Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm a cynical but soft-hearted Carolina transplant who loves a good
glass of wine - although I'll take mediocre too, lazy Sundays, and
my dog. I love crisp fall days, live music, and tequila. Extra
points if they happen all at the same time.
I've got kind of a dark sense of humor and am terrible at telling
jokes because I somehow always mess up the lead in or the punch
line. But I tell them anyway.
Being in D.C. for going on 7 years has taught me to try not to take
myself too seriously - there are enough people here to do that for
you. I also refuse to play the "who's busier?" game that seems to
be a contact sport around here. I like a balanced life (work,
social, and down time) and am not afraid of a completely
I'd like to meet someone who'll take me for grand adventures but
can appreciate the simple things in life, like curling up during a
thunderstorm with a movie, or Saturday trips to the Home Depot.
Someone who is intellectually curious, emotionally mature, and who
will respect me as an individual while supporting and caring about
I also have a 8 year old golden retriever and she is, obviously,
the best. She's mischievous and sweet so loving dogs is pretty much
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
lawyer by training...working for the government, basically catching
international arms dealers
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Remembering faces (yes, I am that person who stops you on the
street because I remember we took piano lessons from the same old
lady when we were 12)
Directions (my old boss used to call me The Human GPS)
The first things people usually notice about me
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My lack of a Southern accent. It's there if you know to look for
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Fried Okra, blackberry cobbler and melted vanilla ice cream,
Dark, psychological thrillers (like Gone, Baby, Gone)
Mystic River, Crime Noir (Dashiell Hammett, etc.), more recently:
The Glass Castle, Cloud Atlas, & The Thousand Autumns of Jacob
de Zoet (both by David Mitchell), Cutting for Stone,
TV: Colbert, Dexter, OITNB/HOC/etc., The Americans, currently
bingeing (does that have an e in it?) on Californication
Music... hmm. I like most any genre (growing up in a musical family
will do that), and will pretty much go hear anything live. Lately
I've decided I like anything with funk undertones, a strong base
line, and a horn section.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
that perfect pair of jeans
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Who I can bribe to cook and clean for me.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Out for dinner/drinks with friends usually. Or crashing if it's
been a long week.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I'm a pretty open book, so I'm not sure. Maybe I should be more
You should message me if
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You can throw a (dog) slobbery tennis ball repeatedly.
You love the mountains (especially if you can appreciate the Blue
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