Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I moved here from Orlando on a whim after a three month road trip.
Over five years here and I now can't imagine being anywhere else.
I'm still in awe of the views and the constant state of celebration
in this city.
I've workes in finance at various media companies, somehow all
which are based in the UK (effectively making me Lane Pryce without
all the Season 4 stuff), and being such I try to keep as active as
possible in order to avoid becoming a stereotype. I love art
museums, dive bars, seeing if I can bike that terrible incline
immediately past the Golden Gate Bridge, and would love to find a
sunny beach to sit and nurse a beer on (Misery Beach at the end of
Geary doesn't qualify as the sun never comes out there.)
I'm joyful mayhem.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
In two years I went from living in my car to being fully gainfully
employed and living by myself. Now that those hurdles are over,
this is a good question.
Outside of my job I'm pretty active. I'm constantly exploring the
city. I'm currently taking elective courses at CCSF because I
missed learning. I love rock climbing and tennis. I love
houseplants and herb gardens, but am having to start over since I
moved in to a smaller place and had to give up on having a patio.
Pretty handy as a cook, which was somewhat forced on me while I as
a vegan for three years. Joining Meetups I occasionally get the
chance to get to. I read voraciously on the bus.
More recently I've been taking boxing classes and teaching myself
Russian at a snails pace. It may not be of significant use, but
it's entertaining nonetheless.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Learning, yelling, guiding people to new music, elaboration,
Also someone once told me "there's no one I enjoy not enjoying
things with more than with you." Thought that was rather nice.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
It's not EXACTLY the first thing, but I emote (read:swear)
elaborately. Additionally I've been told I have a way with words.
I'm earnestly curious. I'm also rather shy about smiling for
pictures because I have a grin like a super-villain. Something in
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: Anything by Milan Kundera, Jorge Louis Borges, The Wasteland
by T. S. Elliot, Master and Margarita, House of Leaves by Mark Z
Danielewski. I wish there were more books like Blood Meridian and
The Road. I will now say that Waiting for Godot makes this list.
Currently working through Nights at the Circus and You Can't
Movies: The Royal Tenebaums, In The Loop, Apocalypse Now, Wild
Zero, There Will Be Blood. Was happy to see Moonrise Kingdom in the
TV: Breaking Bad, 30 Rock and It's Always Sunny. The Thick of It
and Peep Show are brilliant from the British. And I'll always have
a soft spot for Dr. Katz.
Music: Man Man, Beirut, A Hawk and a Hacksaw, Balkan Beat Box,
Eagles of Death Metal, The Dodos, Lovage, They Might Be Giants,
David Byrne, Tom Waits, Serge Gainsbourg, Deerhunter, Mondo Boys
mixes. I have a soft spot for 50's and 60's pop (The Zombies, The
Hollies, etc). Some of Anna Calvi makes me swoon. Been liking
Magentic Fields the more I listen to them. And I just came across
The Pharcyde for the second time, which I couldn't believe I had
forgotten about. Am currently on a 70's kick, so T Rex, The
Buzzcocks, and The New York Dolls have been played often.
Food: Crunchy peanut butter and crispy chocolate bars. Clementines
are nature's perfect fruit, they come in their own disposable
easy-to-open packaging. True fact.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Fancy board games and good conversation comes to mind, but never is
a bit of a stretch. But you can typically find me with my decade
old messenger bag, some variety of book(s), Pellegrino, and zebra
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Where I'm going now that I'm here in San Francisco. What gems will
come in the next SF Weekly. If there really is anything more you
can do with a bahn mi, but not giving up trying. If I'll ever get
the stencil I want finished so I can spray paint my bike.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
1. Meeting with friends for drinks and allowing the evening to take
me where it will.
2. Taking part in some activity or another, depending on what
strikes my mood. Ranging from beach bon fires to cafe
I try to keep out as much as possible.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I use the word "fancy" often.
Or the number of times I've watched this laughing with tears in my
Oh, and I know all the lyrics to "Build Me Up Buttercup" by The
Foundations, and am not afraid to belt it out on occasion.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
If you like rock climbing or tennis. If you can enjoy both the
seedy and fancy aspects of life. If you are going out, cause we'll
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