Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
In the past few years, I've been to India for six weeks, Ireland
for two, and the Caribbean for a week and a half. I spent a week in
Vegas. I've hurtled through obstacle courses, pseudo-barefoot while
dressed as a lumberjack and while body-painted as a smurf. I'm a
Santa-con/Lepre-con enthusiast. I enjoy attending ridiculous
events, and meeting all sorts of fascinating people at them.
I love running and races. When possible, I aim for destination
races, which offer a delightful excuse to hop about the
I love to travel, which has led to many spontaneous trips. I spent
a month backpacking in Europe on a whim a few years ago, and am
looking forward to abusing my healthy supply of vacation days to
try that again with South America as soon as possible.
What I’m doing with my life
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Trying to find the best French Toast in Chicago.
Training for the Green Bay Marathon and Ragnar (Cape Cod), both in
I'm working for a consulting company downtown doing software
development- I love the company, my coworkers, and the work
Travelling lots. Fortunately, I'm in a bit of a lull until May.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Foosball. Closing in on #2 in the office league- yes, office
foosball is serious enough business that we wrote an app to track
stats and rankings.
Golf, pool, board games, all sorts of gadget-tinkering.
Enjoying the little things. Taking nothing seriously.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I read fairly voraciously, typically around a book a week. Some
favorite authors include Patrick Rothfuss, Robert Jordan, Orson
Scott Card, Brandon Sanderson, Terry Goodkind, Jim Butcher.
Malcolm Gladwell is enjoyable, as was (Super-) Freakonomics.
A nice variety of fun movies- Inception, The Prestige, Avatar, The
Hangover, Stardust and The Matrix.
TV Shows- Sherlock, Firefly, Arrested Development. Game of Thrones,
of course. Trying to find time to start/finish House of Cards and
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Family (of course)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Esoteric hypothetical situations and their ramifications.
Where I'm off to next. At the moment, Kentucky (Bourbon Trail!),
DC, Cape Cod (Ragnar), Green Bay (Marathon) and Croatia (Yacht
Week!) are all on the agenda for March through August.
You should message me if
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You know of any interesting races, restaurants, or experiences that
I should investigate (and/or that you would like to join me in
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