Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
No one is good at writing profiles (myself included), so instead of
waxing poetic about how amazing and fun-loving I am (though true),
and how I’m looking for someone to share that with (also true),
I’ll simply tell you a few things about me.
A baseball game and a beer is the perfect summer afternoon.
I’m snarky and a bit sarcastic. Be ready.
I lived in Costa Rica for 2 months (but I still don’t speak Spanish
I compete in at least one triathlon a year. I find a race in a fun
location, and use it as an excuse for a vacation.
I like to think I am a bourbon connoisseur. In the event I’m wrong,
let’s just call me a bourbon lover.
I don’t eat steak because I don’t like it. Same goes for
I really enjoy poker. Occasionally I win.
I admit it – I’m a treehugger (but not the Birkenstock-wearing
I have a horrible sense of direction.
I love to cook, and I rarely follow recipes. My method is to throw
some stuff in a pot and see what happens. I’m surprisingly
I don’t believe in luck – we make our own luck.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you
have imagined. - Thoreau
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Adapting. Discovering that sometimes we get exactly what we need in
an entirely unexpected way. Learning. Creating a career that is all
Otherwise...Volunteering. Rocking out pushups (and other gym
endeavors). Wondering if I should take French classes (because I've
given up on Spanish).
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Planning. Driving a stick. Getting lost on a hike. Cooking.
Learning to be spontaneous.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
If its someone who knows me, probably that I've changed my hair
since the last time they saw me. (Because I change my hair often.
Very often.) If its someone who doesn't know me, it's probably
still my hair. (Because its very red. Or very black. Or very
In other words, I change my hair a lot. Don't get attached.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Here's a list of more than just books/movies/etc. ('cause I'm a
running on the beach. anything made with pumpkin. the movie Clue.
Tropicana Field. the quiet you find on a hike. new shoes. Malcolm
Gladwell's books. kettlebells. Thoreau. movies that make you think.
photos of loved ones. dark beer. March Madness. the sunset. the
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Beyond the obvious food, shelter, love...
Something to read
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
When/if to get that tattoo I've been pondering ...
Ways to find creativity and self-expression in my life...
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
Your message will say more than "hey" or "what's up."
Your profile doesn't have any mirror selfies.
Your profile doesn't contain the words "laid back" or "easygoing".
(Not that these are bad traits. But that those are overused
You'll give me a reason to use my date dresses and my camping gear.
Bonus points for figuring out how to use them at the same
You're a bit handy. Not because I need you to be, but because you
like to be.
You know where you are, and where you're going. Not literally.
Though literally helps.
None of the above applies and you want to message me anyway.
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