I'm a 40 year old man right now in Reno NV but I have a semi nomadic life style. I'm a Nurse Practitioner and about 4 years ago thought I had the job I would retire from. So at this point I move around every 6 months or so for Locums (Travel Nursing) positions. I'd like to settle down and build or restore something. Depending on the state maybe even have a small private practice. In a nutshell I have my life in decent order and I would like you to have the same or be working towards it. I've never been married and no children.
I'm very good with my hands, can fix cars, or anything else with an engine, wire and plumb a house, machine a part, weld, etc.
Areas of interest for me since this is the Permies Board are the intersection of building science and green building, reducing the amount of time and labor involved in such endeavors, and putting a lot of the skills I have learned into practice.
I'm pretty nerdy with a love of science fiction, learning new things, and it seems all my hobbies devolve into reading two column research papers.
I’m a lurker but I found your message interesting, as we seem to be at similar places in life. I’ve had a nomadic existence, but I’m looking to settle down and build a sustainable, more permanent life. I’m a few years younger than you, a freelance writer, no kids, never married, and at a stable place where I’m ready to take the next step forward.
I’m a big sci-fi geek, too, a fan of both print and screen. I suppose you could call me a geek in other ways. I studied rhetoric and linguistics at university so I love all things grammar, language, and books. But I enjoy hiking and being out in nature, as well. I love to cook, sew, knit, garden, and do all that crafty jazz. Currently, I’m trying to learn more about sustainable living, homesteading, and permaculture.
I won’t talk your ear off here, but if you’re interested in chatting, feel free to email me: 126literlife [at] gmail
By the way, how do you like Reno? Nevada has some beautiful mountains and interesting abandoned areas.
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