phatbrew
45 Berlin, NY
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My self-summary
Chris, 52 years old...

I enjoy cooking, grilling, Mtn biking, cycling, hiking, tele skiing, photography, camping, the beach, live music, swimming, crossfit, bird watching, chopping wood, and gardening!!!
What I’m doing with my life
Sifting through the Material Issue, looking for Kim the waitress n using obscure 90's power pop songs as a metaphor for life...

Answering Love's Red Telephone...

Getting excited for Friday nites Neutral Milk Hotel show at Mass Moca!!! What a great show!!!

Just saw my first hummingbird of the year!!! Spring has finally sprung!!! Planted my herbs and veggies, just have to find a spot for my vadallia onions!!! Woohoo!!!

Watching battling Hummingbirds at the feeders, building a raised bed for the 100's of Vadallia onions!!! Finally all the onions are planted!!! Searching for just the right pear trees and then finding them!!!

Watering the garden, herbs, pear trees and taking care of the 6 chickens and keeping them from destroying my two vegetable gardens...

Trying to decide if I want to care for a 4 in 1 espalier pear tree...

Chasing young bears from my bird feeders!!!

Chainsawing logs and chopping wood for the winter...
I’m really good at
Crisis intervention, Ping pong and driving a stick shift!!! Making home brewed beer!!! Giving hugs and cuddling...

Apparently high diving off 25ft cliffs...
The first things people usually notice about me
Blue eyes
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Jane Austen is my all time favorite, Dostoyevsky, Henrik Ibsen, Shakespeare, William Faulkner, Vonnegut, Armistead Maupin's Tales of the city, Henry Fielding's Tom Jones, zen n the art of motorcycle maintenance, the perks of being a wallflower, catcher in the rye, the illiad n the odyssey, Jane Eyre, Chronicles of Narnia, Harry Potter, and all things King Arthur...
On my night table to read; Don Quixote, The Brothers Karamozov, Wide Sargasso Sea, and Lolita...

Indie films, Amelie, Nick and Nora, love actually, Gosford Park, Up, Juno, Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, Pride and Prejudice, Atonement, winter's bone, garden state, Memento, Hanna, Volver, Requiem for a Dream, Motorcycle Diaries, Breaking The Waves, Midnight in Paris, Wes Anderson, Sarah Polley, Take this Waltz, the sweet hereafter, Finding Neverland, any thing with Kate winslet and Natalie Portman!!!

Something's I've seen recently I really enjoyed; The 100 foot Journey, The Big Short, Snatch, Spotlight, Brooklyn, Connie and Carla, Song One, Fish Tank, Maps of the Stars, Only Lovers Left Alive, The Constant Gardener, Begin Again, Rounders, My Summer of Love, Greetings from Tim Buckley, The Water Diviner, Babel, Birdman,The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Stranger Than Fiction, Happy-Go-Lucky, V for Vendetta, The Imitation Game, McFarland, USA, Mansfield Park, 12 years a slave, the House of Yes, Hateship Loveship, About time, Dallas Buyers Club, Mr Nobody, Stories we tell, Coherence, Rushmore, Boyhood, The perks of being a wallflower, Adult World, her, blue jasmine, Moonrise kingdom, django, seeking a friend for the end of the world, silver linings playbook n maybeee the best beasts of the southern wild!!!

Poldark, Aquarius, The mentalist, Shameless, criminal minds, the blacklist, law n order svu, Parks and Rec, freaks and geeks, modern family, n downton abbey...

The velvet underground, Bettie Serveert, love, pavement, the buzzcocks, moby grape, wilco, the shins, the new pornographers, neko case, big star, the small faces, Brian Jonestown massacre, The Faces, will oldham and all his incarnations, Jason Molina and all his incarnations, especially Magnolia Electric Co's great live version of Werewolves of London, Aimee Mann, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, the band, Ray LaMontagne, Lucinda Williams, 50's Chicago blues, Coltrane n Monk...

everything that can be cooked on the grill or in my new culinary toy, a Dutch oven, but especially rare bone-in ribeyes, pancetta, seafood, eggplant, grilled veggies, roasted garlic butter and raw oysters!!!
The six things I could never do without
Family, friends, the unconditional love of my pets...
Music...
My grill n Dutch ovens...
Hummingbirds...
Crossfit...
Chopping wood...

Oh n Synthroid...
I spend a lot of time thinking about
How to make a difference...

My Traditional Blue and Lillac Siamese cats, who recently passed, miss them!!!

I recently saw an excellent Frontline on transgender kids, very moving, and since I've joined Okcupid I've learned a lot and have been enlightened about Labels, specifically gender and orientation...

I was raised to consider ALL people as just people, regardless of other factors Labels etc, who all deserve kindness and respect, so Labels are confusing...

The Faces cover of Maybe I'm Amazed, and What if Ronnie Lane sang the whole thing, Ooh La La!!!

http://youtu.be/SLhoLkTyNkM

Svefn-G-Englar!!!
On a typical Friday night I am
Relaxing with friends enjoying a delicious home cooked dinner and a glass of wine...
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Almost anything, I'm very open...

Not really very private sooooo, I saw The Godfather 1&2 for the first time recently...

Ok so I saw the movie, stranger than fiction...

And cried at the end, what's wrong with me...

Oooohhhhh I'm a hopeless romantic!!!

Loved the movie, the spoon soundtrack and the jam demo, that's entertainment!!!

That's Entertainment!!!
You should message me if
You're intelligent, passionate, with a great sense of humor, and think you might be my Chelsea Peretti, Eleanor Tomlinson, or Kelly Macdonald!!! Or you're a Cinnamon Girl!!! Maybe teach me how to make jangly power pop sounds come out of my Rickenbacker!!!
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