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My self-summary
Me..?.. I'm a pretty happy guy. Outdoorsey- perhaps a bit of a science dork at the same time. I just got my master's degree in salmon genetics, basically a fish biologist, finally - in a field I love, involves fish and the environment, and am looking for someone to just hang out with, share a laugh and see what kind of trouble we can stir up.

Live in a cool 2 bdr cottage all to meself with 2 goldfish ponds I put together and 2 chickens, yep, I'm THAT idiot :).

I worked at the Ballard locks summer of 2014, super cool. But, now using my schooling and working at a great environmental consulting firm.

I've decided to explore fine cooking more. Watching too many travel cooking shows and want to mix fennel and raw almonds, etc. Why Not? I really do enjoy cooking. It's art and experimental science you get to eat! Need more catfish.. more catfish! And my brother just got a surfboard I need to teach him to ride. shame the ocean is so close, but the waves are hours away.

I was born in England, but I've been in Washington most of my life and love it here - the mountains, the ocean, the desert, even the rain. I tend to go boating with my brother or mini-golfing with my dad almost once a week. I used to drive a cute '66 falcon futura with a ski rack on top that held my windsurfers. But alas, she's been put out to pasture (not literally). I always loved 6o's American cars, but now it's Toyota matrix and it's fine.

Let's see... I used to be in a punk band in college, now I play banjo and guitar. I was born in England, so I hold two passports which is nice for traveling Europe. I love cooking and gardening. I am addicted to music and enjoy most styles though I guess I'm more into pop/new wave for listening to, though now I play more acoustic folky, even irish stuff.

I've been an Alaskan fisherman, a Seattle writer, an English bartender and a French street musician. I like people who have their own thing going on - hobbies, for example. I don't care what it is as long as you have a passion for something. I love seeing live bands or just renting a video. I'm pretty easy going and unlike some people I don't get upset with traffic, I just turn up the radio and nothing really sets me off on a rant.

I enjoy meeting new people and am ready to see where it leads. I've got a lot of stories of my adventures so I can keep the conversation going, but I am curious and a good listener. I like to have fun (yeah, people seem to list that, like it's so unusual) so... as long as you enjoy life and have some hobbies, try me.

I just discovered the word "blithe"... and I like it.

I like my beer on the weekends (after a good, long day of fun) and coffee or tea in the morning. Reminds me , time start another batch of homebrew, maybe a hard cider after that.

I have met a few really cool people this way, but I'm still looking. It's been fun so I'm always up to meet more. I just want to keep trying 'till it's right. I don't have a "type" really; as long as you're happy with who you are, that's a big step. Maybe you decide what I should look for.
What I’m doing with my life
watching Squidbillies when I can.

Discovering weird spices..recently got my head around tumeric.. allspice, look out! you're next! Actually.. it turns out Sumac is awesome, a kind of lemony dry spice.
I’m really good at
staring into space
impersonating myself, i am my own stunt double

tasting my own horrible concoction and fixing it :)
The first things people usually notice about me
I look just like me
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
I just decided that "Beasts of the southern Wild" is now in my top 3 or 4. great movie, so different from the hollywood stuff. should have won an Oscar. I collect books by Mountaineers Publishing (hiking books). Read a lot of sci-fi, though I try to throw a classic in there every now and then - Steinbeck, Conrad, etc. Salinger soon. I like writing too, been busy lately though. Working on a film noir screenplay. Read Bel Canto awhile ago and Perdido Street Station, love Neil Stephenson's work. William Gibson, A.C. Clarke, Keith Laumer.
music-- Flight of the Conchords, The Rev. Horton Heat, Old 97's, XTC, robyn hitchock, peter blegvad, david grisman, grant lee philips, the shins, old crow medicine show, syd barrett, Bowie, , mojo nixon, stan ridgway, nick lowe, elvis costello, the who, wall of voodoo, B-52's, Devo, pretenders, Sinead O'Connor, old rolling stones, pink floyd, kirsty maccoll, pogues, superchunk, They Might Be Giants, Alejandro Escovido, Tom Waits
Movies---- Lair of the White Worm, Ellizabeth, The Wicker Man (the 1973 original, not the new one), Ken Russell flicks, Gladiator, 40 year old virgin, julianne moore (shipping news, kids are alright)and kate blanchett, Ridley Scott
Six things I could never do without
food, water, sleep, music, friends, fishing
I spend a lot of time thinking about
metaphysics, big bangs and fly tying
On a typical Friday night I am
playing guitar, eating seafood with my brother and his wife, working on a screenplay. seeing a friend's band

Try to watch john oliver when i can
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm not that private
You should message me if
You need an excuse to go out and have fun some random evening
The two of us