Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Hmmm...navel gazing has never been a strong suit of mine and these
are hard to write without sounding overly self-aggrandizing. enter
some tongue-in-cheek haikus!!!!
nice guy seeks nice gal
for companionship...and more?
won't know till you try
my life is complete
except for one element
are you what's missing?
push your boundaries
adventure makes life worthwhile
slothful I am not
sweat, dirt faze me not
the price of a gorgeous view
paid in poor hygeine
love had, love lost...but
life is too short for regrets
be my next chapter?
so I'm perhaps a bit odd, a bit eclectic, and an acquired taste for
sure. That said, those that know me are glad they do.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I spent 10 years as an environmental engineer doing hazardous waste
cleanups in the US and Australia before burning out on the
work:life imbalance....so I took the plunge, went back to school,
and retrained as an RN! I currently work in critical care, and love
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Eating...lol. Seriously though, I love food. I love cooking
good food, mostly
because it combines my love of eating well with my love for the act
of creating. For the same reasons, I brew mead and beer (also makes
me popular among friends :) When traveling, or just out and about
at one of the Bay Area's funkiest, I'll try just about anything
that passes for food in that culture, at least once. Did I mention
I like food??!!!
Also pretty solid in the outdoors - backpacking
, road cycling
& mountain biking
...just love to be active
and outside with stimulating people.
I'm really good at making devoted, lifelong friends. I tend to form
few deep and lasting relationships over many superficial ones.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
All over the map. Currently reading Stegner's Angle of Repose....a
bit atmospheric but love his sense of place. Am currently about
25:75 fiction:non-fiction since my job keeps me busy with journals
and academic stuff, so I read less for pleasure than I'd like. Last
three movies: O Brother Where Art Thou (house favorite); J Edgar;
Alien 3 (thank you Hayward Public Library for your ever-eclectic
choices in the latter two).
Musically, I love jazz
, Fresh Air
, This American Life
junkie). My best and hippest pal just dumped 3000 songs onto my
Ipod whilst visiting in Boston, so I'm sure more will come from
that. I will admit to retaining my adolescent penchants - Pearl Jam
's Ten has to
be among the best albums of all times, and I love watching bands
). Have been to many
shows and own
admit to eclectic tastes...!) Love CA's music festivals but haven't
been in a while. Sing loudly when in the mood. Love silence and its
introspection when not.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Good company, beautiful places, good meals, good love, my friends,
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
what to do with my time off. Work hard, play harder:)
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Making dinner for someone I care about; asleep in a tent or in the
Subiebago getting ready for an early morning adventure; out in the
city getting drinks and playing adult.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I dance like a drunken squid. Seriously, it's not pretty. there. I
You should message me if
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- You seek intelligent and enjoyable companionship;
- You don't play games;
- You are active, fun, and passionate about something;
- You love Yosemite (or another outdoor area of your choosing :)
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