Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I’m originally from Montreal Canada. I moved to San Diego for
University and then to the Bay Area and I’ve been here ever since.
There are definitely things I miss about Montreal (I still have
reoccurring dreams about Montreal bagels – don’t get me started New
Yorkers!) but standing at the bus stop in a snow storm is not one
I would describe myself as introspective (in the true sense of the
word – not shy). I do have some geek tendencies when it comes to
film or electronics. I consider myself to be a social person –
especially with small groups. I prefer and genuinely enjoy long
intimate meaningful conversations with a few people as opposed to
getting lost in a large party.
Ok, I guess this is where I try to throw out some personality
traits that helps to define who I am .. I would describe myself as
being bright, affectionate, innately curious about absolutely
everything, detail oriented, analytical, empathetic, altruistic,
compassionate, very communicative and open about my feelings,
understanding, quiet at times, genuine and honest, very socially
liberal and open minded. Since I have answered a rather large
numbers of questions in the “two of us” section, with complete
honesty and careful thought, you should be able to get a good sense
of my core beliefs and general attitude by checking those
This is my full disclosure section, where I state all the things
that may be a deal breaker for you.
1. I have very little interest in organized sports. I enjoy playing
them (racquetball, tennis, golf (very badly though), any sport
really) but I do not particularly enjoy watching or following them.
Although, If you want to go, I would happily accompany you with a
smile as I will be looking forward to the brats and beer at the
2. I have 2 cats. They are not going anywhere in the near future so
you must like or be indifferent to cats and not be allergic.
3. I have 1 daughter who is almost 20. She currently lives with me
while she finishes up university.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I currently work as a Business Systems Analyst for a mid-sized
semiconductor company. And yes, it is as exciting as it sounds
(sarcasm intended). Although I can’t honestly say I “love” my job,
there are certain aspects that I do enjoy. I have also been lucky
enough to work consistently with a great group of people and that
really is what It’s all about when all is said and done.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
people watching - I can do it for hours. And cooking anything and
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Although I do enjoy reading a good book, I have not done much very
recently as I tend to do a lot of “ritin and readin” at work and I
am kind of not in the mood for more when I get home. Hopefully that
will change in the future. However, here are a few books I’ve read
not too long ago that I really enjoyed: Zombie Space Ship
Wasteland: A book by Patton Oswalt (this is not what it may sound
like), almost anything by David Sedaris (Me Talk Pretty One Day,
When You Are Engulfed In Flames, Barrel Fever, etc), almost
anything by Christopher Moore (The Stupidest Angel, A Dirty Job,
Island of the Sequined Love Nun, etc.), The Nasty Bits and Kitchen
Confidential by Anthony Bourdain (he is the epitome of cool),
countless Science Fiction books including a good portion of all the
short story Hugo winners.
I love quality standup comedy. If they can make me laugh out loud
then they are on my list. Here is a short list of a few comedians
who I have the highest respect for (in terms of their comedy):
Louis CK, Patton Oswalt, Sarah Silverman, Maria Bamford and David
In regards to music, I would not describe myself as an
“audiophile”- there is no band/artist that I follow and
automatically buy their next CD. I have my general likes and they
are all over the place. Also, it’s not so much the band/artist but
more the song. I listen to music almost every day because of how it
makes me feel and what I listen to is very dependent on my mood.
The last concert I went to was Jack White in Ashford Oregon.
Film has always been one of my main interests. I think I could have
completed a minor in film while completing my Computer Science
degree if I had taken a few more classes .. as a result, I tended
to “hang” with the communications/film crowd – they were a whole
lot more interesting than the computer science crowd ;) A few
directors whos work I generally enjoy - Coen Brothers, Wes
Andersen, Paul Thomas Anderson, Christopher Nolan.
I don’t watch much TV. Although, there are a few series that I will
go out of my way to watch: Breaking Bad (best TV writing in the
past 20 years - RIP), Game of Thrones and House of Cards. If
Anthony Bourdain (As previously stated - the epitome of cool) has
something on the Food channel then I’m in. And the main Comedy
Central shows - Colbert, Daily Show and my current favorite, Inside
I have a genuine love of food – particularly cooking. One of my
favorite things to do is find several recipes, make them my own and
spend a solid Sunday cooking all of it. And I will eat absolutely
anything. Indian and Afghani food is at the top of my list.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The future, whether this site is the best place to find the right
person to share my life with, what restaurant to visit next or the
next recipe to cook, work/job and of course Montreal bagels..
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Sometimes its out at a pub or dinner with a friend or catching up
with my daughter. But other times its as mundane as finishing up
some work or cooking and/or cleaning and/or watching a movie and
doing absolutely nothing (and feeling good about it).
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I really passionately (now you know what I'm passionate about ..)
hate circuses and clowns.
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