Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I choose to be authentic, present and vulnerable.
I like to connect with nature.
I possess the spirit of an explorer.
Sometimes I describe myself as a blend of an artist
and an engineer
The Meyers Briggs Personality Type Indicator classified me as an
According to some website assessment my primary love language is
Physical Touch (scored 12 of a possible 12). I see touch a means to
achieve transformation and healing.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Expanding my emotional self knowledge. Active listening to the
emotional messages of my students has helped immensely to restore
access to my emotions.
Discovering my life purpose. With the help of Barbara Sher books
website. Click this text to jump to Barbara's website
I co-facilitate a Men's support group in Asheville.
Clarifying and applying my values freedom of
thought / conscience
, and Fun
I strive to vitalize, deepen and democratize the meaning of
relationship and use that expanded relationship model to foster
authentic community. I intend to have my relationships operate
openly and non-monogamously (aka polyamory) Operationally this
means my way of being with my partners protects each partners
sovereignty including the freedom to choose how they relate to
others. Simply stated we all have the absolute right to have
additional sweeties / romantic relationships. I intend use
heartfelt communication and transparency
to foster intimacy and
communication in these relationships
I see the idea of "mainstream American Culture" as a fabrication
packaged and sold by the corporate media and other elites as a
means of social control.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Community Organizing: I co-founded a PIRG
(Public Interest Research Group) while
I was in college.
Understanding complex systems Diagnosing & repairing mechanical
Thinking creatively. Having new / interesting ideas.
Healing Touch / Massage: It has been said that I have much energy
in my hands. I think I may be good at touch because I pay close
attention to how my friends respond to my touch.
Seeing situations from other peoples perspectives.
Allowing people to make their own decisions.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Curly somewhat blond hair.
My mid pitch (Countertenor) voice.
I dress to please myself (colorfully) and for comfort.
I like to laugh and clown around.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I love homemade Chinese food.
The books below have positively transformed the way I relate with
my students, my friends and myself
(basically everybody). I highly recommend them.
Tears & Tantrums: What to do when babies and children cry. by
(2000 or later edition) by Thomas Gordon (also writes
on Leader & Teacher Effectiveness)
text to visit Gordon Training (Author's) Website
Between Parent & Child (1965), Between Teacher and child (1972)
(I see these as great resources for both parents and teachers.)
both by Dr. Haim G. Ginott
Most anything by Robert Heinlein
Inspiring persons in my life: William A. McDonough author of
: Remaking the way we make things.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
People to talk with, learn from, marvel at and love.
A heart connection to a healthy, integrated ecology. Nature
Vegetables, wild critters.
Peace, freedom of speech, rule of law.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How we as a species can reestablish a culture that nurtures freedom
and expands the beauty, diversity and viability of our
How to create spaces for people that entwine with nature.
My interests include: profitable energy efficiency
in home design and construction, solar energy
, intentional community
, attachment parenting
, history of science history of
, edible landscaping
Keywords for searches: Buncombe county north carolina transparency,
openness, ecovillage, sustainability, healing touch, polyamory.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Preparing for an outdoor adventure. At a cultural event.
Planting maintaining the edible perennials in my organic
orchard and forest micro
I like attending the Impromtu Improv Workshp in West Asheville
(find it on meetup).
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I intend to do something that scares me every day.
I seek friends to share the adventure of co-creating memorable
As of this moment my preference is to live in or near Asheville NC.
And the Pacific Northwest calls to me in my dreams.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You desire to.
To share your intellectual (or other) passions. Tell me what you've
been studying, what surprised you to learn, what you love about a
subject. Tickle my mind :).
If you will tell me about a marvel of nature that makes your heart
sing or a way of interacting with the physical world that makes you
thrilled to have a body.
You have anything to say that you experience as
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