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My self-summary
Executive Summary: I'm an odd combination of Ron Swanson, Ben Wyatt, Marshal Ericson, and Ted Mosby. I love podcasts and surrounding myself with books. I travel a little for work, but I always am excited to come back home to DC.

Things I like in a person? I love when someone is independent and smart; when they have passions and interests that make them tick. The type of person who can get asked a question about something and goes on and on in their answer because they're so excited and wrapped up in their interest that they forget they're in a conversation. I love confidence and openness to the world. I like when someone shows they can be equally stubborn and empathetic. And though I would love to find someone who has similar interests to me, I'm looking for someone who can expand my view of the world, and not just share mine. Kinda looking for a Linda to my Bob Belcher.
What I’m doing with my life
I work on the Middle East/North Africa region for a peacebuilding organization.
I’m really good at
sarcastic humor....I've also always been the "reliable guy" that people go to. Kids love me and I tend to make homemade treats for friends' pets.
The first things people usually notice about me
I usually get eyes as this answer. Blue eyes.

I was also recently told by a number of people who just met me that I'm the easiest person to talk to and that I make people feel comfortable around me.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Movies: everything. I never need an excuse to watch a movie or go to the movies.

TV: Big Bang Theory, Family Guy, Bob's Burgers, TURN, House of Cards, and a bunch of others.

Books: I read mostly nonfiction and history..WWII, the Middle East, American Revolution....I love it all! My Kindle is a well-used staple in my life.

Podcasts: Citizen Radio, My Dad Wrote a Porno, Stuff You Missed in History Class, Savage Love, 99% Invisible, Revolutions, Politically Reactive, and about 15 others.

Music: I'll listen to everything but country. Yea, I loathe country.
Six things I could never do without
Air conditioning
Cold beverages
my passport
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Where should I travel to next? Should I change careers? Why are people so infatuated with cupcakes or bacon? I mean they're both delicious, but not obsessively addictive.
On a typical Friday night I am
Not ashamed to say I like having comfortable Friday nights. Movies, cooking dinner, a book - really anything that lets me be home and relaxed.
You should message me if
If you want to, just do it! You got this. I don't even know you yet and I support you being a confident badass and sending me a message.
The two of us