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27 Portland, OR Man


I’m looking for

  • Women
  • Ages 23–33
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

My Details

Last Online
Yesterday – 8:28pm
5′ 11″ (1.80m)
Body Type
Mostly anything
Agnosticism, but not too serious about it
Capricorn, and it’s fun to think about
Working on university
Relationship Status
Relationship Type
Doesn’t have kids
Likes dogs and likes cats
English (Fluently), French (Okay)

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My self-summary
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I am-among countless other things-a writer at heart, a frequent traveler of the world, a lover of conversation, a drinker of coffee, a reader of books, a musician of sorts. I was raised in Portland. I also lived, most interestingly, in Switzerland for a time. I loved it traveling in Europe and would return in a heart beat.
I enjoy riding bikes; cooking delicious meals; playing music or games, like scrabble; hosting dinner parties for friends; getting lost in new wildernesses, whether it be of cities or woods.
What I’m doing with my life
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Wrapping up my degree—English Literature & Writing major—selecting a potential grad school, working on my art and making ends meet. I am grateful to have a job I do enjoy; I sell organic beans at farmers' markets and so on.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Finding hilarity in most all situations Writing sometimes poetry and sometimes prose, when inspired
Remembering faces and not names half as well
Hosting dinner parties and the like for friends
The first things people usually notice about me
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My hat (if I'm wearing it of course)
I listen well
My being intelligent without pretense; and good humored without carelessness.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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W O R D S Palahniuk, Jane Austin, David Sedaris, Voltaire, Vonnegut, Kafka, Hunter S. Thompson, Gladwell, Adams, Orwell, Hemingway, Calvin and Hobbes, Plays Shakespeare, Oscar Wild, Schwartz, &c. Poetry W.H. Auden, Homer, Robert Frost, Alexander Pope, Elizabeth Bishop, e.e. Cummings, Sappho, Heart Crane, Ted Hughes, &c.......

S C R E E N Eternal Sunshine, Lost In Translation, Run Lola Run, Harold and Maude, Amadeus, The Usual Suspects, His Girl Friday, O Brother, The Fifth Element, Shawshank Redemption, Princess Bride, The Goonies, &c. Shows The IT Crowd, Mad Men, Downton Abbey, Arrested Development, QI, Seinfeld, Twin Peaks, The Daily Show, any wildlife documentary with David Attenborough, &c.................

M U S I C Spoon, The Smiths, Muse, The Velvet Underground, Queen, Modest Mouse, Grizzly Bear, Elliot Smith, Kate Bush, The Mountain Goats, Built To Spill, The Flaming Lips, Blind Pilot, Ratatat, Vivaldi, Mozart, Handel, Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello, Nina Simone, Prince, the Decemberists, &c.................................................

F O O D Ethiopian, ice cream (the real gelato I had in Italy takes the crown, as the best I've yet had), pizza (cooked in a wood-oven is ideal), Mexican, Thai, fresh NW Salmon, &c. I have eclectic taste in this category too, as with music you could say, &c............................
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Paper and a pen with which to write
Finding hilarity in all kinds of situations
Solid conversation as well as free and easy banter
Good music
Good friends and family
A passport
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Why certain things haven't been invented yet, where is the best taco in Portland, the latest project to satisfy my literary/artistic side, the people in my life, how to keep growing and creating, bettering myself and my quality of life.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Convening with friends, perhaps, going out on the town for a few drinks, a witty play, a foreign film or a live indie concert; writing, writing, writing (sometimes for a submission, and then never without polishing till the last hour I confess; who knows what else?
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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When still in middle-school, my parents sent me to a basketball camp in Switzerland. They swore to me that at least the counselors would be American. Well, to camp I went, and you may be sure, I expected to hear the all too familiar salutations on my arrival there ; but what was my surprise and disappointment, when, instead of this, I was obliged to answer a multitude of questions by a universal shrug, and follow a stream of instructions without being able to decipher word one of the language spoken. The whole camp spoke only Swiss German. How I managed to survive the long summer that followed is a mystery to me, but I came out intact.
You should message me if
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You like to laugh, learn, expand your horizons, don't take yourself too seriously. If somewhere in my profile I piqued your interest.