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I’m looking for

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  • Ages 26-44
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

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Last online
Nov 27
Relationship Type
5' 11" (1.80m)
Body Type
Average build
Special Diet
Doesn’t have kids
Has cats
My self-summary
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What I’m doing with my life
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Working hard as an editor for a literary magazine. Enjoying the arts. Spending lots of time outdoors. Various art projects. Enjoying the company of good friends.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Tangents. Staying awake. Analyzing. Overanalyzing. Imagining. Animal companionship. Coordinating clashing colors. Alliteration. Self-deprecation. Irony. Heart-to-heart conversations. Blathering. Collecting quotes. Quiet moments.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My eyes or my schnauz.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: Poetry and prose by Merwin, Brautigan, Jack Gilbert, & Tony Hoagland. Vonnegut, Hesse, Sorrentino, Poe Ballantine, Tom Robbins. Notes to Myself by Hugh Prather. Endless Love by Scott Spencer. Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood. Gabo & Borges. Contemporary short-story writers including Lahiri, Haslett, Puchner, Diaz. Seth material. Quote books by Richard Kehl.

Magazines/Journals: The New Yorker, The Sun, Ecotone, Tin House, Ninth Letter, Orion.

Movies: I like indies and far-out stuff the best, but I can enjoy the modern myths of superheros, too. Blue Valentine, The Broken Circle Breakdown, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind -- most Kaufman, really -- Lost in Translation, Old Joy, The Diving Bell & the Butterfly, The Lives of Others, Mr. Nobody, Whiplash, Waking Life. Comedies: Carnage, Away We Go, This is the End, Team America, 7 Psychopaths, The Royal Tenenbaums, Miranda July, some Woody Allen. Any documentary that makes me feel it in my bones.

Shows: Any live music. The Monti. An occasional play.

Music: Shovels & Rope, Lost in the Trees, Explosions in the Sky,
Bonnie Prince Billy, Black Keys, Sylvan Esso, Lemon Jelly. Portishead, Radiohead, Talking Heads. Otis Reading. Mississippi John. Miles, Coltrane, Ella, Sarah Vaughn. Electronic, jazz, funk, blues, bluegrass, classical, whatever's got soul.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
First, the obvious, which I hope goes for you, too, because I think humanity would be in shreds without these: family & friends; water; sunshine; chloroplasts; love, compassion, integrity, & sentimentality; fire; the four seasons; laughter; sex; spirit; spontaneity; babies; red wine; creativity and imagination.

As for the personal:

A guitar
Pencil-top erasers
A hammock
Comfortable running shoes
The night sky
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How I'm going to get it all done. Houses. Light. Implausible creative projects. Tropical locales. How I would've done it differently. Narrative arc.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Throwing back a beer with my buds, playing pool, cheering for the band to play an encore. Watching a movie. Staying late at the office to finish up work so it won't be hanging over my Saturday night. Relaxing at home, strumming the guitar, watching something good on the tube or reading.
You should message me if
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. . . you think we're cut from the same cloth. If you want a partner for a live music show, a movie, or The Monti. If you have an artistic or philosophical bent. If you're down with goofiness. If you're kind, thoughtful, open, independent, and willing to meet halfway.