How about we… Check out the Virginia Beach boardwalk and fishing pier in Sept when prices are cheap, tourist traffic is low, and the weather is fantastic! We can bike around the boardwalk, enjoy the beach and waves, and eat at some great spots. We can stop by Pierce's BBQ or Whitner's BBQ on the way to VA Beach.
How about we… ...do an outdoor movie night with projector-TV projected onto an upright white sheet, with pillows, blankets, and outdoor furniture, popcorn, and white christmas-lights/decorative-lights and/or candles. In the Fall, with less bugs.
How about we… Cruise the grocery store, filling up an empty picnic basket, and then go play Frisbee Golf at the park, and then have that picnic.
An awesome place I've visited:
Raven's Roost outlook on Blue Ridge Parkway
My perfect Sunday:
Overcast or cool day, home with someone I love, watching a movie close together, cooking together, eating lunch out on deck under the gazebo, with light mist in the air. Just enjoying each others company, with no stresses of life intruding.
The movie I've watched the most times:
Aliens(James Cameron). I have a wide variety of other favorites, but Aliens is the most watched, and one of my top sci-fi films.
My life history in 5 sentences or fewer:
My life is calm and peaceful, and I enjoy a variety of laid-back hobbies(films, documentaries, videogames, logic-puzzles, MMA, rediscovering reading, cooking, walking, exploring new places, etc). I am introverted but trying to be more extroverted to meet more people. :) I try to love life by The Golden Rule. I work hard and enjoy zero stress away from work.
My first concert / My dream concert:
I have never been to a concert(shocker!), but there is a variety of music I would not mind seeing live, and feeling the energy in the air. Though I normally favor instrumental & electronic-based music, Shooglenifty is a group I would love to see live if they ever came to the US.
Obscure knowledge I possess:
Movies/films, building computers, MMA(mixed martial arts), Internet culture, trying to be a better cook, physical logic puzzles, videogames
I have a weakness for guys/girls who:
... wear jeans & t-shirt, glasses, are quiet/introverted, love reading, who like geeky/nerdy culture, like to try new foods & places, have a strong work-ethic no matter what job they have.
For me, a first date no-no is:
Don't talk sex. I want to get to know you as a friend first. Let's build that friendship to see if that is there first.
A story you should remind me to tell you on our first date:
I do not have an active account on this site, but you can contact me on the free OkCupid dating site: JoelWB.
I secretly want to be:
...a mixed martial artist + an awesome cook, where both occupations help each other(feed the athlete side, and burn off the extra calories of the cooking side). :P
I want to be with someone who wants to be:
...a better person. I want to be with someone kind that also appreciates another kind person.
If I won the lottery and quit my job, I would:
I would make sure the funds are saved and diversified enough to cover us for the entirety of our future life before considering leaving my job or spending any of it unwisely. I would want to travel the world carefully/frugally, appreciating life & different cultures, trying new experiences, trying to be a good person to all I meet, and trying to find a great woman to share it with. I would take nothing for granted, and would not want to ever lose sight of how fortunate I am.
I want to come home to:
...a real hug.