Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm exploring. I never know where I'm going, but I can see where
I've been. My goal is to put as much of life in front of me as
possible. I'm pretty sure I'm walking backwards. Want to come with
I am quirky, inquisitive, and a bit shy
^It took me forever to figure out why I'd written such a weird,
stubby, unpunctuated sentence dangling there like that, and I
finally remembered: ages ago, when I set up this profile, OKC had
three boxes and wanted me to write three words to complete the
sentence "I am . . . ". That's how bad I am at social networking
and online dating. So boys, if I haven't responded, it's probably
me or the hole in my internet. Don't take it personally, I just
need to be shouted at sometimes.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
is trying to figure out what I'm doing with my life.
My education has concentrated on biology, largely because I
happened to find this awesome professor whom I schedule-stalked
from freshman to senior year. My future seems to be somewhere in
design . . . or maybe teaching. If I were to continue the biology
track, it'd be in evolutionary linguistics (and there's not much
you do with a degree in that besides an academic post).
In between, I'm usually laughing. It feels good.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
(well, I think so . . . challenge me!)
The first things people usually notice about me
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I have a Sahara-dry sense of humor. Sometimes that lends itself to
gloriously timed scene-stealers, sometimes I just piss people off.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: A Short History
of Nearly Everything
Home: A Short History of Private Life
; The Old Man and the Sea
& X; Guns, Germs, &
Monkey Wife, or, Married to a Chimp
; The Tipping Point
(yes, I went
on a Malcolm Gladwell
. . . what am I forgetting . . .
; The Lion King
; anything by
Bug's Life); My Cousin Vinny
; The Big Chill
, Top Gear
, Would I Lie to You
8 out of 10
, 30 Rock
, Mock the Week
Russell Howard's Good
, Never Mind the
, The Office
Music: my tastes are ludicrously wide. Pretty much anything besides
(gangsta) rap, metal, and twangy country.
Food: Thai, Chinese (hell, anything Asian), Italian, FreshMex
(Qdoba-style) . . .
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
letters from friends
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
surprised that it's Friday again . . .
I'm not usually a wild partier. My idea of a great time is a few
people hanging out, joking, cooking, having deep discussions,
telling stories, playing an occasional game . . . basically,
anything that lends itself to the creation of inside jokes. I don't
need a thousand friends, but the ones I have need to be good at it.
You should message me if
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