Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I have no idea how to answer this question, but I have been on this
website for a long time, and the general consensus seems to be that
no one does!
I've been a student for nearly twenty years, and I'm currently
experiencing some (understandable) apprehension about entering the
"real world" of semi-adulthood (I say semi because I value the
elements of childhood far to much to ever become a genuine
"adult"). I am by no means kicking and screaming, only wondering
and (on occasion) worrying. I have been training to be a teacher,
and that is truly exciting. I love to read and write, and see
language (both written and spoken) as perhaps the highest form of
I think. A lot. I love music, movies, art, trees, laughing with
anyone (but not at anyone), and witty banter among other things. I
try to maintain an appreciation and respect for the depth of human
thought, while not forgetting the simple things we take for granted
every day. I am a closeted idealist and at my core a romantic. The
challenge for me, is avoiding the cynicism that can come from
watching a world full of frightened people struggle against one
another to secure a place for themselves.
I am a learner, wildly imaginative, and a romantic
What I’m doing with my life
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I'm teaching for the summer at a special needs camp/extended school
year program (hooray for finally being certified!). At the same
time I'm brushing up on my knowledge of grammar and preparing to go
and teach English overseas in South Korea (and then travel for some
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I tend to preform for people (not fake, just funny). I like to make
people laugh and a pretty smile motivates me. I will sing, tell
stories and joke with any receptive audiences.
I have a knack for devising "what if" scenarios, and often play
them out in my head, which makes people wonder what I'm laughing
at, or why I'm staring off into space.
I'm good at standing in other peoples shoes, and giving advice. I'm
not as good at taking my own though.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I think that this answer really depends. My co-workers tend to be
slightly intimidated by me (until they get to know me) because I
can come off as being very professional. My residents and students
often tell me that I'm disarming (not in the fifth grade
vocabulary, but I can tell that they think it by how they tend to
open up) and easy to talk to, which I take pride in. I have a
pretty enormous laugh, and a pretty enormous presence as well,
which to be completely honest I take pride in. One thing people
notice about me after the first hour we have spent together is that
I am completely harmless, and simply love to enjoy the moment that
I am sitting in.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I really love to read, and can't even begin to name all the authors
I like. I am drawn towards childrens literature because I am
planning on both teaching and publishing it someday. Also I think
that it is the closest thing we have today to the old oral
storytelling traditions that used to exist. I also read grown up
books, particularly ones that explore foreign cultures and places.
I also have a great respect for the classics. The only author who
is worth mentioning here is my all time favorite, J.M. Barrie and
the greatest boy who ever lived, Peter Pan.
I think I like movies so much because of my inherent empathy, I
really get drawn into the events of a movie, no matter what I'm
watching. I like the occasional mindless comedy, but have a soft
spot for the moving dramas. I love the classics and Humphrey Bogart
is one of my role models. The only movies I tend to shy away from
are horror movies, which are significantly more frightening when
you tend to imagine yourself into the cast.
I like any type of music that I can sing along to. I love show
tunes because of my history in theater/musical theater and I try to
stay up to date with whats currently running on Broadway (but I
don't always succeed. I like the oldies (like the Beatles and Beach
boys) Motown, and love Classic Rock (Boston, Queen, and Led
Zeppelin especially). The only music I would rather not listen to
is hardcore Rap or Death Metal.
When it comes to food I like most of it! I try to experiment with
different types of food, and have recently been working harder to
maintain a balanced and more natural diet (no fast food or things
that come in a bag with ingredients I don't know). I love fresh
food, which means I end up cooking a lot, which I honestly don't
mind. I have a weakness for really good (it MUST be really good)
BBQ and my grandmothers cooking.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Time for reflection
Somewhere I can go to forget I live in a city
A long term goal
acts of Kindness
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The next step I have to take, but then I beat myself back into the
moment. So in the end it's a pretty even mix. I think about what
motivates myself, and the people around me in their daily actions.
I think about what kind of impact I will leave behind.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
I would like to register the usual "there is no typical Friday
night" complaint. My Friday nights vary wildly, they can consist of
movies with pals, card/board games, occasional drinking with some
friends or hitting a bar (I love the piano bar). I appreciate a
night out, but enjoy being a homebody as well, balance is healthy
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Confessions are earned, not given to entice people into talking
with me. Sorry.
You should message me if
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Your looking for a friend, or someone to do something with this
weekend. You're interested in what I've said and would like to dive
deeper. If you think we have a lot in common. I'm not really
looking for an "internet relationship," ideally I want to find
someone on this site to meet up with for coffee and do the actual
It's worth mentioning some qualities I like in a girl: I want a
girl who will sing with me (just for fun is fine), a girl with a
sense of humor is dead sexy, long distance relationships and
smokers generally don't fly with me, sorry (not a judgment of
character, just a preference).
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