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My self-summary
I have awesome parents & an incredible brother.
I have traveled to many countries & through most States.
I have been to Antarctica by boat (& can't wait to go back).
I love kids.
I used to open water swim in the ocean before work.
I keep a journal.
I camp & enjoy hiking many days into the wild.
I am a percussionist.
I enjoy performing & public speaking.
I love to dance & seek a partner learn with.
I play soccer. I grew up on the water.
I have completed several marathons & half Ironman races.
I would love to find a training partner.
I can teach you to waterskii!
I am taken with works & novels.
I love to tell stories.
I play the guitar. I sing.
I am an engineer & entrepreneur.
I work hard at all I do.
I recycle.
I take the stairs.
I search for truth.
I am ambitious.
I laugh & I cry.
I dream & I act.
I wonder long at the stars & deep into the cosmos.
I use reason & logic to inform my decisions.
I follow the scientific method.
I seek out adventure.
I take calculated risks.
I love the diversity of people.
I listen to NPR.
I smile.
I have many flaws & have learned from my mistakes.
I have experienced true love & true love lost.
I do my best to challenge people, in a good way.
I want to be challenged.
I am passionate about all that I do.
I will build you a fire and will make you a smore.
I will fix your car and cook you dinner.
I promise to listen.
I may let you win. (..or you kicked my ass anyway!)
I seek to inspire & be inspired by others.

We are friends. We are a team.
We might sail ocean passages (real sailing, deep water).
We make love, a lot.
We love making others happy.
We challenge & reinforce each other's passions.
We work out & share adventure.
We have fun and sing along.
What I’m doing with my life
Trying to save the world, one home and business at a time.. I co-own and built a company which installs solar systems, leads various renewable energy projects and provides design & consulting services. Previously I taught engineering to the Navy and recently as university professor. I left teaching to start the business. I recently finished graduate school and am excited to discover what's next..
I’m really good at
"Really" good? Building a team; hard work; working with my hands. Baking. Excel. Catching random objects out of the air before they hit the ground. Detail & nuance. Caring. Organizing and packing items into a small space. Loving. Smiling.
The first things people usually notice about me
A gregarious nature. :o) And I'm pretty tall.
Six things I could never do without
Of course, the basics- Breathing, Nutrition, Water, Sex, Sleep.
But then..
Music- the beauty and power of all types of music
Travel- the wonderful diversity that is our word
Love- of all types, and that which brings me here
Imagination- to see where you want to be, & go there
Adventure- & the ambition to actually act upon it
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Life's best questions.. What the world will be like 100 or 1,000 or 10,000 years hence? What the best things to do are in and around Brooklyn and NYC. How to make people think more critically about their world. New and exciting ways to have awesome sex. Whether or not I would go to mars, if offered the opportunity. When or options to buy a place in NYC?, a nice sailboat?, a place in the woods or mountains?.. What my next big life adventure might be, and whom with.. How to make my company run more efficient, happily and smoothly and our best exit strategy. When I will finish my website / current personal project. What to batch cook on Sundays to last thought the week! Religion, politics, science, and philosophy, and how to get more people excited to discuss these topics in a fun, non confrontational way. National and International issues and what, if anything I can do about them. When or if I will ever sail an big ships again as an engineer, hopefully with my partner. What book to download next on Audible or read in my library. About the best times and mistakes I made with past relationships, friends and lovers, and how to be a better man. How to find, create and/or build a truly meaningful, loving & successful lasting relationship. Family and friends, and how I can see them more often. When I will end up in a teaching position again (which I love). Guitar chords and what songs to play/sing (ultimately) in a coffeehouse, around the campfire or for my lover.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
My goals and aspirations are definitely subject to change especially based on those of my partner. This is a true and genuine partnership.

"There's no better way to figure out whether you're compatible with somebody than talking to them over a cup of coffee or a pint of beer..."
You should message me if
You are confident yet humble.
You are comfortable motivating & leading people.
You know who you are and where you are going (mostly..).
You know what it means to take a chance & completely devote yourself to something meaningful; you've done it many times.
You are ambitious and challenge yourself.
You are passionate about life and your cause(s).
You've been to the end and back.
You've got rhythm!
You are athletic.
You are not afraid to swim with the fishes or bait your own hook.
You know you are beautiful.
You love adventure.
You can hopefully navigate with a map.. have a sense of direction.
You are not a picky eater.
You enjoy being romanced.
You are wonderfully unique with a great style of all your own.

You think of love, less of a noun (something that is),
but more as a verb (something we do).
You are genuinely interested in exploring/discussing what makes a relationship successful & meaningful.

You are a Lady.
You are a Woman.
The two of us