frostmug
48 Portland, United States
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My self-summary
I just reviewed my profile and apparently I am less experienced in love. WTF?

**Disclaimer** if I've rated you highly, I probably think we'd be a good match, or at the very least I think you're attractive in a full person sense. I'm usually not one to email matches who I suspect won't feel the same. A little passive-aggressive? Sure. But I also know that women on this site get inundated with emails from guys, and I think it helps to keep one's expectations of online dating within some happy parameters.

I'm mature, educated and masculine and am ready to meet a dynamite woman who can keep up with my wit, tolerate my occasional stubbornness, and keep my ego in check. I'm supportive and nurturing to the things that make my partner happy and fulfilled and expect the same. I feel a lot younger than I am, but I'm a lot smarter than I was then...

Texting is fun, not serious. If becomes serious its a serious problem. Seriously.

In the short run I could be diverted into some temporary fun, but in the long run I am looking for a committed relationship. That said, I've been around the block and know that such relationships are best not rushed and there is a lot of fun and exploration first. So mostly I am looking to meet new people casually and allow good things to happen if the chemistry is right.
What I’m doing with my life
grad school
teaching
traveling
reading
enjoying everything Portland
I’m really good at
writing. except for OKC emails.
cooking award-deserving poached eggs and hashbrowns.
being there for friends.
exuding patience.
teaching.

I'm really bad at

plenty.
The first things people usually notice about me
My head is clean shaven - if I've shaved.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Film: Moon, Waltz with Bashir, Syriana, Donnie Darko, Swingers, Pieces of April, Blade Runner, Three Days of the Condor

Shows: Battlestar Galactica, The Wire, South Park, 30 Rock, Newsroom

Books: The Colonial Present, Ghost Wars and all sorts of academic social theory sitting on my desk that I am trying to avoid.

Music: Just a taste - Manic Street Preachers, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Radiohead, Kula Shaker, House of Love, Sunscreem, Garbage, Githead, Thievery Corporation, Snow Patrol
The six things I could never do without
family
friends
kissing
mountains and rivers
music
well worn jeans
conversation
my library
a good wardrobe
I spend a lot of time thinking about
personalities
why humans are attracted to violence
Portland's eclectic values
my cat's incessant neediness
On a typical Friday night I am
Trick-or-treating confused neighbors
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
On the web? Nyet.
You should message me if
you think intelligence is a turn-on
you aren't just trying to find the next party (even if I spend some time there)
you know yourself
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