Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I grew up in a very small town in upstate NY (the birthplace of
Jell-O); went to college in New England; then migrated with a dozen
classmates to SF. We're all still close, good friends.
My philosophy: I judge bartenders by how well they make a dry
I do my best thinking while in motion; I take long walks. Sitting
and staring out the window, as I'm doing now, doesn't quite work.
(Hence the flat profile.)
Contrary to my ridiculous charm, intelligence, good looks, and
sexual prowess, I'm actually a very private person. I don't last
long in noisy crowds; I've been told I'm quite appealing
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
After a couple decades working as a book editor, my eyes have gone
numb. I'm allowing myself a short break to look at "big" things.
No, I'm not on the public dole--I'm re-identifying.
I have a love-hate relationship with technology. I take in a lot of
information, and it's great for that. Still, reading Kindle books
makes me feel so . . . cheap. (Fie on thee, Amazon.)
If you were a super-hero, who would you be?
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
What month is it?
How 'bout this:
-I can cook chicken and not dry it out. Usually.
-I know how to properly use semicolons
-I routinely put the toilet seat down
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Hats. Men should wear hats.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Favorite books? Really? Isn't that like choosing a favorite child?
(Seems so wrong, doesn't it? Yet, admit it. Deep down . . .) I try
to re-read Moby Dick every year or so.
Because I edit books for a living, I don't do movies well. Stories
take time to unfold. A rockin' soundtrack does not equal a good
movie. (Frankly, the same can be said for cooking with
Music = jazz. Mostly. Although, listening to Beethoven's sixth the
other day drove me to distraction. I was a heavy metal kid in high
school, have been laid flat by the blues, have flirted with new
country. I absolutely do not understand pop.
Food = anything that isn't moving on the plate. Sushi. A martini
and raw oysters. A steak (rare, please). Fried in butter, no;
sauteed with a little extra-virgin olive oil, absolutely. I'm
philosophically undecided about organic. On the one hand, I'm all
for it. But let's be honest--What did they DO to that organic
asparagus to get it to me? Did they nestle it against the breast of
a virgin and sing to it? Or did they perhaps wrap it in god knows
what and bathe it in truck exhaust? Just sayin'.
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.
... why there are no olympic events for middle-aged men and women?
C'mon, we're still competitive. We have skills. This is blatant
ageism, if you ask me.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
. . . not seeking loud, noisy environments. At the week's end, I
need to turn down the volume. Fridays usually start with a cold,
dry martini. Then, PBS (Washington Week). Unless the Giants are
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I rented "Caddy Shack" for Christmas day. This could be a new
You should message me if
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you or someone you know has appeared in a pornographic movie. Just
kidding. (No, I'm not.) (Okay, I am.)
I've noticed that many of you ladies have had professional photos
taken. Makes me wonder if I should do the same. Tell me, please.
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