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My self-summary
A northeast native, born in NJ, grew up in CT, and since escaping have lived in Boston, San Francisco and New York over the past decade.

I'm a bit of a cityscape adventurer, always on the lookout for something new to check out in NYC and the surrounding area. Food, drink, activity, sport; it really doesn't matter what it is I want to try it. Of course that can always be a bit of a gamble!
What I’m doing with my life
I work when it's time to work, I play when the work is done, and I relax when I'm worn out from both.

Running a small aviation logistics firm is my profession. Some people are, in both good ways and bad, defined by their work, but I'm not really one of them. My career challenges me and I work hard to be successful at it, but when I don't have to think about work it's the furthest thing from my mind.

I like to dabble when it comes to hobbies, so I'm always looking for something interesting to try out. That's lead me to try things like jumping out of airplanes in NH, scuba diving in Colombia, or paddle boarding in San Diego. I also am not often able to pass a science museum without going in, and I'm considering ignoring the "for children" label on the Museum of Mathematics.

Planning for the next live show or music fest I'll be going to.
I’m really good at
Eating the diet of a much more obese person. Thanks metabolism, don't ever leave.

Skiing on snow and water. Haven't yet worked out how to do it on air, but I'll get there one day.

Um... staying upright on my motorcycle? To be fair, gyroscopic forces do a lot of the work.
The first things people usually notice about me
Tanning would not be a wise career choice, if tanning were an occupation.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
I can chew through books quickly, and I'm not exaggerating. When I was a wee lad (9 or 10) on a particularly rainy vacation, I knocked out a 1300 page fantasy novel in 2 days. Once or twice a year I reread Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time to try and actually understand it and how he came up with those theories.

I've given up my cable and rediscovered the beauty of Netflix. Now I can spend my tv time binge watching the full series of great comedy (Scrubs), sci-fi (Firefly), and occasionally drama (West Wing).

For music there is so much good stuff out there I try not to limit the genres I check out, and I especially love Rock, Funk, Blues, Indie, and some EDM. Probably my biggest hobby is going to live shows at small venues, at least 2-3 per month. I'm convinced that the universe has conspired so that at every show, the one person who is taller than me stands directly in front of me...
Six things I could never do without
Music (especially live shows. Did I mention I like live music?)
Family (Friends are just family who had to interview for the job)
A tasty beverage (I brew my own beer)
Food so good you can taste the damage it's doing to your body.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Based on how often the phrase "stop, drop, and roll" was brought up in elementary school, I thought that catching on fire was going to be a much bigger problem in life.

How things work and why things work. I studied engineering mostly because I love to take things apart and see what makes them tick (also because I'm a weirdo who loves math and physics, but that's another story). It wasn't the most fun thing for my parents to come home and see pieces of major appliances scattered across the floor with 8 year old me saying, "I can fix it!".
On a typical Friday night I am
Saving a fire from burning orphans.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I've daydreamed while walking through the city so intently I've slammed into stationary objects. More than once.
You should message me if
-Intelligence and confidence are more sexy than being sexy.
-Dnt txt lyk ths. AlSo DoN't TeXt LiKe ThIs. Complete sentences and proper grammar will score bonus points.
-You better be at least a little weird.
-Have a sense of humor, and that doesn't mean just laughing at my jokes. It means laughing until you cry at my jokes, whether they deserve it or not. Fake tears are encouraged.
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