Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I love mystery, adventure, comfort and dirt (in the visceral
reality sense, not the poor hygiene sense). I've found that getting
your hands dirty with some new experience which frightens you a
little bit is one of the best ways to learn, and leaves you with a
huge rush which is kinda addictive. That being said, I love
creature comforts. Lazy periods full of sunny naps, loudly
inappropriate friends, and delicious food are awesome.
Wilderness, with its silence, physicality, and solitude will always
draw me. I grew up in a house without electricity deep in a pinon
forest outside Santa Fe, and I think in my mind I never truly left.
I don't go camping as much as I'd like now though (sort of a
workaholic; it comes with being a chef).
I am a huge nerd. Seriously. I'd be willing to bet I'm nerdier than
you. It's more in the 'interested in everything' and less in the
socially awkward way of nerdiness. Still, I am very happy to
discuss philosophy, strange art, esoteric games, scientific
theories or bits of history with you. Teach me something!
I laugh and swear a lot, I draw most of my powers from my beard,
and I talk to people on buses.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Most recently I was running the kitchens of several different
restaurants/companies, but I've pared that down significantly (man,
free time is AWESOME. So is sleeping more than a 4 hours a night).
I'm running the Speakeasy Culinary Club, cooking/serving at a
couple places, and otherwise trying to figure out how exactly to
save the world.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Cooking. Seriously, it's a little ridiculous. It's basically my
favorite thing to do, so that's pretty convenient. I'm happy to
make meat for you too (I think my proudest moment was when a bunch
of Socorro ranchers asked how I had cooked their tenderloin so
perfectly and watching their poleaxed faces when I mentioned I was
vegetarian), I just don't eat it myself. It's not an ethical,
moral, or health thing either. Get me drunk and I'll tell you
Saying completely inappropriate things and getting away with it. In
fact, saying something appallingly inappropriate (and sarcastic) is
the quickest way to make friends with me.
Being immensely lazy...until I have to work really hard to make up
for it. Pretty good at both sides of the equation.
Apocalyptic scenarios. Do YOU have a zombie apocalypse plan?
Because you SHOULD.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I'm pretty sure it's wit. Smack-talkin' is usually the preferred
means of initial interaction. I've been told I have nice eyes
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Some thought provoking thing, whether it's a book or a game or a
weird interpersonal situation. Currently having lots of fun with
the writings of Chuang Tzu, Levitt's microeconomics experiments
(Freakonomics and its spinoffs), and a couple TEDtalks on poverty
and resource management.
A decent kitchen with a sharp chef knife. Food is a pretty central
aspect of my life. More or less assume that if I'm friends with
someone for longer than a week or two I've probably fed them
The occasional-to-frequent death-nap.
Trees and stars.
Crazy friends who have done and still do the crazy things which
make for awesome stories later on.
Fresh stories about those crazy things to swap over GOOD beers with
equally interesting people.
Something to play or sing or hum, if only in my head.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Words. The way people express things is endlessly fascinating to
Apocalyptic scenarios. I've sorta always enjoyed the idea of
everything going to shit. It sorta boils things down in interesting
Music. I tend to find a new artist I like and obsess for a few
weeks and then move on to something else (though a lot of artists
sorta hang out in the periphery and are absorbed osmotically).
Currently having a moment over Brownbird, Bach's Orgenwerke and
Murder by Death.
. It's not a porn site, and it makes me
How best to live life. My time tends to straddle the gap between
lazy sensuous generally cat-like days and seizing visceral
experiences that scare me a little. I've never been able to decide
between the two, and don't particularly feel a need to.
How best to save the world. I'm generally of the opinion that
there's a lot of big issues that need work in the world (energy,
resources, poverty, climate change and resultant species die-offs
being the big one/s for me) and spend a lot of time thinking about
how to go about making things better.
You should message me if
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You share my interests. Or if you think I'm *HAWT*. Or if you are
itching for a good honest friendly argument; I love differences of
opinion and wordplay. Or if you want to get out and play in the
woods. Or especially if you're willing to teach me something (or
provide some sort of creature comfort such as massages) in exchange
for delicious food. Or ESPECIALLY if you want to swap adventure
stories over good beer or coffee.
This is kind of a silly question. I mean, if you find me
intriguing, you're going to message me anyway, no?
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