Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
In 8th grade, I sported a T-Boz-like haircut. I would walk the
halls of my middle school in an all-white Nike jumpsuit and
oversized headphones while bumping Lil Kim's Hardcore. My hands
smelled like cheap maple syrup from dishwashing at a diner on the
weekends, but I had my own money to spend.
I realized the other day that nothing has really changed, except I
would look really shitty with a T-Boz haircut now that my hair is
moving off my head and down my back. I'm still that same
hardworking kid who's a bit off with my style, curious about what
lies ahead and doing my best to calm my nerves and go for it.
However, now that I dress people for a living, I'm glad I'm no
longer interested in jumpsuits...
In all seriousness, I'm in a place where I'm looking for more than
a one-night stand. I've got both feet on the ground and I know what
I like. I want a challenge, not a chase, someone who has a strong
personality to match mine. I like a laid back guy who is
intelligent, but firstly values kindness and heart. Lets converse,
not pontificate. And you aren't well-manicured, you smell right on
What I’m doing with my life
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Dressing you up with my love. Writing. Exploring on my bike.
Updating my passport and planning trips.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Cooking while watching ESPN.
The first things people usually notice about me
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That I already bought you a beer? I prefer IPA's, but my gut
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I've been reading a lot of humorists lately, from local writers
unpublished to Sedaris and Burroughs and Nora Ephron, who's essays
are more entertaining than her popcorn movies. I have a journalism
degree, which means I'm that annoying guy trying to read the New
York Times in a busy public space.
The best foods involve a lot of onions and garlic, peppers and
Music, lately: Gesaffelstein, M.I.A., Le1f, Kelly Polar, Santana,
Frank Ocean, Alex Clare.
That's just the tip of the iceberg. I'm a sucker for good beats and
a great voice.
Movies? I'm into a lot of genres and styles, but I hate gore. And
aside from Sigourney Weaver, screaming people irritate me. I don't
generally like classics or period pieces, but I may have cried
watching the new Jane Eyre film. It's all about Fassbender.
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.
Butts. Then I might start thinking about ass.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Being typical or atypical.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I’m an only child who was primarily raised by my father, a Vietnam
War veteran, former Marine Corps field officer, and later a beat
cop in south San Diego. This set an extreme tone.
My youth was a mixture of highlights: a junior NRA membership,
shooting practice on the weekends, Republican conventions, Aikido
lessons, fishing before school at 5 AM, and escaping the hum of Dr.
Laura and Rush Limbaugh by immersing myself in horticulture and
building my own basketball hoop outside.
As a grown man, I’ve learned to acknowledge and accept, forgive,
and be kinder to myself and others – and to look for those
attributes in other men. Sometimes tough exteriors are just
You should message me if
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