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48 Austin, TX Man


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  • Ages 18–50
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My Details

Last Online
Yesterday – 9:25pm
5′ 10″ (1.78m)
Body Type
Mostly vegetarian
Buddhism, and laughing about it
Cancer, but it doesn’t matter
Graduated from university
Science / Engineering
Has a kid, but doesn’t want more
Likes dogs and likes cats
English (Fluently), Spanish (Poorly)

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My self-summary
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New favorite song by the best bands of the last decade:

Native Austinite.

I am an avid camper, kayaker, mountain biker. I love being in the outdoors in all seasons and conditions. I ski bummed in Montana, Idaho, Washington, and British Columbia for about 10 years. I spent a couple of years delivering sailboats on the East Coast of the US, the Caribbean, and Central America. I have transited the Panama Canal in a small sailboat.

I recently graduate from school (for a second time) with a degree related renewable energy and am studying for a professional certification. I plan on getting a Permaculture Design Certificate in the near future. I also work at a permaculture (look it up if you don't know what that is) based native and food plant nursery. I feel strongly that what one does for work should contribute to making the world a better place. If that sound silly or hokey to some ... get over it.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I really would like to able to say I am really good at being wholly and completely in the current moment. But that is a lifelong project.

I am empathic.
I am a good listener.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I have a pretty mellow exterior but many people are surprised at how intense and focused I can be.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Favorite Books: Walden, Discourses of the Buddha, Zen Mind Beginner's Mind
Other Notable Books: The Tao Te Ching, The Long Way, Permaculture: A Designer's Manual, Sand County Almanac, Arctic Dreams
Favorite Bands: Beats Antique, Burning Spear, Midnight Oil, Minor Threat, Grateful Dead, Leonard Cohen. Also lots of jazz and classical
Favorite Movies: Citizen Cane, Ran, The Sweet Here After, Vanya on 42nd St.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
A planet that gives without ever asking anything in return
A sense of hope and awe
My meditation practice
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when silence is not understood.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
If I were in a relationship I would probably be hanging with her or my friends but I would be just as happy reading or watching a movie. I would like to say hanging with my daughter but she of of an age that she doesn't want anything to with her parents.
You should message me if
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If any of this is at all intriguing or you see something worth pursuing. Feel free to ask anything. I am not easily offend or taken back. There are a couple of unattributed quotes in my profile, if you know who there are by we should talk.