28 Newington, United States
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My self-summary
I just got back from a 5-week backpacking trip around Europe! I'm going to rewrite this section...soon.

Former health insurance IT-guy converted to high school teacher (update: decided not to teach next year, loved the experience). I'm a combination of analytical, extroverted, and sarcastic. Oh, and maybe a hint of weird.

I'm also a little UConn obsessed. I've been part of the University for almost a decade now and LOVE it! I did my BS and MS at UConn and have been working there as an Adjunct Professor (part time) for about 3-4 years. Bonus points are on the table if you're a UConn fan.

I'm not allowed to donate anymore blood at the Red Cross because I bleed blue. I also love dad jokes.

In May of 2014 I was l was laid off from my 9 - 5 IT office job and subsequently went on a 14,000 road trip around the US.

I'm also very chatty. Consequently, I do occasionally "talk" to my cat, Homie.
What I’m doing with my life
Spending time with friends & family.
Hosting people via Couchsurfing.org.
Slowly contributing to all of my side projects.
I’m really good at
Enjoying the moment.
Thinking and analyzing.
Singing in the shower & car (seriously!).
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
BOOKS: Dreams from My Father, Choke, Fight Club, Bringing Down the House, 1984, and Geno. My favorite books to read nowadays are memoirs.

MOVIES: Bruce Almighty, Mrs. Doubtfire, Life, Home Alone, Police Academy, Office Space, Ace Ventura, Crash, V for Vendetta, American History X, and Dear Zachary.

SHOWS: Dexter, The Office, Better Call Saul, Looney Tunes, American Horror Story, Trailer Park Boys, Family Guy, and Seinfeld.

MUSIC: Green Day, The Offspring, Rancid, The Killers, Jimmy Eat World, Weezer, Billy Idol, Elton John, Three 6 Mafia, Lord Huron, 2Pac, Snoop Dogg, and Dr. Dre.

I've recently been getting into Fitz and the Tantrums, Arctic Monkeys, Adele (21), and Fun.
The six things I could never do without
1. Car
2. Tea
3. Music
4. Laptop
5. Friends & family (this includes my cat, Homie)
6. Humor & sarcasm

Honorable mention: my projector in the living room
I spend a lot of time thinking about
This is a toughie because I enjoy thinking...

Traveling more.
What I might want to do if I don't continue teaching.
How to improve different aspects of my life.
What to write about next.
What I should really be doing instead of letting my mind wander.
On a typical Friday night I am
Hanging out with my friends or staying inside and finding something to do.

I don't go out to bars often but do enjoy going out and doing adventurous things.
You should message me if
- have a sense of humor
- are open to adventures and road trips
- enjoy lengthy conversations