Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm a sentimentalist. An idealist. I like to believe in what is
I work for a professional theater in Cambridge. I live on the South
Shore. I spend my time all over Boston exploring and adventuring.
My identity cannot be delineated to personal and professional since
I proudly identify as someone who is passionate about the
I grew up on a lake in New Hampshire. I escape back there, putting
my cell phone down and enjoy sunny summer days and the breeze on
the porch or going for a jog on the country roads.
The lake house is my "house on the cape" and favorite vacations are
to National Parks where I don't have cell service or
I live intensely. I have no expectations for this site. I'd like to
meet some people who make me see the world through different eyes.
New perspectives. Good humans.
Don't underestimate me and I won't underestimate you.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm the Director of Marketing for a professional theater
I get to be part of something bigger than myself. I am not selling
widgets but helping connect people to transformative experiences -
as Vonnegut says "a very human way of making life more bearable."
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Balancing signal versus noise.
Finding humor in unexpected places, burst the bubble of
Being game, open, and willing for wonder, uncertainty, adventure
and fun. Sharing silence comfortably.
Meandering, tangential conversations.
I've been told I have a steel trap memory for details. Even what
seems the most minute or in passing from a conversation.
Solving problems through abstract, creative, thinking.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
We are more than what people notice about us at first glance.
I'm in a profession that desires to boil it down to a
bumpersticker, creating slogans that attract people like
I desire to be more than a first impressions. I try to give other
people the benefit of the doubt.
If you can get past that, too, with me, we will get along well.
And, you'll be surprised.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I've come to believe in a holistic view of my health which means I
view cultural consumption which means I listen to music all the
time. I used to be judged because I didn't listen to NPR in my car
but instead I had music playing all the time. Now, I have more
balance. I view being a cultural consumer as nourishment.
Books: Authors... Kurt Vonnegut
, Joseph Heller
, Michael Chabon
poetry. Some titles... Crossing to Safety
. This only
scratches the surface.
There is something wonderful about hearing words read out loud.
Clever wordplay can conjure the most exquisite imagery and to watch
and listen to someone embody the words like an incantation is a
marvelous experience. The theatre of everyday life.
Last Station Stranger Than Fiction
Shakespeare in Love
, The Big Lebowski
Music: I go for lyrics, expression, passion, emotion. Bob Dylan
, Greg Brown
, Leonard Cohen
, Billie Holiday
, Miles Davis
. Ben Harper
, Brian Webb
, Josh Ritter
, and Madeline Peyroux
Whatever the Genius function on iTunes spins to me. Many others
that I discover at Club Passim
, the Lizard Lounge
, or other
venues around town.
Food: In the summer I go for farm stands, grilling, and eating
local. If I go out, it will likely be a greasy spoon or something
divey. I do like to step out, on occasion but it has to have
character and personality.
I recently discovered Avocado.org. I am not sure how I had never
seen this website before.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
If we were asked to succinctly articulate the reason being for our
passion (in my case theatre) and why it is important in 300 words
or less, could we do it?
'“No reason to get excited,” the thief, he kindly spoke
“There are many here among us who feel that life is but a
But you and I, we’ve been through that, and this is not our
So let us not talk falsely now, the hour is getting late”'
Also: How to maintain comfort with uncertainty and adventurous
state of bliss, whimsy, and balance.
And: How we are tethered to the internet and our phones and miss
out on natural beauty.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Unpredictable and inconsistent.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I used to think this question was useful because it was probing,
but now I think it's ridiculous.
We're never willing to admit something really private that makes us
And, that's okay.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You have a calm assertiveness about you. You break into smiles at
the smallest observations of life. You're whimsical, spontaneous
and, sometimes, you even find yourself laughing uncontrollably.
You're kind to strangers, waiters and waitresses, and people you
come across in your daily life.
You're intense, principled and passionate. You're curious. You
enjoy experiencing art and culture and allow it to wash over you
changing your emotional state of being and your vision of the
You're adventurous and fun.
Say hi, that's what we're here for, right?
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