Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
An eclectic, open, irrepressibly free spirit. Motto: Beauty is the
truth. A natural living, back to the land, clever and kind sort of
person who believes that life is an unimaginable joy that deserves
relish and gratitude.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm experiencing it! I moved to the islands to bust out of the
two-step rut and live my life naturally and honestly. I spend time
with family, grow fruit, run, write, and focus on doing the things
that directly feed, nurture, and comfort me and mine.
Well, it's back to the completely clean-shaven look. But
will it make me faster??
Update 12/14: Now I've up and done it. Moved to a place with a
waterfall and a big splashy pool or two (or three). Of course it
involves carving a homestead out of previously untamed grassland,
but man is it rewarding to work with bamboo and stone. 'Taint
nothing makes one feel manlier than hacking cane and laying
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Climbing trees, barefoot running, forming associations, stringing
words together, listening, expressing, giving and receiving love,
parenting, holding up my end of long conversations, hacking
coconuts, cutting jackfruits, fantasizing—then manifesting, and
figuring things out. I don't believe much in impossibilities and am
something of a master at workarounds and workovers and workthroughs
and all that making lemonade stuff.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I'm going with either the lack of shoes or the uber-cool Puna hat.
Or if I'm eating, they may stare agog at my Fred Flinstone-ish
mound of tropical fruit with a "what the heck are you going to do
with all that?!" kind of look. If they come a little closer, I'd
hope they notice the joyful twinkle in my bright blue eyes :)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I love to read just about everything. Bill Bryson is probably my
favorite contemporary writer; Robert A. Johnson and his books about
ecstatic psychology are game changers; Tolkein and the LoTR moved
me unimaginably as a boy and filled me with a love for fantasy that
endures today. Born to Run got me psyched to hit the streets. The
80/10/10 Diet by Doug Graham has shaped my life in the last several
years...I voraciously consume books about natural living and
health, poetry (all of it, with a love for the Persian masters),
and, ah heck, everything. I love all sorts of music and connect
with it deeply. I'm a believer in synesthesia... Movies? August
Rush sums up my irrepressible optimism and faith in outcomes and is
so aurally beautiful. The last really good movie I saw was Seven
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.
Really cool banyan treehouses, tying knots to join bamboo, how
damned easy it is to divide and propagate bananas, the book I'm
writing, plans for getting fresh fruit in the bellies of needy kids
and families...and whatever life happens to be throwing at me, of
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Hanging out with family or very close friends. Or possibly laid out
in bed thanks to a day filled with labor and road miles (the
greatest cure for insomnia is moving that thing). Maybe a nature
show on the laptop or a simple dinner at home in front of a roaring
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My toenails are currently painted.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You refuse to let life beat anything out of you. You have a quirky
side and revel in being something that is absolutely, completely,
and unapologetically YOU. You believe, like me, that we are perfect
beings and you want to connect with someone in a deep and intimate
way. You like fruit :) and you find joy in using your body
actively. You are open-minded, adventurous, and ready to ride life.
It'd also be nice if you're open to actually meeting someone from
OKC for reals. After all, life is short and there should be a point
to this exercise.
Also, if you see this whole online thing less like a women's play
land. I mean, I realize each of you must get scads of messages
daily, particularly you ladies with style, but if you've managed to
keep from becoming too jaded, and if you don't simply move from
shiny object to shiny object, disqualifying potential matches for
the minutest of details, well, I'm a deep, real, sincere dude with
a heart of gold and the balls to let it show.
I know you are out there, but I don't know just where you are. Will
I find you or will you find me?
Who are you looking for?
This helps us know who to show you on OkCupid.