I knew it was time to try online dating when some of my students
wanted to hold a fundraiser to purchase me a subscription to
I love exploring, learning, traveling, and teaching all that I
I love books and have more than I can imagine ever having time to
I enjoy meeting people from other cultures, and learning about
their history, religion, traditions and customs. For the same
reason I love foreign travel.
I love travel, hiking and camping.
I'm not a huge fan of small talk, but given an interesting,
exciting or silly topic to discuss I can talk for hours.
I try to work out every morning or evening.
I love dogs and the only thing stopping me from getting one is the
long hours I put in most of the school year.
Some of the personal positive attributes that I strive to be
include considerate, pragmatic, resolute and kind.
What I’m doing with my life
I teach special education. I love seeing people grow when they are
introduced to new ideas, and accomplish things they never thought
I’m really good at
The first things people usually notice about me
That I am the coolest, most ruggedly handsome man on the planet.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
My favorite books include Catch-22, Angela's Ashes, Watership Down,
Lonesome Dove, The Cave, The U.S.A. Trilogy, The Kite Runner, The
Absolute True Diary of a Part-time Indian, Stoner, The Amazing
Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, A Farewell to Arms, Life of Pi
and Birds Without Wings. I have a pretty big personal library and
during the school year I wish I had more time to read. I make up
for it the best I can during the summer and winter vacations.
I am also a big fan of The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Sons of
Anarchy and The Daily Show. I was also a big fan of Deadwood and
Movies include: Indiana Jones and the Search for the Lost Ark, The
Edukators, Argo, Star Wars, Stalag 17, Little Miss Sunshine, Being
There, Miller's Crossing (What's the Rumpus?), Bob Roberts, The
Usual Suspects, The Lion in Winter, Empire of the Sun, Goodfella's,
There Will Be Blood, True Grit, A Serious Man, Pulp Fiction and Old
My favorite directors are definitely the Coen brothers. They have
the ability to bring together the hard randomness of real life with
the innocence of a fairy tale.
On my iPhone I've got Tom Petty, Neil Young, Wailin' Jennys, Pearl
Jam, Mumford & Sons, Old Crow Medicine Show, Bob Dylan and
The six things I could never do without
2. Kindness, altruistic people
3. Books and other ancillary tools of enrichment.
4. An examined life & some peace and quiet now and then.
5. Trees, clean air, clean water, etc...
6. More coffee.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
I tend to spend a lot of time thinking about all kinds of topics on
the cognitive spectrum from the cerebral on the one extreme of the
range to the most goofy on the other. Interests include: history,
literature, cognitive sciences, food, movies, travel, pop culture,
music, cartoons and whatever else pops into my mind on a daily
On a typical Friday night I am
Usually I'm pretty exhausted. Always up for a cold beer and
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
If I was not a teacher, I'd either be in the French Foreign Legion,
or a bank robber. Maybe both. Definitely some kind of character
from a Frederick Forsyth novel.
You should message me if
If you're a nice person and think we might hit it off.