Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Fair warning: This is a l-o-n-g read, but then, words are my
business (and I love them).
I also find focus enjoyable - call it AED - attention EXCESS
disorder. Still, I can tell jokes and make a small audience laugh.
Word play is a favorite. For instance, I am nearly qualified for a
PhD in Ironic Engineering!
Creating, making things and solving problems in the real world are
common ways for me to spend my time. Don't much care for TV or
light party conversation - an intense discussion, on the other
hand, is VERY sexy. Did I tell you that in college I minored in
I love a good film and all kinds of live music - string quartets to
barbershop quartets. Social cooking is a great pastime. Mind that
your foot doesn't slip while salting the roast and toasting with
My highest joy is hosting monthly house concerts with a pot luck
dinner, in the tradition of the Salons of Europe, but without the
pretense. I do this in Princeton, NJ. Bringing audiences and
artists together has become something of a calling. I enjoy meeting
new people and try my best to make everyone feel welcomed!
Here’s THE LIST:
1) trim build,
2) masculine appearance and personality, yet not afraid to be seen
in public with another guy,
4) able and willing to think for yourself, and
5) very sociable, e.g., comfortable meeting new people and good at
ABOUT AGE: If you are older than me, please think and act younger
and faster; if you are younger, please act at least half my age,
which is going on 969 years (go ahead, put "969 years" in your
browser). If you are roughly the same age, that should be fine, as
long as you aren't hung up about age!
ABOUT RELIGION: A questioning Jewish-Buddhist observes:
If there is no self, whose arthritis is this?
Breathe in. Breathe out. Breathe in. Breathe out. Forget this and
attaining Enlightenment will be the least of your problems.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Do we have to find meaning in everything?
The short answer is 'yes', the long answer is 'long'.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Solving real-life problems.
Bringing musicians and audiences together.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Perhaps my resonant baritone, perhaps that I pay very close
attention to what you say, and if we wander off, conversationally
speaking, I'm more than likely to bring us back to some central
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Reading: WSJ, The Gift - Lewis Hyde, Atlas Shrugged ...
Movies: Room with a view, Toto le heros, Antonia's line...
Music: Classical, world, anything played well...
Food: All savory cuisines, as long as there's no gluten ...
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
good music, good food, good conversation, my dog, sense of smell,
stories with a happy ending...
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
cognitive surplus (the book, and one of the most far reaching
secular trends of the last 300 years)
That funny Jewish intellectual men are not in high demand. Why is
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
On Friday, everyone seems to want to veg out from the work week.
Not me, I want to be social (one of the very few downsides of being
a self-employed technical writer is the lack of interaction during
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
you have a serious interest in serious music, or at least a serious
interest in some music, or a serious interest in something...
Seriously (are we laughing yet?), you should contact me if you are
into the delights of the mind and body, and might enjoy meeting a
funny Jewish intellectual guy for whatever might develop.
(No, I'm not religious, but I ponder as I pedal and wonder as I
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