The best way to describe myself is to say I am a collection of
One weekend I can be happy sleeping in and puttering around
locally, looking for a great cup of coffee and engaging in great
conversation; and then on the next I could be embarking on a 500
mile motorcycle trip, hopefully in the mountains, and enjoying the
wind and scenery.
I can be content to cook at home and make something rustic and fun,
or I can be on the hunt for the perfect exotic dish, with a
fantastic wine to accompany it.
I can be happy to go for a walk and people watch, or put on a movie
or show at home, or head out for a night of fun and adventure,
possibly very far away and sipping an exotic drink by the
I enjoy my work as an IT manager for an innovative boutique
catastrophe insurance brokerage, but am also careful to enjoy my
down time and vacations.
I love the romance and physical affection, but also expect the
person I am with to be engaging and fun to talk to as well.
If you're an interesting collection of opposites, say hello. After
all, opposites attract.
What I’m doing with my life
I'm an IT Manager for an insurance brokerage, and spending time
with friends, and secretly perfecting my chili recipe, as well as
searching for that perfect cup of coffee and the conversation to go
I've also been spending more time on physical fitness, getting
better on my motorcycle so I can embark on that next 1,000 mile
tour this year, and arguing the fine points of any kind of geekery
you can think of.
I’m really good at
I cook. . a lot, and am pretty good at it, which helps. I also do a
little writing on the side. I make a mean home brew, mostly stouts
and ales,and my limoncello is darn good. I have also been told I
give a great neck rub and am a pretty good kisser.
The first things people usually notice about me
This is always a hard one. I would hope it's my sense of humor and
devilish looks, but we all can't be George Clooney.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Airplane!, Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Grail, Wall-E,
The Big Lebowski, Casablanca. Heart of Darkness, Lord of the Rings,
The Economist, The New York Times. Fringe, Big Bang Theory, ACDC,
Daft Punk, Ramones, BBQ, Carnitas, Brunch..
The six things I could never do without
My friends, iPad, chef's knife, cast iron pan or Weber kettle,
music and movie collection, and coffee.. always the coffee.
On a typical Friday night I am
Out with friends having and having a laugh, or going on a ride on
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I am not ticklish. It bums me out sometimes.
You should message me if
You like taste testing and have a good sense of humor.