Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
CZARSDARKSTAR: Czar is my German Shepherd's name; Darkstar is the
title of a song by The Grateful Dead.
I'm creative, intelligent and have a wickedly witty sense of
I do not sabotage my journey and extend the same courtesy to
I'm an excellent listener and communicator.
What I am searching for is a kindred spirit to dance, love, play,
flirt, laugh, and share life with.
ONE OF MY FAVORITE QUOTES:
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an
act, but a habit." -- Aristotle
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
The bulk of my work has been dedicated to photojournalism,
investigative reporting, editing, and some graphic art. Positions
I've held in print journalism include: photo editor, chief
photographer, reporter, columnist and editor / managing
I've also held positions of researcher, investigator and paralegal
working for a "people's attorney" in Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Currently I'm a media consultant, writer, and photographer for a
small liberal arts college in West Virginia.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Listening, communication, strategic problem solving & critical
thinking. I stay true to what I hold important, and speak with
"just one clear, deliberate voice." In other words, you don't have
to worry about the "who" you're talking to. There's only one "who"
My ethics and integrity aren't for sale...even when it would appear
it would be in my best interest to not say anything, or just go
along to get along. Sorry folks, that's not me!!
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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My music tastes are varied: Tom Waits, Tori Amos, Zero 7, the
Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, CSNY, Aimee Mann, and Fiona Apple to name
a few; the range goes from Rihanna to Jazz, to rock, Acid-Jazz
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
I doubt there are six things that would fit that category. Part of
this journey is learning how to be impeccable and poised in the
face of change or loss that comes to all of us.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Those rare moments when people are equally truthful with their self
and others and speak with their "one real voice," throwing
political correctness and a need to sing Kumbaya with everyone
happily out the window.
I make a conscious effort to support environments giving everyone
the opportunity to make the best choice for all concerned.
I was brought up in a home filled with love and encouragement --
including planting and caring for the seeds which prepared me to
find my own voice in this world through reinforcing my
There were never loud angry voices in our home. The kind of sounds
I remember most from my childhood are the happy sounds of my
mother, grandmother and father all cooking together in our kitchen.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
I live my life in all the moments, not by a calendar.
John Lennon said, "Life is what happens while you're planning
to do something else."
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Not private, but very different for around these parts: I don't own
a gun or hunt, go to bars unless there's great music there, watch
sports on TV, listen to country music, ride 4-wheelers, or belong
to an organized religion.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
Speaking with your one real voice, deliberately and consciously,
would get inside the outer edge of the center.
Understanding that "heart-quality" trumps mental acuity at every
turn is a few degrees nearer to the center.
If you have an appreciation for Sun Tzu, Rumi, Kundalini yoga, The
Dalai Lama, Meher Baba, Baba Ram Dass, The Fourth Way, Alan Watts,
Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn or other alternative "old school" means
of honing our awareness and clarity would get bonus points --
providing you aren't on a mission to convert anyone to
And then if that person has a playful sense of humor, compassion
for humanity's predicaments, and be reasonably pleasant to look
at.... I suppose that might be Nirvana.
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