed certificate attesting to the absence of major personality disorders.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
In 2011, my mom and I walked across Spain together on the Camino de Santiago, and we kept a blog we called Camino, Not Chemo). The travelogue of the trip was well-received, and countless people have thanked me for publishing my journals of our last weeks together, so I'm inspired to stitch it all together into a book.

In 2013 I joined a former client in starting up a company that has developed an algorithm for differential medical diagnosis like nothing that exists today. I'm pretty psyched about the possibilities.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Strategy, according to the StrengthsFinder
Asking questions. Getting at what matters
Driving a stickshift. In my M3. On curvy mountain roads. While you sort of adorably clutch at the handle on the roof.
Skiing with abandon
Cultivating compassion
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
In approximate order:

• my profile, since the Internets
• "You look like a WASP." (The cross I bear, but I do carry trace amounts of blood from Cherokee, Blackfoot, and Hebrew tribes)
• "airline pilot's voice"
• A lot of fine hair
• There's a dent in your nose!
• Eyelashes long enough to paint with
• Butt is too hard (my rolfer)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
The Spiritual Discipline of Karaoke I love to listen to and sing the music I love to dance to. I have an iPod mix called Songs in the Key of Speeding Tickets. It skis well: I ski like Jack White plays guitar. In singing I have been mostly a rocker, and all tenor: Heartbreak Hotel and Jailhouse Rock, Johnny B. Goode and Roll Over Beethoven, Jumpin Jack Flash and Sympathy for the Devil, Brown-Eyed Girl and Baby Please Don't Go, How You Like Me Now and Too Close - and yet: Empire State of Mind, Folsom Prison Blues, What'd I Say (Parts 1 & 2), and Seven Nation Army. And lately I'm starting to wonder if I'm ready to tackle some of the great soul singers. (Update: Papa Was a Rolling Stone is going very well).

Some literary masters: Beckett (the Trilogy, the plays), Hemingway (the short stories), Garcia Marquez (the novels), Milan Kundera (his literary criticism), the critic Harold Bloom (whose central thesis of an agon among writers, not to mention prophets and religion-makers, has greatly influenced me), Donald Barthelme and Witold Gombrowicz (both wonderfully strange), Kafka, Twain ("Huckleberry Finn," because if you're going to write one book, maybe that should be it), George Saunders, David Mitchell ("Cloud Atlas" - genius), Cormac McCarthy (masterful "Blood Meridian" - high genius).

I love Italian, Thai, Indian, and many German dishes, a comfort food indeed with so many of my German relatives, and Mom, now gone. I prefer to take my Italian in Italy.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Electronics. Because here's why.
Chocolate or cookies with chocolate in them. Yoga. (Sometimes together).
Your delectable legs. Mountains (sometimes together).
Music for to dance and sing
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
what you are like

all my projects

why so many of you think you are "dichotomies"

the unbearable lightness of being
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
. . . in my abode, nice lighting, music playing, writing, or maybe watching a movie, but in any case enjoying the occasional old friend passing through town, with some fava beans and a nice Chianti.

. . . destroying a karaoke stage somewhere in Koreatown, Brooklyn, or Telluride, Boulder, Denver . . .
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I seem to have sort of independently stumbled upon something like Tantra.

I sing a good deal. Not for a living. In my morning shower, though, at karaoke at night, in your shower, maybe in that order. I'm also willing to admit that some of the results are (link doesn't work in OKC app)actually visible on the interwebs -- this one was a tribute to my mom's beating back cancer for another round.
You should message me if
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. . . you have posted several pictures of your face and entire self, or are sending them over shortly. It's challenging enough to date online - I'd like to be able to see at least what I can see in the real world: your eyes, your smile, and what you look like while standing next to everyday objects like mountains and wine goblets and bicycles. If I can't see you in your regal fullness in your profile, I'm very unlikely to ask you for more pictures.

. . . you don't mind that I dance like this.

. . . you imagine we could be real friends even if we never decide to date - and especially if we do.