I just moved to Santa Cruz from DC because I wanted some more nature. I should reCalifornia-ize this profile. My initial impression is that Santa Cruz is the Isle of Misfit Toys for people.
Running Nerd (distance)
Stand Up Comedy Afficianado
Stand Up Paddling Journeyman
Attracted to Zen
Regular Yoga Practitioner
I only figured out how to make a dime off the top one on the list.
trying new things
taking things as they come/avoiding disappointment
cleaning up after myself
observing quietly/commenting loudly
Music is classic rock, opera, blues and bluegrass. I absolutely love the 9:30 Club (SC analog of Catalyst is okay). I play a bit of trumpet.
Podcasts and SiriusXM are my TV replacement. Favorites are This American Life, Stern Show, Planet Money, Dan Savage, How Stuff Works, Marc Maron. I believe that Radiolab has increased the quality of my life substantially.
I have a shameless lack sophistication when it comes to food. I have trouble hanging with picky eaters. I just discovered the horatiki salad, and I make one everyday.
Whether or not I should do a trip to Reykjavik for New Year's.
And I judge people who take selfies in their filthy apartments. Yes, you look nice, but I can still see the background.
You want to teach me how to salsa dance, skate backwards, or show me good local trail running trails.
You don't feel the need to be boxed into the gender roles that only gentlemen can compose messages and proper ladies use winky faces.