I cannot see the virtue of taking yourself overly seriously, so I
avoid that affliction. I'm not above drinking Bloody Marys in the
evening; who says they are just for brunch? Compliments of my
parents employer, growing up I was able to fly for free and have
yet to kick the travel habit. Traveling or not, I lust after really
good food and wine. I also go in for a good read, love movies,
SCUBA, dogs, and a podcast or two.
What I’m doing with my life
I have a Corporate Development job in town, which keeps me on the
road a lot. I'm always throwing around and trying different
business ideas with friends and family.
I’m really good at
Listening sounds horribly droll in a section like this, but I have
well honed listening skills. I have an awe inspiring knack for
remembering movie scripts and song lyrics (useless and occasionally
The first things people usually notice about me
Vocabulary perhaps? I'm at a loss. You tell me.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
I have too many favorites in all of these categories, with perhaps
the exception of shows.
Books: Heads in Beds, Kitchen Confidential, The Amazing Adventures
of Cavalier and Clay, A Prayer for Owen Meany, The Count of Monte
Cristo and on and on
Movies: Bond flicks, In the Loop, Zombieland, Hot Fuzz, The Saint
and so many more...
Shows: Family Guy, Dexter, those recent shows about the Amish
Music: anything catchy, I'm not picky
Food: I'll try anything once, and more often than not enjoy it. I
had chicken knuckles in Shanghai once, can't say that I enjoyed
The six things I could never do without
Something to Read
I spend a lot of time thinking about
I recently took a flight from Atlanta (ET) to Nashville (CT).
Through some miracle of modern aviation, I arrived in Nashville
about 10 minutes before leaving Atlanta. I spent a bit of time
pondering if I had gotten younger. Otherwise, i try to balance 10%
where I've been, 80% where I am and 10% where I'm going.
On a typical Friday night I am
I vastly prefer to have atypical Friday nights. I could be found
alone with a dog-eared copy of a favorite book, sitting around a
table in Decatur with friends and multiple empty margarita
pitchers, sampling the Pinot Noir in the Columbia River Valley or
sleeping on the overnight to London or Buenos Aires.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
With an allowance for tact, I'm all for honesty. Fire away.