Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
This profile is tremendously out of date. But I don't have time to
rewrite it right now. So caveat emptor.
Photographer, pilot, sailor, geek. Jack of all trades and master of
I've been called a lovable misanthrope more than once. I'm loyal
and honest to a fault.
I'm looking for Miss Right; have you seen her? She's about yea
tall, brain the size of a planet, and wearing a cute skirt. The
'yea tall' bit is optional.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
over the world
For the last decade or so my day job has mostly involved saving the
world from bioterrorism (no, really), but these days I work as a
systems engineer (though my overlords call it something
In my copious free time, I do search and rescue, amateur radio
emergency services, and build disaster preparedness systems. And I
spend a lot of time teaching -- everything from sailing to
I'm probably going to go to med school (actually, MSTP) sometime
late this decade, and I plan to be a test pilot when I grow up.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Fixing things. Breaking things. Taking things apart. Putting things
together. Taking care of people. Making things. Doing a week's
worth of work in an hour. Doing only an hour's worth of work all
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
...I have no idea. Let me know next time you see me.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Too many to list, but here's a few:
: Larry Niven
, Steven Barnes
, Kristine Smith
, Susan R.
, Richard K. Morgan
, Neal Stephenson
, Frederick Pohl
, Poul Anderson
, Allen Steele
, Joe Haldeman
, Timothy Zahn
, Tom Robbins
, Terry Pratchett
, Charles Stross
. Or see http://www.librarything.com/catalog/neuro42
: Lola Rennt, Léon, Clerks, Real
Genius, Sneakers, The Big Lebowski, Almost Famous, The Hudsucker
Proxy, Resident Evil [the first one is great; the next three are
increasingly terrible], Clerks 2, The Matrix, Fight Club, The
Bourne Identity. Best movie ever made: The World's Fastest
: WOXY, KNDD, or http://www.last.fm/user/neuro4242/charts
: I'll eat anything that doesn't eat me first
(and most things that do), but I love Italian, Thai, and Chinese
(but haven't been able to replace my favorite Chinese place since
they closed years ago). And I'm enjoying sushi more and more as
time goes on. And if you'd told me a year ago that I'd now consider
steak (rare) & eggs (fried) the food of the gods, I'd've told
you you were nuts. As you might have guessed I am very much not
vegetarian / vegan, but most of my friends and nearly everyone I've
ever dated are...
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Sleeping. Trying to sleep and failing miserably. Running around in
the dark taking photographs of how beautiful things are at times
most people never see them. Working madly because I have a
deadline. At a quiet bar with friends. Or none of the above.
I've never been big on the club / show scene, but I'll try anything
twice. And I am a member at the Mercury, so there's that. Not that
I can remember the last time I went.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Even though I'm a grammar snob, I still not-at-all-secretly love
And I'm a little bit offended that OKC thinks I'm 'less
Also, I will judge you if your profile photos are out-of-focus.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You believe in reality, not woo.
You believe in love.
You're childfree and dogfree.
And you have something to say.
Or if you want to play SCRABBLE™.
Also, I am a terrible correspondent these days. I assure you it's
not personal. (If it is, I assure you you'll know.)
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