I am irreverent and committed to the idea that rules are best treated as suggestions; I break them when they seem silly.
I have a dry and mischievous sense of humor, and I sometimes laugh until I cry. It sometimes gets me in a spot o' bother.
I choose to be a gentleman. Mostly.
I am a recovered philosopher.
My heroes, in different spheres and no particular, order include Nelson Mandela, Sir Bernard Katz, Joe Strummer, my grandmother, Kenny Dalglish, Henri Cartier-Bressson and Diane Arbus, and Alice Waters.
I am smart and engaged and absent minded and goofy; I am tolerant and nonjudgmental but I have strong opinions and am not shy about sharing them; I am athletic and intense and mellow and often very clumsy.
I roll my own pasta.
I am trying to find another word with which to start my sentences.