Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
42 yr old divorced father of two. Born and raised in Oakland(Go
I'm very family-oriented and love spending time with my very large,
extended family, as well as hanging out with friends and
Before starting down the road to my current career, I was a
line-cook, and know my around a kitchen(even the dish-washing
sink), and although I haven't done much cooking in the last year or
so, I am never shy about showing off in there and making a great
Bike riding(pedal not motor)
tea-parties(My daughter is 5)
Ideally, I'd like to meet someone who either has her own kids(as I
do), or is OK around other people's children. Basically, someone
who could understand that my kids will be my very first priority at
all times. I have them every other weekend, so those weekends would
be shut-out for the most part, at least until a relationship was at
'that' point where we'd introduce our kids to each other.
What I’m doing with my life
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Trying to be a good dad to my two small kids.
Enjoying what we call "The small things", but should really be
called the big things, like laughter, friendship, family and the
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Making my friends laugh, cooking and sarcasm.
I was a cook for 12 years, before moving to a different career.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Bald-Head and prominent eye-brows. I was the model for Ernie.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Favorite Book: The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen, closely
followed by Lord of the Rings(I'm a geek, what can I say).
Movie: The Hunt for Red October.
TV: Game of Thrones, Shameless, Dexter, The League.
Music: Most everything except hard-core Rap or Country. Favorite is
Alternative(or original New Wave - Joy Division, Roxy Music,
Violent Femmes, The Cure, etc...)
Food: I'll try most anything once, but nothing can compete with my
mom's homemade Mexican food.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1 - Coffee. 2 - A car. 3 - A computer. 4 - Baseball and mitt
5 - A football. 6 - ??
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What I can do to make sure my kids grow up feeling loved,
self-confident and kind.
What beers they have on tap at The Napper Tandy for Happy Hour.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Every other Friday I'm hanging with my kids. The others either
after-work cocktails with co-workers, or dinner + drinks with my
sister and brother.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Sometimes my socks don't actually match.
You should message me if
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You are at all interested in meeting a normal, self-confident,
non-hipster who knows who he is and is completely comfortable being
himself. To quote my old friend Popeye: "I am what I am and that's
all that I am."
Must be 420-friendly.
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