Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Here's where I'm supposed to talk myself up to be this shining
paragon of decency and human kindness. However, if I were to do
that I would be lying. I am deeply flawed in many ways. I am
impetuous and prone to quitting perfectly good jobs simply because
I didn't feel like putting on pants one particular morning.
Actually that's not true anymore. My mature self has beaten my
younger impetuous self into submission. I'm now working a
"professional" job that I really like with a really great group of
people who kick ass and take names and are all around general
I've been surprising myself these last several years with my
ability to wake up way earlier than I'd like because I actually
enjoy my job.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Working, spending my precious free time hanging out with friends
and in general enjoying life. I recently inspired a friend to go
back to college so I've become their de facto math tutor, which is
cool- I guess.
I read a lot of books so I'm always looking for good suggestions.
If you have any please share them with me. Currently I'm looking at
the Discworld series, but I'm not sure if I want to take that
plunge just yet.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Taking life seriously enough but not too seriously.
Cooking. I love to cook and would like to think I'm pretty good at
it- but then I'm biased.
Not getting caught out by life's twists and turns and landing on my
feet with a smile.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My intense brown eyes, my beautiful curly hair, my boyish good
looks, my unconventional sense of humor.
Actually, I wouldn't know. I'm not other people. I'm thinking about
paying someone to write this section for me.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: Engine Summer, Neuromancer, Magician Apprentice, Advanced
Organic Chemistry: Reactions Mechanisms and Structure.
Movies: Dark City (if you haven't seen it before have a friend skip
the first few minutes for you so it's more entertaining);
Zombieland; Ben Hur; O Brother Where Art Thou; 300; The
Expendables; Scott Pilgrim; a few others...
Music: Classical music. I particularly love Vivaldi. Also, Tool and
Johnny Cash. My musical tastes are quite varied. I'm not into any
one particular genre, and appreciate all varieties of good music.
Except bluegrass- I just can't get into it. For some reason I just
can't tell when one song ends and another begins.
Food: I'm vegetarian, not because I love animals but because I hate
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Mind-bending books, movies or TV shows.
Freedom (both freedom from and freedom to)
Good beer and whiskey. Well, I can do without these, but wouldn't
The sense of awe and wonder you feel when you explore the universe.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Nerdy things. Like finding new solutions to the iterative
Honestly I think about how much I love exploring and thinking of
new things that I want to do and try. I also spend a lot of time
going to various isolated spots in the middle of Portland and
meditating on the serenity that exists in all the places that most
people don't look.
I also spend way too much time thinking about how we can get to
Mars and colonize it in my lifetime and how to best accomplish
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Oh, you know... bouncing from one hot club to another, skipping the
line because they all know me and that I'm bringing the party.
Never paying the cover because I'm just that cool....
... who am I kidding? I'm usually curled up in bed with a book and
going to sleep by 8 PM
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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That profile picture of me is really old. I'd add another one, but
I really don't get my picture taken all that often. I'm just kind
of anti-photogenic in that I have this odd ability to sense when my
picture is being taken and avoid it.
I don't own a car. I don't miss it at all since Portland has a
pretty good public transportation system, and not being able to
just drive to where you're going makes nights out more of an
adventure. You miss out on a lot of what a city has to offer if you
just drive past it to where you're going- some of the best nights
I've had were ones I started walking to a pub and got sidetracked
by side streets and alleyways.
That said, I do miss the freedom to just be able to go where I want
when I want and not have to wait on the pubic transportation's
schedule when I don't feel like walking.
You should message me if
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You want to meet new people. If you have awesome adventure ideas in
mind. If you're grounded enough to be able to handle life but still
able to just run with the moment when the situation calls for it.
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