tc_dozer
32 Grand Rapids, United States
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My self-summary
I used to have a couple paragraphs here about what a great catch I am, but I decided that maybe its a better idea to under-promise and over-deliver. So hopefully now I don't under-promise AND under-deliver. But from some of the stories I've heard about many of the guys on this site, I'm not worried about under-delivering. I don't know why you women put up with the male species in general. There are some idiotic dudes out there. Ladies, you deserve way better. And just to make it clear, you deserve way better than me also, but at least I'm a few steps above some of the creeps on here. Anyway, I'm 32, single, and an overweight and outta shape hairy dude. I don't make a ton of money. I drive a pretty basic station wagon named Etta the Jetta. She's not the prettiest or fanciest by any means, but she's fun and reliable and gets me and my drums from point A to point B. Even though I'm poor, out of shape, and don't drive a super fancy car, I can say that I'm one of the nicest people you will ever meet. And oh yeah, I'm a drummer. Go ahead and commence with the drummer jokes. Most of them are true in most cases, though thankfully I don't fit very much into that stereotype. Though the one joke that probably is accurate for me....What's the difference between a large pizza and a drummer? A large pizza can actually feed a family of four. People often say "Wow, you have the worst luck." My response is usually, " Well, I'm here, I have use of all my limbs, and that 'bad luck' just gave me another interesting story to tell." And other than having some very interesting life experience, I have a great beard, which I'll leave up to you as being a positive or a negative.
What I’m doing with my life
Being the beer guy at one of the coolest grocery stores ever to exist and playing tons of music...also saving the lives of baby bunnies, birds, and kittens. My beard has life giving capabilities.
I’m really good at
playing the drums. and key lime pie (both making and eating).
The first things people usually notice about me
My beard...and my hair now too...and the fact that I am either barefoot or wearing flip flops up until the point where there's at least a couple inches of snow on the ground.

Also, most people first see me sitting behind a drumset on a stage, and I've been told that from behind the kit, I look like a normal, average sized dude. But then I stand up next to somebody, or meet face to face, and suddenly I'm way bigger than they thought.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: The Alchemist, The Road, 1984, Animal Farm, Atlas Shrugged, Siddhartha, Tale of Two Cities, Harry Potter, The Little Prince, Dante's Inferno, The Giver, His Dark Materials series, Of Love and Other Demons, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Persepolis, A Thousand Splendid Suns, etc.

Movies: The Jerk, The Matrix, Harold and Maude, Amelie, What Dreams May Come, Lars and the Real Girl, King of California, The Road, Equilibrium, Munich, Big Fish, Star Wars (the old ones...the new ones all suck), The Lord of the Rings, Fight Club, Good Will Hunting, Eternal Sunshine, Requiem for a Dream, etc.

TV Shows: Big Bang Theory, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Fringe, Supernatural, The X-Files, and the original Twilight Zone series. I also LOVE PBS. The Red Green Show, This Old House, History Detectives, and NOVA.

Music: Sigur Ros, Jonsi, Ólafur Arnalds, Radiohead, U2, Third Eye Blind, NIN, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Mumford and Sons, Damien Rice, Tool, A Perfect Circle, Muse, Live, Metric, The Soil and The Sun, Lipstick Jodi, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, etc.

Food: All of it.
The six things I could never do without
Sunsets, Starry Nights, Sunrises, Rainy Days, Long Walks on the Beach (yeah I know, these all sound like lame cliches to put on a dating site profile, but they are all very true. I go crazy if I don't get a good fix of peaceful nature time). A pair of drumsticks.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Love...its what makes a Subaru a Subaru.

Also, why do humans suck at being human to other humans? Be nice. Help others. Smile and say hi to people. Its not that hard.
On a typical Friday night I am
playing a show.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I like Justin Timberlake... not in a "I think he's sexy" kind of way, but more in a "I really like and respect his songwriting and acting and all around professional career" kind of way. Ok, maybe I do have a bit of a man crush on him.

Also, I have a really hard time zipping the zipper on ziplock bags. Its not so bad with the name brand Ziplocs with the double zippers because those are big and easy for my sausage fingers to line up correctly. But those tiny little zippers that off brands use, and the ones that grocery stores put on packages like brown sugar and stuff like that, I can't do. I know, I suck at life:)
You should message me if
you are quirky, cute, and artsy. Someone who loves to cook and bake and eat good food, drink good beer, and enjoy a good glass of wine. Even more bonus points if you are into guys with beards.
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