I love this life, and being connected to the friends and environment around me. I'm much happier outdoors than inside, especially during the fall and winter months. I don't mind going to the bar with some friends or doing a little impulse buying every now and then. Friends have described me as being an incredibly nice guy who rarely shows negativity. I would say my one flaw is how shy I am around people I'm not familiar with, but give it some time and I will blossom pretty quickly.
I'm an optimist and I treat everyone with equal benevolence, whether it be a homeless man or the CEO of the company I work for; perhaps it's the Taoist in me. I believe in going with the flow and living as happy as possible. A true Taoist is often times compared to a Winnie the Pooh type character and many of my friends would agree that I fit that profile.
I'm very particular about taking care of my self and enjoy exercise as well as maintaining a very strict diet. I believe that you "are what you eat" and should take good care of your health. I'm a pescetarian, though I occasionally eat chicken. I won't try to influence the person I'm with into a better diet, though my eating habits tend to rub off on those around me.
I love a good, deep conversation. Sharing experiences and telling or listening to stories is always fun, though I like a good philosophical or political exchange. I want someone who can look up at the night sky with me and be as amazed and bewildered as I am.
I served in the Army for 5 years and deployed to Iraq twice for a total of 27 months as an unmanned aircraft pilot. I now work for a private contractor to the military in a research and development lab in Hunt Valley. I travel the country quite often and would like someone to go sightseeing with when I'm on the road.
Anyway, I like a girl who goes against the grain. Maybe a bit of a non-conformist, but still able to "blend in". I am a very loving person and I'm looking for someone to share my passion with. I have been very deeply hurt in the past and I want to approach a new relationship with caution.