I'm a real science nerd (and nothing like the poorly portrayed ones
on popular TV shows), proud of it and became one long BEFORE it was
cool. I love irreverent humor and I'm a sucker for funny shows. If
the username hasn't given it away already, I am a fan of vintage
On a more serious note, two principles most dear to me are reason
I'm generally introverted and mild-mannered. But I have a very
positive outlook on life (without being overbearingly upbeat). I
can be perceived as quite, but I think small and frivolous talk is
overrated and I typically choose my words carefully and tactfully.
However, I never shy away from an intriguing conversation and know
when to let loose and have a little fun.
What I’m doing with my life
Enjoying it. Feel free to enquire further.
Professionally, I'm a scientist and an educator. I'm currently
getting business education to broaden my horizons (read: delaying
I’m really good at
Asking difficult questions politely.
The first things people usually notice about me
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Non fiction: anything from malcolm gladwell
Fiction: Harry Potter and the order of the pheonix
Shows (All time Fav): The wire, Seinfeld, The simpsons, Star Trek
TNG, FireFly. (Current Fav.): Madmen, The walking dead, Breaking
Bad, Dexter, Two and a half men, Curb your enthusiasm,
Movies: The order of the pheonix, the watchmen, the dark knight,
forest gump, unforgiven, back to the future series...Many
Music: Can always listen to classic rock. Also, Red hot chili
peppers, Nirvana, Metallica and some good hip hop/rap is always
Food: Apple slices, sauteed in butter, topped with ham and foie
gras and drizzled with maple syrup (I know I have a
problem...please don't judge me)
The six things I could never do without
Eggs, cheese, beer, meaningful and challenging work, playtime or a
good workout and of course sex (I'd be lying if I left this out)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Cricket, food, science literacy and its impact on social and
political discourse, things I'd do when I grow up (I don't think it
has happened yet).
On a typical Friday night I am
Scrubbing the bath tub, vacuuming in my underwear...visitors be
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I often cheat on my food. Even though I have a perfect meal at
home, I would pay to 'get some' outside. Tsk tsk tsk.
You should message me if
you know the difference between astrology and astronomy. (Well you
don't have to, but it'll help).