Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm a writer. I read Old Man and the Sea in tenth grade and was
stunned by the lions on the beach, I knew then I wanted to tell
Lets see... Grew up in the South, despite all the running away I've
done, it will always be a part of me. I have the accent to prove
it. I take quite a bit of pride in where I came from.
I played baseball as a kid, I fished, I read too much -- yadda
yadda. In high school I fell in love with video editing software
and went to college for film. In college I fell back in love with
writing and went to grad school for that.
I've bounced around after school, but there is no place like the
South. When I didn't live here, I stopped wanting to tell stories
-- when that happened, I panicked. So now I'm back to write and
live, 'cause this place is my muse and I want to know it
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Writing/ Reading/ Talking about stories.
In a seriousness -- I'm a high school broadcasting and film
teacher. Showing kids all the beauty in the world with writing, and
camera work and video editing and all that jazz.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I dunno -- talking? I play a little guitar, I guess, but I wouldn't
call myself "really good." I enjoy a comfortable level of
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Thinness. I am not obsessed with body type. I eat well and
exercise, because I got dealt diabetes early in life.
"Adapt or lose a foot."
I started running everyday and haven't looked back sense.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books -- I'll give ya my favorite authors:
Kerouac, Hemingway, Steinbeck, Wendell Berry and Sam Shephard
Movies -- I'll give ya the directors:
Cameron Crowe, The Coens, David Fincher, Christopher Nolan
Television -- keep if funny and light:
Parks and Rec, Scrubs, Modern Family, Parenthood, Workaholics
Music -- Alternative Country & Classic Rock:
Ryan Adams, Uncle Tupelo, Josh Ritter, Wilco, Tom Petty,
Springsteen, Jackson Browne, ect.
Food -- If it's well-made or well-brewed, I'm sure I'll dig it.
Also -- Guacamole.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Good Book, pen and paper, coffee, running shoes, access to
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The purely tragic, metaphysical, existential finale of Quantum
How close the nearest camping site is.
What might happen if I just started walking. (chronic
How I want to be everything all the time, and the closest I can get
is writing like I am.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Life has changed directions.
Once "typical" sets in again, I'll let you know.
(I can only hope it involves good food, cheap beer, Springsteen and
the sound of crickets.)
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I sometimes surf OKC and visit profiles to see how far away distant
"Oh you're from Dallas? You look interesting. 206 miles? Moving
You should message me if
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You wanna grab some coffee or a beer and talk about books, movies,
country music, the great state parks at our fingertips...
If a girl messages me first? -- that kind of gumption is very
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