Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Creative gadfly: writer, designer and artist, dabbling in numerous
media and venues my entire life. Spoiled for choice and always
looking for new opportunities.
I drew comic books for DC, shot thousands of concert photographs in
the US and UK, wrote music columns for regional newspapers &
zines, designed CDs & press kits for bands all over the
southeast, handled promotion for the infamous Pterodactyl Club in
Charlotte, was a cartographer and designer for a game publisher,
and somehow created an entire genre of sci-fi liquid latex
costuming amongst Florida cyber-film-enthusiasts.
These days I design user interfaces, in-app graphics and marketing
materials for a rather high profile iOS and Android developer,
write and illustrate fiction for a friend's online anthology,
advocate for bicycling usage and safety, occasionally spin minimal
ambient techno, and blacklight bodypaint.
I am not a corporate climber, but I respect those with honorable
ambition. I'm not a brainless sports-addict, but I do value
friendly competition. I'm not a cookie-cutter alterna-guy, but nor
do I follow society's political or social conventions. I am my own
person, always have been, always will be.
What I’m doing with my life
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This has been a helluva time of transitions and recoveries. I was
hit by a drunk driver while riding my bike a few years ago and left
with a broken back and shattered arm. Such a traumatic experience,
and the long recovery that followed, focused my life in a way that
little else had. It allowed me to see what was important, and what
was not, and now that I am healed, I'm moving forward with the next
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Cooking. Listening. Dabbling and delving. Cycling. Drawing.
Massage. Painting, with paints and words.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I'm tall, red-headed, and often a bike, pushing too big a gear...!
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Music has been a BIG part of my life since I was a kid. I like to
think that you could toss me into a temporal vortex and no matter
where and when I ended up, I could find music that fascinated me.
From jazz in the 20s to folk in the 30s to swing in the 40s, rock
and "real" country in the 50s and 60s, punk/new wave in the 70s,
alternative in the 80s, shoegaze and britpop in the 90s, and
IDM/ambient in the 21st century, I'm constantly grooving on the
music that different eras created. And always hungry for the next
Voracious reader - non-fiction and fiction alike. History, fantasy,
science, politics, regional...and since I got my iPad I've been
reading even more since I can toss my entire library in my backpack
and have it wherever I am!
Watch comparatively little TV but currently I have a few series
rotating that I download the instant they become available:
Sherlock, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Orphan Black,
Podcasts, the new radio: The Incomparable!, The Talk Show, The
Cycling Podcast, VeloVoices, Accidental Tech Podcast,
Mostly vegetarian for almost a decade, I learned to reconfigure my
protein intake to help my arm heal. Cooking has gone from something
I just did to something I LOVE. Spice is a must, but not
necessarily "hot" spice. Ginger, bok choy, rice, tomatoes,
scallions, seared tuna, raw or lightly steamed veggies... give me a
list of ingredients and I'll whip *something* up that's
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
friends. internet. bicycle. music. good tea. spice.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
the way things are, and the way i'd like them to be.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Pedaling with a group around the city, or along a quiet road.
Blissfully discombobulated after a thai yoga therapy session. Or
pursuing a new adventure…
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