Born & raised in Chicago, I spent almost 10 years living in NYC and now I'm here in SF and loving this city (Manifest Destiny, anyone?).
Some things you should know about me: Sarcasm and a quick wit are the quickest way to my heart. I don't wait for the walk signal to cross the street. I am a loyal friend. I try not to use emoticons. I am ridiculously easy going. I am a passionate music fan. I like the things most straight guys like: a properly cooked steak, watching/playing sports, a stiff drink, and women (not in that order). I am not a hipster. I love to travel and am lucky enough to travel to some cool places for work. I love wandering around book and record stores for no particular reason. I am not a "burner". I don't own skinny jeans, Affliction/Ed Hardy clothing, or capri pants. I floss. I hate whiners. I appreciate minimalist design and well stocked jukeboxes in bars. I dislike the Marina. I'm almost always clean-shaven. I like the room WARM. I always order dessert. I'm a sports fan but if my team loses, I won't let it ruin your day. I say "pop" when I mean soda (it's a Chicago thing).
I'm open minded about trying/exploring new things, whether it's new activities, food, music, places, etc. I'm a quick study.
I believe hard work is good for the soul but also relish my free time and I am trying - like everyone else - to find the right balance.
In conclusion: my parents raised me right and my friends would tell you that I'm a good, down-to-earth guy. I'm just like everyone else: making my way through the world and trying to do it with a modicum of grace.