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My self-summary
So about myself... I'm someone who is always looking for excitement. That could be through traveling to a new country and exploring without a plan, or even at home by learning a new language or playing music: anything as long as it's interesting!

I love learning new things, weather I'm good at them or not. I've studied Japanese, finished an Ironman and play three instruments - although only one well ;) Now I'm studying Chinese and focusing on my photography. I also love traveling to new places, which recently included Nepal and Scandinavia and a pile of other places as I spent the last three years traveling the world. Of course I also love meeting new people, so send me a message even if it's just to chat.

I am over educated (I don't mean that as a boast only that I spent too much time and money in school!), which is a result of my liking school too much or work too little. I used to be a lawyer in New York City, but gave up that career to become a writer. You can check out my blog at if you're curious.

Just arrived in Paris so I'm looking for some new friends and romance in the city of lights. Hope to hear from you soon!
What I’m doing with my life
Something new every day. I spend a lot of time focused on travel and photography and writing about my experiences. For example, a couple summers ago I biked across Europe and last year I trekked to Mt. Everest. Both great trips and I've been lucky to have them.

On a more mundane level I'm a reformed corporate lawyer, I used to work in finance but decided to return to school and study law. I'm now focused on my writing and photography.
I’m really good at
I hate questions like this. Do I brag and say things like "doing 720s on a snowboard while blindfolded" and "telekinesis" or keep it humble and say "making grilled cheese" and "tying my shoes"?

In all honesty, I'm not sure I'm "really good" at anything. I'm decent at a few things though. They include writing, playing piano and guitar, speaking foreign languages, biking and photography. As a side note I suck at spelling.
The first things people usually notice about me
I'm friendly and outgoing. Soon after that people tend to notice that I'm essentially stress free and seem to completely lack a temper of any kind.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Movies: Ordet, The Seventh Seal, Red Beard, Wings of Desire, 8 1/2, The Tree of Life, The Big Sleep

Books: Demian, Crime and Punishment, Guns, Germs and Steal, From Dawn to Decadence, Goedel Escher and Bach, The Iliad, Plato's Apology
Six things I could never do without
Ice Cream
I spend a lot of time thinking about
I daydream about all kinds of things... travel, love, beaches... or when I'm feeling intellectual quantum mechanics, metaphysics, harmonic analysis, tort law reform...
On a typical Friday night I am
Out with friends, unless I'm traveling the world or home being a nerd; both of which happen surprisingly often.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Despite traveling the globe solo, I don't really like to be alone. I love good company and can't think of many things I wouldn't prefer experiencing with a friend by my side.
You should message me if
You're looking for adventure or good conversation.
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