Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Hmmm....I'd been living in Buffalo for the last 5 years, managing
the mechanics at an industrial laundry. This past fall I decided to
move to Albany because its closer to my family and a really pretty
area. In December I left my job, bought a motorcycle in San
Francisco and rode it all the way back to New York. It was a really
incredible trip, but now that the weather's nice here again, it's
time to settle down in Albany.
I love being outside. I've seen most of the country in the last few
months and I'm pretty impressed with the Hudson Valley. I grew up
south of here, but I must have forgotten how pretty it is. I like
hiking, kayaking, fishing sometimes (I don't like torturing fish,
but I love sitting next to the water for a few hours) and
motorcycling as far as I can.
Politics are pretty important to me. Its not "I can't have a
conversation with people who don't agree with me" important, but I
think it says a lot about how people think about the world. I was a
history major in college and I can't stand watching hate and
bigotry I thought we had figured out a hundred years ago pop back
up in some new weird way. I guess I just think people should be
nice to each other, even if that means having to think about
someone else first to do it.
What I’m doing with my life
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Fixing giant washing machines...Do you have a washing machine the
size of a city bus that won't act right? I can help! I'm trying to
figure out how long I can repeat a cycle of making money and then
taking time to travel before some part of this system fails.
I like making music, going out with friends, working on my house or
playing basketball. Lately I've been rock climbing a bunch. Its
great to go hug a giant rock and it's even fun to climbing those
indoor climbing gyms.
I like easy to do art projects. Collage, silk screening and pretty
Instagram landscapes. I wish I could draw, but if I try anything
more complex than stick figures I run in real trouble. I've tried
sculpture, I only seem to be able to make things that look like
potatoes. My potatoes rock though.
I LOVE FIXING THINGS! I also like building things, especially
things that are cheap and work. You should see this sweet kayak
roof rack I just built for $20.
I have an unhealthy love of motorcycling, specifically long
motorcycle road trips.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
collecting old junk. this attic will be the death of me.
nerding out. i tend to take a real nerdy quality to hobbies and
random things i do. 4 hours of google searching at work really
improves my understanding of the high and low points of 8 track
tapes and players or the right way to cook a hamburger. what can i
say, i can't help it....actually, now that i think about it i enjoy
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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music: good old soul music like curtis mayfield and al green,
reggae like burning spear and king tubby, hip hop like kool g rap,
old funk and disco bands like liquid liquid...missy elliot, michael
jackson or anything that's an irrestistable dance sensation.
I like older movies for the slow pacing and i have a soft spot for
terrible action movies. I can rationalize it if I need to. maybe
you don't see the progressive themes in cobra, but they're there. I
also like all the usual good movies, Coen Brothers, Paul Thomas
Anderson (what is the Master about?!), Tarantino and I like a lot
of the Will Ferrell stuff. The Other Guys is vastly
Ever since i got out of college I have tough time reading non
fiction. I think I overdosed on historical monographs. Now I read
garbage paperbacks. Ohh...so pulpy. Also, real books: David
Sedaris, Cormack McCarthy, Christopher Hitchens (who is a jerk, but
a very smart jerk), Jeffrey Eugenides, Leon Litwack...
I have a sweet tooth for brownies and cookies. chocolate...bad for
the teeth. I'm tall and skinny so carbs are the most important
thing ever. I was a vegetarian (mostly by relation), but I've found
that eating meat is the difference between weighing 160lbs and
180lbs, and I kinda need that extra 20lbs. I like most foods and i
like to treat myself to a meal a high end restuarant when I can. i
used to cook fanaticaly, now that I'm busier I like to cook from
scratch when I can. there's something great about having the oven
on in the winter.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
records, savage love podcasts (seriously, nothing generates
hilarious awkward conversations like Dan Savage's voice coming from
an Iphone when the mail man stops by), something to make music on,
friends, Instagram (those filters!), NPR
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
eating dinner with friends, going out, hopefully staying out late
enough to dance...usually wrapping things up around midnight and
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