Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Internet dating is a strange beast, here goes...
I'm a nerd who likes to escape his desk, I haven't had an actual
desk in ages actually.
I grew up in the north east in a small town outside of Boston, MA.
I made my way west, going to school for environmental science then
cooking in the mountains in Wyoming for a spell and hitchhiking
across the country, worked on a farm and a wolf sanctuary and moved
to Oakland to learn to cook. I worked as a line cook for a while at
a couple of East Bay restaurants and now have a bizarre and
wonderful job making Italian prosciutto, sausage and salami in
Oakland, CA. Strangely this is the closest I've ever come to being
hired for my college degree. I try to pretend I'm a grown up, but
I'll be jumping in puddles before you know it.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm trying to be the best human I can be both mentally and
physically. I'm trying to make the most of the opportunities I have
to pursue and share the things I love: music, cooking (singing my
eyebrows off), being outside (getting properly dirty),
homesteading/zombie apocalypse skills (for me this includes
everything from using chainsaws and shotguns to maintaining a
sourdough starter and making beer),
I've you learned that one can work really hard at the things you
love but you have to know how to lie on the beach and drink a
coconut once in a while or you'll never make it as far as you
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Things I try to be really good at:
Playing, cooking, learning weird stuff and bringing it up at
awkward moments, putting on the right music, making pie, finding
things other people lose, researching the answers to my own
questions, noticing peculiar things and burping (not a complete
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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A lot really, especially if I've never heard it before, music makes
me very happy.
I really like guitars, and pianos, and drums, and trumpets.
I love old jazz and blues music and soul and r/b and guitar music
from around the world actually the ventures are rocking my world
right now. I grew up on Queen and led Zeppelin and grunge rock
because of my awesome combo of a gay foster brother and east coast
90's radio, oh yeah! I also love folk music from around the world
indian, african, eastern european it's all so neat.
I'm also in love with Frank Zappa....
My favorite movie is either the Godfather or the Princess Bride
("never mess with a Sicilian...") but I enjoy documentaries and
zombie movies and kung fu movies if it's interesting and or absurd
I love my vegetables but am far from a vegetarian.
I love books by travellers, disgruntled europeans, crazy old
chinese men, and witty satirical or subversive essays. I have a
collection of essays by Jack London right now--it turns out he was
a raving socialist. I read a lot of history
(political/environmental/otherwise) and news but also a lot of
geology and biology because well, nerd.
My best friend is going to grad school for physical therapy and I
love mooching off her awesome anatomy and physiology textbooks.
I've learned a lot about physical training and massage from
And calvin and hobbes, because I appreciate wisdom and sass and
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How to make better soup.
How the world we live in came about and where our ideas about it
came from, and how much our food reveals about us.
For myself: exercise and muscle anatomy
Where I'm headed next in life and on the planet--probably south
soon, it's important to get down.
How I can do it better...
Dirty jokes to tell my co-workers at the sausage factory. (great
conversation starter if you dare)
Relationships of all kinds and how much they contribute to the
world we inhabit, both personally and as a society.
And who will put the bop in the bop shebop if Leonard Nemoy doesn't
work at the Boston Science museum anymore.
My sinister plans to conquer the world and open a food purveying
business of some form with my two brothers one day...
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Often at home recuperating from the week.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I wish I was Indiana Jones...
You should message me if
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I'd love to know someone who also feels driven to make the most of
their time here and wants to share their experience with someone
You're a bit nerdy, and like physical and mental games, and oxford
commas, and playing, practising, and exploring.
If this makes you really happy:
If you care about communication:
So if it sounds like we might have fun together and you want to get
some coffee and hang out by the lake for half an hour or make some
delicious food or shoot billiards or find some music or just go
I also prefer interacting with real humans so I hope it doesn't
weird anyone out that I'd rather meet in person than chat online
extensively. Reality is more fun, even if we decide to bail after 5
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