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aaronmbrown

26 Portland, OR Man

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I’m looking for

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  • Ages 24–33
  • Near me
  • For long-term dating, short-term dating

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Last Online
Today – 7:12pm
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
White
Height
5′ 11″ (1.80m)
Body Type
Fit
Diet
Anything
Smokes
Drinks
Often
Drugs
Religion
Sign
Education
Graduated from university
Job
Politics / Government
Income
More than $1,000,000
Relationship Status
Single
Relationship Type
Mostly monogamous
Offspring
Pets
Likes dogs
Speaks
English (Okay)

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My self-summary
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i never met a sidewalk i didn't like.

Zealously overeager and passionate about both my pet issues and social justice movements in general, I am also left-handed.
What I’m doing with my life
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Navigating! After years of Portland nonprofit purgatory I landed what's more or less a dream gig being a foot soldier for youth engagement in local politics. I'm pretty busy running around doing that dorky-but-earnest democracy thing, and after running myself into the ground doing electoral work i'm discovering i miss having a conspirator to whisp up some shenanigans, go to some shows, drink maybe more than necessary for a tuesday night, that whole jam. I keep threatening to leave town again for a more grown-up degree or exciting job in urban planning or policy of some sort as part of the next chapter whenever I'm burnt out on the rain and the smug baristas, but in all honesty, I love it here; for better or for worse, Portland's home. I am quite content spending a few more years putting down roots and watching every nook and cranny of this quirky, scrappy, raucously independent little hometown of mine change over the years with all you folk moving around and starting businesses and painting murals and playing banjos in basements and building condominiums and all. How lucky we are, to inherit such a town, and how cool it'd be, in having a hand to make it a better place for more folks to live, that whole drill.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Talking excitedly with my hands, genuinely meaning just about everything that i say, getting riled up, regretting that text i just sent, spreading infectious enthusiasm, making mistakes, folding maps.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I'm usually laughing and wearing a big dumb grin, showin' off my diastema.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Douglas Coupland's dark, witty, soul-searching humor (humour? he's canadian) speaks to me.

Last great movie I saw was Frances Ha. I'm a fanboy for Simon Pegg.

And yes, The Wire is a seminal urban studies text that has profoundly changed my life, and I'd love to talk your ear off about it, hear what you have to say about it, or (re)watch all five seasons of it with you, should you be interested. In a perfect world, everyone would have a ready answer to the question, "Are you a Stringer or an Avon?" and I could successfully use this inquiry to start conversations at cocktail parties. Broad City and Louie are special and important, although I'd rather be doing just about anything else other than extensively watching television. We live in Oregon, there's so much nature here! Go outside, a little rain never hurt anybody, and there's probably a warm cup of coffee or a beer waiting for you, wherever you're headed.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My beloved bicycle (streets are for people! I could and likely will talk your ear off about the importance of sidewalks, a cause I have grown to care deeply about in the past few years), an honest cup of coffee, and my Multnomah County library card, for starters. "Things" are overrated anyway, right? Just give me a respectable campfire (either out in the woods or in a backyard) with some respectable friends and barely respectable beers and I'll be doing just fine.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
"How can we stroppy strangers live together without doing each other too much violence?"

"I carry my privilege like a piece of lumber: constantly worried I'll turn and hit someone with the half I can't see."

Neighborhoods, streets, places, inclusive political movements, democracy, and how to make all of these things better, or at least tread through them at my own speed without fucking everything up too much while I go about my business trying to get said honest cup of coffee.

Also, beer, although I know next to nothing about the brewing process, and the Portland Timbers, my one true love in life, although historically they seem to know next to nothing about the winning process. As we sing after another shitty loss, "Always look on the bright side of life."
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Hopefully with some friends, smiling profusely, drinking slightly less profusely, sober enough to bike back up the hill, back up North Williams in that omnipresent, endearing Portland rain.
You should message me if
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you have bike grease or coffee stains on 80% of your clothes
you find this whole trying-so-hard thing i'm workin' endearing and relatable
you're ambitious; even if you haven't yet figured out exactly what you'll burn all that ambition on and it's maybe not something that your parents would approve of

So yeah, are you left-handed too? You don't have to be, but you can tell me either way, if you want an excuse to break the ice.

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