Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Hardworking, but trying to find time to enjoy life and make new
friends. I've been in Peoria for quite a while, but still haven't
found a lot of people I can be close to. When not working, I enjoy
meditative process), consuming large quantities of coffee
, trying to reduce my caffeine intake,
and learning more about good whisky
. I try to go to the movies
at least once a week
and watch TV
I can. I like outdoor events
. When I travel, I would much rather go see
museums and unique parts of the city than to sit on a beach
reading. I can geek out at a moment's notice. I'm always willing to
learn new things and to learn about new people. I try to be a nice
and humble person to everyone I meet. I fail often, though.
I am astute, clumsy, and garrulous
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm an academic. This means I spend much of my work day reading and
writing and a lot of my spare time thinking about what I've been
reading and writing and even more of my spare time worrying that I
haven't been reading and writing enough. Boring, huh? But I get to
use long words and tell jokes that only a certain subset of
academics get, so that's cool.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Learning a lot of useless knowledge about really arcane or obscure
topics. I'm great at cocktail parties, though. I can learn anything
from a book. And probably have. Except Cricket. People can explain
that to me, I can read things about it, but dammit, I will never
understand that game. And yet, I don't feel like I'm missing much.
The first things people usually notice about me
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What a weird question "Hello, I'm [name]. The first thing I have
noticed about you is that you have blue eyes, a service dog, and
use long words." First impressions, huh?
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
(a) I like murder mysteries, and like series from Val McDermid and
Elizabeth George. Big fan of the books of Jane Austen, Henry James,
(b) I like all kinds of movies. Fan of works of the Coen Bros, Wes
Anderson, Tim Burton, Billy Wilder, Preston Sturges, Howards
Hawkes, Pixar, oh I don't know, try me, I probably like it. Some
favorites: Royal Tennenbaums, Fargo, My Man Godfrey, The Blues
(c) I'm a fan of the blues.
(d) I have crazy food restrictions, but pretty much anything
outside of that. Oh, except mixed media. I don't like food in my
food. Like, why ruin a good brownie by putting nuts in it?
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
- my pets;
- my independence;
- my knowledge;
- my soy lattes;
- my friends;
- my TiVo.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
...how to get my house to keep itself clean without me lifting a
finger. And world peace.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Exhausted from work and thinking I should be doing something.
Perhaps out at the movies.
You should message me if
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You are looking for someone who could be a good companion and
friend. And you are willing to listen to endless chatter. I swear I
can listen, too!
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