Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm socially awkward and have more or less given up on fixing it. I
was raised by wolves and I can't help it.
For recreation I play kendo, fence, camp, hike, fish, shoot bow and
arrow, play video games, read, and garden. To paraphrase John
Waters, the biggest insult is to be asked if I have hobbies. DO I
LOOK LIKE A FUCKING DABBLER?
In spite of my mostly misanthropic personality I have a soft spot
for intelligent children so I volunteer as a science fair judge and
lab mentor to high school students.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I am pursuing the following goals:
Ph.D in inorganic chemistry
7th dan Kendoka
Prevot d' Arme in Épée
learn to use a sextant.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Fencing, backpacking, ligand field theory, cooking steak, small
appliance troubleshooting, raising hell in chemistry talks. I can
also come up with obscure historical analogies to everyday
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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books: 1000 Cranes, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, The Prophet,
People in the Summer Night, Burmese Days, Dune, the Sound of the
Mountain, Beowulf, Heart of Darkness.
movies: The Big Lebowski, Dune, the Godfather, Barry Lyndon,
Journey to the West, Fargo, das Boot.
shows: Inspector Morse, Poirot, All Creatures Great and
music: Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, Wagner, von Weber, Slayer, Simon
and Garfunkel, Frank Zappa, Mickey Avalon. No one reads this.
Philip Glass. The most-played song in my itunes is Good for Goodie
food: Meat and Beer.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Nearly impossible problems to solve
my very small family
Alone time. Face down on the couch doing nothing
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
In Goodfellas, how did Karen know that Henry was at Morrie's wigs
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Volunteering at a soup kitchen or praying the rosary, typically
both at the same time.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
First dates aren't like job interviews.
You can solve an indefinite integral, any indefinite
Most people baffle you.
You believe that molecular orbital theory is the only way to
interpret covalent bonding in transition metal complexes and anyone
that believes valence bond theory is worse than a climate change
You can teach me to use a sextant-cancel this one, I'm in the
process of figuring it out myself with a Davis Mark III.
Laying on the living room floor drinking beer and sharing classical
music sounds like a good Friday evening.
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