Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Wow, has it been nearly a year since I started this? Strange how
the more time passes, the faster it seems to go... Also, as it
feels dishonest to me somehow, I can't delete what I wrote
previously as it is not untrue, it just isn't as current as it may
be. I know this puts me at risk of over-sharing and/or boring
visitors, but these are habits of mine in conversation at times, so
it's only fair to put that out front.
Well, crap. I was hoping things would work themselves out, and I
wasn't going to find myself single again, but alas the coin landed
the other way up. This is all very new to me and to be honest, I'm
a little unclear about where I'm headed with this at the moment,
the one thing that I do know is that life is more enjoyable if you
have someone to share it with, so with that as a central truth,
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I started the convention of adding new information to the top of
the answer on the last one, and if there's one thing I'm good at
it's sticking to a convention... (If there's a second thing I'm
good at it would be overusing the ellipsis and parenthetical
My new thing this year is riding motorcycle. I had a moped
previously, and really enjoyed that, but this spring the idea hit
me to move up in the world of 2-wheel adventures, so after less
looking on craigslist than I expected it to take, I found my new
awesome hobby / mode of transport. So those who have an absolute
objection to motorcycles are probably not going to be a match for
me anymore... Anyone who has a motocycle and would love to go out
riding will not need to twist my arm at all.
I am a reasonably successful theatrical lighting professional. I
may have traded a bit of my ultimate creative freedom for steady
work and a decent income. But in return I don't have too much of
the 'starving artist' baggage. I can pay my bills and live a
reasonably comfortable life, while still being able to be
passionate about my work and not have to have a 'day job,' that
only functions as a paycheck...
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Feeling a need to explain my answers to the questions on here. I
think I've added explanations to half the questions I've answered
(well, maybe not half, but it'll certainly get there...)
Also, being a bit of a perfectionist about projects I work on. This
is an advantage and a disadvantage. To the disadvantage side, I
will tend to put projects off, cause I know they'll drive me nuts
once I start them. On the advantages side, once they're done, it's
not likely I'll have to revisit them...
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: Still really like the Harry Potter Series. Other favored
authors include Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Douglass
Movies: Shawshank Redemption, Lucky Number Slevin, most any Coen
Brothers', A lot of Tim Burton's, Most of Terry Gilliam's
Shows: House is the only current show, but I got hooked on 24
halfway through the last season, and have been watching that in the
instant, and I have gotten hooked on Top Gear lately as well (the
British version - and it's more about the humor than the cars,
although I would be lying if I said the show hasn't improved my
appreciation of the cars...)
Music: The Mountain Goats. Sure, there's a lot of other music that
I like, but this is a hands down, unquestioned favorite.
Food: Again, with the theme of unquestioned favorites I'll have to
go with Chipotle here. Like lots of other stuff too, but this is
Other: Minnesota Frinfe Festival. Favorite. Thing. Ever.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Minor update to the top 3...
1. Minnesota Fringe Festival
3. Light / Dark
And yes, I did just cheat by combining 2 items into 1. I make no
apologies, having read a few profile with far more egregious rules
violations than this...
1. Minnesota Fringe Festival.
4. Seasons. 4 of them. Every Year. No, I won't move to the south
with you, so don't ask.
5. Friends/Familly/People stuff, cause who wants to be alone all
6. Food/Water/Air. You know, the stuff that prevents death and
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Well, as I work in the theatre, mostly these are spent working.
That's not true every week, so when I'm not working I'll usually be
relaxing at home. Unless someone wants to go do something, then I'm
up for that too (as long as I don't have to dance or sing. It's
important to know your limitations and these are mine...)
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Okay, this is less private, and more just something odd...
So if you read many of my further explanations you will probably
notice that I use 'i.e.' quite frequently, and possibly seem to be
making a point of it sometimes. This might seem odd.
This leads to the 'admission' that I am going to make here. I used
to use this somewhat interchangeably with 'e.g.' which turns out to
be horribly incorrect. The thing that is 'private' about all of
this, is that I learned the incorrectness of this from one of my
favorite web comics, 'The Oatmeal
.' Most of the grammar pages I was able to
laugh and feel superior by saying that I already knew that. Then I
read this page (when to use i.e. in a sentence
,) and was much
humbled. By a web comic...
You should message me if
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Really what I want right now is someone to walk with me and my dog
(you can bring yours too, if you want) around Minnehaha park and
talk about nothing in particular and maybe stop at DQ for an ice
cream cone. And if we enjoy that we can see where it goes from
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