Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm from Maine, and will be returning to the States somewhere this
There, I work as a farmer. I spend a good bit of time on bikes and
music. I have a lot of old hobbies, such as woodcut printing,
middle-english ballads, and spinning wool.
Here, I teach English as best I can (my job), and study Chinese and
China, especially calligraphy and Sichuan opera.
I've spent a good bit of my adult life either on egalitarian
intentional communities (communes) or in China. Now I think I would
like to get back to the States and settle down a bit farming.
Though I've said that before.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Trying to get really good at Chinese, at the moment.
Soon, I'll be trying to find a place I can farm and make enough to
live decently, and hopefully find some folks to people the
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Languages, and learning poetry and long middle-english ballads by
heart. Really long.
I also think I'm a good cook and drink-mixer, but that is a matter
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I absolutely love live theater (Ibsen, Beckett, all kinds of
I also love Edna St. Vincent Millay.
I just keep reading the Sherlock Holmes stories over and
Sherlock and Firefly are kinda' awesome.
Gogol Bordello, Decemberists, Les Cowboys Fringants et Jean Leloup
are also all pretty great the few times I'm stuck driving.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Oh, I really can't do these lists. My health, hands, and some quiet
are probably three of them.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
China, at the moment. Community, companionship, and the best and
most realistic way to achieve them personally and in general.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Here, eating really spicy food somewhere, probably with my new
'brothers' from the next table. 中国人真好客。
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I love reading 70's Doonesbury's on the toilet. Devastatingly, they
are not available in China.
You should message me if
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If you do theater. I've alwayswanted to date a theater
If you'd like to (one or more)
1) drink cocktails on a porch
2) play backgammon, cribbage, or scrabble
3) eat something delicious
4) you have a better idea
and you think I might be good company for it.
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