Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
A friend of a friend hipped me to this site. I took the personality
test, and decided to sign up, in the spirit of 'what the hell'. I
was born in Milwaukee
, and have lived all over the
eastern half of the country (I was an IBM brat). Although I have my
slacker moments, I have a better than average work ethic. I'm very
proud of the fact that I paid my own way through college (BA in
English from Marquette University
kept a B average in spite of being disabled (Tourette Syndrome
). I'm one of
those people Chrissie Hynde would describe as a 'guitar bore', who
has an inordinate fondness for playing guitar and listening to
music. I've been playing guitar
for about 25 years.
A friend of mine described my original stuff as sounding like Elvis
Costello fronting CCR. I cant think of a better description, so I
sniped it. You can hear my stuff at
. You can see video footage of
me performing at www.youtube.com/user/gitfiddlio
. I don't doubt
I'll think of a kajillion things I should have written here once I
close up the writing-box thingee. One doesn't learn to ice-skate
without landing on the ol' ass a few times.
What I’m doing with my life
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Working through several temp agencies as an editor/DTP person or a
PC Technician (I have my A+ and Network+ certs). I recently
finished the Cisco CCNA sequence at the Junior college near me, and
also passed my first Microsoft cert (Windows 7 MCTS). Doing the
singer-songwriter thing at any number of places near where I'm
currently living. Trying to facilitate the lifelong process of
growing up. Hopefully moving to Alberta a few years down the line
to pursue some more education (second undergrad in EE tech).
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Writing, Editing, Graphic Design, playing rhythm guitar,
transcribing and arranging. Frank McCourt's observation about
doggedness being one of his saving graces applies to me, too.
The first things people usually notice about me
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"...GOD, you're Tall!" Or else my resemblance to either a.)Frank
Zappa b.)Nicholas Cage
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
a.)Just about anything by Mike Royko
, Dave Barry
's Complete Guide to Guys,
The Studs Lonigan Trilogy by James Farrell, and Dick Butkus'
autobiography Flesh and Blood: How I played the game
b.) Parenthood, Apocalypse Now
- Watching the Dark, Shoot out the lights Hendrix
- Axis: Bold as
love Husker Du
Warehouse: Songs and Stories Tom Waits
- Closing Time, Nighthawks
at the Diner
d.) Pizza, Whole Wheat Mac n'Cheese
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
I looked into doing the TEFL thing a few years back, and decided
that I'd be fine if I had: an acoustic guitar, a Ghetto Blaster,
and a laptop with me, and If I had access to a library and a Gym
(especially one with a decent lap pool)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Let me try to describe it in terms of magazines I gravitate toward
at either the newsstand or the library, which constitute a
hodgepodge of middlebrow nerdy topics:
Linux Journal/Linux Format
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Playing music, either in a friend's basement or at an open mic
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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