My best friends say I'm hilarious.
My ex says I'm too smart and generous for my own good.
My boss says I'm far too committed
My nieces say I'm too kind to people who wrong me
My employees say I'm fair
Little known facts:
Ronald Reagan once looked at me and said, "I can tell you are a good guy. You need a white hat." (totally true story)
I like to consider myself a surfer and haven't touched a board in 20 years
I was a feral child (raised myself from the age of 8)- sort of
I spent time in a Costa Rican detention facility (great story)
I saved someone's life
I've traveled 20 hours each way to see a friend for 2 hours when they needed it
There have been over 10 attempts on my life (natural and man made)
Fate hates me because I believe in her
I worked as a professional photographer for six months with absolutely no training. I sold one photo during that time to a top drawer magazine
The best compliment I ever received was that I was either on track to rule the world, lead a cult, or be a vagrant
2nd best compliment - "Dude, you ain't normal."
Someday I'll start an NGO that saves kids in Africa
Things you should know:
I'm in good shape but don't look it.
I fall hard for causes and people I believe in
Unless I have kids, I will probably die broke because I gave all my money to great causes
I am a sucker for words, written or spoken
If we lived in ancient Greece I would be a weird combination of warrior and philosopher
Brains are the greatest turn on for me
I was named in a multi million dollar will, but only inherited $2
Into every life a little Neil Diamond must be played
Not into watching sports on TV (no football, live baseball, no basketball-Tennis Yes)
I love Hawaiian shirts
It has been said I'm 20% Boy Scout (I was tossed out of that particularly fascist organization) 20% James Bond, 20% improv comic, 20% lost and 20% found.
In a world of frogs....I'm just another frog but I can do a decent prince impersonation!
I'm short. I'm stocky. I can outwit most of my competition. I'm the underdog of the dating world but hell, even the underdog gets his day, right?
Well that's me in a few hundred words.
I just got back from a solo trip to Thailand (get your mind out of the gutter...no hangover 2 here) where I wrestled a tiger, rode an Elephant, snuck across the border into Laos, One of the first Americans to enter Myanmar in 30 years (Coincidentally, I was on a vip diplomatic visa great story), rode a sampan on a river, watched opium get loaded on a barge, picked and processed rice, I bought a village a festival and prayed at a temple that housed the 3rd most treasured relic of the Buddha, all while fending off attacks by ladyboys. All of this is true. I have pictures