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24 Ann Arbor, MI Man


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I’m looking for

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  • Ages 21–40
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

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Native American, White
6′ 0″ (1.83m)
Body type
Mostly anything
Christianity, and laughing about it
Capricorn, but it doesn’t matter
Working on university
Science / Engineering
Rather not say
Strictly monogamous
Doesn’t have kids, but wants them
Likes dogs and likes cats
English (Fluently), German (Poorly), C++ (Okay)
My self-summary
Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I grew up on a small family farm in the Thumb of Michigan (*right here* as I point at my hand, like a true Michigander should). I lived across the street from cows, and I know how to drive a tractor and shuck corn. Spending my formative years on a farm has influenced me a great deal, though you'd have a hard time telling it, depending on the context we met in.

I am a mix of classy and practical. I dress well and carry a briefcase, but it's stocked with a leatherman and a set of screw drivers. The emergency toolkit in my car is better stocked than many full toolboxes, and I drink my whiskey neat and my beer ice cold.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I really enjoy being able to build things, so I've taken classes at my local community college in welding and machining, in my free time. I'm planning on going back for a few more to get truly proficient. I recently put together a fairly complete collection of woodworking hand tools. Now, I'm finishing up a workbench to use in building furniture without the aid of power tools. I've gotten lost in the sound a good, sharp plane makes going across a rough board and found my zen and the art of woodworking.

I also really enjoy eating delicious desserts, so I try to learn new ones as often as possible. I just figured out dark chocolate raspberry truffles, but I may have to stop making them because they're too tempting. On top of that, I've been pretty good lately about keeping homemade sourdough sandwich bread around. It's a little time consuming, but *so* worth it.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Really good is a relative term, in the eye of the beholder and all, but we'll skip over that. We'll also skip over things that I do for a living, so I'll leave you with the following (incomplete) list:

Baking, welding & machining (fabrication), woodworking, jazz trombone, brewing a really good cup of coffee, typography...
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Probably a mix between my opinion being expressed about something or other and my distinctive style (beard, haircut, suit, etc.).
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Since it's too much to list everything individually, I'm just going to list my favorite in each along with my preferred genres.

Favorite Author: Robert A. Heinlein because his writing makes me think more than anything else I've ever read.
Genres: Science Fiction, Urban Fantasy, Cyberpunk, Super campy fiction in general.

Favorite: Pulp Fiction has that undefinable quality of entertainment that makes it so quotable and so very rewatchable.
Genres: Usually towards the comedy end of the spectrum, but art films, thrillers, dramas and such all make the cut if they're well written and well made.

Favorite: Arrow has been wonderful lately. I've made it a weekly thing to watch and mock it with my roommate.
Genres: Comedy (HIMYM, Community), Drama (Castle, Person of Interest), Cartoon (Archer, Southpark), Terrible (Bones, Beauty and the Beast), etc.

Switching back and forth between Rockabilly, Punk, Jazz and Ska which makes for an interesting personal soundtrack.
Favorite Artist: Urbie Green
Genres: Jazz, Ska, Punk, Rockabilly, Electroswing and Circus Marches

Mostly, I eat America style foods, though I have been attempting to branch out more in the last year, particularly through Ann Arbor restaurant weeks.
Favorite Meal: Bacon-onion cheeseburger, though I have to make mention of the only classically Michiganian food, coney dogs.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1) Math, particularly complex and stochastic analysis
2) Green, growing things
3) Cheap shot here, but I really couldn't do without my computer.
4) Making music, which in my case means playing my trombone.
5) Good, homemade food, which means my kitchen (it's quite well stocked, and I'd miss my food processor and stand mixer).
6) Building things, which means that I need my tools.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How hipster a given decision is. For example, I recently had a dinner: coney dogs ( and somewhat pretentious coffee (aeropress, fresh ground, etc.). Fortunately, I wasn't doing either one ironically, so I think I'm OK.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Tending to my plants and watching TV or sleeping off the week.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I have a deep-seated fear of green foods, much like Commander Keen. This leads to something of chicken-and-egg conundrum with my meatatarian lifestyle: do I eat meat because I'm afraid of greens, or am I afraid of greens because I eat meat...?
You should message me if
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*) You have a line on some great music somewhere in the area and want company to a show.
*) You're interested and would like an excuse to do something fancy. I'm always looking for an excuse to wear a suit to The Raven's Club or The Last Word.
*) You like what you've read so far and want to know something more.