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42 Portland, OR Man


I’m looking for

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  • Ages 30–43
  • Near me
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

My Details

Last Online
Yesterday – 11:47pm
5′ 6″ (1.68m)
Body Type
Agnosticism, but not too serious about it
Sagittarius, but it doesn’t matter
Graduated from university
Art / Music / Writing
Likes dogs and likes cats
English (Fluently), German (Okay), Spanish (Poorly)

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My self-summary
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** current job has a heavy travel schedule, so I'll get back to you if you message me or have done so. It will likely be delayed, and then, at that time, you can tell me that I was too slow and missed out on the most amazing woman.**

“You may not be her first, her last, or her only. She loved before she may love again. But if she loves you now, what else matters? She’s not perfect - you aren’t either, and the two of you may never be perfect together but if she can make you laugh, cause you to think twice, and admit to being human and making mistakes, hold onto her and give her the most you can. She may not be thinking about you every second of the day, but she will give you a part of her that she knows you can break - her heart. So don’t hurt her, don’t change her, don’t analyze and don’t expect more than she can give. Smile when she makes you happy, let her know when she makes you mad, and miss her when she’s not there.”

- Bob Marley

I'm part confident, part shy, part active, and part chilled-out. I'm a walking contradiction, like most...guess it's part of the human condition. I really truly like people. I like learning what gets them excited and I love to make people laugh. I lived in Europe for awhile. I speak a bit of German, un poco Español, and fumble constantly with my native English. I like traveling to new lands when I can afford it, love to swim in the ocean and lakes, and prefer a trail over a treadmill any day. Exercise and eating healthily are a regular part of my life. I try to have fun with whatever I'm doing and to appreciate the little things. I want to relax, discover, learn, dream and laugh. I'm not into self-righteous, overly-clever people who lack compassion. I like charm and wit, both subtle and broad. Finding the joy in life no matter the circumstances is important to me.

I've lived abroad, been married, and came out the other side with better self awareness and a passion for personal growth. Not so shy these days, but when I'm tired, I'm quiet.

I can't remember a joke for the life of me, but can be pretty witty with the flow of conversation.

I've realized I'm pretty good at going into solution mode, as opposed to panic mode, when the shit hits the fan. I'm even better these days at not letting shit get to the fan.
What I’m doing with my life
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Traveling the country asking, "Can you hear me now?" Making photos for both pleasure and hire when it comes into my life.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Love love making great food. Anywhere you apply commas may be true.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Impossible to answer, but I get that I look 10 years younger than I am often...good genes I guess.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I'm just starting the Foundation series from Asimov. I know I'm behind. I'm a new nerd. Give me a break.

Just catching up with GOT. Excited for the new Gondry and Gilliam films...finally some cinema from some masters.

Radiohead, Rolling Stones, Built to Spill, Caetano Veloso, Bebel Gilberto, The Kinks, old Metallica, 1st wave, 2nd wave, Die Antwoord, Spoon. I love the XMU station on Sirius.

Sushi, Mexican, Indian, fresh Chinese, Dove Vivi, Pok Pok, soup in the cold months, chips and salsa, new things, trying new restaurants. No food religions for me, but I'll totally support yours. Healthy is important, but not all of the time. Oh, and coffee ice cream.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Carl Sagan, The Daily Show, Colbert where ever he is going, Marc Maron, Louis CK, George Carlin, Maria Bamford, The Moth, This American Life...
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
my family and friends
water for both drinking and swimming in

I could easily live without iphones & clocks, but they come in handy
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The immense amount of energy in the universe at any given point and that we are actually made of stardust from exploding suns. I'm an amateur science geek. Other little things in life.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Right now, working. Sometimes relaxing, sometimes live music and drinks, catching a movie at one of the great second-run theaters in Portland.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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This will have to wait.
You should message me if
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You are open, kind, and can laugh at yourself, and at, with, near, and around me. You prefer to laugh and learn from mistakes in life rather than dwell. I don't necessarily need to meet someone with the same interests as myself, but we should definitely spark one another's curiousity.

Please don't be someone who has defined themselves by what they dislike about the world. I have dislikes and I want to hear yours, but I don't want to establish a relationship on negative attitudes.

Although the reality of it all is very complicated, I need someone who can communicate in a mature way. It's a must, but I know it won't be perfect. If you want to try, then I'm interested.

So do it. Send me a message