I have to admit that I am absolutely HORRIBLE at talking about
myself on these kinds of sites, but I'll give it a try. First off,
my name's Mike. I am brand new to Columbia and don't know
I absolutely love to learn things and I have a varied skill set. I
truly believe that is better to know a little bit about everything
than knowing everything about just one thing. Keeping with that
belief, I hope to never stop learning new things and meeting new
To be totally honest, I am horribly socially awkward and painfully
shy. I try not to let my shyness get in my way though. I've learned
that I'm not happy when I live in fear of people. All that does is
stopping a great conversation before it happens.
What I’m doing with my life
Well, I finished my undergrads in music and German, and I actually
found a job that uses both skill sets. I moved to Columbia to work
as a Braille trabscriber.
Since I'm brand new here, I hope to make close friends and maybe
find Mr. Right. If it doesn't happen, I know I'll still be making
strides toward who I'm meant to be.
I’m really good at
I'm really good at striking up a conversation with new people. I
love to hear what others think about things, and debating topics is
a great way to really get to know someone.
The first things people usually notice about me
This is a tough question, but I've been told that I have a very
nice speaking voice, and that I am very articulate. Also, people
tell me that I can be rather blunt and like to cut to the chase
when I am trying to say something.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Favorite books: anything written in German or English
Favorite movies: Sister Act 2, RENT, The Proposal, and many
Favorite music: pretty much everything
Favorite food: Italian, German, Chinese and Thai, but I'll try
The six things I could never do without
I could absolutely not live without:
The opportunity to learn
The ability to laugh
I spend a lot of time thinking about
I spend a lot of time thinking about what I'm going to do next. I
constantly wonder where I'm going next or what I want to do in the
On a typical Friday night I am
On a typical Friday night I'm either reading or working.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
You should message me if
You should message me if you try to do your best in life and still
trying to figure out why you are on this crazy, spinning, blue orb.