History buff. Hitting the gym hard. I want to be stronger; not prettier.
...I find validation through effort, so I work a lot, at a lot of different things. A life of ease ain't for me. I fly to Alaska to see Mom once every couple years, and it never fails to impress me. I belong where the mountains meet the sea.
Studying for an ABO certification that I don't need, but now I'm able to calculate the induced prism caused by a 5mm decentration in a +4.00 diopter lens. Which is the American Dream, right??
Wrong. But I'll be able to squeeze more money out of my employer, which is a damn sight closer to that Dream.
For those who support the theory of multiple intelligence modalities, a quick personal rank:
In short, I know when to use "who," or "whom," but I don't know which mushroom to eat, or how to get to the Kroger in Greenfield. Assuming there IS one.
Punk, Metal, and Americana. Mostly.
Anything with a philosophical or ethical point to make. Bonus points if it's more than 300 years old.
StarTalk w/ Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Penn's Sunday School, Dan Carlin's MOST excellent Hardcore History, Waking Up with Sam Harris, and Matt & Mattingly's Ice Cream Social
As to the spirit of the question, the brass ring is drinking and debating a question of value.