I build nice motorcycles, high tech microscopes, and shoot a lot of
pictures. I spend many nights working late and love sodium-lit
streets on the way to the diner.
Lots of weekend trips to go camping or riding around California.
Love going out to the desert and hiking a mountain or just watchin'
the stars. Just as happy to go out on the town and see a new bar, a
new scene, and enjoy the good people I've got around me.
What I’m doing with my life
Building automated microscopes for imaging brain tissue. Looking
into what patterns exist in the architecture of neural tissue. More
specifically, I want to find the link between the brain and the
Often hitting a dive bar with friends or at a late night dance
party, but will opt to stay in and work on honing some skill. Of
late it's been learning knots and becoming a better
I'm also learning what it means to do Instrumentation. There's a
certain art to building an instrument of any kind; optical,
musical, photographical. I'm experimenting with building my own and
learning how to have the right mind and hand for the task.
I’m really good at
Observing. I've a great analytical eye, and can really strike
through to the core of an idea. Also shootin' pool at a dive bar.
The first things people usually notice about me
I've been told my eyebrows. They are naturally very shapely and
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Favorite Book: Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
Best Movie: Probably Sin City. Just a special place in my
Current Music: Tom Waits
The six things I could never do without
My hands: tools of the trades
Late night burnt diner coffee
My favorite 35mm lens
The barkeep who takes care of ya
I spend a lot of time thinking about
New, big ideas. How I can change the world between tonight and
On a typical Friday night I am
Working on an odd project, then seeing a few friends at a party, crashing back at 3am to write and sketch
Or just watchin' Rick & Morty in my jammies. Whateves.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
My single favorite possession is a giant wrench from 40's. Covered
in years of grease, scratches, and hard labor, it remains as
completely functional and capable as the day it was cast. I find it
You should message me if
If you've ever started and finished a project that was entirely of
your own volition, I want to hear about it.
So there, talk to me about that.