Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Hey all. Thanks for stopping by. Welcome to my new and improved
Well I'm a student first and foremost so I spend a lot of time
working on my future and making things happen. In the middle of a
transition period now as I've finished the microbio half of my
degree and am now knee-deep in French. French is one of my many
great loves so if Frenglish bothers you, je m'excuse.
I'm a lover and a player of music, but I most likely only play
music your grandpa/grandma listen too (i.e. swing era jazz, bebop,
etc.) I've been a jazz trombonist for about 8 years now and a
trombonist for many more. Not the sexiest instrument in looks, but
I like to think it makes up for it in style points :)
I'm an amateur cook who loves a lovely assistant/co-chef so if
cooking excites you, I'm your man! Love Thai food? Me too. Love
spicy food? Even better!! What's life without a few tears,
I like to think I'm a good listener and definitely a good talker.
If you're kind of shy, give me a try. I'm good at making
conversation so no worries.
My heart belongs to animals and people alike so I love to spend a
lot of time with both. I absolutely love people and want to help
make as many lives better as I possibly can. If that sounds like
something you'd like to do too, lets chat.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Well at the moment, I'm working on the final preparations for my
study abroad this Summer (2014) in Angers, France. Super excited
about that in addition to the 2.5 months I'll be spending in Europe
as a whole. Final prep includes torrents of scholarships because I
am NOT wealthy and an increasingly large itinerary in which I try
and squeeze as many of my Euro friends as possible.
Next on the docket is the Masters in Epidemiology come this Fall.
Mostly excited about that for the year I could potentially be
spending in France. (Don't worry, I'll still be here for at least a
year before that.)
And after that, it's off to med school followed closely by work
part time in Africa where I can use my French, and the other part
time most likely working on one of the outer islands where there is
greater need or on a Reservation where there is always a calling
for more physicians. So basically, I'm sorry ladies. I won't be the
rich doctor your momma told you to marry. We'll be financially
stable, but not wealthy by any monetary means. I can promise you
lots of adventures tho!
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I'm pretty good at a lot of things. I'm sort of a jack of all
trades. Nothing really shines through as "I'm the best at
I love to cook and I'd like to think I'm pretty good at it too. I
cook fusion cuisine. Bold flavors are a must in my kitchen.
Anything else is too boring and doesn't fit my style.
I'm definitely good at science! (Well, not so much that physics
stuff, but bio and chem are my thing!) I'm a microbio major so I
get to deal with all the little bugs that can cause all sorts of
I'm a pretty mean trombone player, although it's been a while since
I've had time to seriously play. I play jazz and classical, but
jazz is my calling when it comes to music. I fell in love with it
in high school and that hasn't changed since. In that sense, I'm an
old fashioned kind of guy :)
The first things people usually notice about me
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Probably the eyes. At least that's what I hear the most.
First impressions, probably that I'm genuinely nice and keep up a
conversation really easily. I'm really bad at getting complicated
jokes quickly and I smile a LOT, especially when I'm interested.
That's probably your biggest hint ;)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: Voltaire most likely because he's pretty much the foundation
of our nation. If you get a chance, read something of his. If
you're lucky enough to have a fair-great comprehension of the
French language, read his works in French. Trust me, it's worth
Movies...hrmm, that's a tough one. I suppose a list is in order: I
love The Green Mile, Boondocks Saints, Big Lebowski, Brothers
Bloom, and many many more. I love a good movie!
Hrmm, shows are a little harder. I like some of those typical go to
answers for best shows. Boardwalk Empire, Walking Dead, etc... but
I also like a few of those more dorky shows. I love KyleXY and
would love to meet a fellow enthusiast. I also really like
Music. It's been such an integral part of my growth and
development. First and foremost, my favorite music is jazz music.
It's the most intricate, beautiful, and challenging music out
there. Those are some real artists who've dedicated their lives to
the music. It's not about fame so much as it is telling a story
with musical notes. Other than jazz, I love all sorts of music.
Little Boots, Regina Spektor, Squirrel Nut Zippers, all kinds of
weird stuff. I enjoyed my time working for a university alternative
radio station. Exploration is my M.O.
FOOOOD!!!! I love food! I mean not just food for the sake of food.
I love cooking and experimenting with flavors! If I had to have a
favorite food, I'd say Thai food. It's where I draw the majority of
my inspiration from in the kitchen. Nothing I make is
quintessential Thai, but the motifs are easy to pick up on.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Hope. It's what keeps me steered ahead on the challenging road I'm
on and yanks me out of bed each morning. Without it, I'd be just
another Joe Blow working 9-5 in some dead end job and hating life.
It's not me!
Family. I know, generic, but it's so important to me. My family
gets me through the worst of times and makes the best even better.
That family includes the friends in my life who are like brothers
and sisters and even mothers and fathers at times.
Music. It's got this terrific power to inspire me when nothing else
can. If I need a pick me up or can't seem to look at a problem the
right way, I pop on the headphones and let it all out.
Really bad horror movies. Weird, right? But I couldn't live without
them. They can be scary enough to cuddle up to, but funny enough to
stave off those bad dreams. I haven't had a nightmare in years
unless you count missing a dream exam (which I do).
Laughter. Whether it's friends telling a funny story or a well done
comedy, I need it to keep me sane. Life's too short not to laugh.
Any moment spent laughing is a well spent moment in my book.
Spices!!!! I had to throw something about cooking in here! Spices
make cooking worthwhile. Interest and intrigue blended together in
perfect (or quite a few times imperfect) harmony.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The future of course! I'm a very goal oriented person and so a lot
of my thought goes into what I'm doing to achieve those goals at
the time and what I can do in the future. And then sometimes I just
get all sci-fi and like to think about a future in space or space
pirates or just something else out there.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Either writing, watching a movie, cooking, or doing something
exciting with friends. The best is when it's all of the above!
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I've gone streaking? I dunno..., but that's got the best story
behind it. Ask and I MIGHT tell you about it :)
You should message me if
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You're interested in saving the world and not afraid to dress up
like a super hero
You have a profound attraction to a man who speaks French
You're stable (I.E. no drug addicts, no alcoholics, partying ISN'T
your life, you're not manic depressive, etc.)
You think you might like to get to know me better?
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