I have lived in Seattle for 3 years. I moved out here for medical residency which is now over and though I'll admit I have a kind of whole body exhaustion from all those nights on call, I am excited for life after residency and the free time to finally really do all those things I've promised myself I would do just as soon as I could. For me that means more time exploring life outside Seattle - more hikes in the Cascades and Olympics, more time on the islands, more weekend trips to Portland, the Oregon Coast and Vancouver, and more international travel, I hope. The next stops for me are somewhere in Asia - Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, one of those countries - and Argentina. And I always want to go back to Paris but will have to force myself to spend some serious time with Rosetta Stone so I can at least look like I'm trying before all those well-dressed Parisians give up and start speaking English. I am also determined to learn to sail. I dream someday of sailing my own boat into Sydney Harbor, but first things first.
I don't know exactly what the next phase of my life will bring - more exploration as above but also new career challenges. I would love to have someone with whom to share these experiences. I am definitely interested in a serious relationship and family in the future. I can't say there's any particular type of person I'm looking for, just someone with curiosity about the world, because there is so much of it and so little time.
To say more about myself beyond the places I would like to go, I am sort of an athletic nerd culture junky. I run almost every day and play soccer once a week. I love to read and read broadly - the last few books were one about trying to find evidence of dark matter in Lake Baikal (where I'd also love to go, and if you're down for the Trans-Siberian railroad, I'm your man), The Blind Side (great story, okay book), and The Manga Guide to Linear Algebra (for whatever reason, I've always wanted to know what an eigenvector is, and now I do, maybe). Music is a big part of my life, and I am addicted to John in the Morning on KEXP. I am happy to go to live music but the music itself is the thing for me, so it doesn't matter as much to me how it finds its way to my brain. I've decided after much deliberation that Pavement is my favorite band of all time. Okay, I could go on and on. I like the culture.
So if any of the above is interesting to you, get in touch. I am happy to provide more information to satisfy your curiosity or to try to demonstrate that I am not crazy.