Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I am a preschool special education teacher. My job is interesting
and rewarding (as well as exhausting) but it is always fun. I also
have a million ideas of how to entertain kids on a rainy day.
I am a DC area native (Montgomery County.) I've lived other places
but I like it here. I love going into DC and I definitely need to
spend more time in Baltimore as well.
I love to spend time outdoors, particularly hiking. My favorite
things about Silver Spring are the hidden trails where you feel you
are anywhere but the city (or suburbs).
I live in Silver Spring (I know city people.. the horror) but those
10 minutes to the DC line are not an ocean (not even a river). (I
also like to use parentheses)
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I am trying to find a balance between the working hard at a job I
love and the rest of my life.
I love to travel and I constantly plan my next big or small trip. I
just took the trip of a lifetime to SE Asia and I already have
wanderlust for the next one. I think next summer will be South
America. Bolivian salt flats anyone? All of you with Inca Trail
pictures, worth it? I'd love other travel suggestions as
I love photography, so I like to go on weekend adventures with
opportunities to practice. Suggestions?
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I can cook. I can make Thanksgiving for 12 without breaking a sweat
and dinner for 2 without thinking. I love to bake for friends and
family and have been known to show up places with cookies or
muffins just because.
I like to think I can still sing (I used to sing in choirs), I hope
my students agree...
I've been told I tell stories well.. whatever that means. Perhaps
that is due to having a captive audience all day.
I am very good at identifying celebrity voices in commercials.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Based on emails here, my smile. I like to think I project that I am
a friendly person.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I love reading nonfiction about new things I want to learn about.I
also love a good novel.
I think The Wire was the best television program ever made. I also
love Parks and Recreation, Mad Men, and Nashville.
I am a bit of an NPR addict (favorite shows include This American
Life, Wait Wait, and Radio Lab). I love music as well ranging from
classical music to 90s rock to folky music. I like anything I can
harmonize with and/or has a banjo or mandolin. I also really like
neo-soul singers like Aloe Blacc.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
besides the obvious family and friends, food and water and
-DSLR and a good lens
- I hate to say it but my phone.. I have tremendous faith in my
terrible sense of direction and having a portable gps is very
helpful when I get very lost.
- the washington post and the nytimes, I am a news junkie.
- a job that I love, where I can do my part to make the world a
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Where I want to travel next! Things I want to learn (to play the
guitar is next). Like any teacher, my students.
How grateful I am for clean drinking water.
Why do so many people on this site talk about the oxford comma? Ok,
I do not spend a lot of time on that, but tell me it isn't strange.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
If you love loud bars and staying out all night, I probably won't
be interesting to you. I like going out sometimes, but my job can
be exhausting and by Friday, take out and a movie sounds great to
me. Saturday is a much better night for me to go out and enjoy
concerts, dinners with friends or other adventures.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I take ballet classes- like I did when I was 5. I am not much
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
If you are an honest, straight forward person who has direction in
life and is looking for someone to share that life with. If you are
looking for something real, but not going to try to force something
to get there.
Ideally, you are also Jewish or interested in Judaism and the
Jewish culture. I am not incredibly observant day to day, but
Judaism is a core part of my identify.
Please also.. be a democrat.. or at least socially liberal.
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