I have the "problem" of being always learning. My brain works by following a trail of intellectual pursuits. For example, studies in physics lead to dabbling in astronomy which sets off a reading list on the pre-scientific era which (strangely enough) ignites an interest in Norse mythology. My library list looks random, but only as much as the way my brain mandates.
I am continually seeking new places to travel to and learning everything I can about a new place I add to my list (New York is next on the list). If you asked me "would you like to go to" I would cut you off and say "yes."
I like to keep up on Minnesota sports teams (Vikings, T-wolves, some Twins) and tend to shout at the TV while doing so (for fun, not angrily), and occasionally shout live. Makes for a good show while I'm watching at the gym.
Some evenings I can get adsorbed in a music album and end up in a sort of serene, ethereal state for a while. Lastly this happened to Radiohead’s The King of Limbs. It also happens to the Eels, Natalie Merchant, The Counting Crows, Dead Sara (my favorite new band!)…and many others.
Things I tend to be:
-The calm center of a storm. I don’t freak out about much, and maybe nothing, but I go get excited about a great many things, including my job (consultant in education and human services...yay statistics!). I tend to value all life has to offer, even what some would call “bad” experiences I consider a privilege.
-Kind of a goofball. I have a habit of quoting South Park and Family Guy quite a bit. Or explaining a complex idea using my best Stewie or Mr. Garrison voice. Someone challenged me to go a month without making a Star Wars reference.
-Always active physically while my brain is following suit. Something about physical exertion makes my thought life blossom.
-Some nights just demand I sit around with a controller in my hand or marathon some nerd movie trilogy (in order: Star Wars, LOTR, Matrix).
-I’m not big into stuff (material things). I like experiences and just living life without having to spend much time taking care of or worrying about stuff. When I moved to Minnesota I took only what could fit in my car and realized how little I needed to be content and happy. I have more now, but always remember that perspective.
-Comfortable enough with myself to go to a movie alone, social enough to go with others about half the time.
-Caring for both people and animals. Empathy is a skill I've tried to practice and develop; I think it just makes the world a better place to live. In case it isn't obvious, I have a very large liberal slant.
I tend to like people that are:
-Active, both physically and intellectually.
-Goofy and can laugh in many situations and at many things.
-Low stress and maintenance.
If you like what you hear feel free to contact me; I’m a pretty open dude.