Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
My adult kids describe me as somewhere between a dedicated dad,
absent minded professor and complete goofball.
I grew up a country boy who enjoys the outdoors, hunting, fishing,
playing all types of team sports. In high school I was captain of
my soccer team and a lineman on the football team.
I am a computer, math and physics geek. I taught honors computer
science before I graduated high school. I won the science fair in
high school by building a fully operational model hovercraft from
scratch design. I was voted "most likely to be designing space
shuttles" by my graduating class. I graduated a top 25 engineering
school and later got my Masters degree in software
I have traveled to most of the major cities in the United States as
part of the work. I have traveled to Europe, Russia and Canada on
personal trips. I would like to see to China and Japan and maybe
Africa. I would like to do a mission trip to a third world
On matters of the heart, I have strong relationships with my
teenage son and two adult daughters and my parents. I am very
romantic and can devote my whole life and sole to a woman who has a
good sense of humor and doesn't place the weight of the world on
every romantic moment. Keep in mind "absent minded professor". And
I have special love for big animals, especially big dogs and
On the relationship front I have been divorced for four years. I
have spent those four years raising my teenage daughters and
rebuilding my life. Divorce is hell, I don't recommend it.
I believe love is important and listening is even more important. I
honestly believe that two people can build an everlasting loving
relationship if they truly make the time to deeply listen and
understand their partners feelings and perspective. I believe that
quality long lasting loving relationships are built on the
foundation of friendship first. And for those that follow the "Love
Languages" I am a "Words of Affirmation" and "Physical Contact"
Politically, I am a free thinker and I chose to vote for the best
candidate usually measured by demonstrated intelligence and the
ability to lead people. I have mostly voted Republican, but I have
also voted Democrat and Independent at different times. I will get
along better someone with who is more conservative,especially with
From a spiritual perspective, I am an open minded Christian. I live
christian values and at the same time I have the heart of a
scientist who seeks the truth. I believe that there is a strong
possibility that we created God to fill a social void from the fear
of the unknown and the unexplainable and that after about 280,000
years and many iterations, we finally defined God in such
abstraction that we can't prove ourselves wrong, With that said
Jesus Christ and the church do a great deal of good for our world
and because of that i choose to be part of it.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Romantically, am I looking for a life partner who i can love and
they can love me in return. I looking to someone where we just
click on all levels and that at times we laugh so long and hard
that our sides hurt because can both look at ourselves and the
world for what we really are and together we are OK being who we
are in a own skin.
Career wise I am running a business intelligence software
engineering operation for a Fortune 100 bank. I am currently
considering going back into Big 5 in management consulting to start
a decision sciences franchise practice serving rising fortune 500
companies. I am currently working on a stock market decision engine
that has already shown some success.
Longer term, I am considering being an aircraft mechanic and
gunsmith as a combined retirement career and I have flights of
fantasy about returning to school to get my PhD in engineering with
a specialty in artificial intelligence and decision systems and
about learning Mandarin Chinese.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I am good with animals and animal training, especially working dogs
and horses. I tend to be good with kids because I focus on the fun
and letting them discover themselves. I am really good at
nicknaming the pets which drives the kids nuts.:)
I am mechanically inclined. I like to think that I can fix, design
and build almost anything. I am athletic and I tend to be good at
team sports, especially soccer. I am competitive in the several
shooting sports and I am a proficient hunter. I have a background
in marital arts that includes uechi ryu, tae kwon doe and judo and
I am a fixed wing small craft pilot.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I have had people compliment me on my listening skills and my
ability to get along with people from all walks of life.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Entertainment wise, I enjoy most forms of music with a bent towards
country, classic rock and classical. I enjoy museums and theater,
especially Shakespeare and Greek tragedies. I enjoy quiet
meaningful conversation and fine dinning. I love good strategy
games, especially chess, family board games and cards with close
friends. I enjoy action, science fiction and fantasy movies. I am
equally comfortable inviting a few friends over to watch a European
soccer match or American football game. My favorite reads fall
along the lines The Economist, Harvard Business Review, Wall Street
Journal, self help books, anything physics or engineering or
science related and of course my American Rifleman.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
In my heart I am your classic minimalist, survivalist and
utilitarian who needs: clean air, water & shelter, laughter,
exercise and family. Once the basics are covered, I deeply
a warm loving relationship with someone special
close family events (Christmas, picnics, family soccer)
big lovable pets(horses, bird dogs and Labradors)
cutting edge science & engineering
strategy games and intellectual challenges
great outdoors(hiking, hunting, fishing, shooting sports)
WWII airplanes & air shows
fine dinning, museums and theater
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
I spend a lot of time thinking about my kids.
I also spend a lot time thinking about cosmology, quantum
mechanics, dark matter, predictive mathematical modeling and mass
parallel processing algorithms. This is why I truly need you.
I also spend time thinking about how the world is so angry and
intolerant and how the it comes from our complete ignorance of each
other and the politicians and world leaders who fuel the ignorance.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Left to my own vices, I am usually at Lowes, Home Depot, NAPA or
Sunbelt Rental organizing and picking up supplies for this
weekend's projects or I am at the local sporting goods store
picking up fishing supplies or I am buying something for an
upcoming competitive shooting match. I enjoy the simple things in
life. I get it ... B..O..R..I..N..G!! Just more clear evidence that
I need you.
You should message me if
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You have a big kind heart and people describe you as a good
listener and you are a people person. You are most likely in the
medical, teaching or science professions. You are likely an
introvert with good close life long friends. You are open minded
and you have a "live and let live" philosophy. Religion offers you
important principles for living your life, but it is not an all
consuming part of you life. You have a love of children and
animals. You believe, as I do, that our role in a conversation is
to bring out the best in the other person. You are looking for a
long lasting quality relationship that starts with friendship,
listening to each other and lots of laughter.
Who are you looking for?
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