Okay I'm not too great describing myself in these things but here goes:
Hi! I'm Alan I'm a pretty down to earth guy with starry eyes. I have big dreams, a lot of goals, and probably not all the time in the world to do so. I'm told I'm incredibly sweet and friendly. I have a good head on my shoulders and I know what I want out of life. I am far from perfect, but I do have a lot of good traits that after lots of heartbreak and spending lots of time on my own, I am ready to find someone to share life with again. Get knocked down 7 times and get up 8 right? I wear my heart on my sleeve and am proud of my accomplishments. Though with a good head on my shoulders, I know it could all come crashing down at any moment. For the better part of a decade, I have continued to write, record and play live with 3 of my best friends and its taken us from dive bars to arenas, to everywhere in between. Music is my lively hood, my freedom, my passion and my air. I am even lucky enough to have an awesome day job where I can be found at Guitar Center spreading the love of music, inspiring young players, and helping people get the right gear. I do love my job! I also give music lessons. Basically, I am surrounded by music, work my butt off at it and wouldn't have it any other way. I take a lot of influence from bands like The Black Crowes, Guns n' Roses, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Black Stone Cherry.... Bands that play with that real american rock vibe that is so iconic to so many, but in these dark days for the american rock scene, it almost at times seems to be a lost art which I hope to influence and change.
Okay enough of the music thing. (just had to get that all outta the way) when I am not playing music, I'm never far from my close friends, as coming from a fairly broken home my closest friends are my family, spending time with them has been my saving grace. The real friends have always been there for me even when I've fallen really hard. I'm a cancer, so I'm quite the homebody, and I protect what matters to me. I'm generally one of the sweetest people you'll ever meet until you mess with me. I swear like a pirate, but I have very good manners when need be. I'm really just the good ol' boys that probably belongs somewhere in Kentucky rather than maine, but hey... maybe someday!
What I'm looking for in someone? Well that's up for discussion, I'm not too picky, though someone who shares my taste in music or that can least appreciate and respect it would be cool. Someone with dreams and aspirations of their own. Someone who I can just be myself around and have great conversations with. Someone I can cook with, someone who I can just as well put a few beers down with the boys or just have a quiet night curled up watching movies with.....Some things I don't dig too much are people who get manipulative or try to control me. I am a free spirit and will remain as such. People who of course lie and cheat, (more on my emotional baggage later) and people who will try to get in the way of the dreams I have. Other than that, I'm pretty easy to get along with. If you wanna know any more...... Well... Don't be shy!!
Conversation Starters (i.e. what you'd like to do on a first date...)
that would depend on the person!